Retirement Assets and Divorce

Retirement Assets and Divorce

Whether you have been married for 30 years or 3 years, divorce is never an easy process to deal with. While going through this hardship in your life, you will still need to inform yourself of the financial decisions that will need to be made regarding the assets you...
The Effects of Divorce on Children

The Effects of Divorce on Children

In today’s society, people take marriage and divorce so lightly without understanding the severity and impact these events can have on their children. In the United States, about 50 percent of marriages end up in divorce. Having to go through a divorce is a very...

Are Divorce Records Public in Florida?

Divorce and Confidentiality In Florida, all divorce cases are public records. Florida has a broad public records law. In fact, the majority of domestic relation cases are public records including paternity cases and child support cases. The major exception to the...

Father’s Rights before Birth

The legality of caring for and raising children separately from a partner can come with a number of issues, and there are a lot of facts that Florida fathers need to know. A pressing question on the mind of many fathers-to-be is regarding their rights regarding their...

Petition To Determine Paternity

Did you know the number of paternity tests taken in the United States has jumped 64 percent every year for the last decade? Fighting for your paternity rights is something that can cause a headache, but I think we can all agree that a headache is worth having your...

Paternity Rights for Men

Many times fathers don’t know what their paternal rights are. Here are some general questions to ask yourself: Am I Able To Have Time Off Of Work When My Child Is Born? New fathers are able to take off work when the child is born or when an adoption is taking...

How is Custody Handled?

Florida courts do not use the term “child custody”. Instead, the courts will award a “joint parental responsibility”. The joint parental responsibility is a time sharing arrangement that allows both parents time with their child. Is Joint Parental Responsibility The...
How does Homestead Law Factor into my Divorce?

How does Homestead Law Factor into my Divorce?

Distribution of Assets after Divorce Upon divorce or separation in Florida, the courts will typically order for the equitable distribution of marital assets and liabilities. Courts can allocate the marital assets 50/50 unless there are factors that make the equitable...
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