Should You Move Out Of the House during a Divorce?

Should You Move Out Of the House during a Divorce?

A house is often considered a couple’s most valuable asset. People become emotionally connected to their home, as well. For these reasons, spouses have to make tough decisions when deciding if they are going to move out when they are going through a divorce. In...
Modifying Child Support in Florida

Modifying Child Support in Florida

Florida law states that both parents have a duty and obligation to support their children, during a marriage and after a divorce. A specific process is used in determining the amount of child support which is paid from one parent to the other. The determination of...
The Benefits of a Parenting Coordinator

The Benefits of a Parenting Coordinator

What is a Parent Coordinator? A Parent Coordinator is a mental health professional who assists parents throughout the divorce process. The court appoints a Parent Coordinator typically once the divorce is final. Far too often, in the case of divorce, children get...
Impact of New Tax Laws on Alimony

Impact of New Tax Laws on Alimony

The Tax and Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 represent the most momentous change to federal tax laws in over thirty years. This new tax law is sending shock waves with its reach and the impact it has on ex-spouses dealing with alimony. Preceding the adoption of the new tax...
Dividing Property after a Divorce in Florida

Dividing Property after a Divorce in Florida

Individuals who are going through a divorce or a separation, in the state of Florida have plenty of questions when it comes to the division of assets and liabilities. Like most things related to divorce, it’s possible that the people involved can agree in...
Grandparent Rights in Florida

Grandparent Rights in Florida

Overview of Visitation for Grandparents Although divorce is technically the legal separation of two spouses and the dissolving of their marriage, the families on both sides still have to deal with the ramifications of the parents splitting up. In these situations,...
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...
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