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What’s the Deal With Common Law Marriages?

Many have heard of common law marriage, and wonder if simply living with a partner will result in their being married. The short answer is that Florida generally does not recognize common law marriage. Common law marriage is a way to get married to someone without having a written marital contract or license and without… Read more

Lump Sum Alimony

Lump Sum Alimony Explained (not really a type of alimony, but how the alimony is paid) There are several types of alimony which can be awarded in a dissolution of marriage (divorce) proceeding in Florida.  In the next couple of weeks I will be discussing the different types of alimony and under what circumstances the… Read more