Does Cheating Matter in a Florida Divorce?
Florida is a no fault divorce state, meaning that either party can file for divorce without providing a reason other than they don’t want to be married anymore. The marriage just has to be “irretrievably broken,” and this relieves the court from having to decide who is at fault in the divorce. Although divorces are […]
Same Sex Divorce Rights
Same sex marriage is a fairly new thing to the legislation in most states. This leave same sex couples to face unique challenges when it comes to same sex divorce. Because there is no specific legislation made for same sex divorce, judges must interpret laws that were made with heterosexual couples in mind. There is […]
Back to Basics: Florida Divorce FAQs
Divorce can be a daunting process. With as much stress that accompanies it, it is important to know all the basics of getting a divorce in Florida. Here we will answer the most common questions those going through a divorce have. How long does a divorce take in Florida? The time it takes for a […]
Can Men Get Alimony?
Divorces can come along with a lot of stress and be an emotionally trying time. Households and incomes are divided and it becomes difficult to ensure everything is divided fairly. In most divorces, it is usually assumed that the man pays the women spousal support in order to help maintain their standard of living. But […]
Reform Law for Fairness in Divorce
It’s not uncommon for a divorce to be messy when it comes to disagreements about alimony, child custody and child support. The Florida Legislature has been working on divorce law reforms in hopes of making divorce more fair and less difficult on families. Changes to alimony and custody are framing the way to a fair […]
How is Property Split in a Florida Divorce?
In Florida, the law says that all property must be divided equally and fairly between a divorcing couple. Couples who can’t divide help on their own may get help from an attorney to negotiate a settlement. Sometimes when a division can not be agreed upon the issue will be resolved by a judge in court. […]
Filing for Paternity as a Mother
In this day and age the wonders of DNA technology allow mothers to file for paternity from father’s who deny their paternity or do not accept responsibility for their child. In Florida paternity can be established one of two ways. A couple is married and the child is born during marriage. Paternity is established in […]
Consequences of Hiding Assets in a Divorce
If you are going through a divorce, you may be tempted to obscure some of your assets from the divorce proceedings. But we are here to say that getting caught hiding assets in a divorce proceeding can have drastic effects on the outcome of your case. It is legally required for all divorcing couples to […]
What to Include in a Parenting Plan
If you have gone through a divorce involving children chances are you will be splitting parenting duties with your ex-spouse. It is absolutely vital to establish a good working relationship with your ex and some states even require parents to file a parenting plan with the court as a part of a child custody agreement. […]
Role of Communication Records in Divorce Case
Going through a divorce can be a tough and emotional journey. Outside the emotional toll that it can take on your family, the court proceedings can be exhaustive and draining. You will need to provide ample paperwork concerning your income, shared assets, children and more. One of the things that your attorney may ask you […]