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 […]
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. […]
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. […]
Frequently Asked Questions About International Divorce
Going through a divorce can be a trying emotional experience. Going through a divorce that transcends American borders can add more stress to the situation. We hope to demystify some questions about international divorce with this simple FAQ. Below are some frequently asked questions concerning international divorce. What are International Child Custody Laws? Child custody […]
What is the Divorce Appeals Process in Florida?
Oftentimes in divorce cases, one person disagrees with the decisions that were ruled on their divorce case because they believe their former spouse committed some type of fraud during the case, or they believe the judge didn’t follow the divorce law properly. In instances like these, an appeal might be the best option. In the […]
How to Blend your Divorced Family Smoothly
When divorce involves children, it can instantly become complicated. Once the dust of the divorce settles and the wounds heal, a parent may find themselves wanting to begin a new life with a new spouse. With the children, there is bound to be some resistance. The new spouse is not their natural parent, so they […]
What is a Guardian ad Litem?
When moving through complicated divorce cases, the children are often briefly forgotten. Amidst all of the property arguments, child support claims, and accusations, it can be tough to hear the child’s voice. That is the purpose of a Guardian ad Litem. A Guardian ad Litem can be appointed by the court to be the official […]
Marriage & Divorce: Why and How Would you Change your Name
Every year, thousands of people change their names, both first and last, and middle. Its safe to say that the vast majority of these name changes are as a result of marriage—or divorce. Why File For a Name Change? –Name changes after marriage, divorce, annulment. As mentioned previously, marriage and divorce (and annulment) are the […]
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 […]