Tag Archives: Divorce

Remarriage and Alimony in Florida

In divorce cases, Florida courts often award alimony to a financially-dependent spouse, particularly when the couple has been married for many years. When a spouse receiving alimony remarries, starts living with someone else or experiences an improved financial situation, the paying spouse will most likely want to reduce or eliminate spousal support payments. This article […]

Divorces Involving Children in Florida

The cost of a divorce can increase rapidly if children are involved. Unfortunately, the less the parents agree, the more the divorce will likely end up costing. If a couple disagrees on most issues the court steps in to dictate details of child custody from timesharing to visitation procedures. Mandatory Parenting Class Even if the […]

Understanding Custody Agreements & Parenting Plans

What is “parental responsibility”? “Parental responsibility” is used to talk about who has the power to make decisions for the child.  Florida law does not use the term “custody.” The court wants both parents to share the responsibility for making decisions about the child and will order this unless it is not in the child’s […]

Dividing a 401(k) and Other Assets in Divorce

When you’re going through a divorce and looking for an attorney, remember that you don’t have to hire the first attorney you meet. Choosing the right lawyer to guide you through your divorce is one of the most important divorce-related decisions you’ll make.

Top 10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Divorce Attorney

When you’re going through a divorce and looking for an attorney, remember that you don’t have to hire the first attorney you meet. Choosing the right lawyer to guide you through your divorce is one of the most important divorce-related decisions you’ll make.

What to Do If You Think Your Spouse Is Going to File for Divorce

If you feel that the two of you are likely on completely different planets and will not be able to come to an agreement on the major issues of finances, support (both child and spousal), and timesharing, then being the first to file will allow you to shape the narrative somewhat and set the tone for the divorce.