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  • 4 Considerations for a Florida Postnuptial Agreement

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    4 Considerations for a Florida Postnuptial Agreement

    Postnuptial agreements are almost identical to prenuptial agreements. Both of these agreements allow spouses (fiancées in the case of prenuptial agreements) to decide on property division, alimony, and other matters that become important in a divorce.… Read more>>


  • 4 Ways That High-Net-Worth Divorces are Different

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    4 Ways That High-Net-Worth Divorces are Different

    What determines whether a divorce should be classified as a “high-net-worth” divorce? It is largely subjective, as a high-net-worth is often shorthand for a rather complicated divorce. That can be misleading, as divorces involving relatively few assets can be complex and contentious in different ways. However, to the extent there’s an accepted threshold, divorces involving at least $1 million, or more, in assets are usually considered to be high-net-worth. As we explain below, there are four major ways that high-net-worth divorces are unique.… Read more>>


  • Required Financial Disclosures in a Florida Divorce

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    Required Financial Disclosures in a Florida Divorce

    Unfortunately, filing for divorce can translate into a lot of work for you. While your divorce attorney is there to guide you through the legal process, answer your questions, and generally represent your interests in and out of court, you will need to pull together a wealth of information related to your finances.… Read more>>


  • How Much Will You Have to Pay in Child Support?

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    How Much Will You Have to Pay in Child Support

    Child support is one of the most contentious matters in a Florida divorce with children. Child custody, which is referred to as time-sharing in Florida, is closely tied to the amount you will pay or receive in child support. Florida courts use a complex formula that produces a number regarded as the appropriate amount of monthly child support payments in a Final Judgment.… Read more>>


  • 4 Things NOT To Do After Filing For Divorce or Receiving Divorce Papers

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    4 Things NOT To Do After Filing For Divorce or Receiving Divorce Papers

    Shock. Anger. Disappointment. Sadness. These are emotions you’ll probably experience if your spouse just served you with divorce papers. Even when you’re the one who initiated the divorce, it’s natural to be clouded with all sorts of emotions. Combine that with the fact that you have probably never done this before, and it is very possible you could make a critical mistake. Following the four pieces of advice below is a good starting point.… Read more>>


  • Co-Parents: 4 Tips on Having an Enjoyable Vacation With Your Kids This Summer

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    Co-Parents - 4 Tips on Having an Enjoyable Vacation With Your Kids This Summer

    Things are gradually getting back to normal. While some Floridians who want a vaccine have not received one, that number is getting smaller each day. As a result, you and your kids may be able to get down to the beach or some other vacation spot this summer. If you’re divorced, though, you know that nothing is quite as simple as it used to be. Still, simply addressing a few extra considerations, which we’ve outlined below, can keep everyone — even your former spouse — happy this summer.… Read more>>


  • What Options exist for Victims of Domestic Violence?

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    What Options exist for Victims of Domestic Violence

    What you might think of as a “restraining order” is referred to in Florida as an “injunction for protection against domestic violence.” Victims of domestic violence may petition the court for this type of injunction in order to protect either themselves or their children from abuse. There are other types of injunctions for victims of cyberstalking, repeat violence, dating violence, and sexual violence in Florida, but this article will focus on the domestic violence injunction.… Read more>>


  • What is a Petition for Support Without Divorce?

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    What is a Petition for Support Without Divorce

    Child support. Alimony. Time sharing. Parenting plans. These are closely associated with divorce, which is legally referred to in Florida as “dissolution of marriage.” In some situations, though, spouses who are not seeking a dissolution of marriage may obtain a court order that addresses these important family law matters. While these situations are somewhat rare, there are two universal truths: every marriage is unique, and minor children are entitled to financial support in accordance with their best interests.… Read more>>


  • The Benefits of Establishing Paternity (for Unwed Mothers and Fathers)

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    The Benefits of Establishing Paternity - for Unwed Mothers and Fathers

    In Florida, a Husband is presumed by law to be the Father of a child born during the intact marriage and must actually seek to disestablish paternity if he is not the biological or adoptive Father of the child. Establishing paternity in situations where the parents are not married can get complicated — especially if the mother and father are not on good terms. This blog will discuss the methods by which unwed fathers can establish paternity of their children, as well as some reasons why establishing paternity can benefit all parties.… Read more>>


  • What are Florida’s Rules on Relocating as a Co-Parent?

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    What are Florida’s Rules on Relocating as a Co-Parent

    Let’s set the scene: it’s been a few years since you and your former spouse divorced. Your kids are growing up, and everything seems to be working as well as one could hope. Living fifteen minutes away from each other helps your children shuffle from one household to the other relatively easily; typically, you get two weeks with the kids and then you are off for two weeks. Seemingly out of the blue, your employer offers you a handsome bonus and pay raise to relocate two states away. To complicate matters, your employer hints that you need to accept the offer to continue your employment with the company. How do you proceed, knowing that the arrangement with your ex-spouse and kids has worked quite well?… Read more>>