Florida Divides Assets Equally in Divorce – But Not Always
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Category: Divorce | Marital Assets


When you’re going through a divorce, you have to deal with all kinds of issues. If there are children, you need to worry about child support and time sharing. You might have to plan on giving or receiving alimony.
Then, there’s the division of assets.
None of these issues are easy to confront, and the longer you’ve been married, the more complicated the process can be.… Read More [+]

3 Things Not to Do When Talking to Your Spouse about Divorce
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Category: Divorce


Divorce can be overwhelmingly tense, and the mere mention of getting a divorce can send some into a downward spiral.
When Binh Ngo – a 46-year-old Sebastian, Florida, man – and his wife were arguing about divorce on the Fourth of July, he said, “I am going to kill you,” before pulling out a hunting knife and stabbing her in the chest.
Ngo’s wife insisted that her… Read More [+]

Four Types of Tests Used to Prove Paternity
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Category: Family Law | Paternity


For a child to have a legal father in Florida, the mother must be married at the time of birth or an acknowledgement of paternity must be signed by both parents at the hospital. Otherwise, paternity will need to be established at a later time, most likely using a paternity test.
What are these tests? How do they work? Below we are going to detail four different types of… Read More [+]

Understanding What Senate Bill 590 Means for Child Support
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Category: Child Support


We have a new bill in Florida in regards to child support and parenting time plans that will take effect next year on January 1.
Let’s explore what Senate Bill 590 is and how it might affect you now and in the future.
What Is Senate Bill 590 and What Does It Do?
Senate Bill 590 hopes to streamline the process of setting up child support and… Read More [+]

Collaborative Divorce – and Why You Might Want to Consider It
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A divorce can be an especially stressful and emotional time, even if it’s an amicable parting of ways. When it’s not amicable, the stress and emotions can increase tenfold. Fighting in court leads to fighting outside of court and, eventually, it will affect all aspects of your life.
What if there was another way, though? What if you could get a divorce without all of the fighting? Without having… Read More [+]