Archive for October, 2015

A New Bill May Change Time-Sharing for Florida Parents
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A new bill in the Florida Senate could drastically change the way time-sharing is organized for divorced parents.
The bill is entitled SB 250, filed by Florida State Senator Tom Lee, and seeks to change custody and alimony laws in the state. The bill will be considered during the 2016 Senate session.
The 41-page proposal contains a number of provisions that address the way judges assign alimony… Read More [+]

Prenups vs. Postnups: Which Is Right for You?
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Category: Family Law | Postnup | Prenup


With all the excitement and love surrounding a new marriage, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements can seem like a bit of a downer. After all, no one wants to think about the possibility of divorce in the beginning.
But with a sizable percent of modern marriages ending in divorce, it’s only prudent to approach your significant other with the suggestion of a prenuptial agreement. Nobody enjoys planning for a… Read More [+]

4 Things You Need to Know about Divorce in Florida
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Category: Divorce | Family Law


We hear so much about divorce from the media that most people probably already think they know how it works.
But several elements of Florida’s divorce laws are not present in the laws of other states. If you’re considering filing for a divorce in the Sunshine State, it’s helpful to learn as much about the process as possible.
1. You don’t need grounds for divorce.
Florida… Read More [+]

Domestic Violence Cases Skyrocket in Florida
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The figures are alarming: within the last five years, there have been more than 25,000 reported cases of domestic violence in Miami-Dade alone. And there’s a good chance that that number doesn’t reflect the problem in its entirety, since many cases go unreported.
When talking to reporters from the Miami Herald, Barbara Brewer—a social worker with the local police—described domestic violence in Miami-Dade as a “grave phenomenon” because of… Read More [+]