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Protecting Your Business in a Divorce

Divorces are generally not the most pleasant of experiences. Unless your marriage was short-lived, the spouse or partner with the most assets or who is more financially advantaged often stands to lose the most when it comes to distributing the assets.  In an equitable distribution state like Florida, the parties typically divide the marital assets…

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Helping Young Children Through a Divorce

Whenever a couple with young children is going through a divorce, their main consideration should be the health and happiness of their children and the possible psychological effect the separation is having on them. Although divorce is not uncommon with some observers commenting that this is the new normal, studies have shown that the children…

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The Basics of Child Custody Law in Florida

Although the issues of property division and spousal maintenance in a divorce proceeding can cause heated arguments between couples, issues concerning child custody are typically paramount. Florida law favors shared parental responsibility and having the children remain in contact with both parents, though one parent will maintain the primary residence. A court can, though, remove…

201412.11
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Do Grandparents Have Any Child Custody Rights in a Divorce?

As parents, we look forward to the day when our children become parents themselves and we become proud grandparents, spoiling our grandchildren and delighting in their personalities and growth. A divorce, however, can alter grandparents’ access to their grandchildren, especially if the dissolution is not amicable. If a divorce is imminent, grandparents are likely to…

201412.02
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How Florida Courts Determine Parenting Plans

Few issues are more wrenching in a divorce than those concerning child custody and time share arrangements. Divorcing parents may want joint physical custody, or primary physical custody. This all depends on if an agreement can be made over summer schedules, school breaks, weekdays and weekends, pickups, and other logistical arrangements. To help avoid uncertainty…

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Preparing Financially for Divorce

“Keeping your head while all about are losing theirs” is a quote from Rudyard Kipling that might apply to divorce. A marriage that is dissolving is stressful enough but instead of seeking retribution or revenge, keep your head and your focus on what has to be done to get through the process smoothly. One way…

201410.14
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How a Divorce Can Impact Your Credit

A principal concern of parties preparing for or going through a divorce is how it will impact their credit scores. You may have spent years building up a decent credit rating and fear that a divorce may have a negative impact. For example, if you had a joint credit card account with a balance of…

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Tips For Anticipating A Divorce

A divorce is a difficult time, no matter how agreeable the involved parties may be. You were committed to a relationship that has not worked out – that’s never easy to deal with. Most people know when divorce is a real possibility. If you have not experienced a divorce before, here are some tips to…

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How Long Does a Divorce Take?

One of the first questions many clients ask of a divorce lawyer is “how long is this going to take?” This is typically a major concern – many clients fear a long, drawn out process. No lawyer can tell you exactly how long your divorce will take, but he or she can reasonably respond to…