During divorce proceedings alimony may be awarded to the spouse that is leaving the marriage with significantly less earnings, ability to earn or any financial disadvantage to where alimony support is required. The overall goal of alimony is to balance the financial situation and to provide financial stability. Alimony is established by an order of … Continue reading What if my Spouse Stops Making Alimony Payments?
Divorce usually doesn't just happen overnight. There is usually a almost always slow build up to it. But, when a couple finally decides it is time to get divorced, what matters should they discuss first? We will attempt to answer that very question in this post. If you have kids, they should be your first … Continue reading You’re Getting a Divorce, What Comes First?
By now everyone is aware of the effect social media has on every day life. Personal relationships and marriages are no exception. A study done recently showed the following statistics: 1/7 divorces are set in motion by something done on social media. 20% of divorce cases involve Facebook in some way. 1/3 divorces start as … Continue reading Social Media and Divorce
There are many assets that may be divided during a divorce. One of the more important and more valuable is a home. A home can be a house, condo, apartment or mobile home. If it was purchased while the couple was married, it is considered a marital asset and it will be divisible during the … Continue reading Ways to Value a Home in a Divorce
Divorce, like any legal process, can take time to accomplish. Each state may vary as to what they require and how long it takes to complete a divorce. There are wide ranging results regarding the time from the start of the process until the time it is completed. It doesn't always have to be a … Continue reading How Long Does Divorce Take in Florida?
When it comes to divorce people often think about the splitting of assets and deciding custody of children. But what about pets? Pets can feel like children to many people. They cared for them from birth, loved them, fed them, sheltered them, everything you would do for a human child. So now that the marriage … Continue reading Pet Custody in Divorce
Divorce can be a painful event in a persons life. So, naturally, most people want to make it go as smoothly as possible. But there can be a lot of bumps in the road as well. Many couples handle their divorce without the help of an attorney. A majority of coupe seeking divorce retain the … Continue reading 6 Reasons You May Need an Attorney for Your Divorce
When parents come to mediation with a desire and understanding that they both want equal time with the child or children, it is because they both believe that the influence of a mother and father role are equally important. This mindset is healthy and the challenge then becomes how to accomplish it. The major challenges … Continue reading Splitting Child Custody Evenly
Sometimes the terms family attorney and divorce attorney are used interchangeably. This is a misnomer. In this article we will describe the difference between a family attorney and a divorce attorney. An attorney that goes by the title divorce attorney may only specialize in the act of divorce itself. They may not be equipped to … Continue reading Family Attorney vs Divorce Attorney
Many people have a vague idea of what a family attorney does. In this article I will list the more intricate details of what a family attorney actually does for their client. Providing Objective Advice - A good a family attorney should advise their client from a neutral point of view from the start. No … Continue reading What Does a Family Attorney Do?