We have all seen TV shows and movies where the guy or gal fires their attorney mid-case. This is usually done for dramatic affect to convey the fact that the defendant is losing or that he/she is unstable. But in the real world switching attorneys is something that needs to happen from time to time. … Continue reading Can I Change Divorce Lawyers in the Middle of My Case?
Unfortunately, divorce is something that many people will have to go through in their adult life. Nobody can truly be totally prepared for the challenges which present themselves, especially in a contested divorce. But, you can prepare yourself as best as possible. We have created this short article with some tips that an help you … Continue reading Preparing for a Divorce
The holidays are a joyous time for many people. They get to be with their loved ones and away from work. However, these periods of time can also push an already fragile marriage over the edge. A poll of divorce attorneys conducted in California recently showed that divorce cases rise about 1/3 after the New … Continue reading Divorce Rates Rise After Holidays
If you are getting divorced or fighting for child custody you may have received a notice informing you that your case is being handled by a magistrate instead of a judge. Many people are confused as to what a magistrate is and what authority they have under the law. In this article we plan to … Continue reading What is a Magistrate and Why are They Ruling Over My Divorce?
When it comes to divorce, the question posed in the title of the article is probably one of the most common. Who gets the house? And it is the top question for a good reason. A house is a valuable asset financially and it provides your actual living space. There are several factors that go … Continue reading Who Gets the House?
The holidays can be a stressful time of year. There are many chores associated with them. You need to invite company, worry about their accommodations, plan dinner, get presents and the list goes on and on. But it is a difficult time for kids as well, especially for kids of a divorced couple. Everything that … Continue reading Co-Parenting Tips for the Holidays
This year has been the most tumultuous single year in decades for most of the population. Between layoffs, furloughs, work hour reductions and being stuck at home, it has been a troublesome time. The 'being stuck at home' part has had many people wondering if divorce rates have increased as a result. Does being stuck … Continue reading Have Divorce Rates Increased During the Covid Pandemic?
Divorce is usually a stressful event, not just for adults. For children, that level of anxiety is usually even higher. With that in mind, we created this article with a list of things you can do to reduce the levels of stress your child or children experience during the divorce process. -Be totally clear and … Continue reading Tips to Make Your Divorce Less Stressful for Your Children
The quick answer to the question in the title is YES. The state of Florida is one of the 17 "no-fault" divorce states in the U.S. The other states are Wisconsin, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Nebraska, Montana, Missouri, Minnesota, Michigan, Kentucky, Kansas, Iowa, Indiana, Hawaii, Colorado and California. So, what exactly does"no-fault" divorce mean? Essentially, a … Continue reading Is Florida No-Fault Divorce State?
If you and/or your spouse have decided that getting a divorce is the best option, but have not made any moves in that direction, this article is for you. We have put together a list of helpful tips on how to move forward with the divorce process. Court - Remember, you don't need to actually … Continue reading Some Good Tips If You Decide You Are Moving Forward With Divorce