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?
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?
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
It certainly isn't rare to find grandparents that are the legal guardians of their grandchildren. But there are many reasons why they end up being the guardians. It could be due to any one of a bunch of factors including death of parents, disability of parents, absence of parents or termination of parental rights. If … Continue reading Grandparents as Legal Guardians of Grandchildren
If you are a parent that is considering divorce, you have probably thought about what your child support payments will be. Its only natural to want to know. The State of Florida publishes a mandate with the amount. It is Florida Statue 61,30 and courts can order a 5% increase or 5% decrease in your … Continue reading Figuring Child Support Payments in State of Florida
Sometimes the process of going through a divorce can be emotional. And sometimes couples feel immediate regret after filing for divorce. So, the question is, can you simply change your mind and cancel a divorce after you have filed it? It really depends on how far along the process you are. If the divorce has … Continue reading Can We Change Our Mind After Filing for Divorce?
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?