The 7 Red Flags That Could Mean Your Spouse is Hiding Assets in Your Divorce

The purpose of a marriage is to build a life together. When the couple no longer wants to continue with this partnership, it is only equitable (unless otherwise agreed to previously in a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement) that they share the assets that were created or obtained during the marriage in a divorce. Unfortunately, not all spouses abide by this rule of equity in a divorce and will go so far as to hide Read More

The 5 Grounds for Annulment in Florida

Seeking a divorce is the most common way to end a marriage, and is available in almost all situations. The second option is to seek an annulment. This is where the marriage is declared to legally never have happened. Unlike a divorce, it is only available in very specific situations. If you are confident that you meet the qualifications for an annulment, it can make a lot of sense to pursue in place of a divorce. Read More

Parenting After Divorce: 5 Tips to Help Your Kids Adjust

A lot will change for you after a divorce, but even more is going to change for your children, who have no real control over the situation. Finding ways to parent in such a way that will help your kids adjust is very important after a divorce. The following are six tips to manage parenting during and after a divorce. Put Yourself in Their Shoes Did your parents divorce when you were young? How did that make you Read More

A Brave New World: How to Adapt to Your “New Reality” After Divorce

Going through a divorce can be one of the most traumatic events that a person will ever experience. Once the divorce is finalized, many people expect to find a sense of relief, but often just feel sad or lost. This may be because they aren’t really sure how to adapt to the ‘new reality’ of life after divorce. The following are five effective things you can do to adjust to this new normal as quickly as possible, and Read More

What Exactly Is Defamation?

When someone makes a statement as if it were true but is actually false and it gives a negative impression of a person or company, it can be seen as defamation. There are several types of defamation including slander, which is when the statements are made using spoken words, sign language, or other gestures, and libel, which is when the statement is made using the written word. Challenges of a Defamation Read More

5 Ways to Protect Your Children Through the Divorce Process

Going through a divorce is very difficult for everyone, but it can be especially challenging for the children. Since the kids have no control over the situation, but will still be directly impacted by all the changes happening around them, it is important to do everything you can to protect them from any type of harm as you undergo the divorce process. Watch for Signs of Harm Parents can get distracted during Read More

7 Advantages of Mediating Instead of Going to Court with Your Florida Family Law Matter

If you are going through a divorce, custody battle, or just about any other family law matter, it is crucial that you handle it properly. Mediation is a powerful method of resolving your legal issue, has many benefits, and should always be utilized whether you’re in a highly contentious matter or one where the parties can resolve issues amicably. Note that in Florida, families are mandated to mediate in divorce Read More

7 Advantages of Mediating Instead of Going to Court with Your Florida Family Law Matter

If you are going through a divorce, custody battle, or just about any other family law matter, it is important that you handle it properly. Mediation is a litigation tool with many benefits and should always be utilized whether it be a highly contentious matter or one where the parties can resolve issues amicably. Note, that in Florida, families are mandated to mediate in divorce cases. Maintain Control of the Read More

How Do Florida Courts Decide on Who Gets Child “Custody”?

Whether going through a divorce or paternity action, knowing that the future of your family is hanging in the balance can be extremely stressful. Taking some time to learn about how the courts make decisions on these types of cases can help you to prepare, and even help you make a more effective case. Time Sharing and Parental Responsibility Importantly, the term “custody” is no longer employed in divorce and Read More

You Have Options: The 4 Alternatives to Foreclosure

Due to any number of unforeseen circumstances, people can fall behind on their mortgage and have a hard time catching up. Once you start to fall two or three months behind, things can get stressful very quickly. It can take up to six missed payments depending on the lender, but eventually your bank will begin the foreclosure process after a number of months. Rather than losing your home to this process, there are Read More