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

Thinking About Adopting? Ask Yourself These 4 Questions Before Moving Forward

Adoption is a beautiful gift, not only to the child who is receiving a forever home, but to the people who are adding a special person to their family. But adoption is a commitment that requires thorough analysis and soul searching. Each family will require their own unique set of considerations, but here are four important questions to ask yourself before beginning the adoption process:   Why are you Read More

4 Situations Where You May Need to Modify Your Original Child Support Agreement

Child support agreements are designed based on the income of each parent at the time of the divorce, the time-sharing schedule, and contributions made by each party for child care, health insurance, and unreimbursed medical expenses. As time goes on, either parent’s life might change and the original agreement might not be feasible to follow. What happens when you need to make changes to the order and what kinds of Read More

6 Tips to Help You Prepare for the Financial Strain of Divorce

Getting divorced requires that you evaluate your financial situation before, during, and after the process to make sure you will be self-sufficient when everything is completed. Depending on the outcome, you might find that your lifestyle will change dramatically, and if that’s the case, it’s best to prepare yourself ahead of time for the coming changes. Here are six ways that you can ensure you have a solid Read More

What Types of Damages Can I Expect from a Breach of Contract Lawsuit?

If you’ve entered into a business contract with someone and they failed to follow through on their end, you have legal recourse to obtain damages. Whether they promised you a product or service, a contract holds them liable for what was agreed upon. In Florida, there are many types of damages that can be awarded based on the particular contract and the situation. Let’s examine the most common types of damages that Read More

Understanding Florida Dependency

The State of Florida takes child abuse very seriously and any allegations of abuse, abandonment, or neglect have strict procedures that immediately go into effect. The first step is to receive notice of a dependency action, meaning someone believes they have witnessed abuse, abandonment, or neglect of your child and reported it to the authorities. Typically, this comes in the form of a protective investigator meeting Read More

Fighting Foreclosure: 5 Possible Methods to Help You Protect Your Home

Unexpected layoffs, family emergencies, or medical bills can all cause us to get behind on our financial obligations. Some are easier to negotiate than others, but when we get into trouble with our mortgage lender, the problem can escalate quite quickly. If you’re behind on your home payments and are afraid foreclosure might be coming soon, there are several ways you can try to remedy the situation before you lose Read More

5 Mistakes that Could Be Highly Destructive in Your Florida Child Custody Case

When you’re in the middle of a contentious divorce, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by bitterness and anger over the issues that ended the relationship. A child custody dispute can make the situation even more heated. Don’t let negative emotions cloud your judgment and lead to destructive behavior or poor decision-making. Otherwise, you risk presenting yourself as an unfit parent and seriously hurting your child custody Read More

What Every Couple Needs to Know About Getting Divorced in Florida

Divorce is never easy. If you're considering divorcing your spouse, it may be difficult even to read about the process you're about to undertake. That said, a strong understanding of the law can help you face the months ahead with greater confidence, and it is important to note that every state has its own set of rules and procedures when it comes to the various elements involved in obtaining a divorce. If you live Read More

A Business Guide to Knowing When to Sue

When running a business, it is all but inevitable that there will be some type of conflict that occurs. Whether this is a conflict between your business and a customer, or your business and another company, it is important to consider all your options. When these types of conflicts come up, many people are tempted to immediately try to sue the other party to settle the issue. While litigation is certainly Read More