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no-fault-divorce

It used to be that you needed a reason to file for a divorce in any state; typical reasons include extra-marital affairs, abuse of spouse and/or children, drug addiction, or criminal activities. While each of those situations likely merit a divorce, Florida is a no-fault divorce state which means you can ask for a divorce […]

alimony and child support

Understanding the differences between alimony vs spousal support is not always easy. Many people use the terms interchangeably without recognizing that they may represent different outcomes after a divorce. And the emotional upheaval that often accompanies a divorce can cloud a person’s ability to fully grasp the role that each can play in their divorce. […]

Divide Rental Property

For many couples who are taking on divorce in the state of Florida, they are finding that they must take on the rental property that they own when they divide their assets in court. By day 45 after filing in Florida, your rental property or properties should be listed on the asset list that you […]

Parental Time-Sharing

When parents divorce in the state of Florida, the courts are most concerned about the welfare of the children. In the eyes of Florida law, there is no bias towards either the father or mother providing care (excepting a mother nursing an infant child); because of this neutral stance, it is not uncommon for parental […]

Divorce Attorney Florida

Choosing an experienced, trustworthy Florida divorce attorney is the single best step you can take to help make your divorce as smooth as possible. Going through a divorce can be a highly stressful and emotional experience, so you deserve to have a trusted legal advocate who will help you achieve a fair outcome. Unfortunately, not […]

Florida Bankruptcy: Will You Still Be Able to Keep Your House?

For the thousands of families and individuals considering bankruptcy because of excessive debts with too little income to service them, they are often concerned about losing the little they still have hung on to. Most especially, those who have worked long and hard to finally buy their own home simply cannot stand the idea that […]

Bankruptcy in Florida: How to Pass the Means Test for Chapter 7

Are you considering filing for bankruptcy in Florida? If so, your situation probably sounds a lot like this… You have evaluated your financial situation and it is far from pretty. It’s clear you’re tired of the dunning calls and notices to catch up on your credit cards and medical bills, knowing full well that you […]

Florida Bankruptcy Exemptions: How to Keep Your House after Bankruptcy

You may have reached a point where paying your bills seems insurmountable and you’ve decided to file for bankruptcy. There are certain assets, such as your home, that you’d like to retain, but you’re not sure if that’s possible. Florida’s bankruptcy laws do allow exemptions; an exemption simply means that you can keep the asset […]

How To File Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer — Should You Do It Yourself?

Want to know how to file bankruptcy without a lawyer? The next question you should ask is if you should. If you have been trying to manage your debt and pay down bills only to feel yourself slipping further in the hole, it may be time to consider declaring bankruptcy. You have the option between […]

What Are The Benefits of Declaring Bankruptcy?

Declaring bankruptcy is rarely an easy path to take — even if there isn’t a chance you’ll actually be able to pay back your debts. Declaring bankruptcy means your credit (and credit score) take a hit, and your ability to secure credit becomes much more difficult, if not impossible. Not to mention the public perception […]