Category: Florida Divorce & Family Law

parental alienation in divorce cases

Parental alienation during a separation and divorce generally refers to one spouse turning a child against the other parent or other family members. One party in a divorce might use parental alienation to gain an edge in a child custody fight. One parent might turn a young child against the idea of living with their…

adultery and divorce in Florida

Many divorces are caused by a married person having sexual intercourse with someone who is not their spouse. But, because Florida is a no-fault divorce state, you do not have to prove your spouse committed adultery to obtain a divorce in a Florida family law court. You can obtain a Florida divorce in Florida simply…

protecting your business in a divorce

If you own a business and have decided to divorce your spouse, you need to engage a divorce lawyer who knows how to protect your business and protect your best interest in a divorce. In a divorce in Florida, your business could be broken apart to satisfy the legal requirement for equitable division of marital…

ten things about Florida divorce law

Marriage is intended to entail happiness with a partner for a lifetime. Florida is all about sunshine and fun. So marriages in Florida must be a great mix, right!? The reality, unfortunately, is not so. Most marriage vows do not last forever. Eventually, for many couples, nothing can prevent a breakdown in communication and bitterness…

high net worth divorce abstract representation

The complications of a divorce are significantly higher when you and your spouse have a high net worth and significant assets. As you divide valuable marital assets such as real estate, brokerage accounts, real estate, and business interests, you must take into account the tax implications and make decisions that protect your financial future. Our…

signing divorce papers

Refusing to sign divorce papers will not stop the legal dissolution of your marriage under Florida’s no-fault divorce laws. When you file for divorce, you must arrange to serve your spouse with papers explaining the legal action against them. This allows your spouse to respond, but your suit will move forward regardless. Some spouses refuse…

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At one point in time, every one of us, whether residing in Florida or other states, needs an experienced lawyer. It might be to write a will, make a settlement, get a divorce or child custody, bankruptcy filing, etc. When looking for a law firm that offers a wide range of legal services in Florida, you…

handshake with lawyer

Life poses several challenges for each of us. One of these is finding a reputable attorney. We might need legal advice from a law firm. Or we might need an experienced lawyer to handle a personal dispute or litigation. Getting the right lawyer is crucial to winning your case or helping you with the legal…

Florida prenuptial and postnuptial agreements

Entering into a marriage is a life-changing event that each party hopes will last forever. However, divorce occurs more frequently than couples would like, making a prenuptial agreement necessary. For instance, the American Psychological Association reports that forty to fifty percent of first-time marriages end in divorce. Further, the divorce rate is even higher for…

marriage/divorce sign

Under Florida annulment law, once people are legally married, it can only be terminated by death or court order. Once a marriage is void, the court can terminate the marriage by issuing either a dissolution of marriage (divorce) or annulment. In a divorce, the court dissolves/ends the relationship. See Florida divorce law 61.052. In contrast,…