Category: Florida Divorce & Family Law

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…

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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…

taking off wedding ring

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…

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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…

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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,…

cash in ring

Alimony is financial support provided to an ex-spouse to help maintain the standard of living maintained during the marriage. There are many different types of alimony in Florida, which vary in amount, form, and duration. The amount and duration of alimony in Florida are determined on a case-by-case basis. If you are seeking alimony in…

child support

Child support is a court-ordered obligation of the financial responsibilities for a child’s care, maintenance, training, and education. See Florida child support law 39.01. It is the responsibility of every parent, regardless of whether the two parents are married, divorced, or single. Under the state’s child support law, parents cannot waive child support payment obligations. See Finn…

divorce

Florida is commonly referred to as a no-fault divorce state. Therefore, you don’t need to prove adultery or reasons for a divorce. See Florida divorce law 61.052. All Florida law requires is there be irreconcilable differences that leave a marriage irretrievably broken to obtain a divorce. See Ryan v. Ryan Generally, the requirements to file for divorce…