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property appraisal divorce

If you are like most American couples, your home is your greatest asset. So what will happen to that home in the event of divorce? Must it be sold? If not, who keeps it and how is the other spouse compensated? The first thing that needs to be done is a home property appraisal at […]

Frequently Asked Questions

What happens to the mortgage in a divorce?
Is an appraisal necessary in a divorce?
Is the home owned prior to marriage divided in a divorce?
How to keep my home in a divorce?
asking for a divorce

There are no one-size-fits-all answers for the best way to ask a divorce. It’s a big step with a truckload of potential complications and individual nuances. Getting a divorce involves far more consideration than simply submitting your paperwork to the court. It is smart to be prepared before you ask and to become familiar with […]

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a flat fee divorce?
How is property divided in a divorce?
Is adultery a factor in Florida divorce cases?
How do I get full custody in a divorce case?
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 […]

Frequently Asked Questions

What is needed to file divorce in Florida?
Is an uncontested divorce less expensive?
Can I file an uncontested divorce if we have children?
Will I have to pay alimony in 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. […]

Frequently Asked Questions

Will I receive alimony in a divorce?
What is permanent alimony?
How much alimony will I receive?
How long do you have to be married for alimony?
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 […]

Frequently Asked Questions

What happens to the home in a divorce?
Are debts divided in a divorce?
How is property divided in a divorce?
Is property I had prior to marriage divided in a divorce?
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 […]

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get full custody?
Can I move out of state with my child?
What is a parenting plan?
At what age do children get to decide which parent to live with?
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 […]

Frequently Asked Questions

What are my custody rights?
How do I file for divorce?
Who gets to keep the house?
Will I have to pay alimony?
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 […]

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does bankruptcy stay on my credit?
Can I file bankruptcy myself?
Will bankruptcy stop foreclosure?
Will bankruptcy stop a car repo?
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 […]

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does bankruptcy stay on my credit?
Can I file bankruptcy myself?
Will bankruptcy stop foreclosure?
Will bankruptcy stop a car repo?
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 […]

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does bankruptcy stay on my credit?
Can I file bankruptcy myself?
Will bankruptcy stop foreclosure?
Will bankruptcy stop a car repo?