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Family Law

6 Life Changes That May Require an Update to Your Estate Plan

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An estate plan isn’t a “set it and forget it” arrangement. Major life changes may affect or even nullify some of the conditions in your plan, so it’s important to maintain it well. Any time you experience a major life change, it should be a signal to connect with your attorney to discuss updates. Here…

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3 Things You Shouldn’t Include in Your Prenuptial Agreement

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Many couples consider prenuptial agreements prior to marriage. Prenuptial agreements can protect each person by defining how assets will be divided should the marriage end. While these agreements are valuable and necessary for many couples, they do not include provisions for all circumstances. There are some stipulations that do not belong in a prenuptial agreement.…

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Things to Consider Before You Say, “I Do.”

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Although marriage is supposed to be a life long commitment, we hear from couples looking for a divorce attorney often. People divorce for many different reasons, and some of the most common reasons tend to be the following: Financial Disagreements Parenting Differences Incompatibility/Communication Issues If you don’t want to find yourself calling a divorce attorney…

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When “Happily Ever After” Doesn’t Last Forever

During and after divorce, it can sometimes feel as though “happily ever after” will never be an option again. But this doesn’t have to be true. While divorce does mark the end of a marriage relationship, it does not mark the end of a thriving home and family life. When walking through a divorce, this…

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5 Things You Should Know if You’re Considering Divorce

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Coming to the conclusion that a divorce is in your future is never an easy decision, especially when children are involved. Before you try to go it alone or decide you want to share a divorce attorney, here are five things you should know about divorce in Florida. 1. Your Debts and Assets are Both…

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Domestic Abuse is More than Just Physical Abuse

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As a family law practice dealing frequently in divorce, we understand that there are many reasons a marriage doesn’t work out. Although family and friends may encourage you to stay, if your reason for leaving is due to abuse, it’s better to remove yourself from the situation than risk serious harm. Domestic abuse is often…

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What You Can Do as a Victim of Domestic Violence

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No one deserves to be abused. Your abuser may want you to believe it’s your fault that you’re being hit, punched, or otherwise hurt. It’s not. Abusers often isolate their victims so that they have no where to turn. If you feel you are stuck in an abusive relationship, there are many organizations throughout the…

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3 Ways a Mediator Can Help You with Your Co-Parenting Plan

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Are you getting ready to discuss a co-parenting plan with your ex-spouse? In many cases, the assistance of a mediator can help your entire family reach the best resolution. Mediators protect the interests of each family member and provide insight throughout the mediation process. Here are a few ways a dedicated mediation expert may be…

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Mediation and Collaboration; A New Approach to Divorce

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Although taking your divorce through the courts is still one way to divide your property and finalize the time share agreement of your children, there is a better solution for many families. Through mediation and collaboration you can come to a fair and agreed upon settlement that works for you. Although it’s not the perfect…

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4 Ways Grandparents Can Support Their Grandchildren During Divorce

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When families go through divorce, children may feel confused, sad and uncertain while their parents work through the proceedings. Divorce is often a difficult experience for the entire family, but there are many things that can be done to maintain as much normalcy as possible. Grandparents, especially, may be uniquely positioned to provide extra stability…

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