How to Protect Your Assets When You Marry

March 23, 2022
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As someone getting married later in life, or perhaps getting married again, you likely have already accumulated certain assets. Although we all like to believe that our marriage will last “until death do us part,” the reality is that it does not happen all the time. You want your property and investments to go where…

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Things to Know About a Prenuptial Agreement in Florida

March 8, 2022
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Congratulations on your upcoming marriage! We know that whether you are planning a beach wedding in Belleair Bluffs or a traditional wedding in a church in Dunedin, you have a lot to do. One thing you may not be thinking about, but should start discussing, is a prenuptial agreement in Florida. What a Prenup Is…

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Three Things to Do After Your Divorce is Finalized

February 22, 2022
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After your divorce is finalized, it can feel overwhelming to know all that needs to be done moving forward as a newly single person. As estate lawyers and divorce attorneys, we understand and are able to help. For example, after divorce there are still legal processes you may need to pursue. Because divorce sometimes includes…

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Your Divorce Attorney Can Help Even After the Divorce

January 25, 2022
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Even if your divorce has been finalized for years, you may still have a need for your divorce attorney. This is especially true in divorces that include children. Here are some other things a divorce lawyer may be able to assist you with months or years after the divorce is final. Modification The most common…

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The Journey to Becoming Partners

January 21, 2022
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Over the years, as a sole practitioner, Mary Lou began looking for someone to possibly join her and one day become a law partner. As the years went by, both Mary Lou and Maria were on their own paths practicing law. They had met in the early 2000s and got along very well. Maria regularly…

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Elements of Divorce in Florida

January 10, 2022
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In Florida, a divorce is referred to as a dissolution of marriage. Depending on your situation, you may choose to file for a divorce yourself. This is most commonly a simplified dissolution with no children and few assets. However, when children, property and debt are part of your divorce, you should work with a divorce…

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Contesting a Will

December 17, 2021
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There are several circumstances which may warrant contesting a will. You may have become aware of a fraudulent situation such as a scam to which an elderly relative may have fallen victim. Or it is possible that you were not named as a beneficiary, though you have reason to believe you have rights to an…

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How to Handle the Probate Process Successfully

December 3, 2021
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For many people, the probate process is something they only go through a few times throughout their life whenever a family member passes away. At times, it can feel stressful and complicated. If you are entirely unfamiliar with probate in Pinellas County, there are many steps and different people involved. A probate lawyer can assist…

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How to Find an Adoption Lawyer

November 12, 2021
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Reaching the decision to adopt is just the beginning of the process. Once you choose to proceed with adoption, finding others to partner with you throughout the process, such as an adoption attorney, can feel like an overwhelming task. There are many adoption attorneys serving Belleair, Belleair Bluffs, and the surrounding areas who could help…

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FAQs About Adoption

November 2, 2021
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There are many different types of adoption. Private adoption, familial adoption, and adoption through foster care are all common. November is National Adoption Month, so we thought we would answer some of the more frequently asked questions we get as adoption attorneys. Who Can Adopt? In Pinellas County and all of Florida, adoption is an…

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