Is Divorce Mediation Right for You?

August 11, 2020

There are many choices to be made after you decide to pursue divorce. Few, if any, are easy. One choice that you and your spouse will need to make and agree upon early in the process is regarding the means through which you will pursue divorce. There are several ways to obtain a divorce in…

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Time-Sharing Arrangements

July 20, 2020
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During your separation, you and your spouse may have a loose arrangement for making sure your children spend time with both parents. Once you move forward with a divorce, you and your divorce attorneys will need to work out an agreeable time-sharing arrangement. Often a judge will have you and the other parent come up…

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Can a Child Choose Who Has Custody?

July 7, 2020
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As family law attorneys, this is a very common question we hear from divorced or divorcing parents. The short answer is that until the child turns 18, the court has the final say as to which parent has custody of the minor child or children. However, it rarely seems that simple. Here are some things…

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Grandchild Adoption in Florida

June 16, 2020
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No parent expects to be in a position where they need to adopt their grandchild, however, it does happen. Sometimes the welfare of the child is drawn into question, and this can lead parenting grandparents to wonder whether grandchild adoption may be in the best interest of all family members. In other situations, it may…

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Four Items You May Want to Include in Your Divorce Settlement

June 2, 2020
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When you and your spouse know it is time to go your separate ways, it is likely that you will each look for a divorce attorney. Hiring an experienced divorce attorney can make a difference in your settlement. Although there are many assets you will need to divide between the two of you, not all…

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How Your Probate Attorney Can Help You Move Forward

May 19, 2020
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Losing a loved one is never easy. Our compassionate probate team understands that your loss may even have been compounded by COVID-19 restrictions that prevented you from being there for them in their last days or by other pandemic-related factors. Our goal is to help you through the probate process with as little additional stress…

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Child Custody Issues Amid Coronavirus

May 5, 2020
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Although you may not normally question the time your child or children spend with their other parent, during the current coronavirus pandemic, there may be new concerns. If the other parent works in the health care industry or is a first responder, you may want a temporary modification for the safety of the children. If…

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Why Estate Planning Matters Today

April 21, 2020
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Having a Last Will and Testament is a good start for an estate plan; however, with the current coronavirus pandemic, everyone needs more than just a will. Although a will prevents your property from going into intestacy, you should also have a Health Care Surrogate, Living Will, and Power of Attorney. What Are All These…

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Collaborative Divorce

April 7, 2020
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In July 2017 the Florida Collaborative Divorce Law went into effect, providing another method of divorce for couples. If you want to keep the details of your divorce private and you and your spouse decide that you can work through the process together, this may be an option for you. Although this process helps keep…

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Things to Discuss Before Marriage

March 24, 2020

As attorneys who are experienced at helping families work through the divorce process, we notice many relationships encounter similar challenges and reasons for divorce. While not an exhaustive list, here are five categories which greatly influence marriage. Discussing these topics prior to getting married may help couples align their values and goals ahead of time.…

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