Author Archives: Jay Butchko
How Can I Collect Child Support From My Ex-Spouse?
If your ex isn’t paying child support, it can be a frustrating and devastating experience. Chances are that the custody process was stressful enough, and that when a child support order was finally entered, you felt like you had finally reached the end of the road. However, for many people, this is just the… Read More »
Signs You Need A Postnuptial Agreement
Just about everyone is familiar with the idea of a prenuptial agreement, but have you heard of a postnuptial agreement? Whereas a prenuptial agreement must be entered into prior to a legal marriage, a postnuptial agreement can be created at any time after a legal marriage. You can also create and execute multiple postnuptial… Read More »
Understanding Annulment In Florida
A divorce is not the only way to legally end a marriage. Have you ever wished you could go back in time and keep your marriage from happening? Well, an annulment basically does just that…in the eyes of the law at least. Unlike a divorce which dissolves a marriage and divides all assets amassed… Read More »
How Are Pets Divided In A Divorce?
When considering a divorce, you might be concerned about how major assets such as your house and car may be divided between you and your spouse. However, considering how a beloved family pet will be allocated in a divorce can bring about an entirely different kind of anxiety. Many people are deeply connected to… Read More »
Don’t Make These Mistakes In Your High-Asset Divorce
If you are going through a high-asset divorce, you have a lot on the line. High-asset divorces in the state of Florida involve more than $1 million of liquidated assets that just be divided equitably between the spouses. This means that the amount of shared marital assets to be received by each spouse is… Read More »
How To Get Full Custody In Florida
For most parents, the prospect of losing custody of their children is both devastating and terrifying. Many parents hope to receive full custody. Florida courts prefer to award joint custody whenever possible, but full custody is still appropriate in certain situations. If you want to pursue full custody, it’s important to understand what courts… Read More »
Can I Lose Family Heirlooms In A Florida Divorce?
Is your fear of losing precious family heirlooms and personal assets keeping you from moving forward with a divorce? If so, you are not alone. Many people have heard horror stories about others who have lost everything going through a divorce, but that does not have to be your story. In fact, many people… Read More »
Help! My Ex Is Ignoring Custody Orders
Custody orders are meant to serve the best interests of your child by ensuring that they can have a stable life while maintaining and developing healthy relationships with both of their parents, so when one parent chooses to ignore these orders, courts take it very seriously. If your ex is violating the terms of… Read More »
Will I Have To Pay Child Support?
Being ordered to be child support can be a scary thought for some parents, especially if they are already doing their best to provide for their child and are struggling to make ends meet. However, If you have a child in Florida, it is a condition of establishing that paternity that you pay monthly… Read More »
How Is Fine Art Divided In A Florida Divorce?
If you have invested years and huge sums of money in collecting fine artwork, the thought of potentially losing it all in a divorce can be devastating. The process of dividing assets can be one of the most challenging and difficult aspects of a divorce; requiring couples to essentially deconstruct their life together piece… Read More »