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Why Do So Many People Get Divorced at The End of the Summer?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

It is no secret that a number of people choose to get divorced in the spring; after the holidays; presumably due to wanting a fresh start; way head of a new school or work year, particularly if they share children with their spouse. However, according to a study out of the University of Washington,… Read More »

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How Can I Make Sure That My Divorce Does Not Negatively Affect My Productivity at Work?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

As attorneys who practice divorce and family law here in Florida, one common question we receive is how clients can make sure that their divorce does not negatively impact their productivity at work. While divorce can of course be physically and emotionally consuming, there are some techniques you can use to manage this challenge… Read More »

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Is There Any Technology That Can Help Me Co-Parent & Get Through My Divorce?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

As family law attorneys who practice here in Florida, every August, we regularly see a spike in the number of divorce filings. Divorce can be beyond overwhelming, especially for couples who have to coordinate co-parenting after the divorce. Fortunately, there are new apps and services available that can not only help facilitate that communication… Read More »

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Is All Compensation Treated Equally in Divorce?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

We talk a lot about asset division in divorce, but cannot always get into the specifics, such as how different types of income are treated differently in divorce negotiations; even in a state like Florida that goes by equitable distribution. For example, what if most of your compensation comes from a bonus or stock… Read More »

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Does Anyone Feel Like They Become a Better Parent After Divorce?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

As divorce attorneys who practice here in Florida, one frequent concern we hear from clients is that getting a divorce will negatively affect their children. However, an important parenting article was recently published about the potential for divorce to actually make someone a better parent, especially if the home is suddenly free from the… Read More »

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What Can I Do to Minimize Taxes in Divorce Now That the Alimony Deduction Is Gone?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

The alimony deduction disappearing threw a huge wrench into divorce planning strategies. For years, this deduction allowed couples to save on the total tax bill. Now that these alimony payments are no longer deductible (as of 2019), most alimony payors will pay more in taxes, while alimony recipients will ultimately receive less net money…. Read More »

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What Are the Most Common Money-Related Reasons People Get Divorced?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

Money is one of the most common reasons couples decide to get divorced. In fact, money worries are one of the leading causes of marriages falling apart, and many cite financial pressure as the biggest challenge in their marriage. Finances and stress often go hand-in-hand, whether you are wealthy or in serious debt. Below,… Read More »

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What Are the Basic Guidelines Helping My Kids Get Through Divorce?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

As attorneys who work in family law here in Florida, we receive a number of questions concerning parents worried about their children and how they are handling the divorce. Below, we provide some tips ‘from the experts’ on how to help your kids get through what can be a difficult process for some: Ask… Read More »

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How Do I Handle Mental Illness as Part of My Divorce?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

As Orlando family attorneys, we regularly receive a number of questions about how to address a particular mental illness when it comes to divorce and related child custody and welfare issues. Given that one in five adults in the United States experiences a mental illness every year, and a significant percentage of these interfere… Read More »

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Should I Use a DIY Divorce App?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

As divorce attorneys who practice here in Florida, we receive a number of questions about using online platforms (i.e. do-it-yourself “DIY” divorce apps) for divorce, with flat fees charging a certain amount per month to prepare and file all of the necessary forms/documents with the court. It is no surprise that these automated DIY… Read More »

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