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If I’ve Been in the Dark About Finances During My Marriage, What Do I Need to Have In-Hand Before My Divorce?
While divorce can be difficult for anyone, it can be especially hard on a spouse who has been kept in the dark when it comes to household finances, investments, and other financial and legal assets. Given that 40 to 50 percent of marriages end in divorce, it is extremely crucial that these individuals take… Read More »
New research indicates that divorced men actually become better caregivers and fathers when their custodial arrangements keep them in their children’s lives. In other words, becoming a single parent after divorce makes a number of fathers more likely to step forward and take more responsibility. In fact, these fathers found divorce to be enabling… Read More »
Figuring out asset and debt division can be complicated during divorce, especially when it comes to equitable distribution states, such as Florida. Florida tries to split up property based on what is “fair.” Adding in student loan debt is yet another issue to address, and only adds to that complication. However, while some may… Read More »
When most people think of fathers’ rights, they think of a contested divorce between a mother and a father, with the father possibly having to fight to retain some rights and be a part of his children’s lives. However, fathers’ rights now expand beyond this traditional, conventional concept, and into parental rights of same-sex… Read More »
It is easy to lose sight of all the many bureaucratic issues that have to be tracked and taken care of during the divorce process. However, it is extremely important to review insurance policies. In particular, in order to ensure you understand how insurance coverage may change once your divorce is finalized and how… Read More »
Going through a divorce is often traumatic enough without also having to worry about all the bureaucratic tasks that also have to be taken care of, both during and after. However, it is crucial that you and your divorce attorney take care of some of these tasks when it comes to what must be… Read More »
How Do I Make Sure I Have Covered All of The ‘Bases’ When It Comes to Technology & Protecting Myself During Divorce?
One of the most important issues to go over with your Orlando divorce attorney in the modern era is how you will address technology related issues in your divorce and over to ensure that you are protected—and/or even assisted by this technology—where possible. Technology provides an opportunity to do significant damage in divorce therefore… Read More »
In the midst of going through divorce, it can be difficult to keep track of your credit and ask questions when it comes to important financial decisions. However, it is extremely important to stay on top of your credit reports; both before and after divorce. Specifically, if joint accounts are not separated correctly, and… Read More »
The criminal justice reform bill that was recently passed into law received widespread media attention, and for good reason: the bill significantly changes criminal charges and life-altering convictions for those charged with crimes, including those faced here in Florida. Perhaps most importantly, the law reduces mandatory minimum sentencing requirements, especially when it comes to… Read More »
What Is “Grey Divorce” and What Considerations Should I Take Into Account If I’m Divorcing Later In Life?
The “grey divorce” is on the rise, and by that term, we mean the separation and dissolution of marriage that occurs between older couples; usually after the age of 50. According to statistics, just over the past quarter-century, the divorce rate among adults 50 and older has increased by 109 percent. Even while the… Read More »