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How Will the Coronavirus & School Closures Affect My Custody/Time Sharing Arrangement?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

The coronavirus has sent waves of panic throughout Florida, the nation, and the entire globe, turning our everyday lives upside down. Work schedules, kids’ school schedules, regular errands like grocery shopping; all altered due to potential exposure to the virus. As a result, in March, a number of parents found themselves in seclusion with… Read More »

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What Happens When a Child Custody Evaluation Is Ordered?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

News sources are quick to report on any update in the child custody battle between celebrity actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, who, in March, reportedly filed a child custody evaluation against Brad Pitt in order to start an investigation into potential abuse, parenting, and mental health issues before their children’s custody is decided… Read More »

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What Do I Do If My Spouse’s Divorce Attorney Sends Me A Deposition Notice?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

If you are going through a divorce, you may receive a notice of deposition from your spouse’s attorney. Lawyers take depositions in order to find out information that could be helpful to them for their case, as well as to gather statements made under oath that could be used against your interest, or that… Read More »

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Can My or My Spouse’s Hostility Affect Our Divorce? How?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

As attorneys who focus on helping our clients get through divorce as favorably as possible here in Florida, we see a wide variety of circumstances involved in peoples’ divorces;  circumstances that can bring out the very worst in people; often understandably. However, it is important to remember that, when it comes to divorce, it… Read More »

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Taking Control of Your Money Before, During, And After Divorce

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

There is no question that finances after divorce are a concern for a number of individuals who are considering going through it. Some may even be afraid to pursue divorce out of fear that they won’t be able to support themselves or their families afterward. However, a new study shows that most people feel… Read More »

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What Happens to Pets in Divorce Custody Battles?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

TIME magazine recently featured an important article on the prominent role pet custody proceedings now play in a number of divorces when couples have not spelled out what their intended arrangements are for their pets in pre- or postnuptial agreements. For a number of people, their pets have essentially become like their children, which… Read More »

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How Do I Protect Myself – And My Inheritance – During Divorce?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

Although divorce is common, it is far from streamlined. In fact, things can get complicated and ugly very quickly, necessitating that you take steps beforehand to ensure that you are protected during the process.  Below, we discuss the most important steps to take to ensure that the process goes as smoothly as possible for… Read More »

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What Types of Circumstances Warrant Considering a Postnuptial Agreement?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

As attorneys who counsel countless clients in divorce and family law here in Florida, we regularly speak with a number of clients who are interested in prenuptial agreements (prenup”), especially now that couples are often getting married later in life when they have each acquired assets in some cases. However, not enough people understand… Read More »

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How Does Alcohol Abuse Affect Parenting Plans in Florida?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

While the law around child custody (or “timesharing” in Florida) has changed significantly over the years to reflect a growing belief that a child benefits equally from spending time with both parents (specifically, that it is public policy for a child to have “frequent and continuing contact with both parents”), that does not mean… Read More »

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Are There Particular Coping Mechanisms for Getting Through the Holidays After Divorce?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

As attorneys who help countless families get through divorce here in Florida each year, we frequently discuss concerns that clients have about getting through the holidays, in particular, during and after divorce. One of the main concerns we specifically hear about from parents is what to do about old family traditions, and whether they… Read More »

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