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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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Is There Anything I Need to Do After My Divorce Is Finalized?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

As attorneys who practice in divorce and family law here in Orlando, Winter Park, and surrounding areas of Florida, we frequently counsel clients on all of the many issues that affect actions you need to take and considerations you should have going into and through divorce—alimony, child support and custody, timesharing, property division, etc…. Read More »

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How Do I Make Sure I Stay On Top of My Investments During My Divorce?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

As attorneys dedicated to helping individuals successfully work through divorce, one common question that we receive is how to ensure that any financial fallout is minimized, especially for couples obtaining a divorce later in life–i.e. after the age of 50–when they have usually accumulated significant retirement assets. Below, we discuss several tips to consider… Read More »

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Are Some Couples Really Getting Divorced Just to Take Advantage of Certain Tax Benefits & Other Programs?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

A recent CNBC article addresses an important issue that has emerged today, and that is the consideration that a number of couples are considering getting a divorce simply in order to get by financially. This is known as a “strategic divorce,” and sometimes this is done because a couple feels like they are suffering… Read More »

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What Is the Best Way to Split Up Retirement Plan Assets in Divorce?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

For a number of Americans, retirement plan assets are a significant part of their financial future. This means that, in the event of a divorce, figuring out how to split up these plans in the form of property division can present a challenge. Most states–including Florida–treat retirement plans as marital property. Therefore, unless there… Read More »

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What Are the Most Common Telltale Signs That Divorce Might Be Inevitable?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

One of the first questions that therapists, counselors, and others who work in the field ask people who are considering getting a divorce is: What is your ultimate goal, and do you think divorce will get you there? Rarely is there one telltale sign that you should get a divorce; instead, there are usually… Read More »

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What Should I Specifically Prepare Before My Wedding in Order to Protect Myself?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

Given that, statistically speaking, 50 percent of all marriages end in divorce, in the same way that couples plan weddings and honeymoons, they should arguably put the same amount of effort and planning into not only preventing divorce, but in ensuring that they are protected if divorce comes about. This not only includes developing… Read More »

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What Is the Average Number of Years of Marriage Before Divorce, And Why?

By Greater Orlando Family Law |

With 50 percent of all marriages in America ending in divorce (and that’s just the first marriage: 60 percent of all second marriages and 73 percent of third marriages also end in divorce), a number of questions arise as to why this is the case and after how many years of marriage a couple… Read More »

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