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Category Archives: Divorce

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How Much Does a Divorce Cost in Orlando, Florida?

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Prior to filing for divorce, nearly everyone wonders how much the entire process would cost. Determining how much your divorce would cost in Orlando, Florida, is tricky because many factors influence the total cost of your divorce. Those factors include: Attorney fees; Each spouse’s willingness to compromise; The number of contested issues; and Whether… Read More »

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3 Ways to Divide Marital Business in a Florida Divorce

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If you and your spouse co-own or operate a business together, dividing what could be your most valuable asset can be a complicated, time-consuming, and costly experience during a divorce in Florida. When a marital business is involved in a divorce, the divorcing couples must not only properly evaluate the business but also agree… Read More »

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Florida Divorce: What if You Cannot Find Your Spouse to Serve the Divorce Papers?

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When beginning any legal process, including a divorce case, one party must file a petition, and then the other party must be served with the papers. But what happens if the responding party cannot be found or located? Does your inability to locate your spouse, let alone serve the legal documents, prevent you from… Read More »

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Does It Matter Who Files for Florida Divorce First?

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Sometimes, when both spouses are considering initiating a divorce, it may seem as if they are competing in who files for divorce first. But does it even matter who files first in Florida? Can you get the upper hand by being the “petitioner,” also known as the first party to initiate the process? Why… Read More »

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5 Ways COVID-19 Pandemic Impacts Divorce Cases in Florida

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The COVID-19 pandemic has had a tremendous impact on Floridians and other people across the nation. Business closures left many people with no means to earn a living, while court closures affected Floridians’ ability to start the divorce process during the coronavirus crisis. If you are one of those with a pending divorce case… Read More »

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If I Am a First Responder Helping Sick Patients, Could I Have My Children Taken Away?

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The initial first few weeks of school closures due to the coronavirus pandemic created significant confusion for divorced parents trying to figure out how their parenting plans and time-sharing schedules worked in the face of a pandemic. While some states like Florida stayed quiet in terms of providing guidance, other states such as Texas… Read More »

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

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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?

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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?

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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?

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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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