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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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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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