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My spouse says her lawyer told her ..... communication with your spouse before, during and after the divorce
My spouse says her lawyer told her ..... communication with your spouse before, during and after the divorce Mon, Mar 27, 2017 More often than not  divorce will put you at odds with a person who knows you well enough to push your buttons.  Your spouse knows exactly what upsets you-whether it is forgetting the children's schedule or overspending  or ruining your favorite holi... Read More

Alimony Reform in Florida Brewing Again in Legislature
Alimony Reform in Florida Brewing Again in Legislature Fri, Mar 03, 2017 Bills have been filed in both the Florida House and Senate to again attempt to “reform” Florida’s alimony laws. Florida lawmakers twice sent reform legislation to Governor Rick Scott who vetoed both efforts in 2014 and 2016. The 2014 veto was due to ... Read More

Who gets the Family Dog in a Florida Divorce?
Who gets the Family Dog in a Florida Divorce? Mon, Feb 06, 2017 Divorce can be acrimonious. Spouses often wrestle over who gets the family home, the timeshare in the Keys or even the big screen TV. But, what about the family dog or cat?  If the parties are going to split custody of the kids, then why not share th... Read More

What Is A Diversion And Am I Eligible
What Is A Diversion And Am I Eligible Fri, Jan 20, 2017 One of the first things I look at when I am retained to represent someone in a criminal case is whether they are eligible for what is referred to as a Diversion.  This can mean different things in different jurisdictions, but what I am referring to i... Read More

Things to NOT Do If You Are Arrested:
Things to NOT Do If You Are Arrested: Mon, Jan 09, 2017 It is very important to realize that if you are arrested for any crime, it can be tempting to do certain things due to being scared, upset, and confused about the situation.  When I am speaking with someone after they have been arrested (or if they h... Read More

Recent Court Case Rejects Husband’s Adultery Claim
Recent Court Case Rejects Husband’s Adultery Claim Tue, Nov 01, 2016 In an opinion issued on September 16, 2016, the Fifth District Court of Appeal rejected a husband’s claim that he should not be required to pay alimony due to his wife’s adulterous behavior. The Appellate Court, based in Daytona Beach, Florida, reaso... Read More

The storm may have passed, but who is going to pay for the damage?
The storm may have passed, but who is going to pay for the damage? Mon, Oct 17, 2016 The greater Daytona Beach area is a beautiful place to live and that is in large part due to its numerous trees.  Although a large number of individuals were fortunate enough not to have sustained extreme property damage due to Hurricane Matthew, man... Read More

Can I still get a divorce if my soon-to-be Ex has declared bankruptcy?
Can I still get a divorce if my soon-to-be Ex has declared bankruptcy? Thu, Oct 13, 2016 Most people know if a party opposite you in litigation files for bankruptcy it would normally mean the litigation needs to cease at least until the bankruptcy case is over and possibly forever. A divorce proceeding creates some special exceptions to ... Read More

Supportive Relationships in Florida and Effect on Alimony
Supportive Relationships in Florida and Effect on Alimony Wed, Oct 12, 2016 The family law courts in our state over the last several years have been seeing a larger number of what is called 'Supportive Relationship' cases. When a spouse in a divorce case is awarded spousal support or alimony, the payment award is usually ter... Read More

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Retirement Accounts in Florida Divorce Cases
Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Retirement Accounts in Florida Divorce Cases Tue, Aug 16, 2016 1. Is my retirement account a marital asset? Answer: Any contributions to a retirement account during marriage together with the increased value of those contributions due to market gains are considered a marital asset. The fact that the account is j... Read More

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