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Paul Rice on PlanStrongerTV™ - "An Overview of Divorce"
Paul Rice on PlanStrongerTV™ - "An Overview of Divorce" Tue, Jan 02, 2018 PlanStrongerTV™ Episode 125, hosted by David Holland, CPA, CFP®, with Guest Paul Rice, Esq . "An Overview of Divorce" Read More

Collaborative Divorce and Family Law Practice
Collaborative Divorce and Family Law Practice Wed, Oct 04, 2017 The Florida legislature recently passed legislation and the Supreme Court implemented new rules governing collaborative practice in family law. Read More

Why Should I Pay for an Initial Divorce Consultation if Other Attorneys Offer Them for Free?
Why Should I Pay for an Initial Divorce Consultation if Other Attorneys Offer Them for Free? Fri, Sep 22, 2017 The old adage that “you get what you pay for” is never more true than in the legal field.  And, while I’m on old adages, don’t forget that Abraham Lincoln is credited with saying that “a lawyer’s time and advice are his stock in trade.” In other word... Read More

Court Orders Incarcerated Parent to Pay Child Support
Court Orders Incarcerated Parent to Pay Child Support Mon, Jun 12, 2017 A Florida District of Appeal Court recently upheld a trial court’s final judgment of dissolution of marriage requiring the husband, who was in prison, to pay child support. The trial court evidently imputed income to the incarcerated parent based upo... Read More

Financial Focus- Time to get organized
Financial Focus- Time to get organized Fri, May 12, 2017 Once you decide to get a divorce, the work of organizing your finances should begin in earnest. Both the organized and disorganized alike will be required to gather up financial documents. Read More

Florida Alimony Reform Appears Dead for 2017
Florida Alimony Reform Appears Dead for 2017 Thu, Apr 06, 2017 Despite consensus between the Florida Bar’s Family Law Section and alimony reform advocates, it’s unlikely that Florida’s alimony laws will be overhauled this year. The Florida legislature twice sent reform legislation to Governor Rick Scott, who vet... Read More

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

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

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

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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