Should I start my divorce during the COVID crisis?
Tue, Jun 02, 2020
Our courts may be closed to foot traffic for the time being, but the health crisis has forced us to handle cases in new ways. Normal divorce practice involves the use of electronic filing for pleadings and email exchange of documents between the pa... Read More
What are the Benefits of Filing First in a Divorce?
Thu, Apr 30, 2020
During a consultation, prospective clients often ask if there are any advantages to being the first one to file for divorce. Many people worry that filing first will lead the judge to believe that the filing spouse is the one “destroying” the marriag... Read More
Job Loss and Support Obligations - What Do I Do?
Wed, Apr 08, 2020
If you have lost your job as a result of the COVID-19 downturn, you may be eligible for a temporary abatement or a permanent modification of your child support or spousal support obligation. The key is to request such a modification before it comes ... Read More
Timeshares and Divorce
Thu, Mar 26, 2020
Many people across the nation and the world enjoy timeshares. This is where you partly own a property in another locale where you can spend time, usually at least once a year, and for a set period of time. But what happens to the timeshare when you a... Read More
Who Pays for College After a Florida Divorce?
Wed, Feb 26, 2020
Often times, spouses going through a divorce want to make sure their children’s college expenses will be paid for by one or both parents. However, Florida law regarding a parent’s duty to pay for their child’s college education may surprise you. Read More
By Paul E. Rice III
Divorce Without Court
Mon, Feb 24, 2020
When your marriage is in trouble, the first thing to do is consult a marriage counselor or individual therapist. Engage in a few sessions to see if you can get strategies to resolve the issues between you. Many times, unhappy marriages are a symptom ... Read More
How Cryptocurrency Complicates Dissolution of Marriage
Thu, Feb 06, 2020
All assets of a marriage are reviewed during a dissolution of marriage, including digital funds, as part of what is referred to as equitable distribution. Though not necessarily new, cryptocurrency has seen massive interest in recent years. You may ... Read More
What You Should Know About 'Legal Separation' in Florida
Mon, Dec 30, 2019
Separation from your spouse can be a confusing and emotionally-charged time. You may have heard that legal separation does not exist in Florida. That's not entirely true. While there is not a procedure to file for Legal Separation from your spouse in... Read More