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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

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

Florida Divorce Procedure
Florida Divorce Procedure Tue, Aug 09, 2016 In Florida, the legal term for a divorce is “dissolution of marriage.” The two simple requirements to dissolve a marriage are: 1) one party must be a Florida resident for more than six months prior to filing and 2) one party must allege under oath th... Read More

Debt Which Husband Obtained by Forging Wife’s Name was Declared His Non-Marital Debt
Debt Which Husband Obtained by Forging Wife’s Name was Declared His Non-Marital Debt Wed, Jul 06, 2016 The husband in a Florida divorce action versus Brevard County forged his wife’s name on a home equity line of credit (HELOC) to cover his obligation to invest $100,000.00 in a start up bank, where he sat on the board of directors. The wife later lear... Read More

How to Choose the Best Divorce Lawyer in Daytona Beach or Volusia County
How to Choose the Best Divorce Lawyer in Daytona Beach or Volusia County Thu, Jan 28, 2016 Choosing a lawyer these days is much different than it used to be. Back in the day, communities were smaller and there were less lawyers from which to choose. Most people in town knew the names of the best lawyers or knew who to ask to find the names... Read More

Does Adultery Affect a Divorce in Florida
Does Adultery Affect a Divorce in Florida Wed, Oct 28, 2015 As a divorce attorney with over 30 years of experience, I can tell you first hand that marital infidelity is the number one cause for the breakup of marriages. While a researcher might say my evidence is anecdotal, client after client appears for the... Read More

Let's Talk About That Mortgage!
Let's Talk About That Mortgage! Mon, Jul 06, 2015 Equitable distribution is a mouthful that describes the division of the parties' marital assets and liabilities during a divorce. We divorce lawyers aim to protect our clients' assets. We also help divide up what has been accumulated during the marri... Read More

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