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
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
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
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!
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