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Florida's Alimony Reform Bill Update
Florida's Alimony Reform Bill Update Mon, Jun 20, 2022 On June 17, 2022, the ‘Alimony Reform Bill’ that passed both chambers of the Florida legislature this past legislative session, was sent to Florida Governor DeSantis’ office for review. The Governor has until the end of this month to approve the bi... Read More

Do I Need Other Professional Help?
Do I Need Other Professional Help? Wed, May 25, 2022 The goal of every good divorce lawyer is a final judgment dissolving the marriage, with the least financial and emotional impact for her client. No two divorces are exactly alike as each divorcing couple presents with a different set of facts. Read More

Part 2: Child Support: Other Factors to Consider
Part 2: Child Support: Other Factors to Consider Fri, May 13, 2022 After utilizing the statutory guidelines to calculate an amount of child support, there are several other factors that the court may consider before ordering a final amount. Every case is different and it is important to have an informed litigator to... Read More
By MaryCatherine Crock

Part 1: Child Support: How is it calculated?
Part 1: Child Support: How is it calculated? Tue, Apr 26, 2022 Child support is, often, one of the most integral portions of a dissolution or paternity matter. The court is able to determine and order both temporary and permanent child support. As a result, it is important to know what is considered in determini... Read More
By MaryCatherine Crock

Can you call off your divorce once you start it?
Can you call off your divorce once you start it? Thu, Jun 03, 2021 The short answer is yes. There are many reasons why couples  start divorce proceedings and many reasons why they change their minds and decide to give the marriage a second or even third chance.  A good divorce lawyer honors and supports those decisi... Read More

4 Key Considerations for Co-Parenting This Summer
4 Key Considerations for Co-Parenting This Summer Mon, Jul 27, 2020 Many co-parents are familiar with the questions raised by the summertime—like where your child will spend their break from school, who will care for them while you or your co-parent is at work, and many more. Now, COVID-19 is bringing even more quest... Read More

Should I start my divorce during the COVID crisis?
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?
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?
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
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

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