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Florida Supreme Court Upholds Validity of Prenuptial Agreement
Florida Supreme Court Upholds Validity of Prenuptial Agreement Fri, Sep 11, 2015 In an opinion released on September 10, 2015, the Florida Supreme Court ruled that the provisions of a prenuptial agreement were broad enough to waive a wife’s claim to any assets owned by husband at the time of the agreement or acquired in his name ... Read More

Parental Responsibility
Parental Responsibility Mon, Apr 27, 2015 Under the dissolution of marriage statute in the state of Florida, when the parties have minor children, one of the first matters that must be decided and made part of what is called the Parenting Plan, is parental responsibility for their children. Read More

Unmarried Parenting Plans
Unmarried Parenting Plans Mon, Apr 20, 2015 According to a recent poll cited in the New York Times, marriage is disappearing. More than 40 per cent of new mothers are unmarried. Many young adults find themselves drifting into parenthood unintentionally.  Read More

What About The House?
What About The House? Tue, Mar 17, 2015 One of the many difficult decisions divorcing couples face, involves what to do with the  their single most valuable marital asset- the marital home.  Read More

Are You Prepared to File for Divorce
Are You Prepared to File for Divorce Fri, Feb 27, 2015 According to leading legal research website, Westlaw, March is the peak month for divorce filings.  Divorce filings uptick in January and reach a crescendo in March. This phenomenon is no doubt related to new year’s resolutions and people’s commitmen... Read More

Modification
Modification Tue, Feb 10, 2015 Once your divorce or paternity action is final you may think you will never have to re-visit those issues again. The ink is dry on the Final Judgment! It has been filed with the clerk’s office! After all that time and trouble, everyone has adjusted t... Read More

Same-sex Marriage in Florida Opens the Door to Same-sex Divorce
Same-sex Marriage in Florida Opens the Door to Same-sex Divorce Tue, Jan 13, 2015 While hundreds of same-sex couples happily lined up this past Tuesday to get married after a federal judge ruled the state’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, Florida divorce lawyers readied their practices for more business. Read More

Will My Child Be Able to Testify in Court?
Will My Child Be Able to Testify in Court? Mon, Nov 24, 2014 We receive many questions about the age when a child may testify in court.  During a divorce proceeding- especially contentious ones- where the parenting plan is in dispute, the children wind up squarely in the middle.  Read More

Marriage and Divorce- It Isn’t That Easy In the Sunshine State
Marriage and Divorce- It Isn’t That Easy In the Sunshine State Mon, Oct 06, 2014 Over the last several months in Florida, there have been several interesting cases that have emerged in family court divisions around the state, which eventually will make its way to conclusions at the State’s Appellate Courts, and possibly the U.S. ... Read More

Cyberstalking
Cyberstalking Tue, Sep 23, 2014 Emotions may run high between partners or spouses during or in the aftermath of a divorce. The temptation to lash out at one another using Facebook or Twitter should be avoided. Unfortunately, statistics demonstrate that incidents of cyberstalking ar... Read More

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