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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

Modifying Child Support
Modifying Child Support Fri, Aug 15, 2014 A party who seeks to change in the amount of court ordered child support bears the burden of proving a substantial change in circumstances.  A substantial change in circumstances is defined as  significant, material, involuntary and permanent in natu... Read More

Same Sex Divorce Action Dismissed by Florida Judge
Same Sex Divorce Action Dismissed by Florida Judge Tue, Jul 29, 2014 A judge in Hillsborough County, Florida has refused to enter a divorce decree for a couple because the State constitution and its statutes do not recognize same-sex marriages. The same-sex couple was legally married in Massachusetts but now reside in... Read More

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