Category Archives: Family Law, Marriage, Divorce & Custody

The Challenges of Child Custody Cases

By | August 9, 2016

Child custody cases can be difficult enough when both parents live in the same town. The creation of visitation schedules and custody arrangements must still be shaped around where the child goes to school, the work schedules of the parents, and transporting the child between them. 

How Can a Divorce Lawyer Help You Apart From Filing a Divorce?

By | August 9, 2016

More than 90 percent of people marry by the age of 50; however, about 40 to 50 percent of marriages end in a divorce in the United States. Statistics show that there is one divorce every 36 seconds in America – that’s huge!  That means that there are about 876,000 divorces a year.

Prenuptial Agreements; The Before Marriage Divorce Contract

By | August 4, 2016

A prenuptial agreement, also called a “pre-nup”, or “premarital agreement”, is an agreement made by couples planning to get married.  The pre-nup governs how issues such as dividing marital assets, and alimony will be dealt with if the marriage should end in a divorce. 

The Parenting Plan: How You and Your Spouse Provide Stability for Your Children After Your Divorce

By | August 3, 2016

Divorce is often a difficult situation, even more so if the couple has young children. For that reason, Florida custody laws place a high emphasis on doing what’s best for the children involved. As your Florida divorce attorney will probably explain to you, Florida uses a parenting plan to set the custody agreement. This plan is required in… Read More »

Warning Signs That Your Marriage Could Be On the Road to Divorce

By | July 29, 2016

Many people who have gone through the process of getting divorced in Florida can look back and point to numerous red flags that indicated that things weren’t on a positive trajectory.

Tips for Living Together Before Getting Married

By | July 28, 2016

Research shows that more Americans than ever are living with one another before they ever get married. Some of these couples will never get married at all. A recent nationwide study also indicates that a majority of individuals in the United States believe that cohabitation for unmarried adults is acceptable.

How is child support calculated in Florida?

By | July 27, 2016

Child support, either as a result of divorce or a dispute between unmarried parents, is a potentially complicated situation from the emotional, financial and family point of view. When the relationship between the parents is already strained, it can become an even more difficult and stressful process. Nevertheless, the parents and parties involved (including your Florida divorce or… Read More »

Does Working in a Certain Professions Increase Your Divorce Likelihood?

By | July 27, 2016

There are many different studies out there discussing the elements of your marriage that could contribute to a higher divorce rate, but one of the most recent studies shows that the career path you have chosen may have an influence, as well.

Domestic Violence – Can Marriage Counseling Really Help?

By | July 6, 2016

It seemed a bad marriage. When I look back to those days, all I feel is pain and frustration. The pain of being hurt, both physically and emotionally and the frustration of being powerless and playing the victim always. It was unbearable; the helplessness, being powerless in front of someone who simply humiliates your “being” and I was… Read More »

Disputing Paternity in California 

By | June 28, 2016

Paternity disputes are difficult and often emotional legal battles dealing with establishing fatherhood. Either spouse can dispute a child’s paternity for many reasons. If a parent feels the need to confirm that the person he or she assumes to be the father is actually the child’s biological father, that parent can order a paternity test. An experienced family… Read More »