Category Archives: Family Law, Marriage, Divorce & Custody

Child Custody and Determining What’s Best for Your Child

By | February 28, 2017

What Is Child Custody? When two married people with children decide to get a divorce, child custody becomes an important legal issue. Child custody refers to the legal obligation of the parents or guardian to take care of, supervise, educate, and manage all aspects related to the well-being of a minor child. This is a responsibility which cannot… Read More »

The Challenge of Early Intervention in Domestic Violence Case

By | February 27, 2017

Legal experts would agree that instances of domestic violence have declined in the past ten years, while anti-stalking laws and other provisions have moved to protect victims by increasing repercussions for all acts of domestic violence. This is a step in the right direction, but by no means has it provided a solution to significantly reduce violence in… Read More »

Transmutation, or How Can Your Separate Property Become Marital Property?

By | October 17, 2016

One of the biggest aspects of a divorce, especially if the divorcing couple has accumulated plenty of property during the marriage or if they came into the marriage with lots of personal belongings, is how that property will be divided in the divorce process. Losing property that was yours before the marriage is particularly difficult to take and… Read More »

What Are the Different Ways for Property to Be Divided in a Divorce?

By | October 17, 2016

One of the perks of living in a country that is divided into a handful of independent states, like the United States, is that the individual states have the ability to try out different sets of laws to see which ones work better than others for their own state’s citizens. In this way, the United States government lets… Read More »

Air Force Divorce 101: Rights and Benefits of Civilian Ex-Spouses

By | October 4, 2016

Divorce can be a confusing and complex ordeal for air force couples. Legally, a service member who is getting a divorce is no different than a civilian, so you have to follow the same procedure as a civilian couple when filing for a divorce. However, there are unique legal issues which may apply as a result of military… Read More »

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.