Monthly Archives: April 2023
How Long After Mediation Will It Take To Finalize My Divorce?
The answer to this question depends on the specific facts of a family’s case. In some instances, for example, mediation may not be successful, in which case, its resolution won’t result in the finalization of a divorce. Instead, the parties will need to move forward with litigation, which could take months or even years…. Read More »
What Is Marital Property?
When it comes to divorce in Florida, there are specific laws that govern what does and does not qualify as marital property. This is an important distinction because under state law, it is only marital assets and not separate property that must be divided equitably upon divorce. Read on to learn more about what… Read More »
Don’t Overlook These Provisions When Drafting Your Parenting Plan
Parenting plans must contain time-sharing schedules, as well as details about how two parents will make important decisions about their child’s healthcare, education, religion, and general upbringing. It can be easy, however, when drafting these agreements to overlook certain provisions. One of the best ways to ensure that this doesn’t happen to you is… Read More »
Tips For Sharing Custody
One of the biggest issues that divorcing couples (who share children) face is determining what their custody arrangement will look like. If both parents want to share custody 50/50 then they’ll need to work together to come up with a workable arrangement. We’ve included a few tips that can help make this process easier… Read More »
Do You Have Questions About Establishing Paternity In Florida?
Paternity laws vary from state to state, which can make it difficult for parents to get a handle on the answers to paternity-related questions. To help, we’ve included answers to a few of the most common questions about paternity law in Florida. Is Having a Father’s Name on a Child’s Birth Certificate Sufficient to… Read More »
A Few Questions To Ask When Deciding The Fate Of The Marital Home During Divorce
There are a lot of different things that couples need to discuss when they decide to file for divorce, one of which is who (if anyone) will remain in the marital home. While putting a home up for sale and dividing the equity often proves to be the best choice for divorcing couples, there… Read More »
Signs That Your Child Might Be Struggling With Your Divorce
Divorce is never easy, especially when children are involved. It’s natural for kids to feel confused, sad, or even angry when they find out that their family is changing, but some behaviors could indicate that they’re having a harder time coping than expected. We’ve listed a few red flags to keep an eye out… Read More »
Dividing A 401(k) Account During Divorce
Splitting up marital assets often proves to be one of the most difficult aspects of divorce, especially when the nature of those assets is complex. For example, 401(k) accounts are often held by only a single spouse, but could still be subject to division upon finalization of their divorce. Fortunately, there are a number… Read More »