Every year, hundreds of thousands of couples split due to infidelity. A notable Gallup poll revealed that just three in ten spouses would forgive their partner for cheating; most view adultery as cause for divorce. Cheating may spark numerous divorces, but its implications for the actual dissolution process may be limited. For example, adultery may…

When spouses are seeking separation, alimony plays a critical role in ensuring that the spouse with lower financial resources receives the support they need. Alimony is a mechanism that provides for a spouse with the higher financial capability to support their former partner until such a time when the partner can achieve a lifestyle close…

One of the hottest issues that surround divorce in Northwest Florida is alimony. If you’re undergoing divorce in Panama City, Destin, Fort Walton Beach and other surrounding areas, you may be liable to pay or receive alimony. Indeed, these payments (made as a lump sum or monthly) are primarily meant to assist a spouse who…

Legal tips for North Florida residents If your marriage is dissolving, you will need a divorce lawyer to help with the legal aspects. A divorce is often a very personal and sensitive affair, so hiring a lawyer you don’t know can be unsettling. If you find a good attorney, however, you can reach a settlement…

Legal tips for Northwest Florida residents The advantages of using a divorce attorney to represent you may differ with the type of divorce case at hand. This is because the role of attorneys is very small in uncontested divorce cases. If the divorce is contested by the other party, however, the divorce attorney will play…

Pop culture and television shows alone have helped portray the divorce process as a feisty and combative ordeal that is something akin to bloodsport. While it is certainly true that some divorces are contentious and must be taken to court for differences to be resolved, it is also true that plenty of Florida divorces can…

In many military divorces, child support and alimony (also known as spousal support) are two of the most contentious areas where couples find it difficult to agree. You need a Florida divorce attorney who understands child support and spousal support laws to protect your interests and the interests of your children. Child Support Considerations in Military…

While Florida law governs much of the military divorce process, there are federal and statutory guidelines that may also apply to your Florida military divorce. Here is a general overview of the unique rights and benefits afforded to servicemembers and their spouses in a military divorce. Servicemembers Civil Relief Act When a servicemember is away on…

When there are legitimate reasons to suspect that bad things may happen to good people if a given bill is enacted, it is usually a good idea to nix the bill. Where alimony in the state of Florida is concerned, Florida lawmakers are thinking otherwise. Controversy Surrounds Alimony Overhaul Bill In November of 2015, the…

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