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…

More often than not, a divorce involves in battle for custody of kids, battle for property, child support and alimony. Alimony is the amount the spouse with a higher income pays to the other spouse. Usually, when the divorce is consensual, the judge may approve one spouse’s request for alimony based on the couple’s financials….

In Florida, it is mandatory that a spouse who has a lower income or is unemployed is awarded alimony to continue living in his/her same standard of living post divorce. The state provides for six types of alimony, classified as: permanent, bridge-the-gap, durational, temporary, rehabilitative, and lump sum. An alimony is determined based on factors…

Alimony is one of the things that divorced couples rarely agree upon. While you may believe that you have a right to receive alimony, your ex-spouse may not. When you are getting a divorce, alimony is one the most important things you should learn about. It is a court ordered financial assistance that one spouse…

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 a major role.

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 as quickly and painlessly as possible….

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