Common Causes of Divorce

It’s a sad fact that half of all marriages end in divorce. Being married to someone can present many challenges, and not all couples are strong enough to deal with those challenges. With that being said, let’s take a closer look at some of the most common causes of divorce.   Frequent Arguing   Having […]

Estate Planning after a Divorce

Once you have finalized your divorce, one of the last things you probably want to think about is your death. However, after your divorce has been completed, you should be thinking about how to plan your estate. Most likely you will have documents listing your property, assets, and debts from the divorce so it is […]

Divisions of Family Law

Family Law revolves around legal concerns with familial relationships. Divorce, custody and child support are all popular areas for family law attorneys to work in, if not specialize in. Others specialize in emancipation, adoption, paternity and other matters that do not necessarily relate to divorce. State laws shape most of family law and until recently, […]

Which Divorced Parent Will Manage a Child’s Personal Injury Settlement?

If a minor child wins a personal injury settlement from an accident, then the parents are usually given control of the award money until the child reaches a certain age. If the parents of the child are divorced, the matter becomes a bit more complicated. Which Parent Manages the Money?   The parent who was […]

Reasons to Request Child Custody Modification

The child custody arrangement the judge granted months ago might not be working for you anymore. The good news is that you have the option of asking the judge for a modification. Here are some of the common reasons parents request child custody modification: The Child is In Danger One of the most common reasons […]

Protecting Your Estate from Your Adult Child’s Divorce

Part of the “American dream” is to work hard, save your money, and have enough leftover when you die so that you can leave your children some type of inheritance. These assets can be in the form of money, stocks, bonds, real estate, and more. But the one thing parents do not want to happen […]

Can a Criminal Conviction Affect Parental Visitation Rights?

When a parent is convicted of a crime, their child custody or parental visitation rights may be affected. The decision dictating a parent’s visitation rights is not black or white. Especially after a criminal conviction, the court will likely review the case and other related factors to determine whether to make changes or not. Child […]

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“Liking” a Social Media Post Can Result in Jail for Florida Ex-Spouses

“Liking” a Social Media Post Can Result in Jail for Florida Ex-Spouses It is becoming increasingly clear that the law has difficulties reacting to the rapidly-changing social media landscape. This is true for every legal practice area, and recent news reveals that Florida family law is no exception. Florida Ex-Spouse Held in Criminal Contempt for […]

Can I Check My Spouse’s Credit During Divorce?

Can I Check My Spouse’s Credit During Divorce? For many Florida couples, marriage involves sharing finances and, perhaps, even creating a shared credit history. In fact, simply buying a car or a house with a spouse typically means that the couple now has a shared credit history. If spouses with a shared credit history begin […]

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How Does Child Support Get Calculated?

Custody agreements follow a couple’s decision to divorce when they have children. Sometimes it is an easy process, especially if the couple already has a custody plan in mind. The goal of custody agreements are to make the entire process, including child support and visitation as easy as possible for everyone involved. However, some families […]