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What is the Difference Between Regular And Simplified Dissolution of Marriage?

Since Florida is one of many states that allows no-fault divorce, you do not have to state grounds for divorce or prove your spouse did something wrong to obtain a divorce. Under Florida divorce law, you only have to state...

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Should I Retain My Own Lawyer When I Enter Into Divorce Mediation In Florida?

Divorce mediation is designed to engage an impartial third party (a mediator) to help you resolve contentious settlement issues through negotiation. Still, the fact that you are getting divorce indicates that some areas of contention exist between you and your...

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What is the Best Way to Handle Child Custody?

In child custody disputes, Florida family courts put the best interest of the child first. However, the courts cannot know your personal family situation the way you do. You and your spouse are in the best position to decide what...

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How Are Child Support Payments Determined?

Child support is a payment that is made on a regular basis in order to benefit a child after the dissolution of a marriage. The State of Florida expects that divorced parents will continue to be the primary source of...

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What Types of Alimony Can I Receive?

When a divorce becomes final, the joint income that once supported one household must now support two. High wage earners may fear they will be unfairly penalized by having to support their lower-earning spouse. Stay-at-home moms and dads and those...

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How Does Florida Handle Child Custody?

As of 2008, Florida child custody laws changed dramatically to reflect changes in modern society. Child custody is no longer automatically awarded to the mother. Mothers and fathers are now both considered to share responsibility for the needs of their...

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Can Grounds for Divorce Still Apply in A No-Fault State?

Prior to no-fault divorce, successfully ending a marriage often meant that parting spouses waged war on each other. The need to prove fault often caused spouses to blame each other for heinous wrongdoings that could damage their reputation or the...

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Will A Prenuptial Agreement Really Protect Me in the Event of Divorce?

Soon after the engagement ring goes on, some couples get down to the business of drafting a prenuptial agreement. The primary purpose of this agreement is to protect the assets and property each individual brings into the marriage, so they...

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Florida Legislature Decision Signals Time-Sharing Reform in Near Future

Florida already has some of the country’s toughest Child Custody laws. Once a divorce is finalized, Florida law dictates that one parent cannot deprive the other custody sharing parent of his or her rights. The Florida Legislature appears to be...

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Florida Legislature Decision Signals Alimony Reform in Near Future

Recent revisions to the alimony laws were vetoed by Florida Governor Rick Scott, despite overwhelming support in both houses of the state legislature. Family Law attorney, Joel H. Feldman of Boca-based firm Feldman & Schneiderman, P.L. believes, “This is only...

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