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The Right Way to Tell Your Spouse You Want a Divorce
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Category: Divorce

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The road to divorce is a long one, littered with tough decisions, sensitive conversations, and paperwork.
 
One of the first and most challenging steps in divorce is revealing your decision to your partner. Telling your spouse you want a divorce may be an emotional, scary, and exhausting experience, and the task should be approached with sensitivity and forethought.
 
If you are ready to discuss divorce with your husband… Read More [+]


4 Reasons to Choose Independent Adoption Over Agency Adoption
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Category: Adoption

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If you and your spouse can’t have biological children but still want to experience parenthood, your thoughts may have turned to adoption. Unless you have friends or family members who have gone through the process in Florida though, you might have a narrow view on what adopting a child looks like. You might, for example, believe that adoption starts and ends with contacting an adoption agency.
 
However, you don’t… Read More [+]


Florida Child Custody: No, You Can’t Just Take Your Kid
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Category: Child Custody

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As a parent, being separated from your child can be a very difficult time, especially if you don’t have custody of that child.
 
Last month, Alan Green picked up his 5-year-old daughter Alexandria from her grandparents’ house in Dunnellon. Alexandria’s grandparents are her legal guardians and Green was getting his daughter for a planned two-hour visit.
 
However, when Green didn’t return with Alexandria at the appointed time, authorities… Read More [+]


“Donative Intent” and Other Family Law Terms for Floridians
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Entering into a family law case can be confusing, whether you are signing a prenup, getting a divorce, or distributing marital property. There are lots of complex legal processes and strange terms that you need to understand if you don’t want to make a rash decision based on misinformation.
 
Let’s look at divorce cases and how property can be distributed specifically. While most divorce cases can be finalized within… Read More [+]


How Does Leaving Florida Affect Divorce Proceedings?
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Category: Divorce | Uncategorized

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After a divorce, it is normal to want to move far away from your ex. If you are leaving your home, you may want to relocate to another county – or even another state.
 
Unfortunately, the divorce process can take many months, and having shared assets or children can make the process very complicated. What are your options? Can you move during divorce proceedings? Can you take your children?… Read More [+]