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Legal Separation Doesn’t Exist in Florida – But You Can Still Get One
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Category: Divorce | Separation

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If you want to legally leave your spouse, there are generally three possible options available to you – divorce, annulment, and separation. Most states recognize all of these in some way, shape, or form, and offer the ability to make them legally binding.
 
Unfortunately, that is not the case with separation in our state. For some reason, the powers that be in Florida have never seen fit to formally… Read More [+]


How to Negotiate a Fair Alimony Settlement with Your Spouse
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Category: Alimony | Family Law

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Divorce is a painful and often traumatic experience. While some divorces can start and finish in the span of a few months, others drag on for years. Why? Money. Assets. Custody battles.
 
If you are preparing to file for divorce, or are even just considering the possibility of ending your marriage, it’s time to think about what you are looking for out of a settlement. One of the… Read More [+]


Florida Divorce: Who Gets the Family Pets?
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Category: Divorce | Pet Custody

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Your divorce has not been what anyone would call “fun.” You’ve divided bank accounts, stocks, and retirement accounts. Sold the house and split the profits. Laid claim to cars. Bickered over tchotchkes and artwork you’re not even sure you want. Thank goodness the court has clear rules and guidelines covering timesharing for children, or that battle might still be going on as well.
 
There is one thing left to… Read More [+]


What’s the Difference between a Divorce and an Annulment in Florida?
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Category: Annulment | Divorce

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You hear about it all the time in the news and gossip columns. So-and-so celebrity who got married just a few weeks – or days – ago is already breaking up with their spouse. Are they getting a divorce? Nope. An annulment.
 
What exactly is an annulment though? How is it different than a divorce? What are the benefits? The drawbacks? Can anyone get one in Florida?
 
Below,… Read More [+]


Florida Dads: Don’t Be Afraid Divorce Will Keep You from Your Kids
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Divorce can be a scary process, especially for parents. One of the top conflicts that comes with divorcing your spouse is the issue of time sharing, or who gets to have custody of your children. We’ve all seen movies and news stories where one parent is not able to see their children… and often, this parent is the father.
 
If you are a father who is thinking about… Read More [+]