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The 19 Factors Florida Uses in Deciding Time-Sharing
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One of the most difficult things that divorcing or separating couples with children have to face is determining child custody, known here in Florida as time-sharing. It is often an emotional issue for kids and parents alike, but ultimately the most important consideration is what’s in the best interest of the child.
 
How is this determined, though?
 
Our courts consider 19 factors that help to evaluate… Read More [+]


Beat the “Trump Divorce” – Finalize Florida Proceedings This Year
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Changes in tax law under the Trump administration are likely to affect all of us in many ways. One of the more surprising ways, however, is divorce.
 
How so? Because the new tax law includes a provision that gets rid of the tax break divorcees currently receive for paying alimony. The change is expected to make divorcing couples less generous when negotiating alimony.
 
In fact, a poll… Read More [+]


Don’t Be Scared to Get a Divorce: How People Move On
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If you’re thinking about getting a divorce, but you’re afraid you won’t be able to rebuild your life afterward, you aren’t alone. It’s quite common for people who are considering divorce to worry that life might be harder if they end up going through with it.
 
However, while you should absolutely think hard before taking that step, you also can’t allow your fear to prevent you from getting… Read More [+]


Family Law App Attempts to Demystify Florida Legal Matters
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A new mobile app for Floridians is attempting to smooth out legal processes for low-income families. The idea is to improve access to necessary forms and instructions, while also offering additional helpful features designed to streamline the process and make family law matters easier for people to handle.
 
Is it really all it’s cracked up to be, though? Below, we’re going to go over what’s in the app –… Read More [+]


How Florida Couples Tell Parents They’re Getting a Divorce
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You’ve probably seen lots of advice out there on how to tell your children about your divorce. Which makes sense. If you have kids with your spouse, they’re the ones who are going to be the most directly impacted by your decision to divorce.
 
Kids, however, aren’t the only ones who will be affected by your divorce. To some degree or other, your new reality mean changes for… Read More [+]