What to Do if Your Spouse Won’t Sign Divorce Papers

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When filing for divorce, it is common for you and your ex-spouse to disagree. However, an outright refusal to sign divorce paperwork or participate in proceedings can make the process even more stressful. Whether your spouse refuses to sign because he or she holds out hope that the relationship can be repaired or is trying […]

Wills & Trusts: What You Need to Know

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Wills and trusts are tools commonly used in estate planning. Wills and trusts help you distribute your possessions and assets to your family, friends, and other beneficiaries after you pass away. However, wills and trusts operate differently and serve different purposes. Learn more about the differences, benefits, and disadvantages of wills and trusts below. Wills […]

Relocating with Children After a Divorce

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It is natural to consider relocating following a divorce. A new place can provide a refreshing outlook on life and allow you to move on. However, relocation following a divorce is not as simple as packing up and leaving, especially when children are involved. Below, we discuss the various requirements regarding relocating with children after […]

How to Modify Child Support in Florida

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Child support is one of the most significant issues co-parents face. As your children grow and family dynamics change, you may find that your current child support plan needs to be updated after the initial judgment is finalized. Any child support order can be modified by either parent, whether you are paying child support or […]

Understanding Property Division During a Divorce

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Property division is one of the most stressful and complicated parts of filing for divorce. Couples acquire many assets and debts before and during the marriage, so it can be challenging to figure out how to divide them. Seeking the counsel of a Florida divorce attorney will help ensure assets are divided fairly and in […]

What is Probate?

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Probate is required to have the court legal transfer title of assets from the decedent to his or her beneficiaries. It is the legal process of dividing an estate after someone passes away. How the estate is divided depends on various factors, such as whether the decedent had a valid will or assets with listed […]

When Should You File a Civil Contempt Motion?

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When divorce is filed in Florida, each ex-spouse must follow specific terms and conditions. However, when one party fails to comply with the requirements in the divorce ruling, you may need to take them to court to have them comply by filing a civil contempt motion. Here’s what you need to know about contempt motion […]

What is Alimony?

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If a couple divorces or separates, one partner may have to pay the other alimony. Alimony is financial assistance that one spouse pays to the other to help maintain their standard of living after a divorce. Learn about alimony and how it works below.   What is Alimony?  Alimony, also known as spousal support or maintenance, […]

Which Custody Arrangement is Best for Your Family?

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Florida does not use the term “custody” in family matters because the presumption is that the parties will engage in shared parenting.  The parties must try to agree upon a Parenting Plan to define who takes care of children after a divorce. Parenting Plans specify each parent’s right to the minimum amount of time they […]

What is a non-compete agreement?

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The inclusion of non-compete clauses in employment contracts is on the rise. Many business owners include this clause in various work agreements, whether between executives, employees, freelancers, or contractors. The elements and enforceability of non-compete contracts are often misunderstood, and vague language or language that does not conform to the statute’s requirements can prevent it […]