Who Gets the Pets After a Divorce?

August 20th, 2015

Pets are increasingly being treated as a part of the family, which can cause a dispute over custody of the pets when a couple divorces. If you and your spouse have cats, dogs, or other animals and you are ending your … Continue reading

Can You Get Alimony While You Go Back to School?

August 17th, 2015

If a couple divorces and one spouse makes more money than the other spouse, alimony or spousal support may be appropriate. Essentially, alimony means the higher-earning spouse with a greater income has to pay maintenance to the lower-earner so that … Continue reading

Can You Move Your Kids Out of State After a Divorce?

July 28th, 2015

When you divorce, you may want a fresh start, and this could mean moving to a new place. If you have kids, however, it becomes very complicated to pick up and leave your home. You may be able to relocate … Continue reading

Can You Get Sole Custody Of Your Kids?

July 21st, 2015

If you are separating or divorcing and you have children, your first priority is probably making sure you get to raise your kids the way you want. In some cases, you may wish to prevent the other parent from having … Continue reading

Can You Argue Against Your Prenup Applying?

July 14th, 2015

If you have signed a prenuptial agreement and you do not want it to apply in your divorce, it may be possible for you to contest the prenup. However, you need to have a solid legal argument for why the … Continue reading

Are You Entitled to Alimony?

July 7th, 2015

Spousal support or alimony is intended to ensure that one spouse does not experience significant financial hardship and a decline in quality of life after a divorce. A higher-earning spouse may be ordered to pay temporary alimony or even permanent alimony … Continue reading

Why You Should Try to Avoid a Litigated Divorce

June 20th, 2015

Divorce is always going to be a stressful process, but it is far less stressful when you can work out the issues associated with ending your marriage on your own. If you and your spouse are not able to agree … Continue reading

Getting Divorced Doesn’t Mean You’ve Failed as a Parent

June 3rd, 2015

Divorce is never easy, but for married couples who have children, the decision to end a marriage is especially tough. Everyone knows that divorce can be really tough on kids of all ages, and for parents, watching their kids go … Continue reading

Can Illness Lead to Divorce?

April 21st, 2015

When couples exchange their wedding vows, one of the things they typically promise to do is to love and care for each other “in sickness and in health.” The notion that two people will be there for one another in … Continue reading

3 Important Steps for Protecting Your Marriage

April 7th, 2015

Because this blog is devoted to Florida divorce law, we tend to only focus on the divorce process, the laws surrounding it, the fallout from divorce, and so on. But today, let’s change the conversation to something a bit more … Continue reading