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Clearwater Divorce: Required Financial Disclosures

By Gale H. Moore |

Are you considering getting a divorce in Clearwater, Florida? If so, you need to be ready for all of the challenges that you are likely to face. For many couples, finances become the single most contentious issue that is at stake in their divorce case. To come to a clear resolution of any financial… Read More »

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Florida Divorce: What You Need to Know About Tax Planning

By Gale H. Moore |

When getting divorced, there are many complex issues that you will need to resolve. Along the way, many things can get overlooked. Indeed, one thing that gets overlooked by many divorcing couples: Taxes. Your divorce could potentially have significant tax ramifications. As such, you need to be fully prepared for the process. To ensure… Read More »

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The Florida Collaborative Law Process Act: Explained

By Gale H. Moore |

Are you considering getting a divorce in Clearwater, Florida? If so, you may be feeling stressed out and overwhelmed by the process, and worried about how your impending separation could impact your family. After all, we think of divorce as a long, contentious process that leaves everyone with hurt feelings. Fortunately, however, it does… Read More »

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Pets and Divorce in Florida

By Gale H. Moore |

Many families have beloved pets. Indeed, according to data collected and published by the Insurance Information Institute (III), nearly 70 percent of all American households currently own at least one pet. Whether it is a cat, a dog or a something other type of creature, for many, their pets have become true members of… Read More »

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Florida Divorce: Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs) Explained

By Gale H. Moore |

Going through a divorce is never easy. Beyond the intense emotional aspects getting separated, untangling finances can also be extraordinarily challenging for many couples. This is particularly true for high-asset divorcing couples. Often high net-worth couples own many different types of complex property or assets that can be difficult to divide. One of the… Read More »

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Does a New Relationship Affect Alimony in Florida?

By Gale H. Moore |

Ultimately, the purpose of alimony is to provide necessary financial support to the receiving spouse. As such, a former spouse’s new relationship can, but will not always, provide good cause to seek the modification of an alimony award. If you can prove that your former partner’s financial needs have changed, alimony modification may be… Read More »

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Florida Family Law: What You Need to Know About Parenting Plans

By Gale H. Moore |

While going through a divorce is never easy for a family, it is particularly challenging when young children are involved. To try to help ease the transition for families in this position, Chapter 61 of the Florida Statutes requires that splitting parents create an official court-approved parenting plan. A parenting plan, also sometimes referred… Read More »

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We Are Getting a Divorce in Florida, What Happens to Our House?

By Gale H. Moore |

Dividing up the marital property is never an easy task for divorcing couples. This is particularly true when it comes to dealing with the family home. Not only is your house filled with deep emotions and priceless memories, but it is also likely the most valuable asset you own. Additionally, unlike a bank account,… Read More »

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Florida Divorce: Could Your Spouse Be Entitled to Your Professional Practice?

By Gale H. Moore |

Beyond disputes regarding children, the division of assets is usually the most hotly contested issue in a divorce case. This is especially true when a divorce involves either high-end assets or particularly complex assets. There are few assets more complex than a professional practice. Many divorcing professionals worry that their spouse could have claim… Read More »

How Does Collaborative Divorce Differ From Divorce Mediation?

By Gale H. Moore |

Many divorcing Florida couples have questions about the differences between collaborative divorce and mediation. This is understandable as both are non-adversarial processes, voluntary and highlight compromise along with finding mutually agreeable solutions. That being said, they are not interchangeable. A collaborative divorce proceeding is an entirely distinct legal process. Further, for many Florida couples,… Read More »

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