Category Archives: Divorce
Is There Anything That I Can Do To Speed Up My Divorce?
Are you ready to file for a divorce in Florida? It is normal to feel stressed out and uneasy. You may just want to get the process behind you as soon as you possibly can. This raises an important question: Can I speed up the divorce process in Florida? The short answer is “yes”—assuming… Read More »
Military Divorce In Florida: Four Things To Know About The Uniformed Services Former Spouses’ Protection Act (USFSPA)
Divorce is difficult. For military members and their spouses, a divorce can be especially challenging. While the law and the process is broadly similar, there are some unique rules and regulations that could affect your rights. A federal law called the Uniformed Services Former Spouses’ Protection Act (USFSPA) may impact your case. Here, our… Read More »
Six Tips To Prepare You For The Divorce Talk With Your Children
Divorce and separation are part of life for many people. The Pew Research Center cites data showing that only half of American children live with both of their parents. For the parents, a divorce or separation can be stressful and overwhelming. One of the most challenging aspects can be breaking the news to your… Read More »
Mediation Did Not Work In My Florida Divorce: What Comes Next?
Ending a marriage is hard. You and your spouse may agree that a divorce is the best option, but untangling your lives will still be an emotional, financial, and logistical challenge. Mediation is a popular option for divorcing couples because it emphasizes cooperative problem-solving. Of course, a mediation session for a divorce does not… Read More »
Gray Divorces Are On The Rise—Special Considerations Older Couples Should Be Aware Of
A divorce can happen at any time during a marriage. While the divorce rate nationwide is falling, a greater share of older couples are getting divorce. According to a recent report from Psychology Today, the number of gray divorces in the United States have more than doubled since the 1990s. Specifically, the report notes… Read More »
Five Things That You Might Not Know About Divorce In Florida
Are you preparing for a divorce in Florida? If so, it is normal to feel anxious and intimidated by the prospect. Not only are there many complex legal and financial considerations, but the emotions in a divorce case can run high. There are many misconceptions about the divorce process. In this article, our Clearwater… Read More »
Divorce In Florida: What To Know About Parent Education And Family Stabilization Classes
Getting divorced is hard—especially so for parents who share young children. In Florida, there are specialized rules and procedures in place that are designed to help make the divorce process easier on children and families. Parents with minor children are actually required to complete an online class known as Parent Education and Family Stabilization… Read More »
How Are Family Bills Handled While A Divorce Is Pending In Florida?
Getting divorced is never easier. Among other things, spouses need to untangle their finances. To make matters even more challenging, the divorce process can be slow. It can take months (or longer) for a divorce to be finalized. This raises an important question: How are the family bills handled while a divorce is pending?… Read More »
Is There A Difference Between A Dissolution Of Marriage And A Divorce In Florida?
Are you preparing to end your marriage in Florida? If so, you may hear a lot of terms thrown around, including divorce, dissolution of marriage, and annulment. There is no technical difference between a divorce and a dissolution—though an annulment is a separate thing that may be available in a very limited number of… Read More »
Four Reasons Why Divorce Mediation Can Be A Useful Tool For Separating Parents
Are you a parent of a young child preparing for a divorce in Florida? If so, it is normal to feel stressed out by the process. Divorce is emotionally and logistically complicated. For parents, divorce mediation can be a useful tool to help them resolve their issues in a reasonable, low conflict manner with… Read More »