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What Type of Alimony is Right for Your Divorce?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Alimony, sometimes called spousal support, may be granted to either spouse in a divorce based on the less wealthy spouse’s need and the wealthier spouse’s ability to pay. The purpose of alimony is to help the lesser earning spouse maintain their current lifestyle while they transition into becoming financial independent after the divorce. Alimony… Read More »

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What are the Best Interests of the Child?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Couples trying to navigate a divorce is difficult enough, but when minor children are involved the situation can get much more complex very quickly. If a couple cannot agree on aspects of their divorce settlement like child custody, visitation, or child support the court will make the determinations based on the best interests of… Read More »

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When is Alimony Terminated in a Florida Divorce?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

In many cases of divorce where the couple has been married for a number of years or where one spouse makes a significantly higher income than the other, the family court will order or the couple will agree to the payment of alimony from one spouse to the other during and after the divorce…. Read More »

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Florida Prenuptial Agreements

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

When most people think about prenuptial, or premarital, agreements they think of the television stereotype: the older, wealthier husband forcing his new, younger wife to sign away her rights in the event of divorce. However, prenuptial agreements can be incredibly beneficial to couples who would like to determine their own financial futures in case… Read More »

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Do You Qualify for an Uncontested Divorce?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Most couples expect that a divorce will be a long and contentious process, but for certain couples the process of divorce can be fairly straightforward, fast, and happen with minimal argument between spouses. Some couples filing for divorce in Florida qualify for an uncontested divorce, which streamlines the process because the couple agrees on… Read More »

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