The decision to get a divorce is a incredibly difficult one to make. Unfortunately, it is not always a mutual decision. While you may see the writing on the wall, your spouse may not feel the same way. When you finally work up the courage to tell your spouse you want a divorce, only to have them tell you they do not want to get one and will not agree to one, that can be incredibly frustrating.
Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements have become incredibly common. Both are preemptive ways of specifying what happens to property and assets in the event spouses divorce. While most prenups and postnups are created out of mutual respect between the parties, there are some circumstances in which they are they are not created in a manner that is fair to both parties. In these situations, courts will sometimes invalidate the prenup or postnup out of concern for the well-being of the spouse who was placed at a significant disadvantage when they signed the document. What are these circumstances, and what should you know before getting a prenup or postnup?
Many of our clients worry that divorce will not only take an emotional toll upon them but will also take a financial toll. While everyone seems to know someone who struggled financially after their divorce, the truth is that divorce does not mean financial ruin. Having a skilled and experienced divorce attorney by your side through the process is the best way for you to navigate divorce-related finances and ensure that you end up with the best settlement once your divorce is finalized. Read on to learn more about the financial aspects of divorce.
Most people think that divorce happens only in young couples. However, “silver divorces” are incredibly common, especially in a state like Florida that has a large senior citizen population. Divorced is complicated for any couple, however it can be particularly tricky for senior citizens. One of the trickiest problems divorcing senior citizens face is how to determine spousal support and divide their assets.
If you’ve made the decision to seek a divorce, you probably have plenty of questions. One that our Florida divorce clients often ask us is whether there are legal consequences to moving out of their marital home before their divorce is finalized. Once one partner files for a divorce, it is common for at least one partner to want to leave the marital home to mitigate further conflict or for their emotional or mental health. However, leaving the marital home is a decision that should be undertaken only after you have carefully considered its potential implications upon your divorce.
If you are interested in seeking or are currently seeking a divorce, you have probably fantasized about your post-divorce life. You likely have a vision for your home, things you will do with your children, and things you will do to improve your quality of life. While most people seeking a divorce have an idea of what their new life will look like, they usually have no idea what their life looks like while they are waiting for their divorce to be finalized? Who gets the house? Who has custody of the children? Read on to learn more about these and other important questions.
Divorce is emotionally, mentally, financially, and sometimes physically difficult. No one gets a divorce because their marriage has gone the way they expected it to, and it can be hard to see your divorce as anything but a failure. However, there are plenty of reasons you should reframe the way you think about your divorce! Read on to learn why a divorce is anything but a failure.