Divorce and Family Law Blog

What Are Postnuptial Agreements?

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Everyone has heard of a prenuptial agreement. A recent survey found that attorneys have seen an increase over the past three years in the total number of clients who are seeking prenuptial agreements. Not everyone has heard of a postnuptial agreement, however. Postnuptial agreements may be a good option for couples after they marry, for a variety of reasons. This post will provide information about postnuptial agreements, Read More

Steer Clear of Online Divorce Services

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The divorce rate in the United States is close to fifty percent, meaning there is a significant demand for legal services to help couples separate. In recent years, web-based service providers have begun competing with in-person divorce services, with the aim of allowing divorcing couples to create and file their own divorce paperwork. While these websites claim to offer an affordable alternative to utilizing the services of an attorney, couples in search of divorce should be wary of utilizing online divorce services. Read More

What Happens if a Former Spouse Breaches the Divorce Agreement?

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While many expect to move on with their lives once a divorce decree is entered, one spouse (or both) may fail to follow the terms of the final divorce agreement. A judgment or decree issued by the family court is legally binding, however, which means that either party’s failure to abide by the terms of the divorce agreement is unlawful. In this situation, it takes a skilled divorce attorney to help explore all the enforcement options. If your ex-violated such an agreement, there are several options available to you. Read More

In Focus: Business Valuations During a Divorce

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As many can attest, going through a divorce is never easy, and the process can become more challenging when one or both spouses owns or operates a closely-held business or professional practice. It is worth noting that business interests are considered marital property subject to the rules of equitable distribution in Florida. When it comes to determining the business valuation, therefore, it is crucial to enlist the services of an attorney adept at resolving property divisions in a divorce. Read More

In Focus: Divorce Preparedness

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Going through a divorce is a complicated process, with important decisions to make and details to iron out, particularly regarding your personal and financial future. Ultimately, it takes a skilled divorce attorney to help you navigate the legal system and protect your interests. In the meantime, this article is designed to help you get organized. Read More

In Focus: Hidden Assets in a Divorce

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As many can attest, going through a divorce is complicated and can become more difficult if the proceedings become contentious. At times, disputes over spousal maintenance and child support may arise. In some cases, particularly in high asset divorces, spouses may try to hide assets from each other or the court. Not only do such tactics add to the acrimony, concealing assets during a divorce is unlawful. Read More