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Appealing a Florida Alimony Order

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Florida alimony orders are typically determined by a number of factors by the court when a couple cannot agree to terms on their own. Spousal support determinations are fairly subjective, and it is easy for a judge to order too much or too little in alimony payments based on a simple miscalculation or misapplication… Read More »

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Bad Influences Can Alter Child Custody

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

After a marriage ends, both spouses move on with their own separate lives. This also usually entails seeing new people and forming new relationships. In situations where parents share custody of minor children after a divorce, who you or your former spouse engages with can have an impact on child custody. At the law… Read More »

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Enforcing Florida Alimony Orders

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Oftentimes, one of the most contentious issues in a Florida divorce is the matter of spousal support, also known as alimony. Alimony is payment from one spouse to another that assists with maintaining a standard of living and with transitioning to financial independence during and after the divorce. However, sometimes a spouse refuses to… Read More »

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How to Manage a High Conflict Divorce

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Not all divorce cases are easy, and in many situations a divorce can be downright ugly between spouses. High conflict divorces in Florida are never ideal, but there are ways to manage the situation in order to minimize the contact and contention between spouses and other loved ones. At our office, our highly dedicated… Read More »

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What to Do if You Suspect a Spouse is Hiding Assets

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

In some marriages, one spouse may handle all the financial dealings for the household, enter the marriage with substantially more wealth, or have complex financial assets that hold the bulk of the wealth for the family. When couples in these situations decide to divorce, one spouse may attempt to hide assets from the other… Read More »

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What To Look for in a Florida Divorce Attorney

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Making the decision to end a marriage is one of the biggest choices of your adult life, and you need the right Florida divorce attorney by your side to help you through this often stressful and difficult process. Do you know what you should look for when determining which divorce lawyer is right for… Read More »

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The Effect of Adultery on a Florida Divorce

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Florida is a no-fault divorce state, which means that a spouse does not have to claim any grounds for filing for divorce other than the fact that the marriage is irretrievably broken. However, that does not mean that the reasons behind a divorce do not affect the divorce settlement. If one spouse engaged in… Read More »

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Situations When You May Want a Prenuptial Agreement

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Prenuptial agreements have gotten a bad reputation from how they are portrayed in television and movies, but this type of agreement can be incredibly beneficial to couples prior to a wedding. There are many situations when a prenuptial agreement can provide peace of mind to each spouse and their loved ones before getting married…. Read More »

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How are Military Pensions Divided in a Divorce?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Like many other professions, military servicemembers are receive a retirement pension as one of the benefits of their service. If a servicemember gets divorced in Florida, their spouse may be entitled to a portion, or all, of their retirement benefits. At the law office of Blair H. Chan, III in Tampa Bay, we have… Read More »

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Appealing a Child Custody or Visitation Order

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Court decisions regarding child custody and visitation permanently affect a parent’s relationship with their child, and sometimes the court does not always come to the correct conclusions on these issues. If you believe that a mistake was made by the court when determining child custody in your case, you may have the option to… Read More »

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