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How Does Cohabitation Affect the Terms of a Divorce?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

The purpose of filing for divorce is to allow spouses to end the part of their lives as a couple and move forward on their own. In order to do so, many divorce decrees include terms for the distribution of property, child custody, child support, and alimony. However, once a former spouse moves on… Read More »

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Do I Need My Ex’s Permission to Take My Child on Vacation?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

One of the most commonly asked questions by a parent is whether they need their ex’s permission to take their child on vacation after a divorce. Like most issues that come up during and after a Florida divorce, the answer is that it depends. Where you want to take your child, for how long,… Read More »

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What are the Most Common Issues Argued in a Divorce?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Filing for divorce in Florida is often a lengthy and complicated process. Very few divorce cases are filed that are uncontested, meaning that there are no substantive issues to negotiate between spouses. Most Florida divorces are contested, which means that you and your spouse are in disagreement about one or more issues that must… Read More »

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When Can the Right to Alimony Be Waived?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

One of the biggest issues in a Florida divorce is often the question of alimony. However, did you know that a person can waive their right to spousal support? A person can waive their right to spousal support in certain situations, but whether you should incorporate this waiver can be a more complicated question… Read More »

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What is Temporary Alimony?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

If you and your spouse decide to file for divorce in Florida, one of the first requests that may be made divorce proceedings is a request for temporary alimony. Most people only think of spousal support payments being made after the divorce is final, but temporary alimony may be awarded to a spouse while… Read More »

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What is Permanent Alimony?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Permanent alimony is one of many different types of spousal support that can be ordered by the court in a Florida divorce. This is the most common type of alimony that spouses think of when they consider whether or not spousal support will be a part of their divorce, and it comes as a… Read More »

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What is Durational Alimony?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Despite federal changes to the tax code in recent years that make alimony less desirable for wealthier spouses, Florida law still allows for many different types of spousal support to be awarded during and after a divorce. Understanding the different types of alimony and how they might affect your overall divorce settlement is crucial… Read More »

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Separate Property in a Florida Divorce

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

One of the most important distinctions when distributing property in a Florida divorce is determining what property is separate and what is marital. The determination of marital and separate property can have a massive impact on your overall divorce settlement, and having an experienced Florida divorce attorney by your side can help ensure that… Read More »

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Alimony Changes Could Be Coming for Florida Divorce Cases in 2020

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Potential changes could be coming to Florida’s alimony laws after the January 2020 legislative session in the state. If you are considering filing for divorce next year, understanding how legislative changes may affect your divorce case are critical. If you would like to learn more about your legal options for a Florida divorce, call… Read More »

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Special Concerns for High Net Worth Divorces

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

All divorces can be tricky, but high net worth divorces can come with special concerns that only the most experienced Florida divorce attorney can handle. Failure to have an expert at the table with you during high net worth divorce negotiations can mean walking away with substantially less than you deserve. To learn more… Read More »

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