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Warning Signs Of Divorce

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

While some divorce cases blindside a spouse, in most cases there are signs that a divorce is impending for a couple. Identifying the warning signs of a divorce gives a couple the opportunity to either address their issues and attempt to fix it or prepare accordingly for a divorce. At the law office of… Read More »

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Fathers’ Rights In Florida

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Being a father is one of the biggest joys and biggest responsibilities of a person’s life. Having a father in a child’s life is beneficial to everyone in the family, but a father’s rights are not always guaranteed, especially if the parents are not married when the child is born. If you wish to… Read More »

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Can I Get An Annulment In Florida?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

When most couples decide to end their marriage in Florida, they file for divorce. However, in certain circumstances a spouse may be able to claim that the marriage was void or voidable and get an annulment instead. There are very particular rules and laws surrounding annulment in Florida, which is why you should always… Read More »

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How To Value A Business In A Divorce

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

For many couples, owning a business can cause substantial strain on a relationship, and if a couple decides to file for divorce the business is often one of the most substantial assets that must be split between spouses. Determining the proper value of a business is critical, and there are a few methods available… Read More »

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How To Prepare Your Child For Divorce

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Navigating a divorce is difficult on spouses, but this significant life change can also be extremely difficult for any children involved, as well. Preparing a child for divorce can go a long way in helping them adjust to their new living situation as well as minimize issues during and after the divorce. For help… Read More »

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Appealing A Property Distribution Order

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Florida is an equitable distribution state for divorce, which means that property must be split equitably, but not necessarily equally between spouses. This provides substantial leeway for a judge to determine who should get what if the couple cannot agree to property division terms on their own, but sometimes the court errs in their… Read More »

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Protection Provided By A Restraining Order During A Divorce

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Filing for divorce is a difficult experience, but it can also be a frightening one if the spouse filing for divorce is also a victim of domestic abuse. A restraining order, or injunction for protection, can provide a spouse with safety while a divorce is ongoing, and the law office of Blair H. Chan,… Read More »

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Dealing With Military Divorce While Deployed

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Being deployed in the military comes with many challenges, and a person’s world can be completely turned on its head when they are also served with divorce papers while on deployment. The emotional and logistical hardships can feel overwhelming, but there are laws to protect your interests and attorneys who can help you navigate… Read More »

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The Uniform Interstate Family Support Act

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Determining issues like child support in a Florida divorce are rarely easy, but these issues can become even more complex when one parent moves out of state. Thankfully, the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA) allows for courts to enforce out-of -state child support orders to ensure that the child is properly supported regardless… Read More »

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How to Financially Prepare for a Florida Divorce

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Filing for divorce in Florida can be a scary and stressful experience, but there are steps that you can take prior to submitting the petition that can prepare you financially for the next steps in your future. At the law office of Blair H. Chan, III in Tampa Bay our team of dedicated legal… Read More »

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