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What are the Steps in a Florida Divorce?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Filing for divorce can feel like an overwhelming and daunting task, but hiring an experienced Florida divorce attorney can help facilitate the process and protect your legal interests at every step. Depending on the specifics of your case, the divorce process may be longer or shorter than others, but a knowledgeable attorney can explain… Read More »

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Common Causes of a Divorce Appeal

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Navigating a divorce is never an easy process, and there may be times when the court must determine the outcome of an issue, such as property distribution, alimony, or child custody in a case when spouses cannot come to an agreement on their own. However, sometimes the court errs in their decision in a… Read More »

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Negotiation Tips for a Florida Divorce

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Once a petition for divorce is filed in Florida, the difficult task of negotiating a divorce settlement begins. Hiring an experienced divorce attorney like those at the law office of Blair H. Chan, III in Tampa Bay is your best chance at success, but there are also some negotiation tips that you can follow… Read More »

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What is Collaborative Paternity?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Establishing paternity is only the first step in creating a lasting relationship between a parent and child. Issues of custody, visitation, support, and more must all be discussed and negotiated between parents, and collaborative paternity services can help. An experienced Florida family law attorney like those at the law office of Blair H. Chan,… Read More »

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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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