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Will Divorcing Impact My Retirement Plans?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

When a marriage ends, it impacts all of your finances, including retirement investments. For many couples, their retirement accounts are their largest assets, which could include 401k plans, 403b accounts, and pensions. Even if you feel your retirement accounts are yours, because they are connected to your work history, the reality is that in… Read More »

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Divorce Cases And 2 Kinds Of Witnesses

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Divorce agreements are usually achieved through negotiation. When the two people exiting the marriage are able to create a path forward with the help of mediators and lawyers, the process will be faster and less expensive. That said, there are times when a divorce heads to court and witnesses are part of the process…. Read More »

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Is Divorce Becoming Less Common?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Determining if divorce is less common or not often depends on what figures and timeframe a person is comparing. It is popular for people to conversationally comment that half of marriages end in divorce but that is not necessarily true. While there was an increase in the divorce rate during the 1970s in the… Read More »

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5 Estate Plan Items To Review

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

When people are married, it is common to have estate plans set up with the other person listed as a beneficiary. But when the marriage ends, you will want to spend time reviewing and updating items. Because there are so many issues to address when navigating a divorce, estate planning often falls to the… Read More »

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Divorce And Hiring A Florida Family Attorney

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

A lot of issues surface when a couple is moving toward divorce, one of them is finances. For this reason, you may be wondering how much a family attorney can help you and if it is worth spending the money when you are concerned about how assets will be distributed. Before making a final… Read More »

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Can I Remain On My Ex-Spouse’s Health Insurance?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

While you can remain on your spouse’s insurance if you are not living together, you are not able to remain on their health plan once your divorce is finalized. This could mean that you remain on a policy during a separation but need to find new health insurance once you divorce, for example. Many… Read More »

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Is My Ex Allowed To Call During My Parenting Time?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Sharing parenting responsibility when you are separated or divorced can be stressful. There may be a lot of confusion connected to communication, possibly with parents calling or texting kids throughout their time at the other parent’s house. While there are situations in which a parent needs to reach out, if you feel the individual… Read More »

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Divorce And Debt Disagreements

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Money disputes are a common issue for married couples. According to one report, finances are a key arguing point in many marriages and nearly a third of adults report that money is a conflict in their union. So it stands to reason that many who are moving forward with a divorce find themselves fighting… Read More »

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Elements Of A Florida Parenting Plan

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

In the event of a divorce, Florida courts work to do what is best for the children. Ideally, the parents will be able to find an amicable resolution between the two of them, often with the help and support of their attorneys. Taking time and care to be sure custody agreements and parenting plans… Read More »

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Ways To Reduce Legal Fees When Divorcing

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

You may have heard divorce is expensive from people in your social circle, and it can be, but if you are worried about the financial impact of ending your marriage know there are things you can do to reduce legal fees. Staying organized, being honest with your attorney, and finding areas of agreement can… Read More »

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