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Why is January the Busiest Time for Divorces?

Family law attorneys throughout the United States understand that January is the busiest time for divorces. Once the holiday season is over, troubled couples typically want to get their lives ...
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Divorce & New Year's Resolutions

If you are experiencing divorce during this time of year, dealing with the holidays can be quite a challenge. But with the end of your marriage in site upon the new year, this is the perfect ...
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How to Create a Holiday Visitation Schedule

Creating a child visitation schedule takes time and effort, but it pays off. A reliable child custody schedule prevents any confusion between parents and children about visitation times and other ...
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What is Contempt?

When it comes to a divorce, there are cases where the circumstances of one or both parties have changed. Despite the existence of the modification process, sometimes an ex-spouse does not fulfill his ...
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Dealing with Divorce in Your 20's

Studies have shown that the younger a person marries, the more likely it is the marriage ends in divorce. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, 60% of marriages for couples between ...
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Why Couples Over 50 Are Divorcing

Evidence shows humans are living longer lives today than any other generation before. According to a recent census statistic, the average lifespan of a man is about 77 years, while women are living ...
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3 Things You Should Do Before Filing for a Divorce

Often couples considering divorce approach the process by making several of their decisions based on emotion. As experienced Ocala divorce attorneys, we have seen our fair share of acrimonious ...
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Retirement Plan Division in Florida Divorce

Division of martial property and assets accumulated during the course of the marriage is part of any divorce in Florida. Retirement accounts and pensions are also included in the division proceedings. ...
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Enforcing Child Support in Florida

When parents divorce, the noncustodial parent is ordered to pay money to the custodial parent in order to support their child or children. However, there are occasions where the noncustodial parent ...
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Collaborative Divorce Versus Mediation

When it comes to divorce, you do not have to choose the courtroom first to settle the matters. There are a variety of options that can help you settle your divorce matter and resolve any disputes, ...
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Advantages of Prenuptial Agreements

When a couple exchanges their vows and get married, they hope the union will last for eternity. However, roughly half of all marriages in the United States end in divorce. Due to the staggering ...
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Best Interests of the Child Factors in Florida

When divorcing parents enter court to determine child custody arrangements, judges in Florida will examine the best interests of the child in order to come to a decision. While the state law ...
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How to Enforce Court Orders

Is your ex is refusing to comply with the court orders? Whether you have had the terms of your divorce finalized in courts or have requested relief for a matter such as child support, your ex is bound ...
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Divorce Questions to Ask at the End of a Marriage

The importance of asking questions cannot be underestimated in life, especially when the questions are asked prior to undergoing divorce proceedings. Florida residents who prepare themselves by ...
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The Tax Consequences of Asset Division

Florida residents going through a divorce tend to be very concerned about the costs of asset division and how much of their property they will be able to keep. What many people do not talk about, ...
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Divorce with Children: Are there any benefits?

No Florida parent has likely ever gone through a divorce without worrying about the effects it might have on his or her children. Most assume that divorce will have extremely negative effects on the ...
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Can gut instincts predict a divorce?

According to researchers, pre-wedding instincts may be an indicator of a future divorce. A study featured in a scientific journal revealed that gut instincts just before a marriage may help predict ...
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Advice for Proper Etiquette inside Florida Divorce Court

Florida residents who are going through a divorce tend to have a lot of fears when it comes to appearing in court. The judge may be reviewing a party's credibility and perhaps trying to determine ...
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Florida Governor Says 2014 May Bring Alimony Reform

Florida alimony continues to be one of the most frequently amended laws in the states. One of the most contested portions is the fact that retroactivity means that some spouses are required to support ...
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The Positives of Equitable Distribution of Property in Florida

Splitting up with one's ex is rarely a walk in the park. After trying to make things work, unsuccessfully, some couples reach a point where it is necessary to start talking about the equitable ...
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Can Florida Divorces with Children Help Children?

Some couples will stay together even though it is clear that they should split up. There are a variety of reasons why a couple might stay married, but usually it is when children are involved that ...
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Details of Former Florida Congressman's Divorce

Celebrity divorces, like that of Joe Scarborough, happen with such frequency that they tend to pass us by in a blur. However, as much as the news media tends to fawn over such a divorce, it should be ...
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Florida State Rep. in Equitable Distribution of Property Lawsuit

Divorce comes with complex challenges emotionally, spiritually and financially. When it comes to the equitable distribution of property, a Florida divorce can take many different twists and turns. ...
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How Florida Parents Can Help Their Children Weather a Divorce

No one will ever say that divorce is easy. In fact, many well-meaning family and friends will say that their own divorce was the most trying experience they ever had to go through. However, if divorce ...
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Divorce Rate for Senior Citizens in Florida and Elsewhere Rising

For the first time in the history of the United States, more American citizens, aged 50 and older, report being divorced than being widowed. Furthermore, as baby boomers continue to live longer, it ...
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