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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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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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The Lies Florida Residents Believe About Divorce

While it may be challenging to see it this way, especially when you are in the throws of an extremely difficult divorce, our friends are not always giving us the best advice. In one respect, the ...
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Could 'Wedleases' Make Divorce Easier in Florida?

Divorce and all the pain that comes with it is not a reality that anyone wishes to Face. However, many Florida residents see no other option when differences are irreconcilable. It may be a difference ...
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Florida Activists Fight to Reform State Alimony Laws

When we think of alimony payments, we generally think of ex-husbands who must pay for the living expenses of their ex-wives. However, it is not uncommon for alimony to work the other way around in the ...
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How to Talk to Your Kids About Your Florida Divorce

Florida parents who divorce have a different set of priorities than couples who do not share children, or whose kids have already grown up and moved on to their own adult lives. Young children will ...
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Media Mogul Murdoch Files for Divorce from Wife After 14 years

Back in 1999, media mogul Rupert Murdoch married his third wife, Wendi Deng. Now, just a short 14 years later, he has filed for divorce. It may not come as a surprise to anyone in Florida that the ...
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Florida Alimony Reform May Not End With the Governor's Veto

Divorce and alimony payments have been the source of quite a bit of debate in Florida this year due to a Senate bill reforming the system. The main goal of the bill was to reform Florida alimony ...
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Child Custody Battle Ends: Florida Boys Returned to Grandparents

Child custody proceedings are often referred to as "battles" when they are really just disagreements between two parties. Unfortunately, there are extreme cases when child custody ...
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Mother Withdraws Paternity Suit Against Michael Jordan

Even Florida residents that aren't sports fans may have heard about the recent lawsuit filed against Michael Jordan. A woman filed a paternity suit against Jordan alleging that he was the father ...
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Divorce in Florida Centers Around Husband's Lotto Winnings

Winning the lottery is usually a once in a lifetime occurrence. When this happens, most married people will be overjoyed to share their good fortune with their spouse and family. However, one husband ...
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NFL Legend Troy Aikman Pays Ex-Wife $1.75M as Part of Divorce Settlement

Often times in Florida divorces, one spouse is required to pay the other spouse a certain amount of money as part of a divorce settlement, whether in a lump sum or in payments. A recent news article ...
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Will Organizational Skills Help in a Florida Divorce?

As Florida residents are well aware, divorce causes a number of emotions to creep up. Some days will be better than other days. However, these powerful feelings can impair one's judgment, possibly ...
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Emotions and Divorce

Too often when client's are first handling the throws of divorce or separation, the emotions involved run very high. There is an old adage that says criminal lawyers see bad people at their best ...
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Living Together vs. Being Married: Does It Make a Difference?

I often hear people tell me, we lived together for 10 years before we got married, although we've only been married for 5 years. They go on to tell me that they've bought property, made ...
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