Is Permanent Alimony really Permanent?

There has been much litigation in Florida about whether retiring is a material and significant change in circumstances to warrant a downward modification of permanent alimony. There is binding case law from the Florida Supreme Court that says that a payor spouse can...

P.E.A.C.E – the issues of Divorcing couples

The most common acronym we use is the divorce process is P-E-A-C-E. It is how divorce is arranged from most important to less important (not least important but just “less”). If the case cannot be settled by negotiation or by mediation, then the Court...

Pets and Divorce: Who Gets Custody of Fido?

I am a dog lover and found an interesting article that I wanted to share on my blog. I have had clients agonizing over which spouse was going to get the dog. It’s sad when both want the dog and fight like crazy over Fido (but working in Pet Rescue groups...