Monthly Archives: October 2014
Florida Fighting Same-Sex Divorce
In a month during which same-sex marriage rights significantly expanded to numerous new states, the Florida government still appears to be fighting any marriage equality progress in the Sunshine State. On October 6, 2014, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) announced it would not hear appeals of any lower court decisions regarding… Read More »
Does it Matter that My Spouse was Unfaithful?
Many divorces in Florida may stem from suspicions, allegations, or even open admissions of infidelity on the part of one or both spouses. Such adultery may very likely and understandably incite strong feelings of anger, betrayal, and other hurtful emotions. Victims of adultery may further wish to hold their spouse accountable for their actions… Read More »
What Happens when a Divorcing Couple Owns a Business?
When a couple divorces, Florida law requires that all of their marital property is divided equitably between them. Some types of assets and property are easier to divide than others. For example, liquid assets in bank accounts may simply be split between the spouses. However, other marital property, such as the family home, furniture,… Read More »
Social Media May Impact the Disposition of Your Florida Divorce
Marital issues or conflict can be emotionally troubling, and sometimes people tend to act out of character when having issues with their spouse or significant other. Individuals may engage in behavior in which they normally do not, such as going out with friends to bars or nightclubs or spending money irresponsibly. Often, these and… Read More »