Monthly Archives: February 2023
Understanding The Romeo And Juliet Law In Florida
As with every other state in the nation, Florida has very clear laws about sexual relationships and consent. When individuals break these laws they may be charged with a sex crime and if convicted, will face serious consequences. One potential penalty is being placed on the sex offender registry. While the law is strict,… Read More »
How Are Gifts Divided During Divorce In Florida?
The division of property is always one of the most complex issues in any divorce case. Under the equitable distribution laws in Florida, marital assets are divided in a fair, but not necessarily equal, manner. One of the most challenging aspects of property division is determining which assets and liabilities are considered marital, and… Read More »
The Pros And Potential Drawbacks Of Adopting A Stepchild In Florida
Adopting a stepchild can be a blessing for the entire family. Blended families are very common in Florida and many stepparents consider making the relationship with their stepchildren official. Adoption is always a very big step, and one that takes careful consideration. It is easy to get caught up in the idea of legally… Read More »
Frequently Asked Questions About Alimony In Florida
Alimony is always a contentious aspect of divorce, and it is also highly misunderstood. Also known as spousal support, alimony is not always awarded in divorce. Contrary to what many people think, it is also not only women who receive alimony. If you are going through a divorce and want to ask for support,… Read More »
Filing For Divorce In Florida? Avoid These Mistakes
Making the decision to divorce is overwhelming. Even if you expect your divorce to proceed fairly amicably, you will still find the process emotionally and financially difficult. The challenge of the divorce process can lead many people to make some mistakes that hurt themselves, and their legal case. Below, our Tampa divorce attorney and… Read More »
Can You Avoid Alimony In Florida If Your Spouse Committed Adultery?
Adultery is a very common reason for divorce. All divorces in Florida are considered no-fault and so, adultery is not usually considered by the family courts when they are granting a dissolution of marriage. However, adultery by one party can have an impact on certain aspects of a divorce case, such as the division… Read More »
Tips On Healing From Financial Abuse
Financial abuse is a common tactic used by abusers to gain power and control in a relationship. It may not appear harmful at first, but overtime as the abuser realizes the power they have, they’ll often increase their abusive behavior. It may be difficult to realize when financial abuse has taken place, especially if… Read More »