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How Are Timeshares Divided During A Florida Divorce?
Under Florida’s equitable distribution laws, marital property is divided fairly, which does not necessarily mean equally, during the divorce process. Marital property includes any assets or debts a couple acquired together during their marriage. Many couples own timeshares together and these properties are also typically considered marital property. Even when the property was obtained… Read More »
What is a Florida Military Divorce?
The decision to divorce is never easy and it may be even more difficult when one or both spouses are members of the military service. Divorce can be stressful and confusing, but it is may be especially complicated for members of the military. There are a number of concerns and considerations that can make… Read More »
What is Marital vs. Separate Property In Florida?
During a divorce, property is divided according to the equitable distribution laws of the state. Under these laws, a couple’s assets are divided fairly, which does not always necessarily mean equally. Only marital property is divided during divorce and while that seems like a fairly straightforward concept, it can quickly become complicated. Below, one… Read More »
How Can You Protect Your Business During Divorce In Florida?
As a business owner, you have spent years building a successful company. If you are getting a divorce, you may think you will lose it and even just the thought is devastating. You are proud of your business, and it provides an income that has supported your family. You likely hope it will continue… Read More »
What Are ‘Time Sharing’ And ‘Parental Responsibility’ Under Florida Law?
The term ‘child custody’ is one that most people are familiar with because historically, this was the term used in the Florida Statutes and in the family courts throughout the state. Today, though, these terms have been replaced by the terms ‘time sharing’ and ‘parental responsibility’ and that comes as a surprise to some… Read More »
What are Signs of a Toxic Marriage in Florida?
Some married couples are simply unhappy, or one spouse falls out of love with another. In other instances, though, one spouse is toxic and the other is in a very unhealthy situation. People who have a toxic spouse are always treated unfairly and in some cases, even cruelly. Still, it is not always possible… Read More »
Four Common Defenses To Criminal Charges In Florida
Being charged with a crime is a very scary experience. You may worry that you will have to spend time in jail, and are likely concerned about whether a permanent criminal record will keep you from finding employment, housing, and possibly even academic opportunities. Although these concerns are understandable, it is important not to… Read More »
Can I Record My Spouse During A Florida Divorce?
If you are going through contentious divorce proceedings, you may become very frustrated when your spouse acts civilly and politely every time they appear in front of a judge. Once you are outside of the courtroom, though, they may become a completely different person. They may yell at you or even threaten violence. If… Read More »
What Are Common Defenses In Florida DUI Cases?
Being pulled over and formally charged with driving under the influence (DUI) is a very scary experience. You may immediately start worrying about your future, and whether you will have to serve jail time or have a criminal record follow you around for the rest of your life. Although the situation may seem hopeless… Read More »
Will Mediation Work In My Florida Divorce?
If you are thinking about divorcing your spouse, you may envision a long, costly, and stressful courtroom battle. Fortunately, while litigation is sometimes necessary to resolve the terms of divorce, this is not usually the case. Mediation is an option that is becoming more popular today. During mediation, two spouses meet with a third… Read More »