Talk of a prenuptial agreement, or “prenup”, can be a very touchy subject with a significant other. Often when one party has a substantial amount of money more than his or her partner, this topic is brought up. It is worth the conversation. Some people find prenups insulting and unromantic, while others think just think […]
The divorce process usually is not a simple or cheap one, even if is handled outside the courts in an amicable manner. But, there are things people can do to make the process a better, less expensive, and less difficult one. Here at Barkus Law, we wanted to share some inside tips, advice, and thoughts […]
Legal services and representation aren’t known to be cheap; unfortunately, many people cannot afford these services and are unable (or do not want to) pay large, upfront retainers. For this reason, I offer limited representation services, also known as “unbundled” legal services. Unlike some firms and service plans available out there, I do not […]
There are a lot of online divorce, low cost divorce and flat fee divorce options available. Because of this, many people believe that they can handle their divorce or family law matter without an attorney. Some divorces are as simple as filling out family law forms, which are available online in Broward and other counties. […]
South Florida divorce mediator Lori Barkus helps couples settle their divorce without hiring lawyers. The divorce mediation process costs less than hiring a family law attorney. Divorce mediation can be a more affordable, less emotionally charged way to divorce.
Most families consider their pet as a part of the family. When it comes time in your divorce to decide who gets Fido, how is that determined? You may wonder how the courts will make that decision. In Florida, your pet is considered property. So, let’s say that you and your spouse divide everything up […]