Unfortunately, not all marriages are destined to last. In the beginning, no one imagines themselves getting a divorce, or having a short marriage; they think they will beat all the odds. But sadly, some of the marriages come to an end for different reasons. Issues and disagreements are normal in any relationship, but there are […]
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 […]
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 […]