Get finances in order before the divorce

If you are going through or preparing to go through a divorce, you likely know that money plays a big role in the “uncoupling finances” process. There are joint bank accounts to consider, joint credit cards, the marital home and other fiances you may own jointly. How long you were married likely will impact just how […]

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Second alimony reform bill filed

Florida Senator Kelli Stargel has joined her legislative colleague Representative Colleen Burton in filing a bill designed to change the state’s alimony reform laws. As I wrote on Tuesday, Burton’s bill ( HB 943 ) goes a long way toward changing the current system, while at the same time appeasing those who have been against […]

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Florida lawmaker files alimony reform legislation

Florida Representative Colleen Burton has fired the first salvo in this year’s attempts to change the state’s alimony laws. In filing HB 943 on Monday, the Lakeland Republican will be working with Republican Senator Kelli Stargel toward passage of this year’s alimony reform legislation. The bill goes a long way toward changing the current system while […]

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Preparing for life after divorce

Before you got married, you may have had a good handle on all of your finances. You knew what your car payment was, how much you paid for rent, utilities, what you spent on food and all of your other living expenses. But after you were married, perhaps you let your family’s financials fall under […]

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Debunking Divorce Myths

There are numerous misconceptions when it comes to divorce. Often, situations that could be resolved fairly amicably become highly contested because one of the parties is operating under the mistaken belief that the myth is actually the reality. Below are three of the most common misconceptions. UNLESS I HAVE CUSTODY, I WILL ONLY SEE MY […]

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