Did you know divorce filings jump up by almost one-third after the holiday season? In the new year, the first Monday after the holidays is known as Divorce Day. On this day, many attorneys get bombarded with divorce emails. January, in general, has the most legal breakups than any other month. According to research done […]
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.
Are you getting a divorce in Florida? If so, you may wonder how alimony is determined. Who pays ? How much will it be? How do the courts figure out the amount? And so on. Well, alimony in Florida is basically determined by what the need is and the ability for the other party to […]
Mediation is a process in which a neutral third party helps a couple sort out and resolve issues in regards to their divorce. A mediator guides the couple through the list of decisions that are required for a divorce. This is a less stressful way of ending a marriage, especially if children are involved. In […]
When it comes to awarding alimony, there are several things the court must take into consideration. And, when it comes to awarding permanent alimony, one of the key issues centers on how long a couple has been married. In Banks v. Banks (Case No.2D 14-962), the Second District Court of Appeal in Tampa recently found […]