Is Mediation Right for Me?

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 […]

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ALIMONY BILL SUPPORTERS AND OPPONENTS SQUARE OFF IN FLORIDA CAPITOL

As more than 100 of them crammed the waiting room and hallway of Gov. Rick Scott‘s office on Tuesday, advocates and opponents of this year’s alimony overhaul bill had a hollering battle over the contentious legislation. The opponents, led by Florida National Organization for Women lobbyist Barbara DeVane, scheduled a meeting with Scott’s staff at 11 a.m. to […]

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Prenuptial Agreements Done Right

With Valentine’s Day approaching, many are thinking of marriages and, for those marrying later in life or not for the first time, prenuptial agreements as well. Although not romantic, prenuptial agreements, or “prenups” make sense for those who are coming into a marriage with property or money and also children whom they would like to […]

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Changes in divorce law coming?

SB 250 filed to change the way divorce law and divorces are handled in Florida courts State Senator Tom Lee has filed a bill (SB 250) to amend Florida divorce law which rules on alimony and child custody. To be considered in the 2016 regular session, the bill – 41 pages in length – would change the […]

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