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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What is a Facebook Divorce?

A Facebook divorce is a term that refers to the role that social media plays in separations, divorces, and even child custody cases. Facebook divorce is how it is referenced, but all other social media sites are included in the term. If you participate in social media, your whereabouts, history, and actions are all publicized […]

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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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Co-parenting Tips for Halloween!

The month of October starts a string of end of year family holidays including: Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas Eve, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and New Year’s Eve, amongst many other special days and celebrations. Due to divorce, all of the days you miss with your children, regardless of age or occasion, test the relationship and communication you […]

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What Ashley Madison hackers can teach us about adultery and divorce

Last week Ashley Madison, the website that is marketed as an online dating service for “discreet encounters” and “extramarital affairs,” was hacked. Those responsible threatened to release information about millions of the website’s customers who have engaged in such casual encounters. This led to widespread speculation (albeit highly unlikely) that there would be a run […]

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