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Marital Settlement Agreements

When spouses decide to get divorced, they often are unaware of their option to utilize a marital settlement agreement, which is a contract between divorcing parties in which they agree to terms of a divorce. A court of law must approve of a marital settlement agreement if the agreement covers issues involving any children. One…

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Divorce Advice for Small Business Owners

Small business owners in Florida understand just how difficult it can be to launch a successful company. The dissolution of a marriage, however, can threaten to destroy a person’s business. As a result, many small business owners who are in the middle of divorce worry about how to protect their assets. While Florida law requires…

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The Benefits of Using Mediation in Divorce disputes in Florida

Background Using Mediation in Divorce disputes in Florida is a welcomed alternative to litigation for many divorcing couples.  Florida has recently enacted the Collaborative Law Process Act which deals with Collaborative Divorces. This law gave legitimacy to settling divorce proceedings, including paternity, custody and other family matters, outside of court. Mutual agreements have long been been popular in Florida. However,…

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Social Media Accounts; Property in a divorce

Florida Courts may treat Social Media Accounts as Property in a Divorce subject to being divided like any other property. Many people may have accounts with social media services, such as Facebook or Twitter, neglecting to account for social media information during a divorce could lead to unfortunate outcomes. This is because, in Florida, such…

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Things to Avoid in a Divorce

Parties to a divorce often experience a wide range of emotions. Whether it is anger, sadness, confusion, or even satisfaction, divorces have many effects on people. While the court will allow people to obtain what is lawfully theirs, some take matters into their own hands in order to obtain their own personal justice. Such actions, however,…