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Divorce Tag

Attorney Fees in a Divorce Action I am unemployed and cannot afford a divorce attorney's fees, what can I do? We are frequently contacted by potential clients who would like to obtain a dissolution of marriage in Florida, but are simply not able to afford the cost...

How Long Does a Contested Divorce Take in Florida? One of the first questions a person considering divorce has when they first contact us is "how long does a divorce take?".  The fact is is that there really isn't a set time in which any divorce must  take place...

How Does Spousal Support (Alimony) Work? Florida family courts do not have a set equation that they can use in order to compute whether (or not) one party will receive spousal support, they do (however) have to review several factors (set forth in statutory guidelines) to determine a spouse's eligibility...

Child Support Calculations Every parent in Florida is responsible for supporting their children -- and this includes parents who live apart or are divorced. When you have children and go through the Florida divorce process, you must complete what is referred to as the "child support guidelines...

Mandatory Financial Disclosure In many ways, getting divorced is akin to severing a contract. This means that all financial aspects of the dissolution need be resolved prior to the Florida family court granting a dissolution.  Accordingly, one of the legal terms you may hear thrown around in...

Dividing Assets in Divorce: More on Equitable Division in Florida Florida law states that parties going through a divorce must equitably divide assets and liabilities. The Florida Statutes do not use "equal" distribution of assets and liabilities when a couple cannot agree on who should get what...

Retirement Accounts in Divorce In the divorce process in the Unites States, property is commonly distributed utilizing one of two methods, depending upon the state in which you live. There are nine states in the US that are "community property" states and the rest are what is known...

Debts & Divorce When it comes to divorce, Florida is an equitable distribution state. This means that all marital assets and liabilities are distributed in a manner considered to be fair. This does not mean an equal distribution. The parties can agree between themselves how the...