Divorce Tag

If you have been married for a significant length of time to someone from whom you are now divorced, there is a chance that you are still eligible for survivor’s Social Security benefits upon your ex-spouse’s death. Divorce laws in the state of Florida can...

When you marry someone, you are deciding to create a home with them.  When you have children, deciding on what the moral fundamentals of that home will be is one of the most important decisions that parents can make.  But when divorce happens, while a...

After you have gone through a divorce, getting yourself and your children adjusted to new living situations can be tough. One of the hardest things for your kids to adjust to is your newly rekindled dating life. Once you begin dating again, it is important...

Divorce can be an emotionally draining time, and the public nature of it all can make it particularly difficult to navigate. For those that prefer to handle personal issues in a non-public environment, mediation can provide an excellent alternative to the highly visible and time-draining...

For those of you who do not know, a financial affidavit is a formal document where in which you disclose financial investments, prior to a divorce proceeding. Often, this legal form is required during divorce litigation. When filling out the affidavit, you are also required...

Things can become tricky when adultery is involved in a divorce. Adultery and infidelity are common causes for divorce, with over one-third of married men cheating on the spouse and nearly one-fourth of married women cheating. People often think that the party that cheated will get...

Gender roles often make people think that certain options are not available to them, particularly when it comes to family law. Questions regarding alimony, child support and more are often looked at from a very outdated point of view, which causes frustration and confusion for...

Divorce is never easy. Besides the emotional struggles that can sometimes seem overwhelming, the financial worries just keep piling up. In all of the stress and confusion, it's very easy to make easily overlooked mistakes that compound into colossal mistakes that end up costing a...

Most women getting married face a choice: keep their last name, or change it? There are numerous options available: they can take their take the name of their husband as many women choose to do; they can hyphenate their husband’s last name with their maiden name,...