Family Law Tag

Divorce is undoubtedly a challenging complicated process - emotionally and financially. There is a lot of potential stress that comes along with filing the divorce petition, from court dates to paperwork to child visitation agreements to attorney fees. The one thing about the divorce process that...

The divorce hearing can be an incredibly nerve-wracking experience for many. The outcome impacts nearly all facets of one’s life, and as such the time working up to the hearing is stressful. Being prepared for what will happen during the hearing and knowing what questions...

There are countless reasons why a parent may feel like it is necessary to make a modification to his/her child’s current custody plan. However, it is important to take any and all modifications into careful consideration – understanding that the child’s best interest needs to...

Everyone’s heard of those tabloid talk shows, like Maury and Jerry Springer, which deal with issues surrounding paternity: DNA tests, disputed parentage, and child custody. However, few people know very much about how an actual paternity case works and what its purpose is. Those that...

In the State of Florida, changing your name is a viable option for adults and minors alike. There are many reasons you might want to change your name; maybe you have embraced a different part of your identity, would like to honor someone’s memory, or...

Financial questions are some of the first to pop up when considering a separation or divorce. Usually, finances are shared during a marriage. Many couples share joint bank accounts, credit cards and investment accounts. When a separation occurs, couples often scramble to figure out how...

When you get married or divorced, you may start going by a different name. This implies a lot more work than some people might anticipate – credit cards, bills, and even your driver’s license. One of the documents people commonly forget is their passport. How...

There’s no doubting it: going through a divorce has the potential to be a challenging process for all parties involved. The most obvious difficulty is the potential stress that comes with separating from your spouse, and all of the ways in which this affects your...

The divorce process is not always an easy one. Unfortunately, the children are often the most at risk of being hurt by the divorce (or separation). Fortunately, there are ways to help children adjust to a divorce and make the change easier on them. While...