Why is pre-divorce planning important?

Marriage to an abusive spouse can rob you of autonomy and self-guidance. When you acknowledge that divorce is your only option to protect your future, reality may feel uncertain and scary. If you feel unsure of how your partner will react to news of a split, you might actively seek


Collaborative Divorce Roles: The Child Specialist

One reason that many couples opt for collaborative divorce is that it places special emphasis on the needs of the children. Not only does collaborative divorce allow for more creative approaches to divorce agreements, it also provides parents with more control as they craft custody and child support agreements. One


Keeping the Children Front & Center During Your Divorce

When considering divorce, most couples tend to think that litigation is their only option. Thankfully, that’s no longer the case. In addition to traditionally litigated divorce, where each partner has their own legal representative and experts and everything is signed off on by a judge, mediation and collaborative divorce allow


Key considerations re establishing paternity in Florida

Reestablishing paternity is centrally about confirming a child’s rights and benefits. It’s important for mothers who must secure paternity payments and for fathers safeguarding visitation and custody. We have written before that paternity “ was not much of an issue” years ago. However paternity’s importance in family law increased dramatically


Maintaining your sanity during divorce and Covid-19

The global pandemic created tight quarters for many couples, especially as the lockdown approaches eight months in America. However, these tight quarters allowed married couples to understand if their relationships can handle the toughest situations. For some marriages, it did not. Many spouses will pursue a divorce and work through


Divorce time-sharing: working out the details

Time sharing. It is something you automatically did as married Florida parents with children. Now, and provided the kids are still under the age of 18, it is something you must learn to do in a revised way post-divorce. Divorce-linked time sharing has unquestionably gone through some adjustments in Florida


Does child support include college expenses?

Child support is a massive aspect of divorce. You need to understand what an arrangement covers and get a fair plan. One question you may ask is if child support pays for college tuition. According to College Tuition Compare, Florida students pay $3,891 for in-state residency and $15,494 for out-of-state.


How courts determine child custody in Florida

One of the key parts of a divorce is determining custody of your children. Child custody is either uncontested or contested. Uncontested is when both parents agree on custody arrangements, and contested is when you and your ex-spouse cannot agree. The courts take the time to review each parent’s circumstances


Florida Family Law Modifications: A continuing closer focus.

We referenced the fluidity and “change over time” quality inherent across much of marital & family law in a recent Quinn & Lynch blog post. We specifically noted that post-divorce understandings reached between former spouses during the marital dissolution process are not uniformly immutable. Some things understandably change down the


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