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Summer Vacation and Timesharing Issues

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During the school year, you and your children likely have a routine involving school, homework, sports, and other scheduled activities. However, once school lets out for the summer, many kids have an open schedule. This can cause issues to arise regarding the timesharing plan between you and your child’s other parent. There are different conflicts that might come up,…

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Steps to Take if You are Separating

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Some spouses might want to live separately, but they are not ready to get divorced. This could be for financial reasons, religious beliefs, or perhaps uncertainty of whether or not they might reconcile. Getting divorced is generally irreversible, while separation is always reversible if the spouses agree. This makes separation a beneficial choice for many couples. However, unlike many…

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Modifying Alimony: When Can You Ask For an Increase or Decrease?

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If ongoing alimony has been awarded in your divorce case or alimony petition, you may seek to modify ib after a certain amount of time.  Either former spouse can request a modification, but they will have to demonstrate to the court that there is a substantial change in circumstances since the award of the alimony payment. The change in…

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Changing Your Mindset About Your Legal Matter Through Affirmations

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Affirmations can be a powerful tool in your tool box especially when you are going through any type of change in your life.  Your mind affects your actions far more than any other physical part of your body.  The internal dialogue that you have with yourself is likely full of negative reinforcing thoughts especially when you are going through…

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No Fault-Divorce. Even When It Is Clearly the Other Person’s Fault

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Florida is a no-fault divorce state, which means you do not need to explain or provide a reason to the Court for your request for the divorce. You simply need to want the divorce and to state that your marriage is irretrievably broken and there’s no change that either of you can repair it. If you meet the residency…

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How do I “Give My Baby Up” for Adoption?

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If you are thinking of making an adoption plan for your child, you may be wondering how you would start the process.  You don’t have to be an expert in adoptions, but it is important to consult with the right experts. The first step if you are considering adoption is to speak with one of our adoption professionals to…

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Dividing Personal Items in a Divorce: Who Gets the “Live, Laugh, Love” sign?

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Although many furnishes and household items may have sentimental value to their owners, negotiating who gets household goods and personal possessions in a divorce can become very expensive. If a couple wants to pay their attorneys to negotiate possession of items, the costs are going to add up quickly. For household goods and personal items that have nominal value,…

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Steps to Take if You are Considering Divorce

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The COVID-19 pandemic brought stress and struggles to many households throughout the Boca Raton area, and there hasn’t been much relief yet in 2021. Married couples have dealt with many challenging circumstances, including kids being out of school, daycares closing, and lost income from furloughs, job loss, or business failure. Some marriages might not withstand this stress, as well…

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Modifying Support Orders if You are Unemployed

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Losing your job can throw an immediate wrench in your finances. In 2020, many people experienced this firsthand, and people across the Boca Raton area are struggling to keep up with their bills. When this happens, your spousal or child support order might become a much lower priority, since late or missed payments are not reported to the credit…

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What Happens When Your Spouse Refuses to Agree to Divorce Terms?

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The divorce process can be much faster, less costly, and less stressful if you and your spouse can agree on how to resolve various issues, including property division, parenting time, and child and spousal support. Agreeing through informal negotiations or mediation can keep your case out of court, avoiding the need for costly and time-consuming litigation. However, as much…

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