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What to Expect at your Deposition

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At a deposition, a witness will be asked question under oath, about the claims made in the lawsuit, and the questions and answers will be recorded by a court reporter.    You do not win your case at a deposition.  This is the time for the other side to find out as much information from the witness as possible.  Your attorney…

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Do You Need to Modify Your Time-Sharing Arrangement?

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When two parents split up in Florida, they will need to have a time-sharing arrangement in place that is approved by the family court. This court order sets out the schedule for the child to live with and/or visit each parent. A time-sharing arrangement might work for several years, but there is often a time when changing circumstances might…

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Are You Waiting Until After the Holidays to Divorce?

Boca Raton Florida Divorce Attorney

With the winter holiday season right around the corner, many people are getting ready to celebrate. Others, however, might have additional stress, as they know they want to end their marriages but do not want to “ruin” the holidays. If you are waiting to file for divorce until after New Years 2022, keep in mind there are always things…

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The Real Estate Market and Your Divorce

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Typically, in a divorce scenario one of the major assets the party’s own is real property, which is typically the marital home.  An essential part of dividing the assets is determining how to handle this property.  Currently, the real estate market, especially in South Florida, is seeing record highs and low inventory on homes, making it hard to assign…

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Who Gets the Pet in Your Divorce?

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer

Going through a divorce can be a highly stressful process, and the splitting up of property and children is difficult enough without pets making the situation all the more complicated. In the modern courts, pets are increasingly being treated as more than just property, and instead are viewed as members of the family and individuals who also have best…

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What if Your Spouse Disappears and You Want a Divorce?

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer

If your spouse is nowhere to be found for a while and likely not returning, chances are you want to end the marriage and move on with your life. Many people mistakenly believe that two spouses must sign the papers to get a divorce, though it is possible to legally dissolve a marriage without the presence of your spouse….

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Can a Divorce Ruin Your Medical Practice?

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If you have a medical practice, divorce can be a frightening prospect. After all, Florida requires you to divide your marital property and assets in an equitable manner, so will your spouse get half of your practice? Will you have to sell the business you worked so hard to build? The good news is that divorce does not have…

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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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