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Category: Divorce

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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Are You Waiting Until After the Holidays to Divorce?

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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?

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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?

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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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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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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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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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