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Category: Divorce

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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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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Divorcing a Difficult Spouse

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Divorce is already a challenging process, even if you and your spouse are on the best possible terms given your situation. However, some divorce cases are complicated by the fact that one spouse has issues that are difficult to deal with. Having an experienced divorce attorney can make all the difference. Factors that can make a spouse be difficult…

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