Categories for Divorce

How Do Social Security Benefits Change When Divorcing?

February 15, 2021

Most people hope that marriage will help them build a life together, for better or for worse, in sickness and in health—and especially when it’s time to retire. If you or your partner already receive or are set to receive Social Security benefits, you’re probably wondering how that gets divided... View Article

How Long Does It Take to Get Divorced in Florida?

December 3, 2020

Even if everything is amicable, getting divorced is no fun. It’s a legally and emotionally turbulent period for anyone. In fact, more than one study has indicated that a divorce can be the most stressful time in a person’s life. That prolonged stress can make this already tumultuous period all... View Article

What Is a No-Fault Divorce?

November 19, 2020

Change is a natural and understandable part of life. As we get older, we change into very different people. Sometimes that change means growing apart as a married couple. When you and your spouse realize that you’re no longer passionately in love, you might think about a divorce. In these... View Article

Is COVID-19 Raising the Divorce Rate?

August 19, 2020

The divorce rate has long been declining, but COVID-19 now has more couples seeking a divorce attorney. Divorce filings often surge during the holidays and after summer, as people are confined at home more than usual. The same effect has been documented in China, and many attorneys report receiving more... View Article

Calculating Alimony in Florida

August 1, 2020

Depending on the circumstances of your divorce, Florida may require you to make payments to your former spouse after the divorce is final. This practice developed when it was common for one spouse to take time away from work to stay home and raise the children or run the household,... View Article

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