Blog

Smiling adult holding smiling baby

Adoption can be a wonderful way for individuals and couples to start or grow a family. At times, the myths surrounding adoption can make it seem impossible for some who want to be adoptive parents. It’s important to know the facts about the legal requirements and process of adopting.

Read More
Child Support Blocks with A Book and Mallet

When parents of minor children separate or get divorced, the non-custodial parent is usually ordered to pay a specific amount of money to the other parent to financially support their child. These payments are known as “child support.”

Read More
Gay Wedding Party

Florida occupies an interesting space where same-sex marriage is concerned. Same-sex marriage had been banned by constitutional amendment and prohibited by state law. A federal court ruled it unconstitutional just months before a June 2015 ruling by U.S. Supreme Court that same-sex couples enjoyed the same rights as heterosexual couples.

Read More
couple with rings and divorce documents

Divorce, by its very nature, is often accompanied by conflicting thoughts, emotions, and feelings. With lots of misinformation, false assumptions, and myths surrounding divorce, a person going through a divorce can easily make irreversible mistakes that can impact the process and have negative consequences that last for years.

Read More
Woman removing her wedding ring.jpeg

Having extramarital affairs can destroy a marriage and usually leads to divorce. In fact, infidelity has been cited to be responsible for over 20% of divorces in the United States, according to a recent study by the American Psychological Association.

Read More
Hand putting money in jar

If you’re contemplating divorce or are already in the middle of divorce proceedings in Florida, you may be wondering what happens to your retirement savings. Is your 401(k) or other instruments subject to equitable distribution with your spouse just like other property you have acquired together?

Read More
blog post image

Odds are – you hear the word divorce and cringe. Why is that? With half of all marriages ending in divorce, we all know someone who is divorced, has been divorced or who is going through a divorce. In fact, many adults are divorced. Of all the people we just identified, would any one of them wish they were remarried ...

Read More
blog post image

In the last article, I broadly outlined the factors considered in determining whether to award alimony. In this article, I am going to briefly discuss was the six (6) types of alimony available under Florida law.

Read More
blog post image

When married, the parties make various life decisions jointly through discussions, actions, or conduct. When the marriage ends, the income-earning spouse, who no longer enjoys the relationship benefits of marriage, is expected to continue to benefit the former spouse and pay for the other spouse’s financial support.

Read More