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Managing Long Distance Parenting

Every parenting scenario is different and in some cases, long-distance parenting may be necessary. A parent may live far from their child for multiple reasons including their employment or they may be deployed somewhere far away as part of the military. With these scenarios, it’s extra important to maintain a relationship with the child. In […]

Is Your Boating Vessel at Risk?

Boating is a popular pastime in Florida. Many people own boating vessels to enjoy a fun day on the water with friends and loved ones or as a way to make money. Should a scenario arise where you find yourself facing divorce, you may be curious as to what will become of your boat. In […]

Figuring Out Roles After Divorce

Defining boundaries after divorce Following a divorce, a major challenge that will need to be addressed is readjusting roles and defining boundaries. Childless couples may simply decide to cease all future communication with each other but this becomes practically impossible when there are children involved, necessitating to establish roles. For starters, remember that you and […]

Avoid These Money Errors During Divorce

Financial issues to avoid during divorce One of the trickier aspects of the divorce process beyond child custody is figuring out and managing finances, especially if there is no prenuptial agreement present and both spouses were accustomed to keeping a shared account. Since it can be tough to manage money during a marriage dissolution, it’s […]

Mistakes to Avoid During Child Custody Proceedings

Besides the emotions tied to the divorce process itself, child custody can also come with a host of strong feelings. From having to make—or having decisions made for you—on who the child will spend their days with to the potential acrimony, the child custody process can be painful. With that in mind, you don’t want […]

Parenting When Distance Is a Major Factor

Interstate child custody After a divorce, one parent may decide to move to a different state, whether it’s to be closer to family or to start fresh. In most cases, a court will award additional time-sharing to one parent when the other leaves the state rather than providing fair time-sharing. Parents reach an agreement to […]

Seeking Sole Custody of a Child

Are you thinking about getting a divorce? Perhaps your relationship has irreparably broken down. If children are involved, you may be thinking about pursuing sole custody. However, this may be easier said than done. You can’t in most cases prohibit your spouse from having a relationship with their child. However, you can restrict the amount […]

Can Prenuptial Agreements Can Be Deemed Invalid?

Multiple benefits to a prenuptial agreement Among its other benefits, a prenuptial agreement is supposed to be a way to ease the process in the event the marriage goes south. It outlines everything from finances to assets and more. Since it is a binding contract that both soon-to-be spouses must agree on, the terms of […]

New Florida Law Protects Domestic Violence Victims and Their Pets

Can pets be victims of domestic violence There is some positive news for domestic violence victims that are also pet owners. The recent passing of legislation is resulting in more protections. Specifically, SB 1082 allows judges to include pets in restraining orders filed against an abuser, allowing them to remain with the owner who is […]

How Do I Deal with a Difficult Co-Parent?

Co-parenting following a divorce already has its difficulties as both parents adjust to being single parents. However, if you’re dealing with a co-parent that is simply unreasonable, it can make the process that much harder. Instead of becoming angry, consider the following tips to adjust and adapt to the circumstances. Ideas for dealing with a […]

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