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How to Keep Money Separate During a Divorce
In Florida, marital property is considered that which was acquired during the marriage, whether cash in a bank or savings account, a home, vacation property, 401(k), boats, jewelry, or anything of value acquired during the years the couple was married. Debt acquired during the marriage may also be subject to division. It doesn’t matter… Read More »
Dealing with Cryptocurrency During a Divorce
A Florida couple can expect that their assets will be divided during a divorce. The guideline in Florida is a fair and equitable division, unlike other states where community property means everything is divided in half to distribute to each spouse. In our changing technological world, a question needs to be addressed – what… Read More »
How Divorce Affects Your Student Loan Debt
Life may feel overwhelming when you are going through a divorce. But no matter what emotions are involved, make financial considerations a top priority. If you have a student loan, or you and your spouse both have student loans, you need to understand what will happen when you divorce. That, in part, depends on… Read More »
How to Choose a Divorce Attorney
When a person makes the decision to divorce, there are dozens of different things to consider, from where one will live while the divorce is pending to how issues in the divorce will be resolved and more. But before any major decisions are made, there’s something else to think about: who will provide legal… Read More »
Can I Modify My Divorce Decree?
Even though your divorce seems final, there are certain circumstances that might allow you to change aspects of your divorce decree in Florida. When you experience dramatic life-changing events, it may be necessary to request this change. It might be tempting to do this informally by trying to work out an agreement with your… Read More »
I Hired A Family Attorney, Now What?
Whether you decide to hire a lawyer due to divorce, a family dispute, medical child custody, or for some other issue, you’ll want to make sure there is excellent communication between you, your lawyer, and all parties involved. Here are some tips on how to stay on top of your case after you hire… Read More »
Causes of Truck Accidents
Trucking accidents are tragically common throughout Florida and the rest of the United States. To be sure, statistics provided by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles show that 4,812 truck crashes that led to injuries, as well as 222 that resulted in fatalities occurred in the state in 2015. Of course, because trucks can… Read More »
How is Child Support Calculated in Florida?
The issue of child support is often one of extreme importance for divorcing spouses in Florida. To be sure, child support, which is payment from one spouse to the other for the support any shared children, is necessary to ensure their well-being. In the Sunshine State, Florida Statute 61.30 sets forth guidelines for how child support should be… Read More »
Teen Drivers & Distractions in Florida
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 60 percent of all accidents caused by teenage drivers occur due to some type of distraction. This is an alarming statistic, especially when you consider the inexperience of the typical teenage driver. The 60 percent figure is three times the rate of accidents caused by distracted… Read More »
Injured By An Aggressive Driver
It seems like everyone is in a hurry these days, including drivers on Florida roads. Whether it’s from stress, a self-centered attitude, or because they’re running late, aggressive driving has become a serious problem across the country. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that aggressive driving is the cause of… Read More »