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Bankruptcy and Divorce

By Crystal C. Spencer |

Getting divorced but also need to file for bankruptcy? You are not alone. Many former couples find themselves in a situation where they are no longer happy and would like to separate from one another. However, they may need to file for bankruptcy as well because it is the best decision for them based… Read More »

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Obtaining a Passport for a Child in a Divorced Home

By Crystal C. Spencer |

Are you a divorced parent? If you would like to travel outside of the country, you are going to need a passport for yourself and your child. However, you may be concerned about getting a passport for your child because of the other parent. Even if you share joint custody with your ex-partner, there… Read More »

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Emancipation of Minors in FL

By Crystal C. Spencer |

In the state of Florida, a child is not an adult until he or she reaches the age of 18. Despite this law, there are circumstances in which a minor can be treated or viewed as an adult even if they have yet to reach the age of 18. A minor can also legally… Read More »

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What You Need to Know about QDROs in Florida

By Crystal C. Spencer |

Getting divorced involves much more than just physically separating from your spouse. Before a divorce can be finalized, a couple must come to an agreement regarding numerous issues, including the division of property and assets. Whether as a result of negotiations or a court order, a determination about the division of a couple’s retirement… Read More »

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How Do I Get an Annulment in Florida?

By Crystal C. Spencer |

Marriage isn’t for everyone. Sometimes, we do not find this out until after the fact. If you want to dissolve your marriage in Florida, you can either get a divorce or annulment. Divorce is a simpler and less time-consuming process that just terminates the marriage. An annulment goes even further to say that the… Read More »

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Raising Children While Going Through a Divorce

By Crystal C. Spencer |

Going through a divorce is one of the most stressful situations anyone ever has to go through. The situation becomes even more difficult when you have children, especially young children. Getting divorced later in life, with your children now grown adults with families of their own, might not be as hard on them as… Read More »

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How Will My Divorce Affect My Taxes?

By Crystal C. Spencer |

Divorce is a stressful and emotionally draining process, and it is even further complicated by the tax implications of dissolving the marriage. If you are facing a divorce, it can impact your tax situation in a number of ways. Here are some the most important things you need to know about taxes and divorce:… Read More »

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Can Divorce Impact my Credit Score?

By Crystal C. Spencer |

Going through a divorce is never easy. There are so many things you will need to take care of before, during, and after the marriage dissolution is finalized by the court. Add in the fact that children will be impacted by the divorce differently than you and the stress can be overwhelming. But one… Read More »

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Who Makes Healthcare Decisions for Children of Divorce?

By Crystal C. Spencer |

You’ve decided to get a divorce and you have children. Ideally, the husband and wife share the children and make parental decisions in the best interest of those children. Unfortunately, it does not always work out that way. The court will require the parents to agree on a child custody plan which includes some… Read More »

Divorce and Senior Citizens

Getting Divorced as a Senior Citizen

By Crystal C. Spencer |

Retirement can be no fun when you no longer like the person you are supposed to be spending it with. This is the situation that many Baby Boomers find themselves in, and according to the latest statistics, some are deciding not to stick around for the long haul. Pew Research Center reports that the rates… Read More »

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