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Types of Guardianship

By Steve W. Marsee |

There are numerous circumstances that may cause parents or other authorities to place someone else in charge as another person’s guardian. Under Florida law, there are two different kinds of guardianship roles. The first, involves guardians for minor children and the other concerns adults that are incapacitated. For children, a guardian is assigned responsibilities… Read More »

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Divorcing a Spouse with a Mental Health Disorder

By Steve W. Marsee |

More than 40 million Americans have a mental health condition. Many marriages are greatly impacted by mental health problems. Under the State of Florida law, couples are allowed to divorce on the grounds of mental incapacity of a spouse. When one spouse decides to divorce the other on grounds of mental incapacity, the other… Read More »

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Factors that you Should Consider Before Discussing Alimony

By Steve W. Marsee |

Often times there are various reasons people unhappy in their marriage chose to postpone filing for divorce. One of the principal reasons often relates to financial worries. The thought of being forced to consider both financial and lifestyle changes can be a bitter pill to swallow for most. Spouses making a majority of the… Read More »

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Divorcing a Spouse with an Alcohol or Drug Problem

By Steve W. Marsee |

Millions of Americans suffer from alcohol and drug abuse. One of the hardest things may be to sit back and watch your spouse fight with addiction. Divorces are never really that easy, and when one spouse has a serious alcohol or drug problem, the divorce quickly becomes more about health and safety. The whole… Read More »

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Ways to Safeguard Your Assets in a Divorce

By Steve W. Marsee |

In a marriage, couples typically share the economic burden together. Divorces often have disastrous effects on divorcees’ bank accounts and financial outlooks, because of the change it brings to the wealth structures. Although divorces are never easy, taking the right steps to safeguard your assets can ease some of the stress. Avoiding Financial Mistakes … Read More »

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Avoiding a Damaging Divorce

By Steve W. Marsee |

Divorce is often considered one of the biggest destroyers of wealth. Although divorce has become increasingly prevalent in today’s society, a divorcee’s finances are seldom discussed by personal financial advisors. Approximately half of all marriages end in divorce; however, divorce is often still considered a taboo subject. Most believe that decades of hard work,… Read More »

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The Biggest Benefits from Getting Divorced

By Steve W. Marsee |

Most Americans view divorce as an unfavorable or awful event. Although divorces are typically the consequence of  failed marriages, in some cases divorcees may actually benefit from the situation. Following the initial shock and grief, many divorcees discover that they have more freedom and reduced expenses after their divorce. For those contemplating getting a… Read More »

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How Long do Divorces in Florida Take

By Steve W. Marsee |

Divorces often cause a mix of emotions. Many people going through a divorce are anxious to move on with their lives. Both spouses start imagining what their lives will be like after the divorce, and they want to start that life immediately. Regrettably divorces are not always a fast and trouble-free process. As a… Read More »

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Assets, Income, Liabilities and Expenses in Divorces

By Steve W. Marsee |

Divorces, regardless of how amicable your separation has been, can still be a tough route.  Divorces often have long-lasting and devastating effects on not only your emotions, but also your finances. There are many nightmare divorce tales out there that scare people accepting unfair divorce settlements. That is why it is important to have… Read More »

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Typical Mistakes Made in Divorces

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Divorces can become very nasty quick, especially when there isn’t a prenup.  Not to mention, can be a lengthy and complex process. With never-ending paperwork, negotiations, judges and opposing counsel, the task easily becomes daunting. Before beginning a divorce, it is crucial to know the common mistakes people often make. Choosing to Share A… Read More »

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