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Which Couples are Most Likely to Divorce?

By Steve W. Marsee |

When a couple gets married, divorce is likely the furthest thing from their mind. But not every married couple stays together for the rest of their lives. Among first marriages, about 35 percent end in divorce within the first 10 years. Not every couple has the same likelihood of divorcing. There are certain factors… Read More »

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What is Bridge the Gap Alimony?

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Bridge the gap alimony is one of the six types of alimony order that can be entered under Florida law. It is meant to cover the specific short-term financial needs an individual faces immediately after his or her divorce. These needs can arise because the couple is working through the process of selling their… Read More »

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How to Prepare for your Uncontested Divorce

By Steve W. Marsee |

If you and your spouse meet certain criteria, you can complete an uncontested divorce. This type of divorce, also known as a simplified dissolution of marriage, can save money, save time, and reduce the amount of conflict you and your partner face during the divorce process. Getting divorced is stressful, and even couples who… Read More »

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What Can I Include in a Prenuptial Agreement?

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Many individuals recoil at the idea of signing a prenuptial agreement because they feel that by doing so, they are expressing doubt that their marriage will last the remainder of their lifetime. This simply is not true. A prenuptial agreement says nothing about the strength of a couple’s marriage, nor is there a correlation… Read More »

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Can I Waive my Right to Alimony?

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Can you? Yes. Should you? The answer to this question is a bit more complicated. Florida law allows individuals to waive their right to receive alimony in prenuptial agreements, separation agreements, and divorce settlement agreements. They cannot waive their right to temporary alimony or the right to have their spouses cover their lawyer fees… Read More »

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Five Tips for Negotiating a Fair Divorce Settlement

By Steve W. Marsee |

We all know how divorce is portrayed in popular culture: a fierce battle that will likely drag on for years and may turn nasty. In reality, divorce is far more complex. Certainly, many divorces are quite contentious. However, there are many cases in which separating couples are able to work through difficult issues in… Read More »

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Can You Maintain Health Insurance After a Divorce?

By Steve W. Marsee |

Going through a divorce can be disruptive in many different ways. Beyond the obvious, some couples also have to deal with challenging logistical or financial issues that most people may not immediately consider. For example, going through a divorce has the potential to affect a person’s health insurance coverage. Certainly, if you obtain your… Read More »

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Finances and Divorce: Five Things You Need to Consider

By Steve W. Marsee |

Beyond being stressful and fraught with emotions, divorce carries with it many difficult financial questions. If you are considering getting a divorce in Florida, or if you have already filed for divorce, you need to think about your finances. Careful financial planning can pay off big in the long run. In this post, our… Read More »

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Florida Divorce: Your Guide to Discovery

By Steve W. Marsee |

If you are involved in a disputed Florida family law case, it is imperative that you have a basic understanding of a legal process known as ‘discovery’. Essentially, discovery is a formalized pre-trial legal procedure through which opposing parties to a case are required to exchange evidence and information. Here, our top-rated Orlando divorce… Read More »

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Special Considerations for a Stay-At-Home Parent Going Through a Divorce

By Steve W. Marsee |

Many children in Florida and throughout the United States are raised by a stay-at-home parent. While this practice is not as common as it used to be, it is far from rare. Indeed, according to the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 28 percent of U.S. children are raised by… Read More »

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