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Blog Posts in 2014

Reducing Child Support

In the state of Florida, child support laws have been adjusted to accommodate the actual number of overstays that each parent has with the child. On this page, you will find information on the changed ...
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Dividing Assets In A Florida Divorce: Equitable Distribution: Division of Property

During your marriage, you bought a house and two cars. You created investment accounts, one in your name and one in your spouse's. Your spouse has a retirement account and stock options and you ...
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Beware of Non-Modifiable Alimony Agreements

Can My Spouse Spend the Alimony on Anything They Want? Florida is known as a state to have a wide range of options and relatively progressive approach to divorce laws. However, one distinct element in ...
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Is It Possible to Avoid Handling My Divorce in Court?

When a married couple is unable to agree on the terms of a divorce settlement through amiable negotiations or mediation, their divorce will have to be handled in court. The problem with this is that ...
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What Type of Alimony Could I Be Eligible to Receive?

If you are planning on filing for divorce, you may be wondering about alimony and what type of alimony you could be eligible to receive. There are three different types of alimony which can be awarded ...
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Advantages of Catherine Real's Two-Plan Method

When going through a divorce, the attorney you choose to represent you will have a direct and significant impact on the outcome of your case. Catherine W. Real, P.A. is skilled lawyer whose only ...
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What If My Ex-Spouse Won't Pay Child Support?

According to state child support laws, both parents have a legal and financial obligation to support their children. If your ex-spouse is refusing to pay child support, you may be wondering how to ...
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Number of Stay-at-Home Mothers is on the Rise

For the last three decades, there has been a long-term decline in the number of stay-at home mothers. Yet that trend seems to be experiencing a reversal. In 2012, there were roughly 10.4 million ...
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Long Term Planning For A Divorce May Reap A Superior Outcome

All too often “emotions” precipitate an unplanned divorce. A consultation with a divorce attorney for the purposes of planning for a divorce, well in advance of filing for divorce, may ...
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Organizations Supporting The Elimination of Permanent Alimony In Florida

Clearly, the most organized group advocating the elimination of permanent alimony last year (2013) was Family Alimony Reform (see here ). This site provides most of the information one would need ...
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No More Permanent Alimony in Florida?

The traditional idea that post-divorce alimony payments should last “until death do us part” may be on its deathbed (Washington Post). Four other states have already abolished permanent ...
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