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Alimony - Click here to view all posts
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  • Attorney Real Featured in Tampa Channel 10 News Segment
    Attorney Catherine W. Real was recently featured in a Tampa Channel 10 News segment regarding a pending bill that could bring big changes to the way alimony and child custody are determined for ...
  • Florida Alimony FAQ
    At first glance, alimony can be a highly confusing topic. When considering all of the legal speak and rules that are associated with determining who pays what and how much is to be paid, this aspect ...
  • Permanent Alimony in Florida
    Are you going through a divorce in Florida State? Do you make considerably more money than your spouse? Is it possible that your spouse actually has no employment and thus zero income of their own? If ...
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  • Internet Infidelity and the Ashley Madison Scandal
    As the recent Ashley Madison hack took the journalism world by storm, many have taken a closer look at the concept of cheating and how it should be defined. Infidelity has expanded from having sex ...
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  • Negotiating Child Custody This Summer
    For most people, summer vacation is the perfect time to sit back and relax, whether you’re headed out of town or to the local pool. However, for divorced couples, summer months often mean ...
  • Limited by a Restraining Order During Divorce? Fight It
    Two serious points of contention in most any divorce are child custody and possession of the familial home. In order to gain an upper hand and increase their chances of winning rights to both primary ...
  • Tips for Family Law Litigation Matters
    If you are going through a divorce or fighting for custody of your children, it can be difficult to know who is on your side. While most courts now recognize the involvement of both parents as ...
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  • What Happens If You Don't Pay Child Support?
    After a divorce, if you were the primary breadwinner, you’re probably going to get slapped with having to pay child support. Most of the time, you’re going to be making monthly payments ...
  • Reducing Child Support
    In the state of Florida, child support laws have been adjusted to accomodate the actual number of overstays that each parent has with the child. On this page, you will find information on the changed ...
  • 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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  • Negotiating Child Custody This Summer
    For most people, summer vacation is the perfect time to sit back and relax, whether you’re headed out of town or to the local pool. However, for divorced couples, summer months often mean ...
  • What Are the Divorce Rates among Medical Professionals?
    It is no secret, medical professionals have a tough job. In fact, many people may assume that between the long hours and the high-pressure environment, the divorce rate among medical practitioners ...
  • Who Gets to Keep the Family Pet During Divorce?
    During the average divorce in Florida, equitable distribution rules are used when dividing up property between spouses. When it comes to child custody, the courts always want to rule in favor of ...
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  • How Do Judges Decide Divorce Cases?
    Divorce can often seem like a one-sided game of tug-of-war with some of the highest stakes the average person will ever encounter. Homes, pensions, child custody agreements, and more are all on the ...
  • How to Find the Right Lawyer for You
    Any family law dispute – from divorce to child support – is going to hit home and play on your emotions. That is just par for the course. But for something so personal and close to your ...
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  • Financial Tips to Remember When Filing for Divorce
    While many people focus on the emotional turmoil that can come with divorce, a divorce can be equally damaging to a person’s finances. In certain cases, divorce has been known to completely wipe ...
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  • Internet Infidelity and the Ashley Madison Scandal
    As the recent Ashley Madison hack took the journalism world by storm, many have taken a closer look at the concept of cheating and how it should be defined. Infidelity has expanded from having sex ...
Men's Rights - Click here to view all posts
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  • Limited by a Restraining Order During Divorce? Fight It
    Two serious points of contention in most any divorce are child custody and possession of the familial home. In order to gain an upper hand and increase their chances of winning rights to both primary ...
  • Tips for Family Law Litigation Matters
    If you are going through a divorce or fighting for custody of your children, it can be difficult to know who is on your side. While most courts now recognize the involvement of both parents as ...
  • Attorney Real Featured in Tampa Channel 10 News Segment
    Attorney Catherine W. Real was recently featured in a Tampa Channel 10 News segment regarding a pending bill that could bring big changes to the way alimony and child custody are determined for ...
Property Division - Click here to view all posts
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  • Who Gets to Keep the Family Pet During Divorce?
    During the average divorce in Florida, equitable distribution rules are used when dividing up property between spouses. When it comes to child custody, the courts always want to rule in favor of ...
  • What Business Owners Need to Know When Filing for Divorce
    Out of everything you own, your business is probably your top priority, and for good reason. It provides your income, gives you a real avenue to achieve your life’s goals, lets you exercise your ...
  • Protecting Your Assets During a Divorce
    Whether officials and society want to admit it or not, there is often an unfair bias against men during a divorce. The unspoken, underlying assumption is that the man has done something wrong, or that ...
Restraining Orders - Click here to view all posts
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  • Limited by a Restraining Order During Divorce? Fight It
    Two serious points of contention in most any divorce are child custody and possession of the familial home. In order to gain an upper hand and increase their chances of winning rights to both primary ...
  • Can Restraining Orders Be Dismissed?
    When a person has a reasonable cause to fear for their safety, they may seek a restraining order, also called an injunction, against another individual. Over time, situations change and what may have ...
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  • Experienced Advocacy

    Get help from the trustworthy legal counsel from a former prosecutor and 35+ years' experience

    More About the Firm
  • Professional Reputation

    Read what real judges have to say about the work Catherine Real provides to her clients.

    Real Testimony
  • Mediation Services

    Our Florida Supreme Court Family Law Mediator offers an alternative to a contested divorce.

    Choose Mediation
  • Request Your Consultation

    Ready to discuss your case? Contact the firm today to request a meeting with Attorney Real.

    Get Started Now

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