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Why You Need a Board Certified Marital and Family Law Attorney

If you have a family issue that needs to be handled by the courts, then you know that you need a tough and experienced lawyer by your side. Only about 6% of the lawyers in the state are board certified marital and family law attorneys. Learn why this essential extra certification may be relevant to winning your cause. What are the Advantages of Hiring a Board Certified Marital and Family Law Attorney? It can be challenging to find the right attorney to handle your compli...

Establishing Paternity in Florida

There are many ways that Florida residents can determine paternity. Often, establishing it is very simple while other cases are more complicated. It is vital that you establish paternity if your child is going to get the support that they need. If you are the father, then proving that you are the parent is the first step in getting custody or visitation rights. Biological Father In many cases, there is no question about who the father is at the time of a child's birt...

Use Collaborative Law in Nasty Divorce Cases

If you are afraid that your divorce case may end up in court for months to come, then collaborative law may be the right procedure for you and your spouse to follow. It destroys the idea of winning by creating a process where you can both work together to end your marriage without going through hours of court proceedings. Unlike mediation, both parties agree to play by the rules that they establish, and their lawyers help move the process along. Using collaborative law can often save couples ...

Your Child Custody Rights Under the Hague Convention

The world is getting increasingly smaller. Those working for large corporations often find that they spend some time overseas representing their company, and they may fall in love and have a child. Others choose to study aboard, fall in love, get married and have a child. Then, one day they find themselves getting a divorce and the other parent has decided to flee to another country with their child. In these cases, the countries who are signers of the Hague Convention have made some powerful...

3 Types of Company Valuations

If you or your soon-to-be ex owns a company together or you have made a substantial contribution to the value of a company owned by one of you, then it is important to learn how companies are valued. In the beginning, it is not unusual for one spouse to value a company at $10 million while the other spouse may value it at only $5 million. While a spouse may be trying to hide the true company’s worth, you may both be using different valuation methods to arrive at your number. Therefore, ...

4 Tax Traps to Avoid in High-Asset Divorces

If you have a lot of assets at the time that your marriage ends, then it is easy to get into losing many of them to taxes if you are not working with a great family lawyer who knows how to help you protect what your assets. Likewise, if you find yourself giving things to your ex that are taxable, you need to make sure that you are no longer paying taxes on those items. Here are some tax problems that you will want to avoid during a high-asset divorce. Watch Titles While ...

Relocation of Children Under Florida Law

In most child custody cases in Florida, time is split as evenly as possible between parents. When a parent wants to move, Florida Statue Section 61.13001 says that neither parent can move more than 50 miles unless both parents approve of the move. Alternatively, the parent can petition the court for permission to move if it will make the child’s life better. Understanding applicable cases where the court has made a ruling may help you understand how the court is likely to see your case....

Dividing Assets in Florida During a Divorce

For most couples, it is better to work with an experienced divorce lawyer to determine how assets and debts should be split. Each person normally gets 50 percent of the assets and 50 percent of the debts. There are complicated factors that need to be considered including finding all the assets and debts in some cases where a partner has been left in the dark. Therefore, it is vital that you work with a family law practice in Winter Park, FL to find and divide assets. Keep these important fact...

The New Tax Code and Your Divorce

As April 15, 2019, rapidly approaches, there are many different parts of the new tax code that can have a major impact on your taxes and your expected return. While you probably do not have time to read 12,600 pages of tax code, there are some important parts that affect your taxes after a divorce. Alimony and Maintenance Agreements In the past, the person paying alimony could subtract the amount paid from their taxes while the person receiving the alimony had to pay tax...

Florida’s Social Investigation and Parenting Plan Program

While most family law practices in Winter Park, like Frank Family Law, urge parents to come to an agreement about parenting during their divorce proceedings, that is not always possible. When parents fail to agree, then the court can order a social investigation to develop a parenting plan. That plan will determine what happens to the children after the divorce is finalized. While the process can be intimidating, a complete understanding of how it is designed to operate allows you to cooperat...

Understanding Florida’s Family Court System

Florida operates 20 judicial courts that are tied together under the state court system. If you are a resident of Altamonte Springs, Florida, then your case will be heard by a judge from the 18th Circuit Judicial Court. This court was formed by the state legislature in 1967. It hears a variety of family court cases. Understanding a little about the types of cases that this court hears helps you decide if our law firm is right for you because we only handle cases in family court. Ty...

What Is Mediation And How Does It Work?

Mediation is a procedure in which the parties discuss their disputes with the assistance of a trained impartial third person(s) who assists them in reaching a settlement. A mediator is a person with patience, persistence and common sense. Frank Family Law Practice in Winter Park can assist you're your mediation needs. Cases suitable for mediation are disputes in commercial transactions, personal injury, construction, workers compensation, labor or community relations, divorce, domestic re...

What to Do When Served with a Paternity Case

You’ve just been served with a paternity case and you have no idea where to begin. There are several things you need to know, understand and do to get you through the process without stressing. First off, try to talk to a lawyer and show them the Complaint. A lawyer at Frank Family Practice in Altamonte Springs can answer any questions you may have pertaining to your paternity Case. Read the papers for Your Paternity Case Summons Read the papers that the sheriff or...

Understanding the Divorce Process

No two divorces are exactly alike. Every breakup has its own unique legal, financial, and/or parenting issues, which require their own resolution strategies. Here’s a basic primer of how the divorce process works in the United States. Speak to a lawyer at Frank Family Law Practice in Altamonte Springs to answer any questions you may have. Temporary Orders and Filing Divorce Papers A temporary order/agreement establishes quick decisions about the children, property,...

What Questions Should I Ask When I Meet With a Divorce Attorney in Winter Park?

Divorce is never friendly, and selecting a divorce lawyer could be stressful. Since there are lots of practicing lawyers, it is necessary to make sure you hire a skill and knowledgeable lawyer for your divorce. You should know that there are various lawyers with expertise in different areas. That an attorney was very competent in handling a friend’s divorce case doesn’t mean he/she would be the right one for you. Since divorce cases are usually complicated, you need an a...

Legal Separation vs. Divorce: Which is recommended?

People having difficulties in marriages could consider filing for a divorce. On the other hand, many times, people talk about legal separation, and you wonder which will be beneficial, both now and in the long run. There is no simple answer to direct you on the better choice between legal separation and divorce as legal separation is almost as complicated and stressful as a divorce. Some families, as a result of ethnic difference and religious belief, could benefit from a legal separation....

Financial Benefits of a Divorce

Anyone thinking of filing for divorce might be aware of the financial implications. It is pretty easy for younger ones who get divorced to bounce back on track financially; even at that, divorce takes its toll on finances. For instance, one obvious implication of getting a divorce is no more splitting of bills and mortgages. Besides, when you finally divide up your investments, you will be left with less savings. Divorce takes its toll on couples financially if it happens after reti...

How to help your child adapt to a new school after divorce

For a child whose parent just got divorced and has to change location or change schools, the transition can be difficult and scary. The feeling of being new in the class and not having friends yet can make your child feel unsettled for the first few days at their new school. However, as a parent, there are ways to help your child feel at ease through the transition. 1. Create a routine and stick to it. Your child is going through a lot of changes, and you can help by cre...

The things you cannot include in a prenuptial agreement

Contracts are not only limited to businesses. Sometimes, marriages also require contracts for certain occurrences in the marriage. In other words, these contracts define what happens in a marriage when something else happens. More accurately put, this contract is known as a prenuptial agreement, also called “prenup.” It is a contract put in place by two people which they must agree on before getting married. If you are getting married in Orlando and you need a prenuptial agreement...

The Process of Divorcing an Addict or Alcoholic

Divorce itself is a stressful process, but your spouse can make it more difficult if they are an addict or alcoholic. This addiction may be the reason for the divorce, or a habit the just took up when the divorce process started. It could be an alcohol addiction prescription or illegal drugs. Whatever the case is, going through a divorce with a spouse dealing with addiction can be challenging. A person dealing with an addiction is usually difficult to interact with and in the case o...

How to ensure domestic violence accusations do not affect divorce proceedings

Domestic violence is one prevalent issue that we have in the world today that we must not ignore. It is so important that the victims of domestic violence need to receive extra care once they get out of that situation. And of course, while there is ready-made public sympathy for domestic violence victims or anybody who claims to have been abused, we also need to be aware that there are fake accusations of domestic violence. According to statistics put out by Stop Abusive and Violent Environme...

Enforcing a domestic violence injunction

Domestic violence is not something to take with levity hands, and anybody in such a situation must find ways to protect themselves. If you are scared of a violent partner or anyone for that matter, you should make moves to file a petition for a restraining order. You can get this done with the help of a family law practice in Orlando. Even though the order does not exactly prevent the abuser from stalking the victim, it, however, gives the victim the power to call the authorities if their par...

Reasons why victims of domestic violence must be protected in the digital age

There is so much good that can be done with digital technology but, technology also does a lot of harm to people such as victims of domestic violence. There are lots of crimes and atrocities that can be committed with digital technology, but the world’s attention is focused mainly on crimes like fraud, hacking, cyberbullying and hacking. Not many people pay much attention to technology-driven sexual assault and violence where people carry out sexual assault and abuse or share sexual ima...

Collaborative Divorce: How it all works out

When a couple takes a step towards divorce, a vital question is, Collaborative divorce, how does it work out? Collaborative divorce, just as it implies occurs as a result of the couple getting a divorce being able to work out an agreement of divorce without going to a law court. Collaborative divorce involves agreement on child custody, property sharing, visitation schedules and all sorts that comes with divorce. While many couples often tend to go to court to settle their divorce a...

Common Mistakes In Divorce Mediation

Divorce Mediation is an opportunity for couples that want to have a consensus about their separation and all the processes involved, to have a go at it. Couples get to willingly decide in what and what not they want from the divorce. This process is simple and can be done right, however due to some cogent reasons, it could as well be done wrong. If some factors aren't taken into consideration, the divorce mediation may as well pose more problems than solutions. This is why a competent and...

Tips for a viable Post Marital Agreement

A Post Marital agreement is an agreement signed by both spouses during a marriage that alters or amends the rights and responsibilities of each spouse to the other, which is in contrast to a Pre-Marital agreement that is signed before the marriage. This agreement seeks to identify and recognize the interests of each spouse as to the marital affair, whereby each spouse signifies what and what not is expected from the marriage. Due to the peculiar nature of the agreement, it must be h...

Can Unmarried Fathers Obtain Custody?

Florida family law is quite gender-neutral, and courts believe that the best environment for a child to grow in is one in which the parents of the child are both involved in the child's life. But when it comes to having a child out of marriage, the father of the child is not always favored when it comes to getting visitation and child custody; at least not without a fight. Under family laws in Florida, if a man is not married to the mother of his child, he will have to take lega...

5 Things Not to Do on Social Media during Divorce

We live in the digital age and a good number of us have taken solace in making social media a second world. While social media is a fun place to share things; where people share things going on with them, good or bad; it remains a platform that must be used with caution, especially if you are going through a divorce. There are certain types of posts you should not make on social media if you are going through a divorce that has not been finalized and involves child custody. A family law pract...

Divorce Threats: what Should You Do?

Fights are inevitable in marriage and couples fight. But if during arguments or fights, one partner starts threatening the other with divorce then, there is a big problem that needs to be dealt with as soon as possible. As stressful and demanding as marriage can be, nobody ever wants to go through the stress of divorce. When one partner keeps mentioning it whether casually or seriously, it is a red flag that must be nipped in the bud. If your spouse is threatening you with divorce, what shoul...

Bringing Up the topic of Prenuptial Agreement

As much as marriage is a union borne out of love, an intertwining of families, lifestyle and all other things that make up the lives of different people, finance is one of the most Important aspects of marriage that must be discussed. A lot of unions have crashed because of money issues, and after the marriage has ended, the problem of money continues to exist. A lot of couples have no clear direction on how they will divide their money after a divorce, and this leads to a lot of problems. In...

What happens if a parent does not abide by a child custody plan?

Divorce comes with its drama, and if a child is involved, it takes the process longer and more complex. As a family law practice in Orlando, we have seen heated divorce cases with child custody battles that dragged on for long even after the divorce has been finalized. After a parenting plan has been established for some couples, it so happens that some parents refuse to obey the child custody order given by the court. For instance, a parent may not pick up or drop off the child on time or ev...

What Impact Does Losing Your Job Have On Child Support

Calculating child support is done based on the income you make and being able to pay for child support depends on your continued employment. But sometimes, things happen that you don't expect and losing a job is one of those things, what then do you do? Does your child support payment disappear? Do you ignore because you may be unable to keep up with the payments? The answer to these questions is "No." ignoring your child support would be a wrong decision as your payments will g...

How to Find Out Hidden Income and Assets in Divorce Cases

A common issue that comes up in family law practice in Winter Park is the issue of hiding assets and income by a party in a divorce case. When one spouse raises their concern that the other spouse is hiding their income or assets, as an experienced firm that engages in family law practice in Winter Park, there are specific ways to find this out. One thing that is true is that people go to great lengths to hide their assets during divorce and the reasons are not far-fetched. One of the reasons...

Does Your Child Need Divorce Therapy?

Divorce is a tough process, and it takes its toll on not only the couple but their children as well. As a family law practice in Orlando with enough experience, we have seen firsthand, divorce happening in seemingly solid marriages. Now, imagine a healthy, happy marriage that suddenly took a nosedive, what effects do you think that will have on the children? Your guess is right; it cannot be easy on the children. There are so many things attached to divorce, and the most important i...

Does A Father Have Visitation Right If His Name Is Not on The Child’s Birth Certificate?

Not all fathers are deadbeats, and a lot of absent fathers did not choose to be. In a lot of cases, most of them were led to believe that they have no rights to visit their child because their name is not on the birth certificated. This misconception has made a lot of fathers miss out on having a relationship with their child. With a reputable firm that engages in family law practice, this can be cleared up quickly, and everything will be sorted out. In Florida, when two people have a child o...

Do I Really Need A will for Division of Assets?

That’s a very good question to ask as much as any Family Law Practice in Orlando is concerned. But if you really want to know why you need a will or not, ask yourself this other question: what will happen if I don’t have a will? From that point, you will come to know more about the necessity of having a will or not have a will. The followings are the three scenarios that would play out when you pass on to glory without a will. Your assets will be distri...

Legal coaching—what does it offer?

Talking about legal coaching, it is a concept that is relatively new to the world of Family Law Practice in Winter Park. Just a few things had been written about it. The term legal coaching entails the help offered by lawyers to people who will be acting for themselves in matters relating to family law. It is a process that seeks to instill in them skills so they can improve their outcome and commitment. Who is the target of legal coaching? Essentially speaking, legal co...

Self-Reps: The 5 things that judges hate in family Law courts

As much as a family law practice in Altamonte Springs is concerned, there are some surprising mistakes self-reps and lawyers do that affect their case negatively. They are there in court trying to persuade and convince the judge, but too often, they end up annoying the very person they want to influence, even without realizing it. Whenever you find yourself in court, you will want to anchor on those things that please the judge and forget those that don’t. In this article, we ...

How to create the ideal Parenting Schedule for divorced parents?

With the years of experience that we have in Family law practice in Winter Park, couples who are working on figuring out how to share time spent with their children between them usually have one question, "What parenting or visitation plan would you advise us to adopt?" In the past, in divorce cases, most Family Court Judges ordered a "Standard Visitation" plan for couples to follow but these days this is not the case anymore. Most cases get resolved through medi...

How to deal with property financing by two parties in Divorce Litigation?

A common issue that family law practice in Altamonte Springs has witnessed many times over the years is the ownership of property such as automobiles or real estate by a couple, and in a divorce case, one of the couples wants to get their name taken off the financing. The possible reasons for this are not far-fetched – it could be a matter of distrust for the other party; that they may default on payments and intentionally damage the person's credit score or it may simply be the des...

Divorce: Which Parent should make legal and education decisions?

Nowadays, many divorce cases end up with each of the parents getting even parenting rights over the child. In this kind of situation, both parents get to spend equal time with the child and have 50/50 rights over the child. But one other important question that needs to be cleared up is, "Which parent should make educational, legal and other decisions on the child?" Usually, the most common answer is "both parents" but to make things easier, a family law practice in Orland...

How to Survive Your First Year in Marriage

It is usually said that there is no manual for marriage. That may be true, but there are some basic things that you must keep in mind to make your marriage hitch-free. Things sometimes do not go as planned of course, but you can always seek a Family Law Practice in Altamonte Springs if you have problems. But then, to the matter at hand, marriage a big business. It is different from a regular relationship, and it is beyond just signing papers and having a ceremony. The moment you and your part...

Understanding the Parental Rights of Same-Sex Couples

Having a Family Law Practice in Orlando may be an overlooked area because a lot of people do not have the foresight about the problems they might have in future. Think about a lovely same-sex love story. They cherish each other, the want to be together forever and they decide to start a family. However, there is the possibility for life to take its toll on them and they end up going their separate ways. What then happens? For many years now, same-sex couples have fought to have thei...

Wrong perceptions of Domestic Violence That Many People Hold

Frank Family Law, a Family Law Practice in Winter Park helps deal with a lot of family issues that people are familiar with. What a lot of people don't know is Frank Family Law Practice in Winter Park takes seriously, issues of domestic violence. According to statistics released by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, In the United States, every minute, twenty people are subjected to domestic violence. This amounts to about 10 million women annually. Domestic violence is broa...

4 Myths and Truths Concerning Men’s Rights in Divorce

Securing a divorce is not only stressful to some couples; it can also be confusing and frustrating to some people. Are you going through custody or divorce battle? Take note you might come across a lot of conflicting and confusing information about the subject. According to some opinion, it is good to deny visitation when the mother automatically gets primary custody or when you are late for a child support payment. There are some myths about the subject of divorce, which makes it n...

How to Change a Child Support Arrangement in Florida

Child support is one of the core elements that determine the outcome of a divorce. If you are bound by a child support arrangement, you probably understand inconvenient that monthly, biweekly or weekly payment can be in your bank account. It can be very challenging to get around when surrounded by the astronomical amount of child support, particularly during a financial crisis like falling income levels and job losses. If your situation warrants it, a child support modification can be filed o...

5 Ways A Father Can Establish Legal Paternity in Florida

Fatherhood is something that is very dear to any man, and the fact remains that every child deserves to have a father. In the legal sense, establishing paternity means proving someone to be the father of a child. It encompasses all legal rights and duties inherent in fatherhood. Frank’s Family Law Practice in Winter Park can assist you in answering questions and providing advice regarding any paternity issue you might be facing. Compared with establishing maternity, paternity ...

Critical Questions to Ask Your Family Law Practice In Winter Park

Introduction Lawyers are not magicians, but the best will get you a good outcome, even in a worst-case scenario. And when it comes to divorce issues, you can’t afford to trade quality for glamour. The legal advice you will receive from your family lawyer in Winter Park is very critical to the outcome of your case. Your lawyer acts as your advocate, your negotiator, your adviser and your trusted guide who takes you through the rigorous process of divorce or any other legal is...

What Are The Factors A Court Considers When Considering An Award Of Alimony?

Introduction Have you ever consider how courts arrive at the type and amount of alimony they grant? In this article, our family law practice in Orlando will educate you on how the process works before the court. This would help you to prepare better and also help you through the entire process. The courts and alimony Before a court makes the final decision to award alimony or maintenance, it would first consider by determining if either of the party seeking t...

Tips on Protecting Your Parental Rights During A Divorce

Introduction The act of divorce or separation between parents is something that is difficult for all those involved. To a parent, divorce is like trouble that comes at the door, sending love flying out through the window. Nothing shows more heartbreaks when a parent struggles to protect their rights after separation. The best way out is to seek legal actions, and our divorce lawyers at Frank Family Law understand how emotional this could be for both parties and the children involv...

Advantages and disadvantages of legal separation in Altamonte Springs

Introduction If you are living in Altamonte Springs and you are considering legal separation, it might surprise you to know that Florida is one of the states that has no formal legal provision for achieving legal separation. Notwithstanding, there are several ways you can achieve this. An important way you can get arou...

Is it possible to modify child custody in Orlando?

When speaking to a family law practice in Orlando, there is one major thing unknown to most people who have legally battled for child custody that eventually comes to light. It is that the decision reached by the court is not always permanent. However, such fact is unknown to so many people. Typically, in a case of child custody, the court will always seek to give the child the scenario that suits their best interest as at the time. However, when circumstances and situations changes...

Tips on Establishing Paternity in Winter Park

When two unmarried people have a child or children, and a dispute arises as to who owns the child or children, this is called a paternity case. Paternity issue is an important aspect of the Family Law in Florida. For instance, Chapter 742 of Florida’s Statute focuses on determining paternity. The Chapter requires that any woman who has a child (or is pregnant) and any man who has concrete reason to believe that he is the father of the said child, or any child, may bring a claim to the c...

5 ways to prevent money from causing a divorce

Divorce is quite a common issue among couples nowadays. It can be quite surprising to see both newer couples who only recently tied the knot and older couples request for separation after supposed years of understanding and commitment. As an experienced family law practice in Altamonte springs, our profession has seen us interact with a reasonable number of couples. And while people get separated for a number of reasons, some reasons like money tend to come up more often than others...

Reconciliation Contracts — Alternative to separation and divorce?

When therapy, mediation and dialogue all seem to fail, the next steps in most marriages is to move for a separation or divorce. While Divorces often does the job of separating spouses, it is not without its consequences. In most cases, couples usually go through a frenzy of drama that they will rather not have. Even more profound is the effect of divorce in marriages that feature high-asset clients and popular personalities. Although not very popular, a means of coordinating marital...

Requesting a drug test in a child custody case

One of the many issues that often surrounds a divorce case is that of child custody. It is not unusual to see couples battle child custody over a number of reasonable and baseless reasons. As daunting as the process may however seem, one of the aspects that should never be taken with levity in a child custody case is that of drug use. Frequent and uncontrolled use of drug and consumption of alcohol can pose a serious risk to the safety and normalcy of the family. Time and time again...

Handling Your Divorce The Right Way When You Have Kids

If you are filing for a divorce after every other thing seems to not be working, there is a whole lot to put in mind, most especially when you have children. Although the process of separation and divorce can be emotionally torturing for all the party involved, each parent owes their children the responsibility of making this transition as easy as possible. When it comes to divorce, there is no ultimate roadmap, and no one can say for certain how each party involved is going to reac...

How to Prevent Child Relocation After a Divorce

Going through with a divorce arrangement can be quite draining on the parents both physically and emotionally. Whether you have been seeing the cracks on the wall and have had it coming for a while or the whole situation hits you unexpectedly, one of the many damaging aspects of the process is arguably child custody and alimony after the process. While many people bother about the finances in a high-asset divorce case, children are usually on the farthest part of the receiving ends especially...

Why You’re Better Off Handling Your High-Asset Divorce Out of Court

When it comes to divorces involving high-asset clients, there’s an extra layer of complexity beyond the drama and nerve-wracking emotional tensions that exist between both spouses. In this immensely difficult time for families like this, one of the quickest ways to compound the problem is to insist on litigation as the only means of settling differences. As most high-asset divorcees have learned, there is much at stake for public image, privacy and many amounts of money to be lost in dr...

4 Most Common Reasons for Divorce

Nobody goes into the marriage with plans to get divorced. The word “divorce” continues to attract negative impressions of failure, sadness and plenty of legal drama. Despite the fact that the divorce rate has been reducing over the years, it is still a possible outcome of a lot of marriages. That’s part of why a family law practice in Winter Park is still in business. It is almost impossible to be prepared for divorce especially given the rose-colored spectacles th...

Beginner’s Guide to Alimony in A Florida Divorce

When you are in the process of a divorce in Florida, one of the important things to consider is alimony or spousal support for many reasons. According to Florida law, it is a critical part of divorce and can be awarded to a spouse as maintenance. Contrary to popular belief, alimony is not always a monthly payment. It can sometimes be a one-time sum or even a combination of both types of payment. Let’s take a look at some basic things you should know about a divorce alimony in ...

How to Protect Your Money in a Divorce

When facing an impending divorce, one of the first things that a family law practice in Orlando will tell you to do is to begin to prepare. Divorce can be an emotionally trying time but you must not forget that you must stay strong not just for yourself. You will also have your children, your future and your finances to worry about. Getting financial protection during a divorce is important. Here are some ways to ensure that you come out of a divorce as unscathed financially as poss...

Top 10 Tips on Controlling the Cost of Getting a Divorce

Getting a divorce from your spouse can be quite costly. The cost of getting a divorce goes beyond the initial estimate that any reputable Family Law Practice in Altamonte Springs gives you. If you are not careful, you could end up spending far more than you bargained for. There are many other expenses that can come up when there is a divorce case. These include the cost for expert fees, court fees and other levies that you may find yourself owing at the end of the case. These experts are comm...

Top Things You Must Do Before Filing for a Divorce

Asking your spouse for a divorce is typically the culmination of lots of thoughts and reasoning because it is a big decision that will affect your life in more ways than one. Getting a divorce involves more than just going to the court to submit a complaint and filing for a legal dissolution of your marriage. Before you arrive at the final decision to file for a divorce, there are some things to consider in order to make sure that you achieve the best possible result from your decis...

Ways to Reconnect with Your Spouse

Marriage is not easy and requires a lot of work. After a lot of time and fights, it sometimes happens that the connection you feel with your spouse diminishes and even gets lost. Then it becomes easier to seek isolation instead of trying to make the relationship work. This sometimes leads to a separation and eventually divorce. Marriage requires you to be resilient and find ways to always try to rekindle the spark that first led you to the altar. Reconnecting with your spouse can sa...

Ways Which Social Media Can Wreak Havoc in Your Divorce

Divorce is never a smooth sail and the physical and emotional trauma that comes with the package only makes it a harder storm to weather. In times like these, spouses tend to draw closer to attention even if they are trying to move away from it especially if it is a high asset divorce. While Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram can be a good way to ensuring that one moves on with life and takes the mind of the divorce for a while, it is quite imperative that you are highly cautious of th...

Top 7 Tips for High Asset Divorce

Divorces are never the easiest things to do. It could get further messier when unpleasant details and procedures drag out in the open and it erupts into a long, public battle. High asset divorce as the name implies differs from the ordinary divorce based on the high amount and value of assets owned by wither both or one partner of the broken marriage. Completing a high asset divorce can be quite difficult even despite the high emotional traumas being experienced and many roadblocks ...

Top 5 Ways to Avoid Divorce

There is a popular saying that is echoed into the ears of almost every newlywed; ‘There are only fairy-tale weddings, but no fairy-tale marriages’. Call the guy that came up with that quote a sadist but in all honesty, nothing could be closer to the truth. Divorce is an increasingly damaging culprit in modern marriages as you can tell by the lines in front of most family law practices in Altamonte Springs, a so-easily sought solution to every challe...

15 Critical Mistakes in Divorce

The process of divorce is never a pleasant one matter how much you want to get away from your spouse. Because the divorce process is so unpredictable, as you cannot determine how long it will take or how much you are going to get or loss in the process. That is why divorce need to be handled by those specialized in the process, usually a family law practice in Orlando. We are going to look at some common mistakes made in the process of divorce. 1. Ta...

When Is A Divorce Said To Be Successful?

Without mincing words, couples have a divorce when they realize that their marriage is over and both are happier apart than together. Once you are no longer happy in your marriage, usually a divorce is the logical decision. Unfortunately, a lot of people find it hard to be any happier even after the divorce with the separation process becoming more painful and emotionally damaging than should be. Is there ever a happy ending to a divorce? In the end of the legal fights i...

What to Expect in Divorce Mediation

Divorces are very complicated and sometimes couple try to settle it using a divorce attorney in Winter Park. This may not always be the best solution especially when the couple want to resolve issues as peacefully as possible without going to court. One alternative available to divorcing parties is mediation. Mediation is an effective means of reaching an out-of-court settlement between divorce parties. It involves the parties (and in some conditions, your ...

15 Critical Mistakes in Divorce

The process of divorce is never a pleasant one matter how much you want to get away from your spouse. Because the divorce process is so unpredictable, as you cannot determine how long it will take or how much you are going to get or loss in the process. That is why divorce need to be handled by those specialized in the process, usually a family law practice in Orlando. We are going to look at some common mistakes made in the process of divorce. 1. Ta...

When Is A Divorce Said To Be Successful?

Without mincing words, couples have a divorce when they realize that their marriage is over and both are happier apart than together. Once you are no longer happy in your marriage, usually a divorce is the logical decision. Unfortunately, a lot of people find it hard to be any happier even after the divorce with the separation process becoming more painful and emotionally damaging than should be. Is there ever a happy ending to a divorce? In the end of the legal fights i...

What to Expect in Divorce Mediation

Divorces are very complicated and sometimes couple try to settle it using a divorce attorney in Winter Park. This may not always be the best solution especially when the couple want to resolve issues as peacefully as possible without going to court. One alternative available to divorcing parties is mediation. Mediation is an effective means of reaching an out-of-court settlement between divorce parties. It involves the parties (and in some conditions, your ...

Co-Parenting: 4 Useful Tips to Make It Work as Divorcing Parents

Family is everything and while divorce may bring up a lot of issues with the parenting, the welfare of the children is always a reason to maintain a good level of cordiality and a semblance of balance. In our years of experience with family law in Winter Park, here are four of the most useful tips that we give divorcing parents as they navigate the emotionally challenging period of co-parenting Tip #1: Never badmouth each other in front of your children Children do not n...

Things divorcing home owners should consider

Divorce comes with its burden. It usually takes its toll on all individuals involved, the couple and their kid(s), if they have any. Letting go by one of both parties is usually one of the hurdles faced in divorce cases. A partner might feel he or she needs to stay to maintain a balanced home for the sake of the kids. Divorces are usually facilitated by attorneys. A divorce attorney in Orlando handles all forms of divorce cases and challenges associated with them. R...

Does Your Ex-Partner Have a Right to Your Lottery Win During a Divorce?

It may seem like an abstract issue but one of the most popular issues that divorce attorneys in Altamonte springs experience is during property division is how to treat lottery claims during a divorce Let us imagine that you play the lottery while happily married and unexpectedly hit the jackpot. How much of your prize money is your soon-to-be ex entitled to? Ever thought about that? We doubt that you have. As farfetched as it seems, you should know what c...

Is Signing a Prenuptial Agreement Right for You?

Because of the common disputes that arise during divorces over finances and child custody rights, more people are seeking for a means through family law in Orlando to ensure that separating from a spouse is easier and more agreeable. A prenuptial agreement is a critical tool used to protect each spouse’s interests in the event there is a separation in the future. Before you agree to a prenuptial agreement, it is highly recommended that you find an at...

Five Ways to Have A Stress-free Divorce

When you are going through a divorce, there is usually a lot to consider before you even arrived at that decision. It sometimes feels like an admission of defeat at not being able to make the relationship work. Do not kick yourself too hard. The best way to go about a divorce is to have a plan. Hiring a divorce attorney in Orlando is probably the first thing you would do. Getting legal counsel that you can trust is very important. Besides that, here are other things...

Staying Civil for Children After Divorce

The period of a divorce is usually a very trying time for former couples, however, the impact of this stressful time is more pronounced when children are involved. Even in the most seamless of separation children are plagued by self-doubt, regret and self-blame. The effects of a divorce have far reaching implications for children and might even affect their choices in later life. This moment can be further complicated when there is bitter between parents. Custody battles are a destructive for...

How to heal physically, emotionally and legally after a divorce

Divorce is not the end, but it is important to know how to recover from a divorce. When we know how to overcome divorce, it marks a turning point for the beginning of a new life. After hiring a divorce attorney in Winter Park to guide you through the divorce, it is important that you give yourself a chance at a normal life after. Healing from a divorce is almost always very painful. That's why it's so important that you avoid getting caught up in pain, bitterness or depressi...

How to deal with children and holidays after a divorce

For children, the period of holidays can bring substantial joy, and they are moments to treasure, a time to roam free and engage in fun-filled and unique traditional parties. But something devastating can take out such bliss and love, and it is from the parent angle—the ugly head of a divorce! As the saying goes, when trouble comes at the door, love flies out through the window, and this is what a divorce is to parents, and especially to the children. For children whose parent...

3 Tips for Dealing with Spousal Abuse

It’s a fact that many marriages simply don’t go as smoothly as planned. This is precisely why studies show that many legal unions may end in the hands of a divorce attorney in Orlando, FL. However, there is simply no excuse or reason to have to live with spousal abuse. This is wrong on every level, and if you’re the victim of this type of abuse, there are things you must do quickly. Knowing some tips that can alleviate the stress of this situation and allow you to feel safer...

4 Tips for Making your Marriage Counseling Successful

If you and your spouse aren’t seeing eye-to-eye these days and there seems to be a lot of tension in the air, you may benefit from marriage counseling. This will allow you to sit down with a trained professional that will listen to both sides of the marital story. Of course, going through this process may be the key to preventing you from having to see a divorce attorney in Orlando, FL. Millions of marriages have been saved because of working to get the necessary help from a therapist o...

Benefits of Hiring a Divorce Attorney

The key to ending a legal union with the least amount of stress is sure to rest in hiring a divorce lawyer in Altamonte Springs to assist you. This will enable you to get through this trying time with much less difficulty and greater ease. The last thing you will want to do is to deal with some situations that are sure to pop up in during a divorce without a professional. Being aware of the numerous advantages of relying on this expert is sure to be helpful to you. Benefit #1: Sele...

Reasons to Choose a Collaborative Divorce

If your marriage is nearing its end, you may want to consider the various divorce options you have. Taking the time to select the best way to end this legal union is sure to help it be less stressful for you. One of the standard methods that are chosen these days includes a collaborative divorce. There are numerous benefits of choosing this type of divorce and your family law in Orlando professional is sure to be helpful during this process. Reason #1: Control over the outcome...

Ways to Help Make your Divorce Less Challenging

There are many things that can encourage you to end your marriage. There’s no doubt that being married can be a challenge and unless you truly love this person it may end without a great deal of warning. Getting a divorce isn’t an easy time in life and is sure to be one that creates a lot of stress. However, there are many things you can do that will make this situation a much less challenging one for you. Rely on a legal professional There are sure to be som...

3 Ways to Help your Children Cope with a Divorce

The last thing your kids may want to hear is that you’re preparing to end your marriage. This can be one of the most stressful times for children and can sure make life much more difficult for the entire family. It’s ideal to do all you can to alleviate the fears that any of the family members may have. Of course, this can be easier said than done, but there are ways you can work to make this happen. Being aware of things you can do that will enable your children to stress less du...

4 Critical Times When you Need a Family Lawyer

Life can be challenging at times and is sure to be present numerous events that may require you to seek legal assistance. The good news is that a family lawyer may be your best resource when it comes to handling a lot of the issues you may face. It’s critical to the outcome of your situation to rely on the expertise that is offered by an attorney that specializes in this area. In fact, there may be many things that you may not have even known your family law practice in Orlando could as...

4 Ways to Prepare for a Divorce in Orlando

The key to dealing with the dissolution of marriage will rest in being as prepared as possible for it. This means having a plan and working to stick to it when you know that you’re headed for divorce. It’s ideal to meet with a divorce attorney in Orlando, FL to guide you through the legal steps of this process. However, you will want to be as financially prepared as possible in the meantime to help ease your stress and anxiety as you begin to enter this stage of life. Being aware ...

4 Tips for Having Less Stress when your Marriage is Ending

Going through a divorce can be a challenge emotionally, physically and financially. The key to getting through this time may rest in being as prepared for it as possible. You’re sure to experience a great deal of stress if you’re getting a divorce, but being aware of things that can help you have reduced anxiety during this time is sure to be helpful. Of course, choosing the best divorce lawyer in Orlando can be the right place to start. Tip #1: Focus on your health...

3 Ways to End your Marriage When Using a Family Lawyer in Orlando

It’s a fact that being married may not be the easiest job in the world. Of course, it’s ideal to have a loving companion, but more arguments and disagreements begin to arise than compassion for your spouse it may be time to end the marriage. This can be a challenging time for millions of couples, and it’s ideal to know what to expect when traveling through this journey. Your divorce attorney in Orlando, FL is sure to be your best resource to rely on during the stages of divo...

4 Reasons to Consider a Mediated Divorce

If you’re in the midst of ending a legal relationship, this can be a tough time for you. It’s ideal to speak to a divorce attorney in Winter Park, FL advise you on the least stressful way to divorce. It’s important to choose the method that will cause you the least amount of anxiety and enable you to move forward with your life single. Of course, this can be much easier said than done, but a mediated divorce may just be your best option. This marriage dissolution will involv...