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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.”..

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Collaborative Divorce: How it all works out

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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