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Alimony vs Spousal Support in Florida: What’s the Difference?

When a Florida judge orders one spouse to make monetary payments to the other spouse during or after their divorce, the term that the judge will use is “spousal support.” Florida family courts, as well as many other state family courts, do not use the term alimony anymore. Alimony is an outdated term that essentially […]
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Is My Spouse Entitled to Half My Business?

Under Florida divorce law, spouses are entitled to receive a fair or equitable division of marital and/or separate property. However, it is ultimately up to the judge to decide if a 50/50 split is warranted. After hearing all evidence during a divorce proceeding, a judge will evaluate certain factors, such as length of the marriage, […]
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How COVID-19 Has Impacted Separation and Divorce

Coronaviruses have been around for centuries, with SARs and MERs both being major recent coronavirus outbreaks. However, COVID-19 is the coronavirus that’s been making the news recently. Since the pandemic began, stay-at-home orders by the government were implemented to prevent the spread of the virus. The quarantine orders that started in 2020 are carrying over […]
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How Do I Choose a Divorce Attorney?

Realizing your marriage is over and that seeking a divorce is in the best interest of all those involved is one of the most difficult decisions you will ever make. The next step in starting a new and better path in your life is finding a divorce attorney who understands your goals, knows all aspects […]
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Pros and Cons of Signing a Prenuptial Agreement

According to the Centers for Disease Control, America’s 2018 divorce rate was 45%. While this is down from the oft-cited “half of all marriages end in divorce” statistic, it’s only a small improvement. With such high divorce rates, more and more individuals consider a prenuptial agreement. In fact, according to a survey conducted by the […]
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