Category: Legal Advice

7 Reasons You May Need a Post-Judgment Modification

A decision by a judge in a divorce case may seem final, but when the circumstances that influenced that decision change, so can the terms and conditions of a divorce. Challenging specific aspects of a divorce is called a post-judgment modification. Here are the top 7 reasons why you should consider a post-judgment modification. 1. […]
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Is Hiring a Divorce Lawyer Really Necessary?

Divorce is often an emotional rollercoaster and complex legal matter. Although representing yourself in court may seem like a great way to save money, it’s better to hire a divorce lawyer. Consider these different factors if you’re planning on representing yourself in your divorce case. Reasons You Need to Hire a Lawyer for Your Divorce […]
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Everything You Need to Know About Prenups

Before you get married, you and your soon-to-be spouse may have discussed a prenup. These agreements are used for different reasons. Here is what you need to know about prenuptial agreements and the role they play in a divorce. What Is a Prenup? A prenup, also referred to as an antenuptial agreement or premarital agreement, […]
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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 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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Does It Matter Who Files For Divorce?

Filing for a divorce can be a long and drawn-out emotional process. There are a lot of technicalities when it comes to filing for a divorce. However, there are distinct advantages and disadvantages to being the first side to file for divorce in Florida. What Are the Advantages of Filing for Divorce First? Being Prepared […]
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How to Prepare Yourself to File for Divorce

Although you may have made up your mind to start the process of getting a divorce, it is best to have a plan rather than just rushing into it. Divorce is often more difficult, more emotionally taxing and a much longer process than expected, especially when there is disagreement over important issues such as the […]
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