Category: Legal Advice

Common Mistake During a Divorce

Going through a divorce is difficult. Without the right guidance, you can make costly mistakes that impact your future. Below, Bergman Family Law has outlined common mistakes to avoid. Feel free to reach out to our team with any legal questions you may have regarding the dissolution of marriage process. In the meantime, review four […]
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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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