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Child Custody In Florida Divorce Mediation: Tips For Parents

By Laurie R. Chane |

Even when going through divorce, parents still love their children and want what is best for them in terms of residential arrangements, education, social development, and other lifestyle-related factors. Unfortunately, parties might struggle with the details when it comes to handling child custody issues in divorce. The good news is that not all disputes… Read More »

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What To Include In A Florida Divorce Settlement Agreement

By Laurie R. Chane |

Divorce can be a highly contentious legal proceeding when there is animosity and distrust between the parties, but you might be surprised to find that protracted court battles are somewhat rare. Many cases are resolved in full or in part by agreement, and Florida divorce laws actually encourage spouses to compromise on the key… Read More »

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Property Division Checklist For Florida Divorce Cases

By Laurie R. Chane |

When considering how to divvy up assets in a Florida divorce case, many couples focus only on the big ticket items. It can be easy to overlook other property and items that you may have acquired over the course of your marriage; many couples also fail to address the debts and legal liabilities they… Read More »

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Legal Options For Enforcing A Florida Divorce Decree

By Laurie R. Chane |

In an ideal world, by the time parties are enter into a final judgment  in a Florida divorce case, both will be satisfied with the result and do their part to enable a smooth transition. Unfortunately, most divorces proceed in the real world. Whether out of spite, procrastination, a disagreement with how the order… Read More »

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High Net Worth Divorce In Florida: Real Life Versus TV Drama

By Laurie R. Chane |

Many people are familiar with the legal concepts and process through fictional accounts and some may even have personal experience with high net worth divorce in Florida. While TV shows and films do an excellent job of achieving their goal, which is to engage and entertain you as the audience. However, the methods are… Read More »

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3 Apps to Streamline Florida Divorce

By Laurie R. Chane |

Divorce is never an easy process and, for many parties, it is one of the most anxiety-inducing experiences they will experience. According to the American Institute of Stress, ending a marriage ranks second on a list of stressful life events, earning a score of 73 points out of 100. With these numbers in mind,… Read More »

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How Life Insurance Works in a Florida Divorce Case

By Laurie R. Chane |

As parties are going through real estate, bank accounts, retirement benefits, investments, and other assets as part of the Florida divorce process, there is one key item many tend to overlook: Life insurance. You might not think of it as property, since you assume that the only way to access the policy proceeds is… Read More »

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Spousal Misconduct During the Florida Divorce Process

By Laurie R. Chane |

Once Florida divorce proceedings are underway, parties experiencing strong emotions are sometimes tempted to engage in misconduct that affects the process. Spite and negativity are often motivating factors, while other acts could be an attempt to influence decisions regarding child custody and visitation. A spouse may even purposefully overspend or hide assets to affect… Read More »

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Florida Law on Debt in Divorce

By Laurie R. Chane |

While divorcing couples might spend significant time figuring out how to divvy up assets acquired during their marriage, they may not even consider what happens to the financial obligations they’ve incurred. Debt in divorce is one of the most overlooked issues, but it’s every bit as important – whether you’re dealing with a contested… Read More »

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What Divorce Issues Can I Resolve by Agreement in Florida?

By Laurie R. Chane |

Divorces on some TV shows and movies paints a picture of a bitter, drawn-out process marked by hostile proceedings and numerous hearings – followed by a lengthy trial in which neither party is satisfied with the results. While it makes for good ratings, actual divorce cases are typically not quite so dramatic. In fact,… Read More »

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