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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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5 Tips to Make the Divorce Process as Stress-Free as Possible

By Laurie R. Chane |

Divorce can be an emotionally challenging process, but you may not realize the full implications for your overall well-being until you hear it from the experts. The mental health editors at Prevention magazine report that you may experience serious issues with depression, anxiety, drastic changes in weight, substance abuse, and   medical issues – even… Read More »

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5 Tips to Handling Divorce When You’re Retired

By Laurie R. Chane |

A wide array of personal circumstances can complicate the divorce process in Florida, and one such factor is retirement of one or both parties. In these “gray” divorces, children aren’t usually at issue because they’re older; however, there can be considerable disputes over property division and alimony. Though Florida’s Dissolution of Marriage statute contains… Read More »

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Social Media Before, During, and After Your Florida Divorce Case

By Laurie R. Chane |

Social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and others are interwoven into the fabric of modern life. Statistics on social media usage reveal that 223 million Americans were active on these networks in 2019, which means it’s quite likely that you have at least one account. Regardless of how often you post, your content… Read More »

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5 Tips for Handling Business Interests in a Florida Divorce

By Laurie R. Chane |

Divorce has implications for almost every aspect of your life, and one of the primary issues in the process is dividing marital assets. Florida’s divorce statute requires an equitable distribution of all marital property, which can create some complications when one of these items is your ownership interest in a business. Regardless of whether… Read More »

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