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December 2016 Archives

Hiding assets from your spouse may bring trouble

You are not the first person in Florida to contemplate opening that offshore account without your spouse's knowledge. Whether your divorce is imminent or you are simply building a contingency plan, hiding money from a spouse is a step many take at various points in their marriages.

Optional parenting plan schedules

When a couple is divorced in the state of Florida and children are involved, a parenting plan will often need to be developed. Whether the parents share joint custody or have supervised time-sharing, Florida Courts state that a decision on an acceptable schedule needs to be agreed to by both parties in order for the court to approve it and continue with divorce proceedings. If both parents cannot determine a suitable plan, the court will create one for them.

Alternate methods for obtaining alimony

With more and more people becoming divorced each year, many ex-spouses are finding themselves in the position of trying to receive alimony after the marriage has been dissolved. Records.com reports that Florida boasts one of the highest rates of divorce in the country. At number seven on the list of top states for divorce, the married portion of the state’s population is less than half at 46 percent. Over 13 percent of the residents are already divorced and another 2.2 percent have separated. Many of these divorced people find themselves struggling to receive the alimony they are supposed to be given.

Navigating the complications of a military divorce

Divorce is a difficult process, but it can be particularly challenging for a person who is in the military or married to a service member. These cases come with special challenges, and it is important to work with a lawyer who has experience in both Florida divorce laws and the complex issues unique to a military divorce.

The challenges of the holidays for couples

The holidays can be a time full of fun and joy. However, they can also have their challenges. For example, married couples can sometimes run into trouble during the holidays. Among the many unique things that can come along with the holidays is unique potential sources of arguments. When holiday-related fighting takes over a couple’s relationship, it might not only ruin the holidays for them, but also have impacts on the long-term viability of their relationship.

Report: Tampa the 30th most single-friendly city in the U.S.

Among the things a person may find challenging after a divorce is adjusting back to single life. Many different things can impact how smoothly this transition ends up going for a divorced person. This includes how good of a place the area that they live in is for singles.

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