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April 2018 Archives

How will repaid debts affect property division?

It is certainly a loving gesture to help a spouse repay student loans. One man who used his own money to pay off a spouse's debt is wondering how this will affect the property division during his divorce. His soon-to-be ex-wife is leaving him after only two years and wants to keep the house and half of his retirement savings. Individuals in Florida facing similar circumstances in divorce may be able to learn from this man's question. 

Child custody trend has parents migrating back and forth

Individuals facing the end of their marriage may have a new option to consider when it comes to taking care of the children. The child custody arrangement known as a bird's nest is gaining in popularity with some families, even if it is only utilized temporarily. Some families in Florida find that the arrangement can help with their child's transition after a divorce. 

Preparing for divorce while serving in the US military?

As a member of the U.S. military in Florida, you understand how challenging it can be when military life and civilian life conflict with one another. For instance, if you're one of many military members who currently happen to be preparing for divorce, there are federal, state and military regulations that may impact your situation. Just thinking about trying to keep it all straight may be enough to make your head spin! While you want to fulfill your military obligations, you also want to achieve a fair settlement.

Reality star wants child custody reassessed

Two stars continue to battle over parenting issues after their separation. Rob Kardashian, former reality star, and his ex, Black Chyna, separated after the birth of their baby, Dream. The couple originally reached a child custody and support settlement, but recent events have led Rob to go to a judge to request changes. While the news is making headlines, even here in Florida, the situation is a common one for individuals attempting to co-parent with an ex. 

Politician's divorce may see property division of Florida condos

The pending divorce of one famous politician and his wife of 15 years may soon have them splitting up their vacation homes. The two Florida condos they own together are worth an estimated $4 million. The couple, former mayor Rudy Giuliani and his wife Judith, enjoy spending their free time in Florida. The property division process of the two homes could certainly be an issue.

Knowing fathers' rights can help you protect custody rights

As a father in Florida, you understand the importance of protecting your rights, especially in the event that your marriage ends or your relationship with your child's mother ends. Most fathers have a rightful claim to an active role in the lives of their children, but it is always prudent to have a clear understanding of your specific rights and how to protect them.

Creative ways to announce a divorce

Celebrities live very public lives. That's why, recently, two famous movie stars came together to announce their divorce together on social media. The everyday Florida resident may not find the need to announce the end of a marriage to a throng of fans, but he or she can take some style advice from Channing Tatum and Jenna Delwan Tatum and announce an intent to divorce in a way that is civilized and respectful.

Property division gets a modern twist in 2018

When two people separate, it can be expected that they may not see eye to eye on everything. After all, if they were in total harmony, they probably wouldn't be separating. Florida property division laws were created so that divorcing couples could have a guideline to go by and keep things fair. In the current age, couples are disputing ownership of some modern types of property and keeping lawyers on their toes. 

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