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A divorce can bring unexpected blessings

Some people consider the end of any marriage a tragedy, but compelling arguments exist that say this is not always the case. A divorce can often ease many of the stresses in an individual's life and make room for new healthy energy to come in. In Florida, people may be interested to learn about the unexpected blessings of divorce that come along with the ending. 

New military retirement policy may affect divorce agreements

This year, the United States military will make a shift in how it offers financial benefits to enlisted service people. The new format, called the Blended Retirement System, offers a different set of benefits from the previous legacy plan. For military employees in Florida with less than 12 years of experience, they will have until the end of next year to decide whether they choose to enroll in the new program or stick with the old one. The change has at least one person speaking out about potential pitfalls of the program as it relates to divorce

Divorce and annulment, what's the difference?

Sometimes a person doesn't know how, but they know that they want a marriage to end. Short of disappearing off the face of the earth, what options exist for dissolving the partnership with a spouse in Florida? Some people may have heard of an annulment as an option for breaking up. But what is an annulment, really? And is it different than a divorce

A look at divorce rates by occupation

Increased availability of data in the technological age has led to increased information about people in general. One researcher has analyzed divorce data and was able to determine how rates differed for individuals by occupation and industry. The results of the analysis may be interesting to Florida residents as they ponder the concept of divorce. 

Divorce advice for Florida folks - a divorced mom's point of view

A person's life is continually evolving, and some argue that people generally progress in positive ways and become wiser. The fears of the future dissolve as humans learn new ways to adapt and move on. Some people, when facing divorce, fear the future and the changes that come with dissolving a marriage. One divorced woman has shared her point of view in a recent news article that aims to comfort people facing divorce, whether they are in Florida or anywhere across the country. 

Florida cities on list with most divorced people

Florida residents know that many things go into determining whether a marriage will stay together or not. Even those people who choose to stay married may do so not because they are truly happy but for other reasons. While some reports have suggested that the overall divorce rate in America has declined or stabilized in recent years, it can still be interesting to see trends relating to divorce in America.

Stressful divorces can hurt children's health

Florida parents understand the difficulties that their children face when their parents are going through a divorce. Yet a new study is showing that how parents treat each other during and after this period can have last effects on the immune systems of the children involved.

Proposed law to reform spousal support

Spousal support, or alimony as it is commonly referred to in Florida, is a hot button issue in many divorces. According to the Sun Sentinel, the Sunshine State is one of only a few states that have lifelong spousal support payments. As things currently stand, Floridians who divorce and receive alimony payments will continue to receive them for the length of their spouse’s life. The exception is that those payments stop if the supported spouse remarries.

Do I need to change my insurance policies post-divorce?

When you go through a divorce in Tampa, the number of changes you must deal with can be overwhelming. While making changes to your insurance policies may not be one your highest priorities, it is important and can go a long way toward making sure the proper protections are in place. Here are some of the main ones you may want to consider taking a look at.

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