Military families deal with uniquely trying circumstances. From frequent moves to long periods of separation and demanding jobs, the pressure on marriages is tremendous, and it shows. Florida military members divorce at much higher rates than their civilian peers and must also handle more difficult issues during the process.
Many of the challenges that come with divorce are due to a misunderstanding of the legal, financial and emotional realities. Some people can be too focused on "winning" in a divorce. However, the better approach may be to ask the right questions to your Florida divorce professionals, like a lawyer and financial planner, to avoid making a mistake or not covering all bases. Being proactive and careful rather than treating it like a competition is a less aggressive and often more effective way of behaving in a divorce.
Financial advisors often work with families and couples to plan for their future. But what should a Florida financial advisor do when a couple he or she is advising decide to divorce? Not only is financial advising through a divorce a unique challenge, but dealing with both parties professionally can be difficult for an advisor. There are a few options professionals should consider in these situations.
When a marriage ends, many people wrongly believe that painting their soon-to-be ex in a bad light will help them in a divorce settlement. For most Florida breakups, most of these accusations will have little impact on the property distribution in the divorce. Here are a few things that people are often surprised to learn do not impact divorce settlements in most cases.
Most people hope to finalize their divorces as quickly as possible, but in 2018, there may be some additional incentives to speed up a divorce. Changes to the tax code could impact multiple aspects of a Florida divorce, including alimony payments, property taxes for the marital home and deductions related to children. In some cases, this could impact pre- and post-nuptial agreements that were drafted under the pretenses of previous tax laws.
Individuals considering ending a marriage may be reluctant to do so because of fear of failure. However, some experts say that divorce can be an indicator of personal success. Whether a person has made a decision to stop suffering or whether his or her personal growth leads them to move on, ending a marriage no longer has to bear the sting of failure. Individuals in Florida may find this a refreshing perspective when contemplating the end of their marriages.
The end of a marriage can be a trying time for any person. The process can come with a period of grief along with the common negotiations of support, property and custody issues. One psychologist has found that men and women tend to face a marital breakup in different ways. Her findings may be of interest to individuals in Florida who may be considering divorce.
It can be tough to maintain your financial balance at the end of a marriage. Lots of changes are happening physically, financially and emotionally, and it is possible to get swept up and overwhelmed in the whirlwind of divorce. Luckily, many people have been through a divorce, and many others are trained to help a person through this trying time. Some of those in the know have gathered some tips to help a person keep their financial sanity during a tough breakup, which can be applied by individuals in Florida.
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.
With any luck, the settlement a person makes at the end of a marriage is clear and final so that it won't affect them unexpectedly in the future. However, if during a divorce the settlement is not clear or loose ends are not tied up, lingering credit and debt problems could reduce a person's ability to purchase a home and can damage his or her credit. In Florida, a person can hope to avoid these issues by applying some common suggestions.