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.
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?
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.
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.
High stress jobs can have an effect on marriages, studies show. For people in the military, this means higher divorce rates for a multitude of reasons. For individuals in Florida, and throughout the 50 states, their career choice may be a predictor for future divorce.
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.
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.
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.
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.
No matter what your financial circumstances have been throughout your marriage, now that you are facing a divorce, you probably have genuine concern for your future. If you spent many years staying home raising children or gave up a career so your spouse could relocate frequently with his or her job, you likely have few individual assets.