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March 2016 Archives

What is the difference between fault and no-fault divorce?

Florida is a no-fault divorce state. It is one of the many states that abolished fault divorces. The only thing that technically needs to be proved is that the marriage is “irretrievably broken.” When filing for divorce, you basically need to prove that the marriage existed and that it cannot be repaired. The reasoning behind the dissolution of marriage does not technically play a role in the divorce, although it can be used to make some decisions in limited cases.

How do people feel about divorce?

People are fascinated with statistics. There are statistics collected on just about every topic you can imagine. Perhaps one of the most interesting topics that people wonder about has to do with relationships. What do people think about different types of relationships? Have their feelings changed about different relationships? How have the numbers shifted over time when it comes to marriage and divorce?

Judge to Madonna, Guy Ritchie: stop fighting over son

Child custody disputes within the same county in Florida can be difficult enough, so imagine having to dispute child custody issues internationally. That’s exactly the situation that Madonna and her ex-husband Guy Ritchie have found themselves in. They are in a dispute over the child custody arrangement for their 15-year-old son Rocco.

What should you ask an attorney before hiring them? (PART 2)

In our last post we started talking about the questions you should ask an attorney before hiring them. It’s important to interview a few attorneys in order to find the one that is the best fit for you. After asking the attorney the finance-related questions, it’s also good to find out about how they handle legal cases and their experience overall.

What should you ask an attorney before hiring them? (PART 1)

On this blog we always talk about the importance of working with an attorney during your divorce. It’s important that an attorney has experience in family law and understands the laws of your state. Many people reach out to an attorney early in the process as a way to decide whether or not they want to file for divorce. Some may think they have to stick with the first attorney they contact, but that’s definitely not the case.

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