"Divorce mediation" is a relatively new term to a lot of people -- especially if you still picture divorce the old-fashioned way, with two parties bickering in court over the disposition of everything from the house to the cookware. But divorce mediation isn't new -- and it's definitely not a fad. It is, however, becoming one of the hottest trends among divorcing couples.
You know you're headed toward a divorce. You know you want to stay in your Florida home, and your soon-to-be ex will be content if you do. But there's more you need to know.
Florida is an equitable distribution state, meaning that in a divorce, property should be split fairly.