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Category Archives: Divorce

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The Difference Between Judges, Magistrates, and Hearing Officers in Family Law Courts

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Although many people think that all divorces are overseen by judges, the reality is that there are actually a number of different decision makers who could be involved in a person’s divorce proceedings. Knowing what to expect when it comes to who will oversee a divorce can help reduce the stress that couples experience… Read More »

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How Long Will My Divorce Take?

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Just as no two couples are alike, no two divorces will be exactly the same, so it’s difficult to estimate how long it will take to resolve and finalize a specific divorce. If, for instance, two spouses have a contentious relationship and are unable to agree on certain important issues, like alimony and child… Read More »

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Who is Responsible for Household Bills During Divorce?

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Many of those who file for divorce feel inundated by what can seem like a never-ending list of tasks, including everything from talking to the kids about the divorce to finding a new place to live. These worries, on top of the emotional aspects that so often accompany divorce proceedings, can make ending a… Read More »

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How a Forensic Accountant Could Help with Your Divorce

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Obtaining a divorce can be difficult and so often requires the cooperation of multiple individuals. For instance, having a forensic accountant as part of your divorce team can make all the difference when it comes to grappling with financial issues like property division, alimony, and child support. To speak with an experienced Largo divorce… Read More »

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How to Choose a Clearwater Divorce Lawyer

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The average length of a first marriage which ends in divorce is a little over eight years. During this time, many couples have at least one child and make at least one major acquisition, like a house or a retirement account. As a result, when the marriage breaks up, it usually involves emotional and… Read More »

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How to File for Divorce in Pinellas County

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Divorce is a legal action filed by a married individual or couple to end the marriage. There are two types of divorce proceedings available in Florida: simplified and general. As its name indicates, a simplified divorce offers the parties a simpler and less costly procedure. This simplified procedure requires certain conditions. Where? Whether the… Read More »

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Emotional and Financial Issues in a Pinellas County Divorce

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The marriage dissolution rate has dropped some in recent decades, but it is still over 40 percent. Additionally, the divorce rate is much higher for subsequent marriages. So, at some point, divorce will touch every family in Clearwater, either directly or indirectly. Unless the marriage only lasted a few months or the couple had… Read More »

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What Are Grey Divorces and How Are They Different?

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In the immediate wake of the 1969 no-fault divorce revolution, the marriage dissolution rate skyrocketed across the board. It has declined since then in every age group except one. Among the over 55 crowd, the divorce rate has continued rising. When younger couples divorce, the focus is often on their children. But most older… Read More »

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Love, Baseball, and Prenuptial Agreements

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As another season approaches, now is probably a good time to reflect on the moment that love, baseball, and premarital agreements came together in SoCal. The Frank and Jamie McCourt saga is a good example of how premarital agreements work in California, but also of how they work in Florida. Both the Golden State… Read More »

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What to Expect in a Marriage Dissolution Case

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Although the divorce rate has dipped slightly in recent years, it is still extremely high, particularly among subsequent marriages. Furthermore, divorce’s moral acceptability rating recently hit an all-time high. In other words, people who would never have considered divorce a few years ago now see this procedure as a good way to terminate an… Read More »

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