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January 2014 Archives

Film places emphasis on the need to reform Florida alimony laws

Anyone who is going through a divorce has likely heard the term alimony. For people in Florida, the chance to learn about alimony recently came through a movie entitled "Divorce Corp." that played in some cinemas.

Florida congressman files for divorce following $18 million loss

Making the decision to get a divorce isn't something that any couple makes lightly. For some people, the decision becomes necessary when they grow apart from each other because of social or financial decisions. When these differences become so great that the couple can't come together again, they may claim the marriage is irretrievably broken. For one Florida congressman, a recent divorce filing shows that he and his wife of 23 years have decided to end the union.

Joint bank accounts after divorce can be tricky

Florida residents that are thinking about or currently experiencing their own divorce may be interested to learn of a recent article concerning some of the possible tax implications of divorce. According to its author, continuing to mix finances even after separation can be tempting given the possible complexities involved in extricating them from one another, but this could also cause a great deal of problems in some cases. To emphasize his point, he presents the example of a man who was taken advantage of by his former spouse during tax season.

Young boys returned to their fathers after 18 months abroad

Florida residents may be interested to learn that an international search for two California boys who were the subjects of custody disputes has finally ended. Their mother, a permanent legal resident of the U.S. but who is currently in France, could face felony kidnapping charges if she returns to California.