Divorce

Date of separation and property division in Florida

The end of the relationship is often messy, and there’s certain to be some messiness in any divorce. When spouses in Florida decide to untangle their property and part ways through dissolution, it is likely that they will encounter issues, disagreements and even...

Navigating the alimony vs. property decision

In divorce, as in life, rarely do you get to have it all. Parties must make multiple difficult decisions throughout the separation process. For many spouses, one of the most confounding ultimatums they are faced with is alimony or property. Dependent spouses are...

If I get a divorce, will I be able to collect Social Security?

Going through a divorce brings up a lot of questions you may have never before considered. Issues like property division, child custody and spousal support are things you’ll likely learn a lot about. But one question that doesn’t get asked as much is about Social...

A guide to understanding Florida divorce laws

In Florida, divorce cases are usually no fault-based. In such cases, one spouse does not prove their partner is at fault for the marriage failure. Frequent conflict, for example, is appropriate grounds for no-fault divorces. Below are some of the main criteria to...

What to do if your former spouse violates a court order

You’ve worked hard to resolve your divorce, whether through settlement negotiations or litigation. But now your former spouse isn’t abiding by the court orders that are in place. Depending on which specific orders that are being violated, your finances or you’re your...

What are the options for the family home in a Florida divorce?

By the time a Coral Springs couple decides to get a divorce, they have gone through a long and arduous process to get to this point. A divorce is a stressful and traumatic time for a person and one of the more complicated parts of it is the property division portion....

Avoiding enforcement of a premarital agreement in Florida

Most competent Florida divorce attorneys will urge their clients to sign an appropriate premarital agreement, especially if the new couple will possess significant assets.  However, when a marriage sours and a divorce looms, one of the signatories to the premarital...

Avoid financial pitfalls associated with grey divorce: Part II

In our last post, we began a discussion about the financial problems that often accompany grey divorce – that is, divorce among couples aged 50 and older. In a nutshell, divorcing later in life leaves you very little time to recoup the retirement savings that will be...

Avoid financial pitfalls associated with grey divorce: Part I

While divorce rates have been steadily dropping for much of the U.S. adult population in recent decades, there is one notable exception. Divorce rates among couples aged 50 and older have been increasing significantly. This is often referred to as “grey divorce.”...