We discussed some of the points that are used to determine alimony last week. If alimony is part of your divorce case, there are some points you should consider if there is the option of the alimony being awarded as a monthly payment or a lump sum payment.
Mother-daughter outings are a great way for mothers and daughters to bond. As the daughter grows up, the nature of the outings changes. Even with the changes, those outings are still important. One mother's outing with her daughter led her to court.
Many of our readers have probably been following Rep. Alan Grayson's divorce. If you remember, this divorce has been full of turns and twists that have kept many people enthralled. There were accusations of bigamy and domestic violence, which was initially filed in January 2014 by Mrs. Grayson. In the latest news regarding the divorce, both parties have agreed to have the marriage annulled instead of moving forward with a divorce.
Generally, people think of divorce as something that happens when couples just can't get along anymore. That isn't necessarily the case. There are specific life events that can lead up to a divorce. Knowing what those events are might help some people to realize what actually caused their divorce while helping others to avoid divorce.
When you and your child's other parent go through a divorce or are no longer in a relationship, you have to work with the other parent to decide how to parent your child. Part of that can come through creating a parenting plan with the child's other parent. We can help our Florida readers to come up with a parenting plan that helps to cover a variety of topics.
Going through a divorce when you have children is like a lesson in patience. The children need time to adjust to the new way of life. Once things settle down some, you might decide that it is time to remarry. That might lead to having another baby.
Inheriting property and other items from a relative is often a financial boost. It is also a great sentimental boost that you might need after you lose a loved one. If you are married and end up with an inheritance, there are some special considerations you must think about because you need to protect your inheritance if you end up getting divorced. Our Florida readers might find that some of this information offers valuable protection for inherited items.
Last week, we discussed the bill that is moving through legislation that seeks to change the alimony laws in Florida. That possibility is one that likely has some of our readers wondering about anyone is supposed to keep up with all these changes. We know that it is hard for our readers to know all about alimony and everything else dealing with divorce. We can help you with all aspects of your divorce.
There might be some changes on the horizon for alimony payments in Florida. That is one of the issues before the state Legislature for this year. If the radical reform is approved, lifetime alimony would be eliminated in our state. Our readers might remember when Gov. Rick Scott vetoed a similar measure two years ago after it passed through the Legislature.
Our Florida readers might remember that last week we discussed how important it is for people who are divorcing to carefully consider how retirement assets are being divided.