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High Asset Divorce Archives

Judge writes 16-page ruling in Florida same-sex divorce case

When the desire to live apart becomes stronger than the desire to live together, most couples simply file for a divorce. That is easy enough for some couples in Florida, but for other couples the situation turns into a much more complex case because of Florida laws. A recent case in Broward County included a judge's ruling that the state's ban on recognizing same-sex marriages performed in states that allow them violates the United States Constitution.

Florida same-sex marriage roller coaster affects same-sex divorce

The issue of same-sex marriage is an up and down fight for people who are in a same-sex relationship and want to get married in Florida. The roller coaster ride is still ongoing, partially thanks to a Florida law that says if a public official loses a court case and chooses to appeal, an automatic stay is issued. That is what is going on in Florida now with same-sex marriage, which also impacts same-sex divorce.

Florida divorce rate, cost, and wait are considerable

When it comes to filing for a divorce, there isn't always a good time to get the papers filed. Finances might get in the way. Time might slip away from you. Both of those events for a person who is filing for a divorce in Florida might be real issues. Information from FindTheBest.com shows that there are several unattractive points of getting a divorce in Florida when you compare the state's divorce process to other states.

An interesting effect of divorce might soon be evident in Florida

When people think of divorce, they often think of the immediate affects of the dissolution of marriage. Very few people think about how the divorce rate might affect the country in decades to come. Florida residents might be particularly interested in learning how divorce rates could affect elderly baby boomers in years to come.

Woman can't serve divorce papers to husband in witness protection

When most people decide to divorce, the process is fairly clear-cut. Your spouse has to be served with the divorce papers so they can answer them and know what is going on. While that is easy in most cases, there are some cases in which that isn't so simple. A recent case in Florida shows how life's circumstances can sometimes make getting a divorce rather complex.

Attitude toward divorce evident with increase in divorce parties

"When life gives you lemons, make lemon cake" was the sentiment behind the lemon cake that was served at a divorce party. Just in case you are wondering exactly what a divorce party is, you are in luck because you are about to find out. Many people who are going through a divorce have discovered that divorcing doesn't necessarily have to be laced with hate and conflict.

Elin Nordegren speaks out about life after divorce

Going through a public divorce isn't easy. For that reason, some people who are public figures tend to keep quiet as the divorce proceedings move forward. That is exactly what Elin Nordegren did when she and Tiger Woods were going through their high-asset divorce in the midst of a scandal. Now, she has decided to open up about some of the specifics about how she is coping with being a divorced woman.

Allegations of bigamy surface in Representative Grayson's divorce

When people who are in the public eye go through a divorce, the claims made during the process can sometimes turn ugly. In the case of U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson of Florida, claims of spousal abuse, battery, slander and defamation have all been made. In the most recent event, the representative is claiming that his wife is guilty of bigamy because she was married to another man when she married him.

Allegations of domestic violence follow Florida divorce filing

Going through a divorce when you are under the scrutiny of the public is difficult. When that divorce includes allegations of domestic violence, the difficulty increases. For Florida Representative Alan Grayson, allegations from his estranged wife are coming out.

Florida couple finally files for divorce citing improving economy

The economic decline that occurred a few years ago had an effect on almost every aspect of life. One place in which the effects of the downturn were noticed was divorce. When the economy was at its low point, the number of divorces was low. In 2009, the divorce rate was at a 40-year low. Now that the economy is improving, the number of divorces is going up again.