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Posts tagged "divorce"

Bruce and Kris Jenner going through divorce

Seeing couples on television who have been married for decades is something that might give hope to people who are in a difficult marriage. It is always a sad day when you hear about these couples calling it quits, but that is the nature of life sometimes. Florida residents might find the recent divorce petition from Kris Jenner rather interesting.

Alimony isn't a way of life in Florida

Alimony is a touchy subject for some couples simply because of the uncertainty surrounding the topic. Many people don't want to admit that they need their ex's support if the marriage ends, while the ex doesn't want to have to provide support. There are some points regarding Florida alimony that residents might find interesting, especially those who are going through a divorce.

Determining the suitability of alimony in your case

When you are getting a divorce, the subject of alimony might come up at some point. If you are on the receiving side, you likely want the highest alimony as possible. If you are on the paying side, you likely want the smallest alimony payments possible. Regardless of which side you are on, it is vital that you protect your interests when it comes to alimony.

Florida couple celebrates divorce with selfie

For some people, going through a divorce is a nightmare. For others, going through a divorce is a positive experience that results in a celebration. Some time ago, divorce parties made the news. Now, a Florida couple has introduced us to a new phenomenon in divorces -- the divorce selfie. You read that right. People are now taking pictures to celebrate the legal end to their marriage.

Same-sex relationship ends, woman granted visitation with son

The times are changing when it comes to child custody agreements and other issues that have been plaguing some families going through divorce proceedings. A recent case ruled upon by the Florida Supreme Court could soon serve as the springboard for same-sex couples undergoing child custody and visitation proceedings.

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.

Types of alimony possible in a divorce settlement in Florida

Alimony is one of the considerations of divorce that some people are curious about. There are some people who find the thought of getting money every month from their ex-spouse alluring. Before any person heads to court for a divorce, they should know some of the basics regarding alimony in Florida.

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.