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Child Testimony in High Conflict Divorce Cases

IN ALL FLORIDA court proceedings involving children, the courts have a legal obligation to make decisions regarding the children based on the “best interests of the child.” This is a legal standard established by the Florida legislature and case law. Florida Statute 61.13 addresses the factors the court may take into consideration when determining the best […]

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Divorce and Money: The Not-So-Grand Truth

YEARS AGO I saw a bumper sticker that said: “Love is grand. Divorce is $20 grand.” This saying always springs to mind when I hear couples headed for divorce because of financial troubles. Sadly, divorce not only does not solve money troubles, it usually makes them worse. A settlement agreement is between the parties to the […]

Women and Divorce

A Tale of Two Divorces

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] CAROL AND RON Carol* and Ron, who is 10 years Carol’s senior, have been married for 22 years, and now Ron has filed for a divorce in Florida. The couple has one minor child, Alex. During the marriage, Carol was the primary breadwinner. Ron […]

Adultery in Florida Divorce

Adultery in Florida Divorce

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] WHEN ONE SPOUSE has a relationship with another party outside the marriage during the course of a marriage, it can be an incredibly painful emotional experience for the other spouse, with significant consequences. In a divorce proceeding, it may be the natural inclination of the wounded party to want to use […]