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Can I go back to my maiden name after my divorce in Florida?

The answer is yes. You have an absolute right to request your maiden name be restored to you and under ...

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Can I make my husband repay the money he cleaned out of my bank account?

The answer to that question is it depends. If during the course of the divorce, money has been removed from ...

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Can social media be used against me in the courtroom?

Absolutely, social media will can and will be used against you in a courtroom, if you make any statement that ...

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How can I reduce my legal expenses during a divorce case?

Prioritize your goals. It is most important when you have a limited budget, and we all have limited budgets when ...

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How do I choose a divorce attorney in Florida?

There are hundreds of attorneys everywhere you go in Florida saying they practice divorce. The best way to choose the ...

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How is divorce initiated in Florida?

Divorces initiated in Florida by the filing of a petition for dissolution of marriage which basically says there irreconcilable differences ...

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I own a business that I started before I got married. How do I protect giving her assets?

As the old adage says, prevention is worth a pound of cure. Even before you become married, your first defense ...

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In my Florida divorce case, can I use my spouse’s affair against them?

The short answer is no. Florida is a no fault state, so consequently adultery does not constitute any advantage to ...

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In my Florida divorce case, what is a petition?

The Petition is the first document that is filed in a Florida divorce case. A Petition indicates who the parties ...

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Is there a right to a jury trial in divorce in Florida?

There is no right to a jury trial for divorce in Florida. However, if you are accused of domestic violence ...

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My spouse just asked for a divorce: what do I do first in Florida?

In Florida, if your spouse asks you for a divorce, you should sit down and ask here, “Is there any ...

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What are grounds for divorce in Florida?

The grounds for divorce in Florida are one, irreconcilable differences, which means one of the parties believe that there’s some ...

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What are helpful behaviors I can use with my attorney during a divorce?

First and foremost, be courteous, be respectful in your communications. An old attorney told me when I first began the ...

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What are helpful behaviors I can utilize with my spouse during a divorce?

First and foremost, be courteous, be respectful in your communications. An old attorney told me when I first began the ...

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What are the most common financial mistakes made during divorce?

The most common financial mistakes made during the course of the divorce, number one, not prioritizing your goals. In the ...

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What are the reasons why people are getting divorced later in life?

Late-life divorces have many causes. One is the empty nest syndrome. Your children have gone and all gone on to ...

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What happens to joint debts when we divorce in Florida?

The Florida legislature has decided that when a couple get divorced they’re going to treated the same way as if ...

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What is a marital settlement agreement in a divorce in Florida?

A marital settlement agreement or an MSA is an agreement where the parties have resolved part or all of the ...

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What is the difference between marital and non-marital property in Florida?

What we’re talking about is the equitable distribution of marital assets and liabilities. Generally speaking, marital property is that property ...

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What is the easiest way to get a divorce?

The easiest way to obtain a divorce is what I call, “Kitchen table negotiation.” That’s when both of you can ...

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What is the first thing that I should do if I am served with a summons and complaint in Florida?

The first thing you should do is read carefully the contents of the complaint and the summons. You have 20 ...

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What papers do I need when I start a divorce case in Florida?

When you commence a divorce case in Florida you need to file a petition. You need to file a declaration ...

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What should I do with my social media if I am getting divorced?

You should immediately turn it off, vacate, whatever you have to do to remove it from the internet, and you ...

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What special issues do people face when they are getting divorced over the age of 50?

Late life divorce spouses no longer have decades of employment to recoup what they lose during divorce case. So there ...

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Why should divorcing couples consider mediation in Florida?

Divorcing couples should consider mediation in Florida, because if they only have a very few issues to resolve they may ...

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Why should I look for a lawyer when it comes to my divorce?

You should look for a lawyer when it comes to your divorce because you are dealing with issues of which ...

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Will I get to keep my house, car, and property after my divorce in Florida?

We would all like to say, I want to keep everything I had before I began my divorce. Unfortunately that ...

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Is my spouse entitled to a portion of my business in Florida?

That question beckons the recollections of the movie War of the Roses, where the wrecking ball comes down and cleaves ...

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Will the court appoint an attorney to represent my children in the divorce. If so who pays that attorney?

I hate to get the response, “It depends,” but this is a circumstance where it clearly depends upon the facts ...

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What are the emotional effects of parental alienation?

The emotional effects of parental alienation on you, the parent, will be anger, frustration, disbelief, confusion. The impact on you ...

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What is the holistic approach to divorce?

A holistic or therapeutic approach to a divorce is trying to avoid litigation. As we previously described in some of ...

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