201211.02
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Moving the kids: does it require a change to a divorce or timeshare (custody) order in Florida?

We live in a mobile society, and some states, particularly states like Florida, have very transient populations.  Post-divorce moves are very common.  But how do you deal with the idea of moving the kids away from the other parent? Well, first, let’s deal with some terms.  In Florida, we don’t say “custodial parent” or “CP”…

201211.01
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Does Florida Allow for Separation?

This is a question on which even experienced family lawyers disagree.  I guess it’s really a question of semantics.  My answer is sort of a qualified “yes.” In many states, legal separation is required before you can file for divorce.  That means that a judge has to declare a couple “legally separated” for a certain…

201206.27
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Uncontested Divorce : Benefit vs. Debt

When deciding to end a marriage, there are a host of decisions from equitable distribution to custody and time sharing.  While this process is commonly drawn out and incredibly complicated, more couples are turning towards Uncontested Divorce.  Uncontested Divorce involves couples that are able to reach an agreement on all separation issues such as spousal…

201205.14
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Top 15 Tampa Military Divorce Mistakes (Part 7)

Counting Down to #10 Military Divorce Mistakes In “Part 6” of Military Divorce Mistakes, I talked about retaining more than 50% of the military pension distributions. If you or your spouse is a military member please do not use this brief summary as an advice guide. Every case is different. Seek the advice of an…

201205.09
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Top 15 Tampa Military Divorce Mistakes (Part 6)

on to #11 in Military Divorce Mistakes In “Part 5” of  military divorce mistakes, I talked about exchanging assets for pension distributions. If you or your spouse is a military member please do not use this brief summary as an advice guide. Every case is different. Seek the advice of an experienced family divorce attorney…

201205.07
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Top 15 Tampa Military Divorce Mistakes (Part 5)

Counting Down to #10 ON Military Divorce Mistakes In “Part 4” of Military Divorce Mistakes, I brushed over pension distribution and formulas with mistakes #8 and #9 of the countdown. If you or your spouse is a military member please do not use this brief summary as an advice guide. Every case is different. Seek…

201205.02
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Top 15 Tampa Military Divorce Mistakes (Part 4)

Continuing the Military Divorce Mistakes Countdown In “Part 3” of this blog, I kept it rolling with mistake #7 on a list of detrimental mistakes I often times see clients make with their military divorce before seeking the advice of an experienced family divorce attorney. Today, I’ll continue going down the list of definite “don’ts”…

201204.30
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Top 15 Tampa Military Divorce Mistakes (Part 3)

Continuing the Military Divorce Mistakes Countdown Last time, in “Part 2” of this blog, I continued the list with the mistakes #5 and #6 on a list of detrimental mistakes I often times see clients make with their military divorce before seeking the advice of an experienced family divorce attorney. Today, I’ll continue going down…

201204.20
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Top 15 Tampa Military Divorce Mistakes (Part 2)

Continuing the Military Divorce Mistakes Countdown Last time, in “Part 1” of this blog, I started with the top four mistakes I often times see clients make with their military divorce before seeking the advice of an experienced family divorce attorney. Today, I’ll continue going down the list of definite “don’ts” associated with those serving…