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June 2013 Archives

Men, women and alimony: what's the norm?

Should a man be entitled to spousal support if his former spouse earned more than he did? While Florida law does not prevent men from seeking and receiving alimony, historically, most alimony awards across the nation have gone to women. However, the 1950s are long gone, and men are no longer necessarily primary earners who are married to women that do not work outside the home.

Survey: More baby boomers looking to untie the knot

Here in Florida, we are accustomed to seeing older couples migrating to the state to spend their retirement years basking in the warm and sunny climate. However, a recent survey from the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers suggests that a growing number of these older people may be setting up shop in our state all by themselves.

Will excessive Facebook use end your marriage?

It's safe to say that social media is no longer something enjoyed solely by college students or those with an exceptional level of computer savvy. These days, people of all ages regularly communicate with one another via online mediums like Facebook, where they can chat with friends and family, post photos and share ideas.

Guiding your children through the divorce process

There is no question that going through a divorce can be both painful and anxiety provoking as you will more than likely find yourself having to adjust to new living arrangements, increased support obligations and, most significantly, less time with your children.