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June 2016 Archives

Can alimony be modified?

In divorce, alimony can be ordered paid from one of the divorced parties to the other. These payments can be for life or only a set number of years. While every case is based on the unique circumstances of the divorced parties, in many cases the amount of alimony can be changed.

Planning for divorce mediation

Divorce is common, but trips to divorce court don't have to be. Divorce mediation is becoming progressively more popular, including in cities like Fort Myers, Florida. Many couples, whether parting with sweet sorrow or bitter acrimony, find that divorce mediation is a productive route to addressing issues and avoiding the extraordinary expense and time involved with going to divorce court. There are several steps to take to ensure that your divorce mediation is successful.

3 questions when dealing with a house in divorce

One of the biggest assets -- and liabilities -- that a couple might have together is a home. If you are going through a divorce, then who will keep the home -- or whether anyone will keep the home -- is an important consideration. Every situation is unique, but these three questions are a good place to start when making such a decision.