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March 2017 Archives

Know how to handle property division negotiations

Going through a divorce when you have more assets than the average couple is difficult. You have to figure out how you are going to divide everything up. This can be challenging, especially when there are business holdings, investments and retirement accounts to consider. We know that you might realize how difficult this challenge is going to be, but we are here to help guide you every step of the way.

Is divorce mediation right for you?

Mediation is a form of dispute resolution recommended and often mandated by Florida judges. While mediation offers many benefits for divorcing couples, it is not a productive approach for everyone. Learning about how mediation works and consulting your attorney can help you determine whether mediation is worthwhile for you.

Property division is a complex matter for divorcing parties

One thing that you have to do when you go through a divorce is to divide up the property that was part of the marriage. This includes dividing the debts and the assets of the marriage. Before this process begins, you should understand the rights and responsibilities of both sides. You also need an accurate account of all things that need to be divided.

Think about all options for child custody arrangements

We recently discussed how co-parenting is something that is often possible when parents go through a divorce. This is one type of child custody arrangement that is suitable for some people; however, this isn't the only option that there is. Other arrangements include sole custody and joint custody.

Stay-at-home parent might need alimony in a divorce

Being a stay-at-home parent is something that many people dream of. Some people are willing to sacrifice a career or an income so that they can stay at home with their child. While this is sometimes what happens, things might not always stay that way. Some parents who stay home to raise a child might find themselves on the road to divorce. Without a recent work history, they might wonder how they are going to make it.

What is a postnuptial agreement and do you need one?

You are likely aware of what a prenuptial agreement is and why it is important, but did you know there are also postnuptial agreements? Whereas a prenuptial comes before marriage, a postnuptial comes after. They serve similar purposes but have significant differences. Understanding this information can help you decide if you need to create a postnuptial agreement.