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July 2017 Archives

Factors that impact alimony awards in Florida

In Florida, state statute 61.08 describes alimony as having the purpose of bridging the gap as a spouse moves from being co-dependent on their husband or wife to being self-supporting. These support payments are rarely ordered to be paid long-term. Instead, a judge takes into account a number of different considerations when deciding how much spousal support to award either the husband or wife.

Key factors about the prenuptial process

Whether or not to arrange a prenuptial agreement is a common discussion amongst couples and those getting engaged. In some cases, even married couples decide to create them. Though some individuals consider it to be taboo, there are those who recognize a prenup as a way to gauge and mold marital expectations, as well as legal financial protection. If you are considering a prenuptial agreement, there are a few key factors to keep in mind.

Why those who hold military jobs have the highest rate of divorce

We've all long known about the ill effects that stress can have on our own health. Now, according to a recently released study, it seems if you're under 30 and work in certain industries, then that stress has the potential to break up your marriage as well.

The difference between child custody and parental responsibility

When it comes to child custody, in recent years, the concept has come to be known in Florida as "parental responsibility" instead. It's under Florida Statute 61.046 that family judges are authorized to make decisions as to whether one parent should be granted sole responsibility for his or her child or if that right should be shared between both.

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