If you have been following our blog, you are familiar with the gray area surrounding the legality of surreptitiously recording conversations for obtaining evidence in divorce proceedings. In particularly contentious divorces in which parties may be fighting over assets or child support, the idea of secretly documenting a conversation may seem to be a viable option for those desiring an edge in negotiations. When problems arise regarding consent of the recording, any missteps can create issues during the proceedings.
According to a study on divorce conducted at Bowling Green University in Ohio, more and more baby boomers are seeking a divorce than ever before.
Florida entrepreneurs may be interested in some useful tips that might help to protect a business in case of a future divorce. The National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia estimated in 2010 that almost half of marriages end in divorce in the United States, and those percentages grow in second marriages. Owners of businesses who have not properly protected their assets may find that their business is affected once a divorce proceeding begins.
Florida residents who are seeking a divorce may wish to know more about how retirement accounts are handled during the split. If the account is considered marital property, it could end up being evenly split between the couple.
A Florida couple may face financial challenges as they are considering a divorce, and in making a fresh start, there may be an interest in exploring bankruptcy to deal with unmanageable marital debt. A divorce does not necessarily terminate financial ties to your spouse, making it important to have reliable advice both during the settlement process and as bankruptcy is considered.