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.
In March of this year, Janoris Jenkins signed a lucrative five-year, $62 million deal with the New York Giants. According to a recent filing with a Florida court, he said his economic bracket hasn't changed much.
Estate planning documents are likely the last thing on a person's mind during a divorce. Child custody and visitation arrangements and property division all take precedent.
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.
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.
Are you and your soon-to-be ex-spouse trying to create a parenting plan that the court will approve? If so, do you know what it must contain? Your divorce attorney can help in answering that question, but we also want to provide you with some of that information here.