Author Archives: Jay Butchko
How Can I Find Common Divorce Goals?
Disagreements and emotional conflicts are unfortunately common when couples are divorcing. And it can be even more frustrating if you are moving toward a divorce and have heard that the divorce process could be smoother, faster, and less expensive when common goals can be found. When tensions are high, it can be difficult to… Read More »
Financial Stress, Spite, And Other Reasons Child Support Payments Stop
When a marriage ends and children are involved, it is possible child support payments will be awarded. These funds are typically distributed monthly and are designed to help the parent with primary custody manage the expenses of child rearing, such as paying for housing costs, food, clothing, and more. If these funds suddenly stop,… Read More »
Life Changes, Household Budgets, And Outstanding Debts
Moving toward ending a marriage is a huge life change. There are many areas of life that are impacted when a marital relationship ends. Some of these will be personal, such as shifts in where you live and who you socialize with, and others will be financial. Taking steps to prepare for financial changes,… Read More »
Will My FL Divorce Require Going To Court?
Separating and divorcing is a time when a lot of changes are happening at once and it is common for people to be stressed about day-to-day changes and to worry about what their future will look like. One of their worries may be wondering how their divorce agreement will come about, if a court… Read More »
What If I Have Unique Requests For My Parenting Plan?
During a separation and divorce, parents need to establish a parenting plan. These documents are essential as they outline a range of childrearing aspects and provide clarity surrounding rights and responsibilities for all involved. When a well-crafted plan is in place, it is clear what the living arrangements of the children will be and… Read More »
Be Careful Of Social Media Posts When Divorcing
Social media is part of daily life for many individuals. Although opinions on which platforms are the best vary, some prefer Facebook and Twitter while others opt for SnapChat and Instagram, these platforms are used to share photos with friends and promote businesses. While these can be fun and informative ways to share information,… Read More »
Managing Emotions During A Divorce
While there are many paperwork issues and legal concerns to take care of while navigating a divorce, they are logistics that can be managed efficiently with the support of an experienced legal professional. For some, it is far more difficult to cope with the emotional distress of ending a marriage. Experiencing anxiety and grief… Read More »
Emotional Infidelity, Cheating, And Divorce
Infidelity is defined as the action of being unfaithful to a spouse, and many think of this as when a spouse or partner has sexual relations with another person. But what is considered infidelity can vary from union to union. According to one study, around 60% of individuals consider it infidelity if their spouse… Read More »
Child Support And Florida Job Loss
Losing your job, or even having your hours significantly reduced, can crash a household budget. If you were already having a hard time keeping up with bills, the loss of income can be devastating, and people who personally identify with their work can feel emotionally distraught. But there are ways to renew your sense… Read More »
Supporting Teens During A Florida Divorce
Individuals divorcing have a lot to manage, inducing moving to another residence, coping with swings in emotions, and making financial decisions that could impact their futures for years to come. And divorce difficulties can ripple out from the couple ending a marriage as well, this is particularly true when the spouse shares children. Changes… Read More »