Category Archives: Family
Will Crypto Assets Be Divided?
For some Florida families, cryptocurrency is an asset class where a lot of their wealth is held. Because of this, if a couple moves to divorce, those crypto assets will need to be divided. Sometimes this is tricky as not all cryptocurrency is tracked in the same way. There are a variety of platforms… Read More »
How Is Success Attributed To Divorce?
When a couple moves to divorce, how they will reach a resolution will depend on a variety of factors. Because of this, how to obtain a successful divorce will depend on the details of your situation and what post-divorce goals you are seeking. When you and your partner have made the decision to dissolve… Read More »
Gender Neutral Alimony Payments
Stabilizing the finances of each individual exiting a marriage is often a priority during Florida divorce negotiations, and often this will involve alimony payments. Also granted under the term alimony, spousal maintenance is part of the process when one spouse has a much larger income than the other spouse. Sometimes maintenance payments are also… Read More »
Discovery Periods And Florida Family Law
When a couple is moving toward divorce in the state of Florida, there is often a period of discovery. This is a phase during the divorce process in which both parties exchange information and evidence that is relevant to the case. A skilled Port St. Lucie family law attorney can work with you to… Read More »
As A High Earner, Can I Be Awarded Child Support?
If you are a high earner, meaning you bring home a hefty income, you may believe you will not be able to access child support during the divorce process. But it is a common misconception among Florida high earners that they cannot be awarded child support. In reality, each situation has its own details… Read More »
Student Loan Debt Responsibilities And Divorce
Carrying student loans can be stressful for families, and if you are dissolving a marriage, you may have questions about what will happen to your student loans through the divorce process. Dividing assets and debts is one of the factors that need to be reviewed and addressed when a couple ends a Florida marriage…. Read More »
Who Gets The Family Pets?
When a couple in Florida divorces, who will keep the family pets can be a topic that leads to arguments. Unlike children, pets are not legal dependents under Florida’s divorce laws. Because of this, dogs, cats, and other animal friends are treated as property and are subject to the same distribution rules as other… Read More »
Florida Divorce And Property Division
How property is divided during the divorce process differs from state to state. In Florida, divorces follow equitable distribution rules. As a result, property is not necessarily divided equally, in a 50/50 split. Instead, a fair and equitable division needs to be established. A judge can do this if a dispute goes to court… Read More »
How Does A Court View Best Interests For Minors?
If you and your soon-to-be-ex spouse are disagreeing about child custody, you may be wondering if the dispute should go before a Florida court. And if it does, what exactly does the court consider when determining what is in a child’s best interests? A family court’s primary concern is always the best interests of… Read More »
Owning Your Own Business While Dissolving A Marriage
There are many benefits to owning your own business, you have independence and flexibility in your work, and you are in charge of meeting and exceeding your financial goals as you are in control of your client base and cash flow. But while being the boss of your own business can be a rewarding… Read More »