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When Are Uncontested Divorces Possible?

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

Dissolving a Florida marriage is sometimes associated with lengthy court battles and high emotional stress, but it doesn’t always have to be that way. For some couples, there is a more straightforward, amicable, and cost-effective path to ending their marriage. Talk to a Port St. Lucie family law attorney about uncontested divorce entails and… Read More »

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Divorce and Protecting Children from Witnessing Domestic Violence

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

Anytime a family breaks apart is a tumultuous time, but when domestic violence is involved, the stakes are raised. There are many high priority items when leaving a marriage involving abuse, and one of them is ensuring the safety and well-being of the children who are part of the family. Children may be innocent… Read More »

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Unmarried Couples, Parenting Time, and Mediation

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

While the dissolution of any relationship comes with challenges, the complexities multiply when children are involved, and this can be especially true for unmarried couples. It’s important to have conversations early about establishing parenting time. Ideally, as soon as it is clear the parents will be separating. Doing so ensures the well-being and stability… Read More »

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Breaking Stereotypes and Parenting Time

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

Gender roles may have dictated custody arrangements in past generations, with mothers historically gaining primary custody while fathers were relegated to visitation rights. But times have changed, and so have societal perceptions. Today, Florida family courts are increasingly recognizing the importance of shared parenting, when possible. When custody questions arise, have a conversation with… Read More »

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Reviewing Financial Records for Hidden Asset Warning Signs

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

When it comes to dividing assets when a marriage dissolves, it is rarely a straightforward process. For individuals moving through the complexities of separation in the state of Florida, it is important to understand the possibility of hidden assets. Often one spouse attempts to conceal wealth during divorce proceedings, making it essential to review… Read More »

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Budgets and Debts Post-Divorce

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

Divorce marks the end of one chapter and the beginning of another. For many individuals, this brings significant changes, including financial adjustments. While the prospect of managing budgets and debts post-divorce can seem daunting, with careful planning and the guidance of a skilled Port St. Lucie family law attorney can navigate this transition and… Read More »

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Why Child Support Payments Cease

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

When it comes to child support payments, consistency is key. Regular payments ensure the well-being of children and allows the parent receiving the payments to budget accordingly. So if you’ve been receiving child support payments and suddenly the payments are no longer being made, it likely has you concerned. A first step is determining… Read More »

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A Closer Look at Children’s Best Interests in Florida Family Law

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

In Florida, as is true in other U.S. states, family law courts prioritize the best interests of the child when making decisions about custody and parenting plans. Even when you are planning to draft a divorce agreement through a negotiation process, understanding what a Florida court considers in determining a child’s best interests can… Read More »

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Factors Considered When It Comes to Equitable Division

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

When moving to dissolve a marriage in Florida, you need to have an understanding of the concept of equitable distribution. Essentially, the state requires all marital assets to be divided in a manner that is fair. Because divisions aren’t necessarily made by a 50-50 split, there are a variety of factors that need to… Read More »

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Deciding Who Will Keep Family Pets

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

Along with coming to an agreement about the division of assets and liabilities, divorcing couples also need to decide what will happen to beloved family pets. Pet custody isn’t always easy, particularly when both spouses are interested in keeping the animals. The subject can be incredibly sensitive when pets are thought of as family… Read More »

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