Do I get half of my stuff during divorce in Florida?

Do I get half of my stuff during divorce in Florida? Florida Statute Chapter 61.075 governs equitable distribution of property, assets and liabilities. The courts take a stance that upon marriage, everything that is put into the marriage, including property, assets and liabilities, until the date that the parties file for divorce is all part […]

Texting during divorce

Put Down the Phone! In this article, we look at why parties going through a divorce will frequently make the same mistakes time and time again when it comes to damaging text messages and lapses in judgment when texting their soon-to-be-ex spouse. Texting is easy. “Oops…” “I didn’t mean to say that” It takes usually […]

Is Florida a No Fault Divorce State?

Is Florida a No Fault Divorce state? The concept of ‘No Fault Divorce’ is one that has evolved over time as state legislatures attempted to redefine the legal rules surrounding the dissolution of marriages. Historically, states required parties to a divorce to prove ‘fault’ regarding the demise of the marriage. For example, New York required […]

What if I need support, but I don’t want a divorce?

Sometimes when parties are married they choose for whatever reason not to proceed forward with a divorce but they still separate. As there is no legal separation in Florida, one method used is to file an action called “support unconnected with a divorce” in order to receive support without filing for the divorce. This is […]