I need a Divorce Lawyer in Florida

Do you live out of state, but need a Florida Divorce Lawyer? We can help you out with that. Many times clients call and say “I need a Divorce Lawyer in Florida” but they live out of state, or sometimes out of the country. We have represented clients from all over the US and all […]

Do I need an attorney for a prenuptial agreement?

Do I need an attorney for a prenuptial agreement? Can’t we just do it ourselves? Simple answer —> NO You should NOT do it on your own. That is something the court is always looking at. In the eyes of the law, marriage is a contract between two people. A premarital agreement is also a […]

Why should I hire a divorce lawyer?

Why should I hire a divorce lawyer? Because your problems become your attorney’s problems now. You think about your divorce and family law issues all of the time. But you have never done this before. So obviously fear is a reaction to the divorce. When you hire a divorce attorney, they take your problems on, […]

Should I try to record my spouse during a divorce?

Misinformation: Wiretapping Should I try to record my spouse during a divorce, to catch them in the act? NO!!!!   Drop the recording device! Just because you have the ability to record your estranged spouse, doesn’t mean that you should. Not only will the courts likely not admit this evidence, but you can also be putting yourself […]

What is Permanent Alimony?

What is Permanent Alimony? Permanent periodic alimony is alimony for life in Florida. Unless it is modified or terminated. So if you are requesting or agreeing to permanent alimony – it means just that- permanent! And you thought “til death do us part,” would cease to be once your divorce was finalized. Permanent periodic alimony […]

Florida child support calculator

How does Florida set child support? By a Florida child support calculator. Here is a helpful link to a calculator: Florida Child Support Calculator Unlike alimony (which currently has no calculator in Florida), child support is figured out by a statutory equation. It’s a an equation that you put in some variables: net income, overnights, child […]

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 […]