divorce

Divorce or Separation: How to Decide

Every couple struggles at one point or another. Divorce is a big decision that may come up for couples who no longer wish to be married. Legal separation is another option that is also great for couples who are struggling. There are many key differences between divorce and legal separation, as well as certain pros and cons. Depending on your …

equitable distribution

Equitable Distribution: 5 Frequently Asked Questions

Equitable distribution is the issuing of property and debt obligations. In most states, the courts use this when dividing marital property during a divorce proceeding. Equitable distribution in Florida is not an equal division of property, but instead, a fair division of property. By now, you may have a few questions about equitable distribution.  1. Which States Follow Equitable Distribution …

domestic violence

5 Facts About Domestic Violence Injunctions

A domestic violence injunction, also known as a restraining order, is a court order that forbids one person from certain actions involving the individual that has filed the injunction. Coronavirus has put some victims of domestic violence in an unfortunate situation where they may feel hopeless. Unfortunately, domestic abuse has risen since the occurrence of coronavirus due to forced close …

child support

Need a Child Support Modification? Here’s 5 Helpful Tips for Applying During COVID-19

Over 36 million Americans have made unemployment claims. Many of these citizens have children and are paying support.  If the earning abilities of a parent or the financial needs of a child change, a child support modification may occur. This modification will shift the payment amount of child support to suit the situation. Many of those paying child support could …

family law

Family Law: What is It?

If you have come across family law before, you may have wondered how it differs when compared to normal law. Family law generally incorporates legal practices that involve issues concerning couples and families. A family law attorney will represent married couples, families, parents, and children. The issues that a family law attorney will handle can range from divorce to adoption. …