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10 Ways To Take Care Of Yourself When Going Through A Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

The breakup of a marriage is a painful and often traumatic process, even when both parties agree on the terms. Your living situation has changed, as have relationships with friends and family members, while your financial future may be unsure. When filing for divorce and going through the accompanying proceedings, it is easy to… Read More »

What is a Simplified Dissolution of Marriage Under Florida Law?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Florida has developed a simplified dissolution of marriage process that is designed to help eligible couples avoid some of the protracted litigation that often comes with filing for divorce. When individuals meet certain conditions and agree on all issues related to their divorce, Florida law allows them to undergo a simplified process in order… Read More »

Florida Enacts Collaborative Divorce Law

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Florida Governor Rick Scott signed HB 967, which is entitled “Collaborative Law Process Act,” into law on March 24, 2016. In doing so, Florida joins an increasing number of other states who already have enacted legislation permitting collaborative divorces. Before the Act becomes effective, however, the Florida Supreme Court must approve and adopt Rules… Read More »

The New Trend in Marriage Dissolution: The Divorce Selfie

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Many divorcing couples are turning to a cultural sign of the times to announce the end of their relationship. Divorce selfies are all over social media. Couples are using these pictures to not only tell the world about their new status, but to also demonstrate their intention to remain cooperative for the well being… Read More »

Divorces on the Decline in Florida

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Marriages are on the increase in Florida, while divorces continue to decline. This is according to a recent report by the Florida Department of Health. Several news outlets are reporting that a 10 year decline in marriage appears to be ending, with more people marrying in 2014 than in 2013. Marriage advocates see these… Read More »

Splitting Retirement Benefits when Divorcing Later in Life

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Retirement benefits are usually considered during divorce procedures, but they are especially important when divorces occur later in life. When parties choose to dissolve a marriage after the age of 50, retirement plans can be drastically impacted. It is vitally important that you consider all benefits held by you and your spouse, so that… Read More »