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Collaborative Divorce Vs. Mediation: Which Is The Right Option For You?

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Collaborative Divorce Vs. Mediation: Which Is The Right Option For You?

By The Lasky Law Firm |

You probably have heard many things about mediation and collaborative divorce. Therefore, if you are about to get a divorce, you might be feeling confused about which option to choose. So, which option between mediation and collaborative divorce is right for you? Simply put, which option is right for you is determined by; the… Read More »

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Child Support In Florida: 5 Frequently Asked Questions

By The Lasky Law Firm |

If you are a parent who is about to get divorced, you probably have many questions concerning divorce-related issues on your mind right now. As a parent, one issue that is most likely raising questions in your mind is the issue of child support. Many people contact the Lasky Law Firm with questions about… Read More »

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Pets And Visitation

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For many years, divorcing couples have wanted to fight for “custody” of the family pet or pets; however, these couples were frustrated by the law.  As a general rule, legislation in all states has historically considered pets as property, just like couches and cars.  Thus, since pets are property, the court does not have… Read More »

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Florida Divorce: Parenting Courses

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When it comes to divorce cases, there are several things that parents need to do to ensure they get a favorable outcome. For example, in Florida, parents of minor children are required to take parenting courses before they can obtain a court-ordered final divorce judgment. While you might feel like this requirement questions your… Read More »

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How Does Domestic Violence Influence Alimony And Property Division Decisions In Florida?

By The Lasky Law Firm |

Under Florida Statute 741.28, domestic violence is defined as “any assault, aggravated assault, battery, aggravated battery, sexual assault, sexual battery, stalking, aggravated stalking, kidnapping, false imprisonment, or any criminal offense resulting in physical injury or death of one family or household member by another family or household member.” Sadly, domestic violence remains a huge… Read More »

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Remarriage, Cohabitation And Alimony Payments In Florida?

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Often after marriage, divorced individuals meet other people and start new relationships. That is entirely acceptable in Florida. In fact, Florida doesn’t require that divorced individuals wait before getting remarried.  So long as all statutory requirements are met, two unmarried persons can wed, even after divorce. However, a remarriage will generally terminate alimony unless… Read More »

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Florida Child Support Modifications: Learn Some Basics

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One of the main concerns of divorcing parents is whether child support orders are modifiable. Fortunately, because Florida courts understand that changes, whether expected or not, happen in life, parents can petition the court for a child support modification. The party ordered by the court to pay child support and the one granted child… Read More »

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What Floridians Should Know About Gray Divorce

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According to a publication titled “Gray Divorce: A Growing Risk Regardless of Class or Education,” contrary to popular beliefs, the divorce rate in the U.S. among the general population over the past two decades has declined, but doubled among older couples aged 50 and above. When older individuals, generally aged 50 and above, divorce,… Read More »

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What You Should Know About Florida Parenting Plans

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Florida statutes mandate that all divorce cases involving minor children include a parenting plan which is submitted to the Court.  It can be drafted by the parents if the divorce is uncontested or drafted by the Court if the matter proceeds to trial.  The primary purpose of a parenting plan is to set forth… Read More »

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Forensic Accountants: What Is Their Role in Divorce?

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During the divorce process, divorcing parties need to handle financial matters with caution as they spend a considerable amount of time tackling financial issues. In many cases, the divorce process takes longer than expected because of these issues. Even though some divorcing couples have an easy time dealing with financial matters, many face difficulties…. Read More »

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