2004, 2016

Prenuptial Agreements Can Lessen Strain for Some Florida Couples

April 20th, 2016|divorce|Comments Off on Prenuptial Agreements Can Lessen Strain for Some Florida Couples

Prenuptial Agreement While virtually half of all American marriages end in divorce, only about five percent of couples heading to the altar or the courthouse do so having executed a prenuptial agreement (“prenup”). Two reasons are often given for avoiding these agreements. First, many couples think […]

604, 2016

Appreciation in Value of Nonmarital Real Estate and Business Interests

April 6th, 2016|divorce|Comments Off on Appreciation in Value of Nonmarital Real Estate and Business Interests

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Enhanced Values During Marriage Can Sometimes Be Subject to Equitable Distribution

Generally speaking, when one Florida spouse owns real estate or a business interest, prior to the marriage – or inherits either type of property during the marriage – and leaves the property titled in his or her […]

2103, 2016

Five Life Changes that Can Lead to Divorce

March 21st, 2016|divorce|Comments Off on Five Life Changes that Can Lead to Divorce

divorceIf you are contemplating a divorce, you know all too well the strain that major and unexpected changes can place on a marriage. From the stresses of parenthood to the consequences of infidelity, all types of challenges can push a marriage to the tipping point.

As divorce lawyers, […]

2402, 2016

Should You Change Your Last Name When Your Divorce is Final?

February 24th, 2016|divorce|Comments Off on Should You Change Your Last Name When Your Divorce is Final?

change last nameFor many women, deciding whether to revert to their maiden name in connection with a divorce is a deeply personal matter. Often, both options carry their own pros and cons. If you are thinking about changing your name after you get divorced, here are some […]

1002, 2016

Does Spousal Illness Increase the Likelihood of Divorce?

February 10th, 2016|divorce|Comments Off on Does Spousal Illness Increase the Likelihood of Divorce?

spousal illnessIf you were sick, would it change how you looked at your marriage? A new study published in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior found that serious illnesses among women are linked to an increased likelihood of divorce.

Without drawing a causal link between illness and […]

2901, 2016

Unreported Income and Your Florida Divorce

January 29th, 2016|divorce|Comments Off on Unreported Income and Your Florida Divorce

many aspects of divorceIf you operate a cash-based business or work for tips, you are still supposed to report all of your income on your tax returns. Income is income, and the IRS expects to receive its share regardless of whether you make your money in cash […]

1501, 2016

The Effects of Facebook on Marriage

January 15th, 2016|marriage|Comments Off on The Effects of Facebook on Marriage

Orlando Divorce Attorneys - McMichen, Cinami & DempsIf you use Facebook, you are among the majority of the American public. According to various sources, 58 percent of all Americans have a Facebook account, and 71 percent of Americans who are online use the site. This […]

101, 2016

Are Our Devices Affecting Our Relationships?

January 1st, 2016|divorce|Comments Off on Are Our Devices Affecting Our Relationships?

Orlando Divorce Attorneys - McMichen, Cinami & DempsWith an app for everything and devices designed for our laps, our hands, and now even our wrists, people are more connected than ever before. But, what does “connected” really mean? Many of us anxiously await work emails, status […]

2512, 2015

Ashley Madison Proves that Adultery Abounds

December 25th, 2015|divorce|Comments Off on Ashley Madison Proves that Adultery Abounds

Orlando Divorce Attorneys - McMichen, Cinami & DempsBack in October, we wrote about the Ashley Madison data hack that resulted in the public disclosure of the names, addresses, and even credit card information of some 32 million subscribers to the website’s service linking people who want […]

1812, 2015

Can Your Disagreements Determine if You Will Get Divorced?

December 18th, 2015|divorce|Comments Off on Can Your Disagreements Determine if You Will Get Divorced?

Orlando Divorce Attorneys - McMichen, Cinami & DempsRenowned marriage psychologist John Gottman PhD claims that he can predict whether spouses will get divorced with 90 percent accuracy after speaking with them for just a few minutes. His research and methods have earned him plenty of publicity – […]