209, 2015

What is Considered an Asset?

September 2nd, 2015|legal advice|Comments Off on What is Considered an Asset?

Orlando Marital Assets Lawyers - McMichen, Cinami & DempsCouples preparing for a divorce will eventually be presented with the task of dividing their marital assets. Whether there is only a handful of assets or a significant number of assets, the term “asset” is difficult for some couples […]

2608, 2015

Common Misconceptions About Mediation

August 26th, 2015|divorce lawyer|Comments Off on Common Misconceptions About Mediation

Orlando Divorce Attorneys - FLDivorce.comMediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). It involves negotiations that are facilitated by a neutral third party. Unlike arbitration, the mediator does not make a decision. Instead, the goal of mediation is to encourage divorcing couples to work together closely […]

1908, 2015

The Difference Between Marital and Non-Marital Assets

August 19th, 2015|financial assets|Comments Off on The Difference Between Marital and Non-Marital Assets

Orlando Divorce Lawyers - McMichen, Cinami & DempsAny asset deemed a “marital” asset is subject to equitable distribution under Florida divorce law. Non-marital assets are kept separately and, therefore, not subject to distribution. For most couples, deciphering the differences between marital and non-marital assets is complex. While […]

1208, 2015

Better Economy Linked to More Divorce

August 12th, 2015|dissolution of marriage|Comments Off on Better Economy Linked to More Divorce

Orlando Divorce Attorneys - FLDivorce.comThe reasons a couple may divorce range from falling out of love to interpersonal issues that cannot be resolved. However, new research has shown that the state of the economy may play a role in whether couples file for divorce or not. While […]

508, 2015

Discussing Your Divorce with the Kids

August 5th, 2015|divorce|Comments Off on Discussing Your Divorce with the Kids

Orlando Divorce Attorneys - McMichen, Cinami & DempsUnfortunately, there is no easy way to inform children about a divorce. While it is best if both parents discuss the upcoming divorce together, experts agree it is more about how the information is provided than who discusses it. Children […]

2907, 2015

Do Florida Family Courts Favor Mothers?

July 29th, 2015|child custody|Comments Off on Do Florida Family Courts Favor Mothers?

Child custodyA common inquiry among divorcing parents is that of favoritism – specifically, whether or not the courts favor the mother over the father in custody disputes. While from a statistical standpoint it would appear mothers win more custody battles than fathers, a custody outcome typically has […]

607, 2015

Separating Your Physical Assets in a FL Divorce

July 6th, 2015|property division|Comments Off on Separating Your Physical Assets in a FL Divorce

Female Hands Holding Divorce PaperIn Florida, marital property and other physical assets fall under equitable distribution. While some states rely on community property, Florida uses equitable or fair distribution. But, just because the state offers “fair” does not necessarily mean that physical assets are split 50/50.

If you […]

107, 2015

What to do if You Suspect a Co-Parent is Abusing Drugs or Alcohol

July 1st, 2015|child visitation rights|Comments Off on What to do if You Suspect a Co-Parent is Abusing Drugs or Alcohol

Father Sits On Sofa With Children Smoking And DrinkingFlorida law allows both parents to be awarded time with their children after a divorce or separation. But, if a parent is found unfit, they may have limited time sharing, supervised visits or not be granted any visitation. Behaviors […]

2906, 2015

How Parental Responsibility is Determined in a Florida Divorce

June 29th, 2015|child visitation rights|Comments Off on How Parental Responsibility is Determined in a Florida Divorce

Father And Son. Holidays "Father's Day".If a divorce involves children, the parental responsibility for making decisions for the children must be considered. We are not talking about custody or time-sharing, but about decision making responsibility. If the parents cannot come to an agreement regarding how decisions are […]

2406, 2015

What You Need to Know About Filing for a Military Divorce in Florida

June 24th, 2015|divorce|Comments Off on What You Need to Know About Filing for a Military Divorce in Florida

DivorceFiling for a military divorce in Florida poses unique issues that a civilian divorce would not encounter. This is why it is important you hire a Florida divorce attorney that has experience with military divorces. The laws are specifically set up to protect the active duty military […]