Understanding the Role of the Guardian Ad Litem in Florida
201507.27
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Understanding the Role of the Guardian Ad Litem in Florida

The Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) program in Florida trains volunteers to serve as advocates for children. Whether the child has been abused, neglected or abandoned, the GAL program works as an impartial party to protect the child’s best interests. The guardian ad litem is commonly referred to as a “friend of the child.” Pursuant to…

Being More Than Just the “Ex”
201507.20
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Being More Than Just the “Ex”

In an article in the Huffington Post written by Laura Lifshitz, the author discusses the difficulty in explaining divorce to young children. What does the term “ex” mean to a young child? Saying that you are “just friends” with the child’s other parent is confusing, especially when your child cannot comprehend girls and boys being…

Same-Sex Marriage & Divorce
201507.19
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Same-Sex Marriage & Divorce

Many people are pondering the impact of the Supreme Court’s recent ruling legalizing same-sex marriages across the nation. One big issue that is lurking out there is divorce. The sad truth is that with more marriages will come an increase in divorces. Now that the Supreme Court has removed the uncertainty of how each state…

Divorce & the Marital Home
201507.15
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Divorce & the Marital Home

When a couple goes through a divorce, their marital home is often their largest asset. Thus, it is important to figure out whether you should sell the home or permit one of the parties to continue to live in it post-divorce. If you and your ex-spouse decide to sell the marital home, you must be…