Serving Divorce Papers by Facebook
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Serving Divorce Papers by Facebook

Social media is impacting family law in a variety of ways. One of the most significant examples occurred recently when a New York City woman was granted permission to be the first person to legally file for divorce using a Facebook message. Matthew Cooper, a Manhattan Supreme Court Justice, ruled that Ellanora Baidoo’s hard-to-find husband,…

Study Reveals Doctors are Less Likely to Divorce
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Study Reveals Doctors are Less Likely to Divorce

Dr. Anupam Jena and Dr. Dan Ly, the senior authors of a study investigating the divorce rate among doctors, discovered that physicians surprisingly have one of the lowest rates of divorce among health care professionals. Dr. Jena is a physician at Massachusetts General Hospital and an assistant professor at Havard Medical School in Boston. Dr….

Debunking Myths about Divorce
201504.07
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Debunking Myths about Divorce

If your marriage is struggling, you are probably getting advice from friends, family and others regarding divorce. Unfortunately, even people with the best of intentions fall victim to the myths and misunderstandings surrounding Florida divorces. In an effort to set the record straight, below are a few of the misunderstandings we commonly hear and the…

Florida Alimony Reform Bill is Making Progress
201504.04
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Florida Alimony Reform Bill is Making Progress

Hopefully you have read our blog titled “Will Permanent Alimony End in Florida?” which discusses the status of Florida’s progress in reforming its spousal support laws. The good news is that the Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approved Senator Kelli Stargel’s Alimony Reform Bill SB1248. There are still more Senate and House committees that the bill…

Property Division During Divorce: What is Marital Property?
201504.02
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Property Division During Divorce: What is Marital Property?

Hopefully you have read our blog titled “Property Division During Divorce: What is Non-Marital Property?” This blog will focus on what is considered marital property. Generally speaking, any property, assets or money that is acquired during your marriage with marital funds or labor can be considered marital property. It is important to note that an…

Property Division During Divorce: What is Non-Marital Property?
201504.01
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Property Division During Divorce: What is Non-Marital Property?

The division of assets is a difficult part of any divorce. It can be overwhelming to unravel your finances, especially when emotions are running high. Thus, it is essential to have one of our seasoned divorce attorneys by your side every step of the way to protect your best interests. Assets and property that must be divided in a…

Divorce & Splitting the Art
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Divorce & Splitting the Art

When you file for divorce, it can be overwhelming and emotional to think about dividing your marital assets. Your possessions often represent the life you have built together and it is common for both spouses to have an emotional (not to mention financial) attachment to the vehicles, home, and household goods. One asset that is often…