Making Sense of the Probate Process: Five Common Questions and Answers

Going through probate can be a time consuming and expensive process.  When you are planning out your estate, it is important to have a good understanding of what probate is, and how it will impact your loved ones after you’re gone.  This can help you to make smart decisions in your will that will help make the entire process as simple as possible. The following five common questions will help you to get a good Read More

Four Financial Mistakes for Women to Avoid During Divorce

In addition to being emotionally difficult, a divorce can also be financially damaging for both parties involved.  In many cases, however, women specifically end up facing long term financial difficulties because of mistakes that were made during the divorce process.  If you are involved with a divorce now, or fear you may have to go through one in the future, take a moment to review the following common mistakes so Read More

Divorce Disaster: Five Divorce Mistakes to Avoid

Facing divorce? Here are five common mistakes to avoid in order to make the process as smooth as possible. Being determined to “win” at any cost. Remember that movie War of the Roses? We’ve probably all seen divorcing couples like that. There’s little upside, though, in burning your house down just to get back at your spouse. Fighting over everything gets very expensive. Sometimes it’s hard to remember in the heat of Read More

How to Choose the Right Divorce Lawyer

If you’re contemplating divorce, you’re probably overwhelmed with details. Hiring a lawyer may feel like just another in an almost endless stream of task related to your divorce, but it’s one of the most decisions you’ll make in the process. The right lawyer can really help and relieve some of the stress you are facing. So, how do you find the right lawyer? Identify several potential attorneys and interview them. Read More

Florida Divorce: Five Tips for Avoiding a Contentious Child Custody Battle

Divorces are very difficult and emotional in the best of circumstances, and making decisions about an emotional issue like child custody when emotions are already running high is very difficult. In this blog entry, I’m going to offer five suggestions to help keep this difficult process from becoming contentious. No one benefits from an ugly custody battle - especially your kids! Remember that you and your spouse are Read More

Considering Divorce: Three Questions to Consider Before Making a Decision

Seeking divorce is a big decision, maybe one of the most consequential decisions you’ll ever make. A divorce will have a major impact on the rest of your life and on the lives of your children if you’re a parent. (Note that sometimes the impact is overwhelmingly positive! Nobody benefits when you stay in a bad marriage.) Is it the right choice? Only you can truly make that decision - but here are three questions to Read More

Florida Child Custody: Understanding the Basics

Issues involving child custody are the most contentious elements in many divorces, and no wonder—it’s emotionally difficult for all parties, and it’s genuinely important that the best interests of the children are protected. It can be even more stressful when you don’t understand what’s going on. In this blog entry, we will shed some light on how this process works here in Florida. In Florida, shared custody is Read More

Miami Divorce Law: Five Tips for a Less Stressful Divorce

Divorce is a stressful, emotional process. If you’re going through divorce, we understand how you feel. But even though divorce will never be a pleasant experience, there are steps that you can take to make it less stressful. Below are five of them: 1. Establish a new, positive direction. Maybe you’d benefit from an evening class, or even going back to school full time. Maybe you and your kids can learn a new skill Read More

It’s Time to Move On: Three Tips to Help You Move Past Your Divorce

Everyone expects a divorce to be upsetting, but many people are taken by surprise by just how devastating it really is. It’s all too easy for our lives to become narrower after a divorce. Obviously, the house can seem empty, but if you’re accustomed to being part of a couple, going out after a divorce can be even more depressing than staying at home. Who wants to go to a movie alone? But it doesn’t have to be this Read More

You May be in Love, But You Still Need a Prenup!

Statistics say that about half of all US couples divorce, but we’re all convinced it won’t happen to us. It’s part of the reason why so many of us don’t get prenups. The fact is, most couples should consider creating such an agreement. Here’s why. Even if you aren’t rich, you probably have possessions you very much value. This in and of itself is a good reason for a prenup. You don’t want to lose Grandma’s Civil War Read More