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The Psychological Effects of Divorce

For many married people considering divorce, it will not be a surprise to learn that the process leads to psychological stress. This stress can negatively affect a person’s mental health for years to come. One study found that divorce increases the risk of depression, anxiety, and alcohol abuse, among other possible issues. Those issues can also [...]

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Abuse Can Affect Your Divorce

​How Your Spouse’s Substance Abuse Can Affect Your Divorce

Substance abuse has become a significant problem throughout the United States. According to the National Center For Drug Abuse Statistics, over 700,000 drug overdose deaths happened in the United States in the past 20 years. Over ten million Americans misuse opioids at least once a year. The National Institute On Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism report [...]

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Codependency and Divorce

Codependency and Divorce

In many marriages, one spouse ends up codependent on the other spouse. Codependency refers to a relationship in which one partner needs the other partner, who in turn needs to be needed. Many times, people confuse codependency with being clingy or enamored with your spouse. There’s a common idea that spouses should commit to each other, support o [...]

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Property Division in Florida Divorce

How Does Property Division Work in a Florida Divorce?

Every state has different rules regarding how a married couple divides property in a divorce. In Florida, the law requires an equitable division of property between divorcing spouses. However, equitable division does not necessarily mean equal division, as many people might assume. Rather, equitable division means that property division should be f [...]

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Divorce Timelines by Lawyers

Divorce Timelines – How Long The Divorce Take

Once you have made the painful decision to end your marriage, you will likely want to get through the process as soon as possible. The first question many clients ask is, “how long will my divorce take?” Unfortunately, one simple answer rarely addresses this question. Many factors can delay a divorce case throughout the litigation process, and [...]

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Your Divorce Preparation Checklist KLG Florida

Your Divorce Preparation Checklist

Maybe you are relieved that you are finally seriously pursuing a divorce, or perhaps you knew this time was coming and have dreaded it all along. One thing for sure is that divorce can come with many mixed and unexpected emotions. It can be draining in nearly every aspect of life, especially emotionally and financially. It can feel overwhelming and [...]

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Child Vaccine and Custody

Child Custody/Timesharing and COVID-19 Vaccines

The coronavirus pandemic created many new legal issues that family courts rarely had to address before. For any parent, one of the most pressing issues today is whether a child should get the COVID-19 vaccine. The FDA approved vaccines for children over the age of five. When parents cannot agree on whether a child should receive the vaccine, they m [...]

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Best Interests of the Child Mean in Florida Parenting Cases

What Does the “Best Interests of the Child” Mean in Florida Parenting Cases?

If you are even slightly familiar with Florida divorce law, you may have heard the term “best interests of the child.” As a parent, you are likely the person who is most familiar with your child and has their best interests at heart. However, the legal definition may vary from your's or your child’s other parent’s definition. If you have re [...]

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Can You Have an Uncontested Divorce

Can You Have an Uncontested Divorce?

While divorce is often the culmination of many differences, disagreements, and arguments, it doesn’t have to be bitter and end in more of the same. It is possible for two spouses who are in the process of dissolving their marriage to work the critical matters out in a way that they both get their needs met. If they have children, they can also ne [...]

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Mediation in Your Florida Divorce

Mediation In Your Florida Divorce

The experience of going through a divorce can be especially stressful and upsetting and is all the more complicated when the process is contested and not moving smoothly. An experienced and professional divorce attorney on your side as soon as possible after deciding to divorce will support you through the process and fight for a mutually agreeable [...]

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