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    ​How Do I Choose a Divorce Attorney?

    The lawyer you choose for your divorce could make the difference between a fair (or even winning) outcome and a decree you will complain about for the rest of your life. Divorces trigger intense emotions and require fact-intensive investigations. You need someone who can provide steady, objective guidance and fierce [...]

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    ​Do I Need an Attorney to Get a Divorce?

    Yes, You Do! In the American legal system, individuals always have the option of representing themselves. But as Florida’s Sixth Judicial Circuit points out to anyone appearing in family court without a lawyer, you must follow the same rules and file the same forms as a divorce attorney. The judges [...]

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    Divorce and Gambling Addiction

    ​Divorce and Gambling Addiction

    An occasional day at the races betting on the ponies isn’t a problem. The same is true for an occasional weekend in Atlantic City. But when your spouse is betting on sports or games of chance almost every day, you may need to act. If you are lucky, you can [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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