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The consequences of underage drinking during spring break

One issue that many college students in the Destin area end up dealing with during spring break involves underage drinking and DUI charges. Not all adolescents can resist the temptation and peer pressure to drink alcohol and drive while they are out hanging with their friends and roommates. As fun and exciting as things may seem at the time, the results often lead to criminal charges and penalties that have a long-lasting impact on their lives. 

The main reasons couples divorce after years of marriage

Many couples divorce after decades of marriage. Attorneys typically refer to this as gray divorce, and it occurs when spouses each over the age of 50 decide to divorce. According to the Pew Research Center, approximately 10 out of every 1,000 married persons over the age of 50 divorced. This is a significant increase from 1990 when the rate was five out of every 1,000. 

Florida’s simplified dissolution of marriage procedure can save

A Florida divorce need not be a multi-years long battle for some couples. Sometimes it can be an uncontested divorce that can save a lot of headaches. While not helpful or even possible for everyone, it can be cheaper and quicker than a regular divorce. That expedited divorce may even avoid some of the acrimony that may develop as a result of a protracted divorce itself.

Child relocation involving divorced military service members

In Florida, while military members and their families are subject to military rules and regulations, they are also bound by the laws of Florida regarding divorce, custody of children and relocation. As always, the primary concern remains the best interests of the children, while also considering the needs and wants of the parents.

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