How do people hide assets in a divorce?

Hiding assets in divorce may be illegal, but it still happens. You want to be aware of how people do it so that you can see any potential warning signs and work to uncover those assets.  Fortunately, many tactics to hide assets are not complicated at all, making them...

Is your marriage really over?

  Your spouse wants a divorce — but you don’t. Is there really anything you can do to stop it? Honestly, no. Florida allows anyone in a marriage that is “irretrievably broken” to get a divorce if they want it. This “no-fault” option means that your spouse...

Proving paternity in Florida

Confirming you are the legal father of a child can have a significant impact on the lives of the child, you and the mother. It can affect a child’s right to health insurance, family medical history and inheritance, and change things such as child support,...

Why choose an uncontested divorce in Florida?

“’Til death do us part, that’s what we agreed.” It’s fair to say that your husband is not enamored with the idea of a divorce. You offer to arrange his death for him, but he is not keen on that either. “We can’t afford to get divorced,” he continues, “Besides, I don’t...

Understanding alimony in Florida

The prospect of ending your marriage can leave you fearing for your financial future. Fortunately, Florida law makes allowances for this. It acknowledges that one partner may struggle afterward, especially if they sacrificed their career to bring up children or run...

You’re never too old to get a divorce

You turn to look at your husband and realize he is never going to change. He would be content to spend the rest of his life locked in his study, working on his military history novel. You wonder how many days it would take him to notice if you left. Aside from meals...