Tips on Coping With Divorce

For divorcing couples in Florida, handling the practical aspects might be just the tip of the iceberg. Coping with the emotional effects of divorce can be far more challenging for some people and can even get in the way of making reasonable decisions for both you as...

Relocating with your kids after your divorce

After your divorce, the things and places that you see in Hernando County may only serve to remind you of a previous chapter of your life that you now would like to move past. You may find that the best way to help you progress into the next stage of your life is to...

How to alter your will after a divorce

Divorce is a tumultuous time. In addition to having to determine child custody and property division, you also need to change your living trust and will. As soon as the divorce is final, you want to get to work making sure these documents contain essential updates....

Divorce and mental health

For Floridians going through divorce, it can be difficult to spot the light at the end of a tunnel. It may take months -- and even years -- to notice that the closing of one door has resulted in the opening of many others. Regardless of the stage, divorce can have a...

What kind of records should I have for a divorce?

It may be typical of Hernando County marriages to have one spouse handle all the finances; traditionally, it has been the husband's role. Unfortunately, this puts wives at a disadvantage should yours be among the 50 percent of all U.S. marriages that don't...

Getting divorced in Florida

"I want a divorce." Those words have been uttered by many who have come to see us here at The Firm. Most arrive thinking that everything after making that decision is a mere matter of formalities to be dealt with until they achieve what...

The power of the QDRO

Getting a divorce may not be what most people in Florida want to do at the start of a new year but for some, it may provide the fresh start for a better future that they need. If this happens, it will be important for spouses to be educated about the financial aspects...

January starts the divorce season

From mid November through New Year's Day, most people in Florida become very wrapped up in the holiday season. This also generally entails many family get-togethers and other celebrations associated with memories, emotions and hopes for the future. For couples who...

What do I need to know about prenuptial agreements?

A prenuptial agreement, or, as it is referred to in the Florida Legislature’s Statutes, a premarital agreement, is the contract that you and your spouse agree upon and file with the courts prior to the legal union of marriage. It outlines the rights to any...

Recovering from the mental exhaustion of divorce

Divorce is seldom a light topic, especially in regards to the toll it can take on those involved. Mental health often falls to the wayside while spouses tend to legal matters; as a result, anxiety, depression and burnout become constant reminders that life is not what...