Tag Archives: Orlando Divorce Lawyers
Using Social Media Carefully While your Divorce is Pending (And After It is Finalized)
Nearly everybody is on social media these days. You, your spouse, your children, and even your elderly relatives probably use some form of social media, whether it is Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or another platform. Social media allows us to connect across borders and broadcast our thoughts, fears, and opinions to the world. Social media… Read More »
Dividing your Small Business in your Divorce
When you rely on a small business for income, whether it is your sole income source or it provides a large percentage of your income, your divorce can be more complicated than a divorce between two salaried individuals. Your business or share in a business is considered to be a marital asset if it… Read More »
When one or both members of a couple are members of the United States military, there are special considerations the couple must make if they choose to divorce. These considerations include when and where to file for divorce and how to divide military benefits. If you are considering filing for divorce, speak with an… Read More »
How will my Divorce Affect my Adult Children?
Some couples, despite realizing that their marriages are no longer healthy, productive partnerships, put off their divorces until their children are grown, rationalizing that it would be better for their children to grow up with both of their parents in the house, rather than having to split their time between two households. Others only… Read More »
Who Gets to Claim your Child as a Dependent for Tax Purposes in your Divorce?
With the tax filing deadline rapidly approaching, it is important to have all your documents in order far ahead of April 15. It is also important to determine details like whether you will file singly or as a married couple – if you divorced during the past year, you can choose either. If you… Read More »
Can I Legally Read my Spouse’s Email During the Divorce Process?
No. This is an invasion of privacy. In fact, you cannot read your spouse’s emails, text messages, or other correspondences without his or her consent at any time. If a correspondence is protected by a password or it is conducted using a device owned by an individual’s employer, you cannot search through it without… Read More »
Eliminating Divorce Obligations through Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy is a tool used by many to reduce debts that they cannot reduce on their own. Individuals struggling with personal debt can use Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy to discharge their debts. If you are considering filing for divorce, you might be worried about the costs involved with the divorce process and… Read More »
No Matter How Embarrassing it can Be, you Have to be Honest with your Family Lawyer
In a previous blog post, we talked about how important it is for you to be honest with your bankruptcy lawyer, even if that means discussing personal, potentially embarrassing information. This advice is valid for any interaction with a lawyer, no matter what type of legal issue you are facing. Family law can be… Read More »
The Fight Over Fido — Who Gets to Keep the Family Pets in a Divorce?
We’ve all heard the joke that says, “We’re staying together for the sake of the dog”. But in reality, many couples do end up facing a divorce, and in addition to all the other painful decisions about who gets what, pets become part of that dilemma. Although many of us love our pets as… Read More »
When it Comes to your Divorce Terms, your Gender Means Nothing
In the eyes of the law, men and women are treated equally. This means what when you work through the divorce process, your gender does not play into how your property is divided or how your child custody arrangement is set up. Speak with an experienced divorce lawyer to learn more about what to… Read More »