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What Is Alimony?

What Is Alimony?

You’ve probably heard the term “alimony” before, but you may be unsure of exactly what it is. During divorce proceedings, the court can order one spouse to financially support the other spouse, with the idea that both spouses should continue to enjoy the same standard of living that they did during the marriage. When deciding whether to award alimony, the

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How Does Adultery Affect a Divorce?

How Does Adultery Affect a Divorce?

If you’re going through a divorce and either you or your spouse engaged in an affair, you may be wondering how adultery can affect the proceedings. Florida is a no-fault state, so the spouse who files for divorce simply has to show that the marriage is irretrievably broken—they don’t have to prove adultery or any other specific cause. However, adultery

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Does It Matter Who Files for Divorce First?

Does It Matter Who Files for Divorce First?

In many instances, divorcing spouses will race to file their paperwork with the court, believing that the spouse who files first will be afforded some type of advantage in the divorce proceedings. Although being the first one to file might have an emotional impact—the spouse who files first could feel like the “winner” in the divorce, and the other spouse

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How to Cope With Divorce

How to Cope With Divorce

There’s no doubt about it—divorce is one of the most difficult experiences that a person can go through. If you’re involved in a divorce, you’re probably dealing with feelings of grief, anger, confusion, and fear. It’s important to remember that these emotions are temporary, and that you’ll eventually start feeling better once you’ve had some time to heal. In the

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How Divorce Works in Florida

How Divorce Works in Florida

Divorce law can vary from state to state, so it’s important to understand how the process works in the state where you or your spouse is filing for divorce. Below is some helpful information on how divorce works in Florida, but you may also want to seek advice from a divorce attorney who practices in this state. Do You Need

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Types of Divorce

Types of Divorce

If you’ve been thinking about ending your marriage, or if your spouse has told you that he or she wants a divorce, you’ve probably started researching exactly what the process involves. You may be overwhelmed by how many different types of divorce there are. Below are some helpful explanations to get you started, but you would also benefit from meeting

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