Category: Family Law

Can I see my husband or wife's text messages

Can My Husband Or Wife See My Text Messages?

A million questions swirl in the mind of the soon to be divorced. What will happen to my kids? What will happen to my retirement money? And, perhaps more immediately, can my husband or wife see my text messages?  What Are Text Messages? At the time of this writing,

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How Do You Get Legally Separated In Naples, Florida?

How do you get legally separated in Florida? In short, you cannot get legally separated in Florida.  Some states have a special legal status called “legal separation” but Florida does not.  Separation in Florida simply means a married couple that does not live in the same

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Florida common law marriage

Common Law Marriage in Florida

Florida used to be a big, rural and empty state.  Folks would propose, have a little ceremony and just start living together.  Not everyone would go down to the court house to register their marriage.  These relationships were referred to as common law marriages in Florida. 

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Florida family law civil procedure

The Florida Divorce Court Process From Start To Finish

While most of my previous articles describe how Florida law is applied in a divorce case.  It is very difficult to describe accurately how the law is applied and when.  Below, I outline the entire Florida divorce court process in summary.  The actual Florida Family Law Rules

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Agreed divorce in Naples, Florida

Uncontested Divorce in Naples, Florida

Uncontested divorce in Naples, Florida is not only possible, it is easily achieved under the right circumstances.  Many divorces share two things in common: 1) they parties agree that they should divorce, 2) The parties agree as to what should happen after their divorce. Agreeing to

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Florida law regarding college expenss after divorce

Who Pays For College Expenses In A Florida Divorce?

Raising kids is expensive.  Daycare can often cost more than a mortgage but it’s nothing compared to the expense of putting a child through college.  Usually families sit around the kitchen table and figure out how they’re going to pay for college where mom, dad and

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Bonita Springs Divorce Lawyer

Bonita Springs, Florida Divorce Lawyer

Southwest Florida is an area that is typically considered to encompass Collier, Lee and Charlotte Counties. If you live in one of these counties and you file for divorce, you must file your divorce in that particular county. However, that does not mean you have to

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