Green Flags: What to look for in a divorce attorney

January has been coined “divorce month” in the United States, because statistically speaking – more people file for divorce in the month of January than any other.  The reason for this could be just that people are evaluating their lives at the end of the year, and ready to make a fresh start.  Others were…

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Using a Parenting Coordinator in Family Law: Everything You Need to Know

In October I completed the certification training to become a Certified Parenting Coordinator, since then I have been asked by many people have asked me questions about parenting coordinating. So this blog post answers the questions I have been asked most frequently- what is a parenting coordinator, what does a parenting coordinator do, when should a parenting…

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Practicing Gratitude During Divorce

Divorce is one of the most difficult seasons any adult will navigate during their lifetime.  Finding healthy coping skills can mean the difference between not just surviving your divorce but actually thriving. I know finding things to be thankful for is probably the last thing you feel like doing while going through a divorce but…

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Divorce Etiquette: Celebrity Case Studies!

The Do’s and Don’t’s of Divorce This month’s blog post is a little bit different and super fun! I am sharing divorce do’s and don’t’s by looking at celebrity divorces and how the couple’s went about their divorce. There is much to be learned by those in the spot light! Some couples have done it…

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Lessons and Blessing from Divorce

There is no way around it, divorce is a really heavy topic. Even when you are the one filing for divorce, it’s tough. When you’re in the middle of divorce and sometimes even for the next few years following, it can feel impossible to think there could be anything good to come from this. So…

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Summer Co-Parenting Tips

Summer often means different timesharing schedules than the school year for co-parents. Changes in schedules can come with logistical and emotional challenges; from accommodating vacations and summer camps to potentially longer stretches without seeing your children. As a divorce lawyer and a mom who has been divorced for the , I have navigated many summers…

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Five Stages of a Divorce Case in Florida

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Family law in Florida is a very complex and dynamic area of practice even for the most seasoned attorney. So if you are feeling overwhelmed by the process, take heart, you have landed in the perfect spot. My goal for this article is to give you a brief and digestible road map through the 5 main stages of every divorce case in Florida.

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UPDATING YOUR ESTATE PLAN AFTER DIVORCE

After having just survived the stress and emotional turmoil that even the most amicable of divorces can bring, estate planning may be the last thing your to-do list. However, there is no time more critical than now to update or create an estate plan. If you leave everything as it is or forget to create an estate plan altogether, your ex-spouse could receive some or all of your assets when you die. The only way to completely control your assets is to update your estate plan regularly to account for any changes in your life.

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If you are considering divorce, the time to act is now.

If you are certain your marriage is beyond repair the time to act is now. There are ways that taking swift action and speaking to a family law attorney now will help your case. Alimony: Its harder to get spousal support if you have been separated for a year and getting by without support. You…

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