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April 2017 Archives

After property division, attack credit score repair

It is not uncommon for Florida residents to experience a dip in their credit scores immediately after a divorce. The end of a marriage will bring about a number of changes to the financial standing of both spouses, and the property division process may require certain accounts to be closed or divided. Having solid credit scores is important, but the good news is that it is relatively easy to boost one's score.

Protecting property division interests during separation

There are times when Florida couples decide to pursue a marital separation. That decision often comes as an effort to take some time to think about the marriage, and to figure out the best path forward. Many people who go through a separation take that time to work on their relationship, and reunite with a much stronger bond; others eventually move toward divorce. When considering a separation, it is important that both spouses take steps to protect their property division interests in the event that a divorce is the ultimate outcome.  

Judge suspended after controversial child custody move

Few things are more stressful than having to defend one's parental rights in a court of law. For parents who are faced with such a challenge, it is absolutely critical to secure legal counsel as soon as possible. One extremely distressing child custody case highlights the need to fight for the best interests of a child, whether in Florida or elsewhere.

Could Trump policies lead some to pursue a prenuptial agreement?

Love him or hate him, President Trump has certainly shaken up many aspects of American life. For some Florida residents, the policies and priorities of the Trump administration have led to changes in their personal plans. Many couples in which one party is a foreign national are considering marriage in order to ensure that they can remain together on American soil. For some, a prenuptial agreement is part of that plan.