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Florida parents can find safe spaces for child custody exchanges

Many Florida parents go through a difficult and stressful period while they work out a custody arrangement with their soon-to-be ex. However, for a small number of parents, the child custody process and the resulting need to coordinate custody exchanges are more than just stressful; they are dangerous. When domestic violence has played a role in a relationship, finding a safe space to make visitation exchanges should be a top priority.

Many spouses forget about these assets during property division

Going through a divorce is never an easy thing. Many Florida spouses feel overwhelmed by the sheer number of things that must be addressed during the process, especially in regard to property division. There are so many details to cover, and it is so easy to overlook things as both parties rush to meet deadlines and move their divorce forward. The following assets are among the more commonly overlooked during property division, and spouses should take the time to think about whether they might be leaving money on the table in their own cases.

Prior to property division, avoid significant financial moves

Preparing to file for divorce can be a stressful time in the life of a Florida spouse. There are a number of important decisions that must be made and a number of missteps to avoid. One of the most important things that spouses can do to prepare for a successful property division process is to avoid making any significant financial moves in the months leading up to the divorce process.

Understanding how life insurance plays into property division

One of the top priorities for Florida spouses who are preparing to divorce is assuring financial stability in the years to come. The entire property division process is aimed at meeting that goal, and providing a fair and equitable division of assets between spouses. That said, there are certain scenarios in which one spouse fails to follow the provisions laid out within the divorce settlement. In such cases, taking the matter back to court may be the only available avenue of legal recourse.

Could birdnesting be a child custody solution for Florida parents

Determining how to share custody of one or more children is often the central focus of a Florida divorce. For many parents, the well-being of their shared children is the most important aspect of their divorce, and finding the best possible arrangement is a top priority. Fortunately, there are a number of creative solutions that can help families create a child custody solution that is customized to their individual set of needs.