5 Benefits of Having a Prenuptial Agreement

Getting married is a huge decision to make, and one that will have a dramatic impact on the rest of your life. This joy-filled occasion comes with a lot of excitement, planning, discussions, and decisions that need to be made in the months leading up to the wedding. For most couples, one additional step to take now in order to avoid many problems down the road is having a prenuptial agreement put in place. While people often think of a prenuptial ...
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A Fresh Start: The Advantages of Filing for Bankruptcy

If you are having financial difficulties, you have undoubtedly looked at all your options to try to get your finances under control. The reality is, however, that there are some situations where it is all but impossible to actually handle on your own. It is precisely these scenarios that the bankruptcy laws were put in place for, and they are an excellent solution. Bankruptcy provides you with a variety of advantages that simply can’t be found ...
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Mediation vs. Litigation: Which Path Is Right for You?

You or your spouse has decided that it’s best if you get a divorce. Once a divorce has been decided upon, you need to decide whether you should enter mediation or litigation. This can be a tough decision. Often lawyers perform both roles, but their duties and the outcomes are slightly different. Here’s more information about mediation and litigation so that you can decide what’s best for you. Mediation When you hire a lawyer to perform ...
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Bankruptcy 101: The Differences Between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13

If you are considering bankruptcy to help get you through a difficult financial situation, you will want to make sure you choose the right option. For most people, the decision will be between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy, both of which can be very effective at helping people with their debt situations. Take a moment to learn about the major differences between these two options so you can decide which one is right for you. Dealing with ...
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Understanding Florida’s Custody Laws

Whether you are going through a divorce or breaking up with a significant other with whom you have had a child, one of the most important steps is going to be determining who will be responsible for the child and when. Providing for the physical, emotional, and financial needs of children should be handled by both parents, even if they are unable to stay together. To accomplish this, Florida courts will step in to assign custody of these ...
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Know Your Rights in the Foreclosure Process

Falling behind on your mortgage payments is a scary experience, and if it gets to the point where you are either in foreclosure, or at risk of it, it is important to know all of your rights. There are many laws and regulations in place designed to help ensure consumers are treated fairly and given the opportunities needed to get back on track financially. The following are some of your most important rights that you need to be aware of. You ...
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5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Moving Forward with Divorce

It may sound odd coming from a divorce attorney, but it is never a good idea to rush into a divorce. Marriage is a serious commitment and should only be ended after very serious consideration. If you are considering a divorce, it is important to stop, take a step back, and ask yourself some very important questions before moving forward. If at all possible, it is better to fix a troubled marriage than it is to end one. Have We Tried Everything ...
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A Step-by-Step Guide to the Eviction Process

Whether you are a landlord or a tenant, it is important to understand the eviction process. As a tenant, it will ensure you understand your rights. As a landlord, it is critical to follow the legal guidelines or you could end up with far more issues than just a non-paying tenant. The following steps are necessary for any eviction. It is absolutely never allowed to simply change the locks, cut off the gas or electric, or threaten a tenant to force ...
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4 Tips for Traveling with Kids This Summer

Few things are as enjoyable and memorable as a summer vacation. Whether you’re traveling to Disney, to see the Grand Canyon, to visit relatives, or anything else, you are sure to have a great time with your children. During your marriage, you could load up the kids and bring them anywhere you wanted without worry. After a divorce, however, there are a number of extra things you need to consider before taking any trips. Crossing State ...
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Understanding How Bankruptcy Factors Into a Divorce

Divorce is cited as the most common cause of bankruptcy today. This is because a divorce can be quite costly and also results in a major change to your financial situation. In addition, when going through a divorce you may have to split up your business, lose some retirement income, and much more. Of course, the stress of financial issues can also push people into divorce. If you are going through a divorce and bankruptcy close together, or even ...
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