6 Tips for Managing Divorce Stress

Divorce is a stressful process that has mental and physical ramifications for both parties involved. Negative emotions can impact your self-image and outlook on life. Don’t succumb to depression. Instead, follow these six tips for managing divorce stress. 1.  Stay Active Exercise and physical activity can help relieve stress and make you less upset, angry, and tense by releasing chemicals in the brain that balance out your mood. Look into ...
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4 Questions to Ask Yourself When Considering Bankruptcy

Getting into difficult financial situations is something that can happen to anyone. Whether it is caused by a job loss, medical issues, unexpected events, or any number of other things, you need to focus on finding the best solution to your situation. For many people, filing for bankruptcy is the ideal way to get their financial situation back in order. If you are considering this option, make sure you ask yourself these four questions before ...
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What You Need to Know About Florida’s Relocation Laws

If you are a single parent living in Florida, you may want to move to another city or state for a job opportunity, to be closer to family, or for any number of other reasons. Before you make any set plans, however, you need to consider your legal obligations regarding your child. Specifically, the rights of the other parent, who will be directly impacted should you move away with their child. The laws governing relocation in these situations are ...
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Landlord Law: Your Options if Your Tenant Stops Paying

Being a landlord can be a very rewarding occupation. Whether this is your sole source of income, or you just rent out one property for some extra income each month, many people love this line of work. If you are a landlord for long enough, however, you will always run into a tenant who stops paying. Whether it is because they lost their job, got into trouble, or just didn’t want to pay, you have to deal with it quickly and correctly. The ...
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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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