FLORIDA LEGISLATURE CONSIDERS SUBSTANTIAL SHAKEUP OF ALIMONY LAW

 

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Reasons Why You Should Hire A Divorce Attorney

 

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HOW TO GET THE THOUGHTS OF YOUR EX TO "QUIT BUGGING YOU" ON VALENTINE'S DAY

 

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SIX WAYS TO REINVIGORATE YOURSELF AS A PARENT DURING YOUR DIVORCE

It is the beginning of a new year.  For each new year comes our best intentions in the form of New Year's resolutions.  Among those resolutions are the ones that deal with self-care and self-help.

            This is a busy, hurly-burly world where parents have increasing demands and pressures placed upon them.  Those pressures increase when you are going through a divorce.  The Verywell Family magazine recently provided a number of ways in which parents may reinvigorate and refresh themselves.  They include:

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WHY IS JANUARY CONSIDERED AN ACTIVE DIVORCE MONTH?

On January 1st of each year, the majority of people wish each other a Happy New Year.  However, among divorce attorneys, January 1 commences an upsurge in the filings and potential clients seeking to file for divorce.  Divorce attorneys are kept busy after the holidays.  While it is not an official designation the way that Women's History Month is, January has earned this nickname in the legal circles.

            Among the many reasons for the increase in divorce filings in January are the following:

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THREE WAYS TO DE-STRESS CO-PARENTING DURING THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Whether you are going through a divorce or are divorced, the holidays often present a daunting challenge.  The most difficult part for parents is often finding a balance for their children.  Some couples can co-parent easily, while others seem to fail dismally. 

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FOUR WAYS A FACILITATOR CAN ASSIST IN YOUR COLLABORATIVE DIVORCE

 

The collaborative divorce facilitator (CDF) is a neutral professional who is often utilized as a collaborative divorce team leader and communication specialist within the collaborative divorce process.  A facilitator generally has been educated and is licensed in the areas of marriage and family counseling, mental health therapy, social work, psychology, or psychiatry.  However, a CDF does not engage in therapy during the collaborative divorce process.  Instead he or she will usually take on the following roles.

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Four Ways to Protect your Privacy During your divorce

  A divorce can create havoc on a family regarding its finances, it can also exact an emotional and psychological toll upon its members.  Nonetheless, 90 to 95 percent of all divorce cases settle.  After legal costs, privacy concerns are probably one of the biggest reasons why divorcing couples settle.  No one wants their financial history laid out, or their dirty laundry aired out for public consideration.  However, because a divorce proceeding is a public proceeding all information within, you’re a divorce court file is available to the public.  It is rather inexpensive to obtain copies of court filings from the courthouse and in some states, they are even available to be downloaded online.  The following are some tips regarding protecting your privacy during a divorce:

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Federal tax reforms may affect your divorce in 2019 and beyond

 

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THE REAL OBSTACLES THAT MAY PREVENT KIM KARDASHIAN-WEST FROM BECOMING A LAWYER

  In a recent interview for Vogue Magazine, Kim Kardashian-West stated that she was going to be sitting for the California Bar exam in 2020.  This is an auspicious goal for someone who does not have a college degree or a law school degree.  However, California is one of four states in the United States where one can study the law as "apprentice" and then take the bar exam along side law school graduates.  Under California law, Mrs. Kardashian-West will have to study in a law office for 18 hours a week for 4 years.  Five hours of the study must be directly supervised.  In addition, Mrs. Kardashian-West will be subjected to monthly exams and a bi‑annual progress report submitted to the California State Bar.  The task, although not impossible, is formidable.  The obstacles faced by Mrs. Kardashian-West in her quest to become a member of the California Bar include the following:

 

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What to do when your ex begins badmouthing you to your kids