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  • Gay Adoption in Florida

    If you are a part of a gay or lesbian partnership and want to bring children into your modern family, then you will want to know a thing or two about the laws regarding gay adoption in Florida. According to The Huffington Post, Florida stopped ...
  • Divorce is a drag, but with the right legal aid and a good knowledge of what is going on, you may be able to pull out ahead once your divorce is over. One of the biggest issues you will come across when you are going through a divorce is money. ...
  • Frank Mendoza boldly proclaimed that he was “not guilty” when he was read his charges on September 18 th in a Florida court. The 51-year-old has been accused of stalking a threatening a Stamford woman for more than a year. Eventually, his alleged ...
  • Divorce, Romanian Style

    According to an article by the Associated Press, the country of Romania recently passed a law that allows town officials to grant divorces and set their own fees in doing so. Allowing each town to determine its own filing fees has resulted in ...
  • 6 Financial Mistakes to Avoid in Divorce . The article is a good read for anyone going through the divorce process. One of the six points made in the article is to use your head and not your emotions so that you avoid fighting over items ...
  • Gray Divorce

    Huffington Post discusses gray divorce . As you might expect, this is a phrase that refers to the marriage breakup of couples who are older than the average population. The Florida divorce lawyers at Givens Law Group have handled divorces involving ...
  • Newsday , women in the military were found to be twice as likely to get divorced than their male military counterparts. As you can imagine, being away from spouse's and children is difficult for anyone in the military. It appears, though, that women ...
  • Huffington Post , a comeback in the economy can mean an increase in the rate of divorce . According to the study, people aren't as likely to divorce during a recession because they tend to draw closer to each other to fight against the common foe. In ...
  • Planning for a Divorce

    Sydney Morning Herald outlined steps that married people should take to ensure that if they do get a divorce , they are better prepared to deal with life during and after their family law case. The artlicle does not suggest any devious plots to to ...
  • FoxNews.com detailed a man in Michigan who, while going through a divorce , accessed his wife's e-mail account. That man has been charged with a felony count of computer misuse. Each state's criminal and family laws are different, and parties to a ...
  • Divorce Rocket Docket

    family law court in Fort Lauderdale. Saturday, December 11 was a day set aside for divorce cases where neither party had an attorney. According to the article, four hundred family law cases were handled in one day.
  • Grounds for Divorce in Florida

    Huffington Post Divorce reminded me of something that I mention to clients at every initial consultation. The article, titled, "If Divorce is No Fault, Why do They Fight?", begins, "It takes two to tango, and it surely takes two to marry. But it only ...
  • Huffington Post Divorce article, the author outlined ten things that a party should consider before filing for divorce . The tenth item listed was to evaluate your situation and consider if divorce is the right option for you. As firm of family law ...
  • Did Facebook Cause My Divorce?

    In a recent article on Huffington Post Divorce , the question of how internet social technology is affecting marriages on a whole arose. The article cites W. Brad Wilcox's recent edition of "State of Our Unions", an annual report detailing the state ...
  • Huffington Post Divorce article, the author described ten things that someone should consider before filing for divorce . The ninth item mentioned was to build a support system. This is a great piece of advice. During the heat of arguments with your ...
  • Huffington Post Divorce article outlined ten things that a party should consider before filing for divorce . The eighth suggestion made by the author was to figure out your plans for the future. While parties are proceeding through their family law ...
  • Huffington Post Divorce article outlined ten things that a person should consider before filing for divorce . The seventh suggestion made by the author was to keep a diary. Keeping a diary is very important if custody is an issue in your family law ...
  • A recent Huffington Post Divorce article detailed ten things that people should consider before filing for divorce . The sixth suggestion made by the author is to think about what you want to do with the home. Less than five years ago, when parties ...
  • Huffington Post Divorce article detailed ten things that people should consider before filing for divorce . The fifth suggestion made by the author was to talk with a family law attorney. Sure, having a family law attorney tell you that you need to ...
  • Huffington Post Divorce article outlined ten things that a party should consider before filing for divorce . The fourth thing to consider, as suggested by the author of the piece, is your financial future. As part of every Florida divorce case, each ...
  • Huffington Post Divorce article detailed ten things that people should consider before filing for divorce . The third thing that the author states that the parties should consider is what arrangement makes the most sense with regard to custody . In ...
  • New Technology in Divorce Cases

    VancouverSun.com described what has become more common in divorce cases, "virtual visitation ". As computers and technology have evolved, webcams and software, such as Skype, have allowed people across the globe the ability to communicate over the ...
  • A recent article on PsychologyToday.com highlights an issue that I see nearly every day in my divorce cases. "My friend receives $10,000 per month in alimony , can you get that for me?" OR, "My cousin got taken to the cleaners in his divorce case, ...
  • divorce want to spend their time at the holidays. A book about what children of divorce feel was discussed in a recent Huffington Post Divorce blog. Some to-dos from the article: - Plan ahead with specific dates and times and narrate what's going to ...
  • Sify.com article reports that there has been a spike in the divorce rate in Southwest China's Sichuan province during the first nine months of 2010. According to the article, some experts feel that the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake is to blame for the ...

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