My best divorce advice for good parents
My best advice for parents going through a divorce? It’s just like the instructions flight attendants give to passengers at the start of a plane ride. Divorce is traumatic. Even though my ex-spouse is still a good friend, getting a divorced after 20 years was traumatic for me. When something traumatic happens, people have a
Alimony Modification – Change in Circumstance
Alimony Modification – Change in Circumstance from When? In order to request an alimony modification, the person requesting the change has to show the following: There has been a substantial change in circumstance The change was not contemplated; and The change is sufficient, material, permanent, and involuntary. Many divorcing couples resolve their divorce by entering
New Contempt of Court Form
The Supreme Court of Florida has adopted a new form to provide notice of a Contempt of Court hearing. A Contempt of Court hearing is used to request the enforcement of a parenting plan (custody), child support, or alimony. The new “Notice of Hearing” form is designed to fix two problems with the old form.
Does Florida Allow Oral Cohabitation Agreements?
What if you had lived with someone for 46 years as a couple. You had agreed to provide for each other and take care of each other. You had purchased a home together and created identical wills leaving everything to each other. What happens when this relationship ends. Will Florida recognize an unwritten cohabitation
Florida Supreme Court Adopts Rules for Collaborative Divorce
On May 18, 2017 the Florida Supreme Court adopted rules to govern Collaborative Divorce in Florida. The formal adoption of rules is a welcome development for those of us who are believers in the collaborative divorce process. I also agree with the rule requirements to make sure prospective clients understand the costs and benefits of
High Conflict Parenting Class for Divorcing Parents
The High Conflict Diversion Program helps to resolve issues by teaching new methods of communication and negotiation. By empowering the parent, their ability to redirect to a calm, practical, emotionally healthy state becomes a model and positive life lesson for their children. Source: High Conflict Diversion Program | Life Lessons of Manasota | Parenting Courses |