Most of us know that divorce is common. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 53% of marriages have faced separation or divorce within 20 years. And while every marriage is different, the reason for divorce tends to be predictable. In this post, we’ll discuss the top causes of divorce in the […]
What’s a “Gray Divorce”?
When you think of divorce, most people imagine young couples or people experiencing a midlife crisis. Did you know, however, that divorce rates are skyrocketing among people who are 50 and older? These are sometimes called “gray divorces,” and they can be incredibly challenging. If you’re considering a gray divorce, there are several considerations to […]
Moving to a New State After a Divorce
Your divorce is finally over and you’ve started to think about the future. And what says “fresh start” more than a move to a new state? Unfortunately, moving after a divorce isn’t always as easy as it would have been pre-marriage, especially if you have kids. In this post, we’ll break down the rules and […]
Top 5 Things to Avoid During a Divorce
Divorce is not a pleasant experience. And while there are few ways to make it easier, there are many ways to make the process longer, more painful, and more expensive. By simply avoiding these mistakes, you can get through your divorce as rapidly and cleanly as possible. Today, we’re going to discuss the top five […]
How Can I Tell if My Spouse is Planning a Divorce?
When we stand at the altar and say “I do,” none of us are thinking about divorce. Unfortunately, divorce happens, and it happens frequently. In 2016 alone, 2.2 million couples got married in the U.S. During that same year, 827,261 couples divorced or got an annulment. While it takes two people to get married, it […]
How has the Pandemic Affected Relationships and Divorce Rates?
2020 has offered many strange and unprecedented news events, not the least of which is the COVID-19 pandemic. While some people found quarantining with their significant other relaxing, others found it to be the death knell of their relationship. Although most of these couples were struggling before the pandemic hit, quarantining together was, for many, […]
How Are Assets Divided in a Divorce in Florida?
If you’re considering a divorce, you’re likely worried about the division of your marital assets. In other words, who gets what? It’s no secret that divorce has far-reaching financial implications, but figuring out how things break down can be more challenging than you’d imagine. In this post, we’ll discuss how Florida divorce law regards marital property, and what you should know before you […]
Does It Matter Who Files For Divorce First in Florida?
If you’re considering filing for divorce, you know taking the first step is not easy. In addition to the psychological impacts, though, there may be legal ramifications for the spouse who chooses to file first. Here’s what you need to know to protect yourself and your assets as you dissolve your marriage. What if You […]
What’s the BEST Child Custody Arrangement for Young Children?
If you’re getting divorced, child custody is probably one of the most pressing topics on your mind – especially if you have young children. Infants and toddlers require special consideration during a difficult time like divorce. It can be challenging to find an arrangement that works for the entire family. Above all else, though, the […]
I’ve Just Been Served Divorce Papers – What Now?
Being served divorce papers is not something anyone wants to experience. Unfortunately, it happens to about 787,251 couples each year. If you’ve recently received divorce papers, hopefully you had an inkling your marriage was on the rocks. While getting divorce papers is never easy, it’s less painful if it’s not a complete shock. No matter what your circumstances may be, getting divorced is […]