The Secret to a Happy Family

The Secret to a Happy Family Start New Traditions Whether it’s making pancakes for dinner on Sunday nights or ending every car trip by saying “Home again, home again, jiggity-jog,” unique family rituals strengthen ties like nothing else. “Traditions give children a sense of identity and belonging,” says Richard Eyre, coauthor of The Happy Family: Restoring the 11 Essential Elements …

What is Child Support?

What is Child Support? According to the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), about 41% of first marriages end in divorce. For second and third marriages, that number increases to 60% and 73%, respectively. In family law and public policy, child support (or child maintenance) is an ongoing, periodic payment made by a parent for the financial benefit of a …

Time To Move On: 5 Divorce Tips

Has your relationship been more stressful than sweet? If it seems like your relationship has seen better days, it may be time to ask the obvious question: Is it best to move on? The biggest mistake people make is staying too long in a relationship that is heading nowhere. If you love yourself and your partner, you owe it to …

Property Division During Divorce

Division of property, also known as equitable distribution, is a judicial division of property rights and obligations between spouses during divorce. It may be done by agreement, through a property settlement, or by judicial decree. Distribution of property is the division, due to a death or the dissolution of a marriage, of property which was owned by the deceased, or …

Child Custody While Being Separated Legally

As a newly separating parent, you have three concerns that must be balanced: making things as easy as possible for the children, establishing a collaborative post-marital relationship with your ex partner, and protecting your parenting rights. A good rule of thumb is to not make any big decisions without consulting with your attorney. Make sure that you understand under what …

What is Child Support?

After going through a divorce or dealing with a separation, child support is the next step if you have a child or children with your partner. Child Support is the obligation paid to the custodial parent of child by the non-custodial parent for rearing the child. It is in the best interest of a child for both parents to be …

Divorce Process

Unfortunately family life is never consistent. It is filled with ups and downs; trials and tribulations that either build up or break own a family. Looking forward to happy things such as a marriage or the adoption of a new child can help renew a family. This can also be looked at in the opposite view by maybe being effected …

Family Law

Are prenuptial marriage agreements practical solutions to dealing with the problematic topic of finances in a marriage? More and more couples are signing prenuptial marriage agreements before they marry. These are not just couples dealing with financial inequality, or couples who have a lot of wealth. These are couples that want to put all their financial cards on the table …

The PIP Law

The constantly changing and evolving PIP Law has little change this year by Florida. Personal Injury Protection (PIP) is an extension of car insurance available in some U.S. states that covers medical expenses and, in some cases, lost wages and other damages. Sometimes referred to as the “no-fault” coverage, the PIP statutes enacting it are generally known as no-fault laws. …