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Allegations of Alcohol and Drug Abuse in a Florida Custody Case

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Under recent changes to Florida’s rules, parents are allotted 50/50 timesharing as the default arrangement ordered by the courts. However, the Florida courts also use a “best interests of the child” standard to deviate from the default presumption when it is appropriate. If one parent is determined to be unfit, they may have limited… Read More »

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What is the Intentional Dissipation of Marital Assets in a Florida Divorce?

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Financial problems are a common reason why marriages end and divorces ensue. In some cases, this happens intentionally. The intentional dissipation of marital assets refers to a situation in which one spouse intentionally spends money in order to prevent the other spouse from getting the money in a divorce. In other words, it describes… Read More »

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What is the Dissipation of Assets in a Florida Divorce?

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Adultery is one of the most common reasons for divorce. However, Florida is a no-fault state when it comes to divorce. That means that fault-based grounds are not considered by the court when determining the division of assets. In Florida, the only legal grounds for divorce is the breakdown of the marriage colloquially known… Read More »

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What is Parental Alienation Syndrome?

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When divorcing parents have children it adds an incredible amount of stress to the divorce. Rights to the children are often a contentious part of the divorce proceedings. In some cases, one parent will use the children as a battleground in the divorce proceedings. They will say awful things about the other parent in… Read More »

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Co-Parenting Apps Help Facilitate Communication Between Spouses

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Co-parenting after a divorce is not always a simple process, but there are tools at your disposal that can help produce a better result. Phone apps are now available that help parents communicate. Some of them even have tone meters to determine how your words are coming across. These digital apps are designed specifically… Read More »

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Cryptocurrency and Your Tampa, FL Divorce

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Cryptocurrency has seen its fair share of ups and downs recently. Not too long ago, it was considered an unusual investment choice. Today, however, cryptocurrency investment has become more mainstream. For that reason, it has played a role in many Florida divorces. In this article, the Tampa, FL divorce lawyers at Westchase Law, P.A…. Read More »

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How Do I Prepare for Divorce Mediation in Tampa, FL?

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Mediation is the most popular way to end a marriage in Florida. The Florida courts will require divorcees to attempt mediation before bringing the matter before the courts. In mediation, you will meet with an attorney who will help you negotiate a settlement for your divorce. In this article, the Tampa, FL divorce mediation… Read More »

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Do You Need an Attorney to File for Divorce in Tampa, Florida?

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At the risk of sounding self-serving, the answer to this question is generally “yes”. While there is no law that states you must have an attorney to file for divorce in Florida, the divorce will change your life dramatically and your financial situation will become unstable. The reason why divorces end up before the… Read More »

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Obtaining a Domestic Violence Injunction in Tampa, FL

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Under Florida law, domestic violence is considered any assault or battery on any individual within their household. This includes: Assault and aggravated assault Battery and aggravated battery Sexual assault and sexual battery Stalking and aggravated stalking Kidnapping False imprisonment It can also include any criminal offense that results in injury to one party. In… Read More »

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What You Need to Know About Mandatory Disclosure During Your Florida Divorce

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Mandatory disclosure occurs during the discovery process of a divorce. Each party is required to present the other party with their financial records. Parties cannot lie or hide information from the other party during a divorce. This can cause severe consequences for the party attempting to hide assets. In this article, the Tampa divorce… Read More »

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