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Unequal Distribution of Marital Assets in Florida Divorces: A Comprehensive Guide.

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While the division of assets in a divorce case may seem simple, there are complex nuances that often arise. In certain cases, the court may allow for an unequal distribution of marital assets. It is important to know when an unequal distribution of assets is warranted and under what circumstances a judge may consider awarding such a distribution. An unequal distribution of assets is permitted pursuant to section 61.075, Florida Statutes. It is important to note that there is no requirement for your attorney to plead for an unequal distribution in your divorce petition. The attorney can simply request an...

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Understanding Family Law: An Overview for Beginners

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Family law is an intricate area that affects millions of lives every day. It governs the legal responsibilities between individuals who share a domestic connection, typically involving parties who are related by blood or marriage. Whether you are in Orlando, FL or anywhere else, understanding family law can be crucial during certain phases of life. For beginners, it's essential to grasp its basics. In this blog post, we’ll provide an overview of family law, focusing on its relevance in Orlando, FL.   What is Family Law? Family law is a legal discipline that focuses on issues involving family relationships such as divorce, adoption,...

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How to Minimize Your Alimony Obligation in a Florida Divorce

Alimony in Florida is based upon need and ability to pay. In other words, the court must determine (1) if the spouse requesting alimony has a need and (2) if the spouse paying alimony has the ability to do so. Need is determined by looking at the standard of living during the marriage and the financial resources available to each party, along with other relevant factors. A court usually does this by reviewing the financial affidavits and hearing testimony of the parties. However, the court must evaluate all sources of income available to the parties when evaluating whether alimony is...

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