Divorce Law | Law Firm Newswire - Part 11

Brandon, FL (Law Firm Newswire) February 16, 2011 – In 2011, almost half of all kids in America live in divorced or separated families. When parents go through a divorce, many of them ask if their child or children can testify or speak to the judge as part of their child custody case. In Florida, a family law judge can weigh the preferences of the child when it comes to timesharing or parenting plans, as the best interests of the child are mostly focused on. Children who are under 18 might not be allowed to testify as a judge could […]


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Denver, CO (Law Firm Newswire) January 7, 2011 – Colorado has the most divorces in January more than any other month of the year. Dubbed “Divorce Month”, January is time to break through the forced civility of the holidays to focus on what is healthy not only in a relationship but what is best for children in a family too. For a divorce and child custody agreement to be a mutually beneficial process, it is best to consult a family law attorney early on to expedite the process with a soon-to-be ex and navigate the court system in the most […]


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These days, divorce is more common than ever before in our society. It is reported that about 50 percent of all first marriages do not last, with an even higher number of remarriages ending the same way. St. Petersburg, FL (Law Firm Newswire) December 29, 2010 – “While divorce is not a rare thing, it can still be a difficult and emotional process,” said St. Petersburg divorce attorney Raleigh “Lee” Greene. “Despite valid reasons for pursuing a divorce – such as emotionally or physically abusive marriages or infidelity – some people may struggle with a perceived stigma. Others may worry […]


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Divorce can be taxing, both emotionally and financially. It can be a long and drawn-out legal process that leaves one or more parties angry with a final settlement for years to come. St. Petersburg, FL (Law Firm Newswire) December 10, 2010 – It doesn’t always have to be quite so difficult, however. One option that some former couples have found to be successful is the Collaborative Divorce Process. What Is It? “The Collaborative Divorce Process is a unique family law process in which both clients and attorneys enter into a binding agreement, committing themselves to fairly resolving all issues without […]


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Consumer bankruptcy filings for the first half of this year are currently at record levels. There is evidence to suggest that a good number of these scenarios include divorce situations where a spouse is receiving or paying for child support and/or alimony. Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) October 11, 2010 – “Child support payments and spousal support payments generally cannot be discharged in bankruptcy,” said Tampa bankruptcy lawyer Reginald Osenton of Osenton Law Offices in Brandon, Florida. “This means that a parent who owes child support cannot usually escape meeting those obligations, no matter whether it is Chapter 7 or […]


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St. Petersburg divorce lawyer Raleigh “Lee” Greene explains the ins and outs of alternative dispute resolution. St. Petersburg, FL (Law Firm Newswire) August 25, 2010 – What is alternative dispute resolution? “It simply means having your case handled without the judge making a decision for you,” says St. Petersburg divorce lawyer Raleigh “Lee” Greene. Within the family law context, alternative dispute resolution generally focuses upon collaborative divorce and mediation But when are those times when you shouldn’t go to trial? The very act of going to trial can be more lucrative for the lawyers, but what’s in your best interest? […]


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