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February 2016 Archives

How domestic violence injunctions work

Sometimes charges of domestic violence are long overdue, and are truly necessary to ensure that everyone in the family feels safe. In other cases, however, divorce or relational breakdown can lead to false accusations or situations where a small burst of emotion may have been blown out of proportion.

Senate approves bill favoring presumption of equal parenting time

One of the biggest fears many Florida fathers have when they get divorced is what will happen to their relationship with their children. It is not unusual for people to assume that a mother will typically be awarded primary custody while a father receives visitation on weekends or every other week.

Starting your divorce preparations before filing the papers

No matter how long you have been thinking about it, officially starting the divorce process can be scary. You may feel unprepared and unsure of what to do next. You may worry that your spouse won't cooperate or will try to hide important documents and assets. You may worry about what will happen to your children during and after the divorce.

Divorcing? Be careful what you say online

During a divorce, it can be quite tempting to talk badly about your soon-to-be ex, especially these days when it's so easy to share our every thought and feeling on social media. You might be feeling intimidated, angry or bitter and think that saying something hurtful or negative about your ex on Facebook will make you feel better.

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