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April 2017 Archives

Managing emotions that arise during a custody dispute

For both parents and children, the emotional toll of divorce can be significant. However, there are ways that parents in Lee County and all across the state of Florida can make these stressful issues easier for children, as well as themselves. At Fried and Fried, we know how beneficial it can be for parents to properly manage their emotions during disputes which involve child custody.

What happens to prenups with void marriages?

When it comes to marriage, divorce and prenuptial agreements, people often have an array of considerations to mull over. In Lee County, and cities over all of Florida, some couples may disagree over whether a prenuptial agreement is appropriate, while others may run into problems with the enforcement of a prenup once they have decided to split up. In some cases, prenups can also be affected by marriages that have been deemed void.

Authorities apprehend a dozen over back child support

When a father is unable to pay child support, he may be facing various problems. In addition to the stress and depression that may come with unpaid child support, the father could be going through a hard time financially. Perhaps he lost his job or experienced an emergency that came out of left field. In Lee County, and across all counties in the state of Florida, fathers who are in this tough situation should not push off addressing their circumstances. After all, back child support can have very serious ramifications.

4 reasons you may want to consider a prenup

You got married in 1998 and divorced in 2011. You're now considering a second marriage. Since it's a bit later on in life, you're bringing a lot more assets to the table, with a net worth that is now over $1,000,000. You're proud of what you've accomplished and you want to protect yourself moving forward.

What is a batterer’s intervention program?

When someone is served an injunction due to allegations of domestic violence, their life many change in various ways. For example, they may be unable to come within a certain distance of their marital partner for a set period of time or for the rest of their life. In Lee County, and regions throughout Florida, temporary and final injunctions can affect the lives of those accused of domestic violence in other ways. In some cases, they may be required to take part in a batterer’s intervention program.

Talking to your fiancé about a prenup

Whether a couple finds themselves in an argument or one person is unsure of whether they should sign a prenuptial agreement, prenups can have an impact on couples in various ways. If you do not know if the prenuptial agreement you have been asked to sign is fair, or are unsure if your spouse wants to sign, it may be helpful to talk with them. At Fried and Fried, P.A., our Florida law firm knows how disagreements over prenups can affect couples in Lee County and all over the Sunshine State.

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