Who Pays Attorney’s Fees in a Florida Divorce Case

There is no specific formula or method of calculating who pays for the cost of a divorce in Florida. Generally speaking, the Courts attempt to level the playing field when asked to award temporary suit fees or award attorneys fees at the conclusion of the case. For example if one spouse is the sole breadwinner …

How to Find a Good Divorce Attorney

Finding the right Orlando divorce attorney for you and your situation is crucial. This guide can help you get started in the right direction. 1. Ask People who you know have been through a Divorce. There is no substitute for a referral from someone you know. Make sure you talk to people who have been …

Parenting Plans: What is a Parenting Plan and why do I need one?

In Divorce cases involving minor children the most important matter for the Court to address is parenting. The Court has a duty to protect the well-being of the child and employs the “best-interests” of the child standard in making decisions regarding children. In 2008, the Florida Legislature updated the Florida Statutes, Chapter61.13 creating a “Parenting …

DIVORCE WITH MINOR CHILDREN – Orange and Osceola County’s Standing Temporary Administrative Order on Divorce with minor Children

The breakup of a marriage is a stressful time and causes people to often react emotionally; allowing fear and anger to cloud judgment and otherwise behave uncharacteristically. Family Law Attorneys should always strive to fully educate their clients on the law and represent them zealously; and attorneys should always consider the client’s best interests and …

Divorce Can Literally Make You Sick – 5 Strategies to Help Divorcing Clients Maintain Perspective and Health

According to “Marital Biography and Health at Midlife” the end of a marriage by divorce exacts an immediate toll on mental and physical health, although the effects might depend on gender, age, and the quality of the marriage. Divorce for some can traumatically injure the mind, body and immune system leading to depression, anxiety and …

DIVORCE LAW BASICS – What to Expect & Questions to Ask

The very idea of divorce is emotionally draining. Take some comfort in knowing that you are not alone. If you are considering divorce, talking to an experienced divorce attorney is a good way to get a handle on the situation and learn how Florida divorce laws apply to your family dynamic. Substantive divorce law applies …