Updates In The Law – July 2024

MACPHERSON v. MACPHERSON  So. 3d      (Fla. 6th  DCA 2024) 49 FLW D1000 (5/10/2024) THE TRIAL COURT ERRED WHEN IT DETERMINED THAT A LOAN FROM THE HUSBAND’S PARENTS THAT WAS USED TO PURCHASE THE MARITAL RESIDENCE WAS A MARITAL LIABILITY WHEN THE LOAN HAD BEEN PAID OFF PRIOR TO THE DATE THAT THE PETITION WAS FILED. This is true even though …

Navigating Divorce with Children: A Guide to Co-Parenting in 2024

Divorce can be a challenging and emotional process, especially when children are involved. As parents, the primary concern is often the well-being of the children and how to manage co-parenting effectively post-divorce. With evolving family dynamics and changes in legal regulations, understanding how to navigate co-parenting in 2024 is crucial. This guide provides insights and practical advice on creating a …

Amicably Splitting Assets in a Divorce

Updates In The Law – June 2024

FLUHART v. RASMUSSEN  So. 3d      (Fla. 5th   DCA 2024) 49 FLW D753 (4/4/2024) THE MOTHER APPEALED A FINAL JUDGMENT OF DOM WHICH RATIFIED AND ADOPTED THE REPORT AND RECOMMENDED FINAL JUDGMENT OF DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE SUBMITTED BY THE GENERAL MAGISTRATE FOLLOWING EVIDENTIARY HEARINGS. HOWEVER, SHE DID NOT FIRST FILE A MOTION TO VACATE THE RECOMMENDED FINAL JUDGMENT AND BY THIS …

Modern Approaches to Alimony: Trends and Predictions for Broward County

Alimony, or spousal support, has long been a critical aspect of divorce settlements. As societal norms and economic conditions evolve, so too do the approaches to alimony. In Broward County, as in the rest of Florida, recent trends and legislative changes are shaping the way alimony is awarded and modified. This article will explore modern approaches to alimony, highlighting current …

Navigating Child Custody in 2024: A Comprehensive Guide to Florida’s New Laws

Introduction to Florida’s Child Custody Regulations in 2024 As families evolve and societal norms shift, the legal landscape adapts to better serve the needs and well-being of children and their families. In 2024, Florida has introduced significant changes to its child custody laws, impacting how parenting plans and timesharing schedules are determined and enforced. This article offers a detailed exploration …

Financial Planning During and After Divorce: Strategies for a Secure Fut

Divorce marks a significant transition not only in personal relationships but also in financial circumstances. As you navigate this challenging period, it’s crucial to focus on financial planning to ensure stability both during and after the process. Here, we offer comprehensive strategies designed to guide you toward a secure financial future. Understanding the Financial Impact of Divorce Divorce introduces numerous …

The Role of Mediation in Modern Divorces: Benefits and Challenges

In the evolving landscape of family law, mediation has emerged as a preferred method for resolving divorce proceedings. This shift from traditional litigation to mediation reflects modern couples’ desire for more amicable, cost-effective, and emotionally considerate ways to dissolve their marriages. Mediation offers a platform for both parties to negotiate the terms of their divorce, including asset division, child custody, …

Updates In The Law – April 2024

EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION – DIVISION HINES v. WILLIAMS So. 3d      (Fla. 4th  DCA 2024) 49 FLW D400 (2/21/2024) WHERE THE TRIAL COURT FAILED TO MAKE SPECIFIC FACTUAL FINDINGS REGARDING ITS DISTRIBUTION OF THE ASSETS AND DEBTS OR ITS DETERMINATION OF MARITAL AND NONMARITAL ASSETS AND DEBTS PURSUANT TO §61.075, THE JUDGMENT MUST BE REVERSED. THIS IS TRUE EVEN THOUGH NO TRANSCRIPT …

Prenuptial Agreements: Dispelling Myths and Embracing Practicality in 2024

As we navigate through 2024, prenuptial agreements continue to be a topic of significant interest and, sometimes, misunderstanding. Far from being the preserve of the ultra-wealthy or a sign of mistrust, these agreements offer a pragmatic approach to marriage that aligns with modern relationships and financial realities. Here, we aim to dispel common myths and highlight the practical benefits of …

Embarking on the Path of Divorce: Navigating the Evolving Legal Landscape in 2024

The year 2024 has ushered in significant changes and advancements in the realm of divorce law, reflecting the ongoing evolution of societal norms and the increasing integration of digital life into our personal affairs. As individuals find themselves at the crossroads of ending a marriage, it becomes imperative to understand the multifaceted legal landscape that now encompasses traditional proceedings, the …