Florida Divorce

by | Sep 14, 2012 | Law

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When people get married, they hope the establishment lasts for a lifetime. Unfortunately, too often marriages end in divorce for a variety of reasons. Divorce can be devastating, and there are so many legal factors to consider once you’ve decided to divorce from your spouse. You will most likely need a lawyer to represent your case, and each state has different divorce laws. Florida attorneys are trained in Florida divorce laws and are ready to represent parties in uncontested or contested divorce matters.

In the best case scenario, a divorcing couple will not have children. This leaves only the delegation of marital property division, marital debt and possible spousal support. Alimony can be requested by either party but is only granted under certain circumstances. Marital property is defined as assets obtained during the term of the marriage; individuals may keep any assets owned prior to marriage, but assets obtained while married will need to be decided upon. Marital debt is also another big issue; joint debt responsibility will be determined by the court, but unfortunately, even if your spouse is required to pay the joint debt and doesn’t, you can still be liable by the creditor. Property and money are very tricky subjects, and it’s advisable to hire an experienced attorney to make sure they are settled.

In most divorce cases where children are involved, things become even trickier. Children love both of their parents and should be awarded time with each, according to their needs and Florida law. In the event of a divorce, parents can petition for sole or joint legal and physical custody of their children.  Child custody will be based on many factors of Florida law. Visitation is another factor of child custody and can be mediated by the court. Child support is another issue couples will face in a divorce involving children.  Support will be based on the custody arrangement; the amount of support will be based on the income of the paying parent.  The happiness and well-being of the children are always the biggest factors in a divorce case with children involved, and Florida attorneys are experienced in helping families reach fair mediums to best suit the children’s needs.

If you are faced with the decision of divorce, you should hire an experienced attorney to represent your case. It’s often difficult to deal with your soon-to-be-ex spouse; let someone experienced handle all the legal proceeds for you. Attorneys can aid in marital property division, spousal support, child custody and child support, among other aspects of divorce. Florida divorce lawyers are experienced in handling a variety of divorce cases; they can ensure you receive fair treatment and proper compensation during this difficult time.

Divorce is a big decision. It’s often hard to work with your ex-spouse regarding financial or child decisions. Florida attorneys are experienced in Florida divorce law and can ensure you get fair treatment and compensation throughout your divorce proceedings. LaBovick Law Group employs many experienced attorneys capable of meeting your divorce legal needs.