Posts Categorized: Divorce

National Divorce Rate Drops, Florida Still Above Average

There is some good news when it comes to the state of marriage in the United States. Breaking a decade-plus-long streak, the number of couples who got married actually increased, and the number of divorces decreased. It has been a long time now that the marriage line has been slowly dropping while the divorce line… Read more

Maybe it’s Time to Divorce Your Phone

The divorce rate is, in recent years, the highest it has ever been, and even though it’s been slowly dropping over the past few years, experts are not sure whether this is anything but a small setback on an otherwise-increasing statistic. Why, as the interconnected technology generation becomes a larger and larger portion of the… Read more

In Divorce as in Life, Fighting is Never the Answer

Nobody likes the idea of a contentious divorce. The drama and struggles of the process may make for interesting TV shows and movies, but when facing the reality of putting their family through the wringer, as it were, many people find themselves searching for alternatives. Luckily, one such alternative is growing ever more popular, and… Read more

Alimony and Custody Laws Face Big Changes

2 years ago, a bill was introduced that would change alimony laws completely. Permanent alimony (monthly payments forever) would be completely removed, payments would decrease over time (eventually stopping altogether), short-term marriages would not be eligible for alimony at all, and several other changes. Critics cried foul, saying that the bill was especially harmful to… Read more

Can a Divorce Leave Me with Nothing?

In considering a divorce, how the marital property is going to be divided, and perhaps fought over, is a concern that most people worry over. There is much more than property to think about in a divorce, but this issue looms large. As you might imagine, the laws that govern who gets what have ancient… Read more