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The Financial Cost of Divorce

In a recent opinion piece by economist Dave Denslow, entitled “Assessing the Costs of Divorce,” the author takes a wide-ranging survey of how money issues play out in a divorce. He claims that it takes about $140,000 in income for former spouses, living separately, to create the same standard of living that an income of… Read more

Blue Light Special on Orlando Speeding and Traffic Tickets

This just in, Shoppers! This coming Friday and Saturday (April 17th and 18th) the Orange County Clerk of Courts will be hosting an initiative called Operation Green Light. During this initiative, individuals with overdue traffic tickets or criminal fines can pay their fines and fees in full and save the 40 percent collection agency surcharge…. Read more

Divorce Alimony – Where in the Range Do You Fall?

A range is good, but a number is better. As discussed in my earlier post on range-based alimony, the proposed new alimony law establishes a presumptive range for alimony. This range can be quite wide depending on the relative income of the parties and the length of the marriage before divorce. How will the court… Read more