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Spousal Support Modifications in Florida

By David L. Hirschberg, P.A. |

Spousal support (also commonly referred to as “alimony” or “spousal maintenance”) is often awarded by family law judges in Florida as part of divorce settlement orders when one spouse is left in need of financial support upon getting divorced while the other spouse is enjoying substantially more income. When determining whether or not to… Read More »

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Does Florida Recognize Common Law Marriages?

By David L. Hirschberg, P.A. |

A common law marriage is a legally recognized marriage that can arise in some states when two people cohabitate and hold themselves out as spouses despite the fact that they did not obtain a marriage license and participate in a marriage ceremony. Legally speaking, a common law marriage functions much like a regular marriage…. Read More »

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Will a Florida Divorce Court Let Me Keep the Gifts My Husband Gave Me During Our Marriage?

By David L. Hirschberg, P.A. |

When a couple gets divorced in Florida, state law requires that their property be distributed equitably. In other words, their property must be fairly (but not necessarily evenly) divided between the spouses. Some couples are able to divide their property on their own, or with the help of a mediator, while others ask the… Read More »

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Spousal Support in Florida FAQs

By David L. Hirschberg, P.A. |

Spousal support (also sometimes referred to as “alimony” or “spousal maintenance”) involves payments made by one spouse to another after a divorce. These payments are made by the ex-spouse who is deemed to be financially stronger, whether that be the ex-wife or the ex-husband, so long as that spouse has the ability to pay… Read More »

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What Does “Equitable Distribution of Marital Property” Mean?

By David L. Hirschberg, P.A. |

Couples getting divorced in Florida are allowed to decide how to divide their assets and debts, if they can agree how to do so. If a couple can’t agree, then a family law judge will make the determination for them in accordance with the theory of equitable distribution. This article provides a brief overview… Read More »

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What High Net Worth Couples Need to Keep in Mind When Divorcing

By David L. Hirschberg, P.A. |

All divorces are emotionally challenging, but legally speaking, some divorces are more complicated than others. Wealthy couples who are contemplating getting divorced should be aware that there are certain unique legal issues that tend to complicate high net worth divorce cases. Some of these issues are outlined below, but this list is not exhaustive,… Read More »

Spousal Support Orders in Florida

By David L. Hirschberg, P.A. |

Florida courts sometimes order one spouse to pay spousal support – or alimony – to the other spouse for a defined length of time following a divorce. The purpose of spousal support is so that one spouse who depended on the other for support during the marriage will be able to continue receiving support… Read More »

Protecting Your Financial Assets During Divorce Proceedings in Florida

By David L. Hirschberg, P.A. |

If you or your spouse has initiated divorce proceedings in Florida, or you are considering divorce, it is important to protect your financial assets. Our experienced family law attorney in Florida can advise you as to how to go about obtaining a full picture of your financial situation in order to make informed decisions… Read More »

Social Media and Divorce: Things to Keep in Mind

By David L. Hirschberg, P.A. |

Going through a divorce is emotional. Because of this, and because of the nature of social media and communication in today’s digital age, a person filing for divorce – or who has recently been served a petition for divorce – may be tempted to share their woes online. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and more… Read More »

Florida Divorce Mediation

By David L. Hirschberg, P.A. |

If you are going through a divorce, you may be wondering what mediation consists of and whether it may be the right choice for you. Our experienced divorce mediation attorney in Boca Raton can explain the benefits and potential drawbacks of the mediation process and how it might affect your divorce proceedings. What is… Read More »

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