Divorce Advice for Men: 8 Common Mistakes That Destroy Leverage

Men can face very specific repercussions during and after a divorce. By not committing the following common mistakes, they can at least minimize the damage they do to their lifestyle, their assets, and their children’s lives.

Questions to Ask a Divorce Lawyer When You First Meet

What exactly are you supposed to ask the divorce lawyer at your first meeting?  If you’re like most individuals going through a divorce, you have no clue what is important and what is not. We are going to help you out.  Below is an exhaustive list of questions that you should ask the divorce lawyer you …

Case Management Conference and Your Florida Divorce

At the basic level, a case management conference is like a “status check” for the judge to check on the case. The judge can make sure everything is moving along just fine, and offer the parties the opportunity to ask for any help they might need.

Challenging Prenuptial Agreements in Florida Divorce

Prenuptial agreements are looked at with much greater scrutiny by the Courts than an average contract.  When analyzing a prenup, the Court will carefully examine the circumstances surrounding the agreement.  This is because the Court knows that when two people execute a prenuptial agreement they are in an emotionally complex situation as two people in …

Handling Impaired Parents in a Florida Child Custody Case

A parent must be able to identify an impaired parent and prove it to the court to protect their child. Here we discuss how its done.

Using Social Investigation to Make a Parenting Plan Recommendation

What you do when the parents just can’t come to an agreement on what parenting plan is best for the children? The most under utilized option is to get an expert involved to do a Social investigation.

Top 30 Florida Parenting Classes For Divorce Courses

Florida law requires every parent involved in a divorce proceeding to take an educational parenting course. It doesn’t matter if you’re the worst parent or the best parent in the world; this is a mandatory course and is a bare minimum of education for both parents in Florida divorce.

Parenting Plans: Avoiding An Agonizing Custody Settlement

We require our clients with children to read this post. That’s because they need to understand how important the parenting plan in a Florida child custody case is in spelling out the rules of the road today and tomorrow. You will turn to this document when there is a conflict with the other parent again and again until …

When Your Ex Won’t Pay Alimony or Child Support [What to Do]

“He is not paying his child support and alimony” What good is going through the Court to get an order to collect child support and alimony if your ex (who is a non-custodial parent) is just going to ignore it? The answer is — very good. You just need to make sure you active to …

The Divorce Process: An all-inclusive roadmap to success

There is a better way to go through the divorce process. And that better way is outlined below. It a process that we designed at Denmon Pearlman so that we can: Reorganize your family after dissolving a problematic marriage; Minimize the time the process takes; Divide assets and debts of the marriage fairly and mutually beneficial when …

A Simple Marital Settlement Agreement in Florida [Samples & Template]

You know you need a settlement agreement to finalize your divorce. But it’s pretty hard to visualize what a marital settlement agreement looks like without seeing one. Below we have a text version of a marital property agreement actually used by our firm to resolve a divorce case with assets, debts, children, and support. Even better, …

Deposition Objections: A Comprehensive Cheat Sheet + FAQs

The rules and procedures controlling depositions are neither technical nor complex. Yet many lawyers either don’t understand these rules. And many lawyers who do understand the rules of the game are quick to take advantage of an adversary who does not. This page is a cheat sheet that answers those terrible questions that tend to pop …

Florida Divorce Forms – The Definitive Guide

Divorce covers a wide array of financial and non-financial issues. Not surprisingly, there is a corresponding array of documents, also known as pleadings or forms, which are filed with the Court in Florida divorce cases. Divorce is Technically a Lawsuit This guide covers every type of Florida divorce pleadings or Florida divorce documents that get filed …

Divorce Trials: What To Expect & How to Win [2018 Guide]

A trial in a divorce case is truly your “day (or more) in court.” As a caveat, very few cases actually make it all the way to a trial. Most cases end up in a settlement whereby the parties sign an agreement that resolves all of the issues such as domestic violence in a divorce. …

Divorce Pretrial Conference in Florida [Definition and FAQs]

If you’re reading this, a judge has issued a pretrial order requiring a pretrial conference in Florida divorce case. A notice to attend a pretrial conference is a sign that the court considers the case as moving towards a conclusion by trial. A pretrial conference in Florida divorce case is exactly that: an opportunity before …

Posting Online While Going Through a Divorce

Each of us has a personal social media account that we share with our friends on the Internet. We all have that one friend on social media that shares way too much personal information on the Internet. Through their posts you are able to see everything that goes on in their life without even asking …

Temporary Relief in Florida Divorce

There are two types of temporary relief a party can seek: Ex-Parte Emergency Relief Regular Temporary Relief Ex-Parte Emergency Relief When there is a true emergency the proper avenue for relief is an Ex-Parte Emergency Relief Motion. But BEWARE, what you may consider an emergency may likely not be considered an emergency for the Judge.  …

How To File For Divorce In Florida [7-Step Guide]  

Want to figure out how to divorce in Florida? Not sure on the steps on filing for divorce? Before you file your own divorce, make sure you understand the legal process involved. As one of the most stressful events in life, getting a divorce is tough! This already stressful event becomes even worse when there …