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 …

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 …

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 …

Coping With Divorce: Top Relationship Experts Share Their Tried-and-True Advice

Marriage is a beautiful thing. It’s good not only for the physical and mental well-being of the couple but also for their children. However, based on American Psychological Association reports, up to 50% of married couples end up filing for divorce. The rate is even higher for subsequent marriages. Coping with divorce is never child’s …

Military Divorce in Florida: Everything You Need to Know

No sugar coating it: Military divorce is more complicated than its civilian counterpart. You have almost all of the traditional Florida divorce issues to solve. Asset distribution, alimony, child support, and custody. You then throw in custody problems that come with a parent overseas.  BAH and BAS for income determination. Military pensions. Difficult jurisdiction questions. …

The Collaborative Divorce Process in Florida with Guest Speaker Dr. Jeremy Gaies

  Want to just listen instead: click here for the audio version Video Transcript: Christian D: Hi everybody it’s Christian Denmon in beautiful St. Petersburg Florida. We have a beautiful sunny day outside today, and we’re continuing our line of education through divorce series, and today I have a guest Dr. Jeremy Gaies, who’s going to …

Divorce and Your Money – An Interview with Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, Shawn Leamon

Want to just listen instead: click here for the audio version   Video Transcript: Chris: Hey everybody, it’s Chris Denmon with Denmon and Pearlman out of St. Petersburg, Florida and today I’m with Shawn Leamon. Did I pronounce that right Sean? Shawn: You got it right. Chris: All right. Shawn Leamon, who is a certified divorce financial …