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Postnups can help mothers that leave the work force

When it comes to the division of assets after a marriage has ended, the process will go much more smoothly if the divorcing couple has a prenuptial agreement. Most people are familiar with prenuptial agreements – they are legal documents that allow an engaged couple to agree on property expectations in the event of a READ MORE

Alimony payments being made to men at an increasing rate

Filing for a divorce is a difficult situation under most circumstances. For some men, a divorce is made even more difficult because they will need to file for alimony or spousal support as part of the divorce settlement. Florida residents might like to learn about a new trend occurring in which more men are getting READ MORE

‘Just Divorced’: Florida woman celebrates with car sign

Finalizing a divorce can be a relief. The effort to work out division of property, child support and other issues has come to an end. It can also be bittersweet for some people. Though the marriage was probably beyond repair, going from being married to being single again is bound to take some time to READ MORE

Wife of Ponzi scheme convict sentenced for hiding jewerly

Back on Nov. 11, we discussed the story of the wife of a Fort Lauderdale man currently serving 50 years in prison for running a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme. The wife herself was facing felony charges for hiding $1 million in jewelry, which federal authorities would have seized to help pay back the husband’s victims. READ MORE

Do you and your co-parent have a ‘Santa Claus’ plan?

Most American children grow up believing in Santa Claus. How parents choose to handle the subject of Santa is ultimately an issue to be agreed upon by both individuals. However, this subject can get tricky when parents are contemplating divorce or have already separated. Unfortunately, some former romantic partners use Santa Claus as a power READ MORE