National Domestic Violence Hotline Had Its Busiest Year Ever

The National Domestic Violence Hotline received more than half a million calls, texts and online chats in 2018 — marking its busiest year ever. The 573,670 calls and other communications were a 36 percent increase from 2017, according to the hotline, which has provided 24-hour, year-round support since 1996 for individuals affected by relationship abuse. Hotline CEO […]

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Minimizing the Cost of Divorce

April 25, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Family Law   |   0 Comments

Divorce can be an expensive undertaking, but there are several ways to minimize the money you spend and still ensure a positive result.  Let’s take a look at just a few of things each and every client can do to keep their costs down. 1. Choose an Early Mediation – While mediation may be required […]

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The Startling Toll on Children Who Witness Domestic Violence Is Just Now Being Understood

January 30, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Florida Domestic Violence,Uncategorized   |   0 Comments

New research is giving scientists more insight into the far-reaching and long-lasting harms of domestic violence to the children who grow up around it – including a startling finding: Witnessing abuse carries the same risk of harm to children’s mental health and learning as being abused directly. Brain imaging in infants shows that exposure to domestic violence – even as they are sleeping, or in utero – can reduce parts of […]

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When Can One Party Get Exclusive Use and Possession of the Marital Home

November 15, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Family Law   |   0 Comments

This idea of exclusive use and possession of the marital home almost always comes into play in those divorce cases involving minor child. The general rule is that absent compelling financial reasons, the parent that has the majority of the time-sharing should be awarded the exclusive use and possession of the marital home.  This is […]

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What Not to Do When Getting a Prenuptial Agreement

November 01, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Family Law,Prenuptial Agreement   |   0 Comments

More and more couples are turning to prenuptial agreements to prevent expensive litigation in the event that they wind up getting divorced.  However, simply getting the document drafted and signed isn’t usually enough to ensure you are protected.  Here are a few things anybody thinking about getting a prenuptial agreement should consider: 1. Don’t Wait […]

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