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Flat Fee Divorce Checklist

On August 18, 2017 By

Like most divorce lawyers, the question most people ask me is, “how much does it cost to get a divorce?”  Or, “how much do you charge for a divorce?”

Whenever possible, I try to charge a flat fee.  However, not all divorces can be done for a flat fee.  For […]

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Since tax time is almost behind us, this is a good time to see where you are in relation to your finances after a divorce, particularly if your divorce is a recent one. If your divorce happened a while ago and you’re still single, personal finances is a topic that deserves attention.  […]

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When it comes to children and divorce, plenty of studies consider whether it’s better to stay together for the sake of the children in a high-conflict marriage or for the parents to divorce. 

While we may look to studies to help us answer these questions for our own situation, the truth […]

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My first infographic about divorce… I don’t think I’m right-brain enough to create these things.  Hopefully, the last part makes the point clear enough.

 

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As a divorce lawyer I sometimes get calls from people who are thinking about a divorce, and believe that speaking with me is the best place to start looking for answers.  The truth is that I am the person to talk to once you have decided to get a divorce.

The three […]

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Verizon has a new commercial out, All the Data You Want, where they showcase a good looking guy walking his dog, at the barber shop, going up and down escalators, hailing a taxi, AND at the movies with a woman (date?) —all while looking at his phone.

Really? Would anyone […]

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A few years ago the idea of divorces online would have seemed like a crazy one. Nowadays?  Not so much– today we are making payments, getting an education and being entertained online.

Divorce, though, is not one of those things we can do completely online in Florida.  But I believe we are […]

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Tampa attorney Cole Jeffries has an excellent overview of collaborative divorce.

Collaborative divorce is yet another attempt to make divorce as easier a process as possible, especially when it comes to dealing with issues involving children of the marriage.    Couples who decide to get a divorce now have available another option to make […]

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The underpinning of a significant relationship is healthy love.  I’ve found this to be true of relationships with family, significant others/spouse, friends, etc.  As with most human experiences, I don’t think I’m alone in making this observation.

The dominant feeling we feel or think about when we refer to love is how […]

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When I was little, my paternal Grandmother used to make the best fried chicken.  This was before we left Cuba (and when there were still plenty of chickens around!). Except for the chicken which was organic, all of it was sinfully tasteful, including the loads of cholesterol that came with it!  Nowadays, I don’t eat […]

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