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Safeguarding Your Future Together: The Rise of Postnuptial Agreements in Florida

Safeguarding Your Future Together: The Rise of Postnuptial Agreements in Florida

In the sunny state of Florida, where love often blossoms and thrives, couples are increasingly turning to postnuptial agreements as a safeguard for their assets and peace of mind. A postnuptial agreement, also known as a postmarital agreement,…
Navigating Florida's Prenuptial Agreements: What You Need to Know

Navigating Florida’s Prenuptial Agreements: What You Need to Know

In the past, prenuptial agreements were frowned upon, viewed as catalysts for divorce. However, times have changed, and all 50 states now recognize the benefits of these premarital contracts. Instead of encouraging divorce, they empower couples…
Can Married Couples Have Separate Homestead Exemptions

Can Married Couples Have Separate Homestead Exemptions

The Second District Court of Appeal has recently ruled on the Pasco County Wells v. Haldeos case, challenging the idea that married couples can never have separate homestead exemptions. The court decided that under specific circumstances,…
How to Appeal the Denial of a Broward/Miami-Dade Homestead Exemption

How to Appeal the Denial of a Broward/Miami-Dade Homestead Exemption

In Florida, property appraisers are required to notify homeowners by July 1st if their homestead exemption application has been denied. This notice can come as an unwelcome surprise. Here, we'll explore common reasons for a homestead exemption…
Save Our Homes Assessment Limitation and Portability Transfer

Save Our Homes Assessment Limitation and Portability Transfer

Save Our Homes Assessment Limitation After the first year a home receives a homestead exemption and the property appraiser assesses it at just value, the assessment for each following year cannot increase more than 3 percent or the percent…
Understanding Florida's Homestead Exemption Requirements

Understanding Florida’s Homestead Exemption Requirements

As an attorney practicing in the state of Florida, it is essential to comprehend the requirements and legal precedents surrounding the homestead exemption. This exemption is a crucial aspect of Florida's property tax law, designed to protect…
Understanding PIP Insurance and Its Requirements for Florida Drivers

Understanding PIP Insurance and Its Requirements for Florida Drivers

Personal injury protection (PIP) insurance is mandated by Florida state law, and its benefits are disbursed through your insurance provider. What is PIP Insurance? PIP, which stands for "personal injury protection," is a type of…
Florida's Alimony Landscape Could Change Drastically: What You Need to Know

Florida’s Alimony Landscape Could Change Drastically: What You Need to Know

Every family law practitioner in Florida and anyone considering a divorce is once again waiting on the Governor's decision. Last year, Governor DeSantis let a bill die on his desk on July 1, 2022, which would have altered and removed permanent…
Navigating the Florida Divorce Process: Timelines and Tips for a Smooth Separation

Navigating the Florida Divorce Process: Timelines and Tips for a Smooth Separation

An uncontested divorce typically takes about 6-10 weeks after both spouses have signed and filed all necessary documents with the court. In contrast, a contested divorce can last anywhere from 40 days to several months or even years, depending…
cant find your spouse

Can’t Find Your Spouse? Here’s How to Get a Divorce in Florida by Publication!

Usually, the decision to divorce is known or even made by both spouses. Their ability to cooperate largely determines whether the process will be smooth and inexpensive or stressful and costly. However, there are situations where only one person…
New Bill Aims to Streamline Divorce Proceedings Across Florida

New Bill Aims to Streamline Divorce Proceedings Across Florida

A top-priority measure from the Family Law Section designed to bring more uniformity to divorce proceedings is moving forward in the Senate. The Senate Rules Committee unanimously approved SB 534, introduced by Republican Sen. Erin Grall,…
Bankruptcy

Navigating Family Court Obligations in Bankruptcy: What South Floridians Need to Know

Navigating the discharge of family court obligations in bankruptcy can be complex due to the interplay between the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and state laws. This article provides a detailed look at the relevant sections of the Bankruptcy Code and…

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