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Do You Have To Separate Before Divorce In Florida?

By Koether Law, P.A. |

When people are unhappy in their marriage, they may talk about separating or divorcing their spouse. Some people may even use the terms “separating” and “divorce” interchangeably. The two terms are very different legally speaking, though. When a couple legally separates, they are still considered married in the eyes of the law. The only… Read More »

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Four Benefits Of Mediation During Divorce

By Koether Law, P.A. |

The backlog of the Florida family courts is notorious. To ensure that cases proceed smoothly and as quickly as possible to clear up some of this backlog, most divorces must enter mediation before litigation, or a divorce trial, is an option. Mediation involves both parties meeting with a mediator to try and reach an… Read More »

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How To Prepare For A Consultation With A Family Lawyer

By Koether Law, P.A. |

Whether you are going through a divorce, adopting a child, or need to establish paternity, you need the help of a Brandon family lawyer. Many people going through familial legal matters have never needed the help of an attorney before and so, they are unsure about how to prepare for the first meeting with… Read More »

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Three Reasons To Work With A Brandon Family Attorney When Settling Your Disputes

By Koether Law, P.A. |

Of all legal areas, family law is one of the most sensitive. Arguing with people you love, or once did, is a very difficult situation. For many people, their natural instinct is to find and use anything available they can against the other person to win their case. Unfortunately, this is not usually the… Read More »

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Common Questions About Child Custody In Florida

By Koether Law, P.A. |

Whether you are currently going through a divorce or your case was finalized some time ago and you now have a child custody dispute, you are likely concerned about the potential outcome. Child custody battles are some of the most emotional disputes within a family, but they are also governed by many laws and… Read More »

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Six Tips To Ensure Your Collaborative Divorce Is A Success

By Koether Law, P.A. |

There are many ways to get a divorce in Brandon. One of the most popular is collaborative law, which requires both spouses to meet with their lawyers and relevant experts, such as vocational experts or childcare development professionals. It is important to give your collaborative divorce the best chance of success. If unsuccessful, you… Read More »

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Tips If You Want To Fight For Sole Custody

By Koether Law, P.A. |

Child custody disputes are one of the most stressful things a parent could ever go through. No parent wants to lose time with their children, and you may even feel tempted to try to get sole custody. If this is the case, it is imperative to know that in Florida, the family law courts… Read More »

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Four Ways To Prepare For Court

By Koether Law, P.A. |

If there are issues in your divorce case that cannot be settled out of court, such as property division matters, you will have to go to trial to resolve them. Going to court is sometimes an intimidating experience, particularly for those who have never gone through it before. If your Brandon divorce attorney has… Read More »

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The Basics Of Alimony In Florida

By Koether Law, P.A. |

Alimony, also known as spousal support, is commonly awarded in divorce cases, but it is often misunderstood. Alimony is separate from the division of marital assets, and it is also separate from child support. Spouses can always reach an agreement about spousal support, just as they can agree to other terms of their divorce,… Read More »

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5 Things To Know About Postnuptial Agreements

By Koether Law, P.A. |

Many people understand the concept of premarital agreements and what they are used for. Although some people draft these legal documents before they get married, sometimes people do not realize they need one until after they are already married. For example, one spouse may start a business during the marriage and they want to… Read More »

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