Divorce and child custody battles can be ugly. Exposing children to family battles around custody and divorce issues can be traumatizing and have lasting effects. But it doesn't have to be that way. Collaborative law is a family law version of alternative dispute resolution that is gaining in popularity in Florida and across the country.
Parents -- they grow up so fast. Much like when your parents sent you off to summer camp, school or your first home away from home, the time may be coming for you to help them move into a new community.
Sadly, divorce is a fact of life in Florida and the rest of the country. Near 50 percent of marriages still end in divorce. While people don't normally anticipate ending up in divorce court on their wedding day, the reality is that nearly half of them may. Divorce may not be a pleasant experience, but being armed with some sound knowledge and advice can ease the process.
No one should have to live in fear of domestic abuse. Sadly, domestic abuse is very prevalent in society today and knows no boundaries. Anyone, regardless of age, gender, socioeconomic status or race can be at risk for domestic violence. In a recent Florida case, a female police officer says she was the victim of an attack by her boyfriend.