More and more people see a pet as a beloved family member and not as a working animal or mere property. As some couples head to divorce, there are disagreements about who should get the family pet. Most courts will view a pet as property just like silverware or a painting, but some Florida families want to make shared custody arrangements when parting with a pet is just too hard.
Since the subject can be taboo, many people choose not to approach it, or perhaps an individual could be one of the lucky ones who hasn't been affected by it. Divorce, however, is a wide ranging and complicated issue that is likely to affect many individuals at some point in their lives, even many people in Florida. Those people who do have experience with the thorny issue of ending a marriage will often share tips to help others in need.
Middle age and retirement can come with challenges. For some in Florida, one of those challenges is divorce. According to trends, more older individuals are considering ending their marriages than ever before. The issues faced by these individuals include financial, family and personal challenges. In a recent news story, a few folks shared their perspective on divorce after 50.
Arguments over curfews, makeup and dating aren't the only risks associated with raising a teenage daughter. Scientific research shows that a marriage is more likely to fail under the strain of raising girls. Luckily, the effects on divorce are slight and may have more to do with traditional gender norms than women themselves. Florida families may be able to glean some useful information from this recent family study.
Anyone familiar with governmental rules knows that they can be wordy, tough to understand and come with contingencies. The rules for Social Security payouts after divorce are no different. While there are a few straightforward policies, there are also some twists and turns for individuals, including folks in Florida. But the rules are designed to protect ex-spouses from being exploited by the vindictive behavior of their ex.
The beliefs that people hold can be so limiting. Even traditional structures should be examined from time to time to allow for adjustments based on new research and insight. Marriage and divorce are no exceptions to this rule. In Florida, and all around the country, the old ways of sticking with the same person, no matter the circumstances, are being revised in the face of new research and new ways of thinking. A recent news story shows the positive aspects of planning for the possibility of divorce.
Property division is one of the most challenging aspects of the dissolution of a marriage in Florida. This is the case no matter how many assets a couple may have. One asset that may cause confusion during the divorce process is the health savings account, or HSA.
Debt can be problematic in any marriage as well as when the marriage ends. However, in some divorce situations resulting from irreconcilable differences, one spouse may have never even known about the other party's debt. Either way, debt is a critical matter to address during a divorce proceeding in Florida.