813.280.2911

Free Case Evaluation

Please fill out the following form to get a Free Case Evaluation.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Email Signup

Please fill out the following form to sign up for email updates.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Category Archives: Blog

What is a Financial Affidavit, and Why do You Need one When Divorcing in Florida?

When you file for divorce, you have 45 days to fill out a financial affidavit. This is a mandatory disclosure that includes your employment information, income, assets, liabilities, and expenses. It is extremely important that you fill out the affidavit form as accurately as possible, because it will become crucial to your divorce proceedings. The […]

Learn More...

Your Legal Options After an Alleged Probation Violation

Simply being in the wrong place at the wrong time can result in allegations of probation violations, and such an accusation can create a world of headaches, stress and troubles for people trying to resolve prior criminal cases and get their life back on track. Because the consequences of an alleged violation can have significant […]

Learn More...

What is a Dual Diagnosis?

The term Dual Diagnosis refers to individuals who experience co-occurring mental health problems and substance abuse problems. This introduces increased complexity into a person’s life, and treatment for dual diagnoses is far more difficult than simply addressing each separate disorder. The interactions between one’s mental health and physical addiction exacerbate the presentation of each disorder, […]

Learn More...

Most Common Questions about Alimony

What type of alimony would I be entitled to?             Depending upon the length of the marriage and the specific factors outlined in §61.14, alimony may be available upon divorce. Short-term marriages are generally those that lasted less than seven years, moderate-term marriages are those that last between seven and seventeen years, while long-term marriages […]

Learn More...

How to Get More Alimony

If your current alimony payment is not meeting your financial needs, you may have legal options available. Florida law allows you to modify certain types of alimony payments whether they were awarded by the court or mutually agreed to. Durational, Permanent, and Rehabilitative alimony can be modified unless the parties have agreed otherwise. When parties […]

Learn More...

Is the Death Penalty legal in Florida?

Much has been written about the legality of the death penalty in Florida in the last month between the recent execution of Oscar Bolin, a well-known killer in the Tampa Bay area, and the United States Supreme Court ultimately deeming the current death penalty procedure unconstitutional as applied in  Florida four days later.   While the […]

Learn More...

What is a motion for contempt?

A Motion for Contempt is used in Tampa family law cases to seek enforcement and sanctions, when a party violates a court order.   The most common motions for contempt relate to violations of timesharing agreements and/or failing to pay child support.  Of course though, a motion for contempt can be used to ensure compliance with […]

Learn More...

What is a Marital Settlement Agreement?

Tampa Divorce Attorneys are routinely asked by their Clients about the meaning of the term “Marital Settlement Agreement” during the course of litigation.  Many folks have frankly heard the term either through the litigation in their own case or through their own research on the internet on websites, like our site. A Marital Settlement Agreement […]

Learn More...