In light of the worldwide pandemic, many important tasks are being handled while at home using a device or computer to communicate. Schools, businesses, and even doctor's appointments are conducting much of their business from their home locations. Divorce attorneys are also meeting with clients and prospective clients in the same way. If you are getting a divorce and you need to speak with your attorney in the midst of the pandemic, there are some things you should keep in mind before you start your online conferencing session.
- Having an unfaithful spouse is one of the leading causes of divorce. For many, unfaithfulness in a marriage is a deal-breaker and cause for ending a marriage. If you are in this situation, however, you should carefully consider the options available to you before you file a petition for divorce. If you are considering divorce due to an unfaithful spouse, you need to consider the following: 1. Think About Your Feelings
- If you are concerned about your children being around your former spouse after your divorce, you can pursue sole custody. You should only do this if you believe your former spouse does not have your children's best interest in mind. Here are some examples of when you should push for sole custody. Your Former Spouse Was Physically Abusive If your former spouse has physically assaulted you or abused your children, you need to file for sole custody.
- If you haven't started taking care of your estate plans, now's the time to start, especially if you haven't even written out a will. Wills are like road maps; they point your family in the right direction once you've passed. Unfortunately, if you don't have a will, your family may be lost once you're gone. Wills don't need to be extravagant, but they do need to include key details regarding what you want to have done with your estate.
- There's often no hotter divorce topic than alimony -- largely because it is misunderstood. If you live in Florida and are economically dependent on your spouse, here are some facts about alimony that you need to know. 1. Florida has several different forms of alimony payment. Spousal support is not a "one size fits all" system because marriages -- and situations -- are not all alike. The state recognizes that some spouses should only be entitled to a more limited term of alimony than others.