Dirty Tricks…

It has been the experience of New Horizons Law, P.A., Michael J. Costantino, Esq. that in many divorces, one party will try to manipulate the other by refusing to play fair under the court rules and r...

What is a GAL?

At New Horizons Law, P.A., Michael J. Costantino, Esq. commonly is asked “What is a Guardian ad Litem?” The term “ad Litem” is a Latin phrase which translates to “for the lawsuit.”  A Gua...

The Financial Affidavit

Florida Statute § 61.075 defines which assets and debts are marital; and it expressly requires the Court to equitably divide all of the pantie’s “marital” property in a fair and equitable ...

How Much Will My Divorce Cost?

One of the first questions that a potential client typically asks to New Horizons Law, P.A., Michael J. Costantino, Esq. is “How much will my divorce cost?”  While this may be a very reasonable q...

Contempt Issues

Going through a divorce can be a very difficult and emotionally draining task, so most people expect to get their lives back on track once the court has entered a Final Judgment of Dissolution of Marr...

Pre Nups

Historically, postnuptial agreements have been used by parties who previously went through a divorce; and now want to protect their assets just in case their upcoming marriage also ends in a divorce....

Custody and Time Sharing

What do the terms custody, visitation, time-sharing and parenting plan mean under Florida divorce and paternity law?  Historically Florida was what is considered a “custody” State where in the ty...

Dividing Assets & Liabilities

Florida Statute § 61.075 defines which assets and debts are marital; and it expressly requires the Court equitably divide all of the husband and wife’s “marital” property in a fair and equitabl...

Child Support Myths….

One of the most common reasons why a current or potential client will contact New Horizons Law, P.A., and Michael J. Costantino, Esq. is about their concerns about the amount of child support that the...

Military Divorce

A military divorce in the State of Florida brings into place a number of different distinct and unique issues as compared to the typical Florida divorce between two civilians.  One of the issues beco...