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...

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence can have a tremendous impact on parties who are going through a Florida dissolution of marriage or a child custody case.  When a marriage or relationship ends due to an act or acts ...

Mediation

Florida Statute § 44.1011 (2) defines Mediation as “a process whereby a neutral third person called a mediator acts to encourage and facilitate the resolution of a dispute between two or more parti...

Pre Nuptials & Post Nuptials

Historically, prenuptial 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. ...

Do Grandparents Have Rights?

In Florida, grandparents do not have an absolute right to visitation, time-sharing or custody of their grandchildren except in extremely limited circumstances.  Basically, other when both parents are...

Marital Assets and Debts

One of the biggest concerns that a person who is contemplating getting divorced has is how a court will divide up all of their personal property and debts.  In Florida, the general rule is that all a...

Stress and Divorce

For most people, a divorce is very stressful due to the uncertainty of moving forward in life.  Even an amicable or uncontested divorce can cause a lot stress because people getting divorced often fe...

New Horizons Law Free Consultation

The decision to file for a divorce in Florida can take a huge emotional toll on you, especially when the issues involve alimony, child custody, visitation, parenting plans, child support and other fam...