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...

I don’t Know Where My Spouse Is!

I don’t Know Where My Spouse Is! By Michael J. Costantino, Esq. Information on how to get a divorce if you don’t know where your spouse is?  There are several reasons for divorce; and in most...

Do I need a Forensic Accountant?

Do I need a Forensic Accountant? By Michael J. Costantino, Esq. Information on why you may need a Forensic Accountant when going through a divorce action! During divorce proceedings, many professional...

TIPS IN DIVORCE AND CHILD CUSTODY LITIGATION

TIPS IN DIVORCE AND CHILD CUSTODY LITIGATION By Michael J. Costantino, Esq. Identifying the difference between Sole Parental Responsibility vs. Shared Parental Responsibility under Florida Family Law...

The Financial Affidavit – The Key to your Divorce

The Financial Affidavit – The Key to your Divorce By Michael J. Costantino, Esq. Vital information about the Florida Financial Affidavit required in a divorce or paternity action During divorce proc...