Invest in Yourself

One of the most important things to remember as you are moving forward with an action for dissolution of marriage is to accurately and fully fill out the Florida Family Law long form financial affidav...

Speedy Divorce

New Horizons Law, P.A., Michael J. Costantino, Esq. is quite often asked about the possibility of obtaining a speedy divorce.  The short answer is that in Florida it is possible for two individuals t...

What happens to the Marital Residence in Divorce?

One of the first questions that New Horizons Law, P.A., Michael J. Costantino, Esq. is often asked from a potential new divorce client is who gets to stay in the house once I file for divorce.  The a...

Why Should I Hire an Attorney?

Why should I hire an attorney to assist me with a divorce in Florida?  It should come as no surprise then that Florida Family Law is an area of practice which requires a very significant amount of kn...

Divorce and Forensics

In a contentious divorce, there are really only a few things that spouses can fight over: children, alimony, money, assets and debts.  Often the fight over children is due to the amount of child supp...

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...

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 ...

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....

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...

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...