Social media and divorces in Florida

By Marrero, Chamizo, Marcer Law, LP,

Just as social media is becoming a larger part of people’s lives, it is also starting to affect the way that divorces are handled. Communications on the Internet, including emails, text messages and posts on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter, can be used as evidence during a divorce. Even if an individual has…

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Why couples should have a financial plan for marriage

By Marrero, Chamizo, Marcer Law, LP,

When Florida couples are planning a wedding, they probably have no thought of ever getting a divorce. It is a fact, however, that divorce rates are rather high, especially for subsequent marriages. Talking about finances and debt in advance can make good sense, especially since money matters are one of the leading causes of marital…

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Benefits of a prenuptial agreement

By Marrero, Chamizo, Marcer Law, LP,

Despite many believing that prenups are only for the wealthy, regular individuals should also consider getting one. Prenuptial agreements are like an insurance policy that protects both people if a marriage fails. There are several reasons couples in Florida might want to consider a prenup before getting married. A prenuptial agreement allows both people to…

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College savings and divorce

By Marrero, Chamizo, Marcer Law, LP,

Florida parents who are facing a divorce might be concerned about college savings they have built up for their child. They might be concerned that if the other parent finds a new partner, they might try to use the money to pay for the education of the partner’s child or of a child that they…

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Which two months of the year see the most divorce filings?

By Marrero, Chamizo, Marcer Law, LP,

At this time of the year, parents are busy preparing and finalizing plans for the upcoming school year, making trips to discount stores for supplies, shopping malls for clothes and grocery stores for lunches. Interestingly enough, a recently released study by researchers at the University of Washington reveals that many of these parents might also…

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