Family Law

Funeral Home Targeted In Wrongful Cremation Lawsuit

Civil

Family targets funeral home with wrongful cremation lawsuit The family’s wrongful cremation lawsuit claims the family didn’t get to say goodbye. The nephew of an 83-year-old woman has filed a wrongful cremation lawsuit against Huntsville’s Nelms Memorial Funeral Home, alleging her body was cremated before her family could gather to say goodbye. Henry Hamlett, the…

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Where’s Your Personal Injury Settlement during Divorce?

Divorce

For those who are able to receive a personal injury settlement, the feeling can be relieving. But what happens when this compensation is awarded when the victim is in the middle of, or about to undergo, divorce? In general, a personal injury settlement or award will be considered a personal asset – that is, not…

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Can My Ex-spouse Leave the State With My Children?

Child Custody

Relocation cases are some of the most difficult family separation cases to resolve. On the one hand, Florida recognizes the personal freedom a parent should have to pursue a better life in another state. On the other hand, Florida knows how detrimental that move can be to the relationship between the children and the parent who…

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Florida Property Rights in Bradenton Divorce

Divorce

Bradenton Divorce – What Are Your Property Rights? When spouses purchase property during a marriage, with only limited exceptions, that property becomes what is known in Florida as, “marital property.” While many people use the term, “community property,” this is actually a unique legal concept that only applies in a handful of states outside of…

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Fixing Finances After a Divorce

Divorce

Advice from Bradenton Divorce Attorneys at Jodat Filing for divorce is never easy. Once you file divorce papers, there are several critical issues that must be resolved. Your finances must be in order if you want to save trouble, expense, and potential conflict down the road. Even if there are few shared assets as a…

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Making the Best of the Holidays after a Divorce

The holidays can be a difficult time after a divorce. As Florida Divorce Attorney and family member, I have seen the situation first hand. The loss you experienced when your marriage failed can be magnified at this time of year. The strain of trying to maintain the status quo can be overwhelming, particularly when there…

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Before Signing a Divorce Agreement

Divorce

Divorce Agreement Maintaining financial stability can be challenging after a separation or divorce. When dividing marital property between divorcing spouses, Florida follows the concept “equitable distribution”. This consists of allocating marital assets on the basis of each spouse’s overall contribution to the total amount of marital property. This could result in a significant decline in the…

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Change Your Last Name After Divorce?

Divorce

While going through a divorce, women who have changed their last names must decide what to do about their names when the divorce becomes finalized. The decision of whether to change your last name is a deeply personal one, and there is no single right answer. Should you decide to go through with a name…

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