Divorce Peacefully

Help Families Divorce Peacefully

Spouses and children that are facing the possibility of divorce almost never benefit from the dysfunctional and hostile process that is the “traditional” divorce in Palm Beach County. The “traditional” divorce will include process servers, court reporters, subpoenas, depositions and contested court hearings. None of these steps will help the family to resolve their divorce…

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What Is An Uncontested Divorce?

Why More People in Palm Beach County are choosing uncontested divorce The term “uncontested divorce” in Palm Beach County describes a solution to divorce matters that involves zero litigation.  This process encourages amicable and reasonable negotiations before anything is filed with the court.  If you are considering divorce, it behooves you to ask, What is…

How to succeed in divorce mediation

How to Succeed in Divorce Mediation

Most people going through divorce don’t want to go to court.  You don’t want to fight.  You don’t know what a reasonable divorce settlement looks like based on the specific finances and facts of your marriage.  Mediation is the best alternative to court and unnecessary litigation.  The goal is clear.  Let’s work to draft a…

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How To Avoid A Nasty Divorce

War of the Roses is not your goal here.  Movies and cocktail parties love the nasty divorce story.  Each spouse spares no expense to inflict as much harm as possible on the other spouse.  Whomever is left standing wins the final battle. Luckily, this is not the real world.  Responsible and reasonable adults get divorced…

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Can I Hire One Attorney To Handle Our Divorce?

Is hiring one lawyer for both sides a good idea? A question that arises occasionally during a divorce consultation is: “Can I hire one attorney to handle our divorce?” This question does not come up if the spouses have lost all trust in one another.  This is a question that arises if both spouses are…

Virtual Divorce Works in Palm Beach County

Divorce Continues in Palm Beach County – Via Zoom

Don’t let your process get hung up by lawyers who want to delay your divorce! Virtual divorce works in Palm Beach County.  The novel coronavirus has changed how we help clients navigate and resolve their divorce cases in Palm Beach County.  Virtual court hearings and virtual mediation conferences are the new normal. The Judges, Clerk…

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Divorce FAQ #1 – What Happens If I Move Out Of The Marital Home?

We’re often asked: Who stays in the marital home during a divorce in Florida? Here’s some professional advice from attorney Chad Layton.

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Good versus “Easy” Advice – you can only pick one!

It’s inevitable: Once you tell your friends and family you have started your divorce, everyone will want to give you advice. Don’t listen.

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Alimony & Child Support in the Age of Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic upended so many different parts of our lives, including the ability to enforce alimony and child support payments. Here’s how.

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Most Common Mistakes Lawyers Make in Divorce – and How to Pick a Lawyer Who Avoids Them

Some lawyers charges hundreds of dollars an hour and are hardly worth it. Here’s the three biggest mistakes expensive divorce lawyers make.