Chad Layton Collaborative Divorce Attorney

Collaborative Divorce – A Better Option for the Family

It is no secret that parents going through a high conflict divorce are extremely weary of the effects it may have on their children.   Going through a divorce is already stressful, adding to that the anxiety of what a Judge may decide is best for the children can make things even worse for the…

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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…

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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.

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How to Handle Your Estate Plan, Last Will, and Other Important Matters Following a Divorce

How are estates, trusts, and wills altered after a divorce? While every situation is different, the need to amend is clear. Chad Layton explains why.

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Don’t Win Your Divorce

Divorce is a process, not a race. Take your time, hire the right lawyers, and make sure you have clear goals for what you want out of the divorce.

Inheritance & Divorce – Is it Mine?

The question of who keeps an inheritance in a divorce depends on which party to the divorce inherited, whether it’s in a trust, and many other factors.

Beware of the Monday Morning QB

Be careful who you trust for divorce advice. Here’s some tips for avoiding being influenced by people who don’t know your situation.