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10 Tips on How to Save Money on Attorneys Fees

A question that pops up quite often is “How Much Does it Cost for Attorney Services”  Quite honestly, the amount a divorce attorney gets paid has a lot to do with how prepared you are and if you are willing to work with your attorney or, if you want your attorney to do all the work.

By reviewing this list and following these tips, it is nearly certain that you can cut down on the time it takes to resolve your case, which will lead to less fees for which you will be responsible.

1. Start with the Right Attorney

The amount of money you spend on your divorce or family related litigation can be significantly minimized by choosing the right attorney. Do your research and choose someone experienced in the area of family law and who is attentive and interested in your situation. Attorney Eric Cheshire’s practice is exclusively in the area of Marital and Family law. He has successfully represented families in the area of Family Law for 25 years and upholds honest, Christian standards as he protects your rights while serving the best interest of the children. read more

Factors Determining Type and Amount of Alimony

As in any legal matter, you are best prepared when you know the facts.  Here is what you need to know about , the determination process and the factors taken into consideration during that process.

In most instances when a marriage is dissolved in Florida, the factors in determining alimony for a spouse becomes a significant part of divorce proceedings. Alimony, also known as spousal maintenance, is in essence money paid by one spouse for the support of the other spouse during and after a divorce. read more

10 Ways to Cope During and After a Divorce

Dealing with divorce is challenging in every respect. Divorce can be one of the most stressful times in a person’s life and simply coping with resulting changes in lifestyle and day-to-day routines becomes the new norm for a period of time. In fact, studies have shown that a newly divorced couple goes through the same stages of grief as those dealing with a death of a loved one. Some of the emotions include denial, anger, depression and acceptance. Yet despite this upheaval in emotions, there are effective ways to deal with divorce and establish stability in your daily life. read more

Effects of Divorce on Children

For a married couple with children, the impact of the divorce on children should be one of the biggest concerns when the question of a divorce is raised. Research shows that a child’s reaction to divorce is greatly shaped by a number of factors, including age, gender, family support, and the quality of the relationship between the parents prior to the divorce.

There is an age factor when it comes to children and divorce. Dealing with divorce is very different for young children versus adolescents. read more

Checklist for getting a divorce in Florida

If you live in Florida and have decided to get a divorce, there’s something you should do before doing anything else: gather important paperwork. Nothing can slow down or complicate the process like waiting until much later. For example, gather your documents before telling your spouse about getting a divorce. Otherwise, he or she could end up with most of them, which will put you at a distinct disadvantage. Your divorce attorney will be able to request copies from your spouse’s lawyer, but that will cost extra time and money. read more