Your home is your anchor, the place you return after work to be with your family, to unwind, and to rest. Or maybe it's not that at all. If your relationship with your spouse has gone cold - worse, if home is a hostile and toxic environment - home is the last place you want to be.
Being served with a domestic violence restraining order can feel a bit like being found guilty before proven innocent, flipping "innocent till proven guilty" on its head.
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Last week, the Florida Senate voted to pass a new bill that would put an end to permanent alimony payments in Florida. The bill also includes making other changes in how alimony is calculated and awarded to ex-spouses.
In Broward County, there are a variety of reasons for unmarried couples to establish paternity when they have children together.
Wealthy, married couples in South Florida may be comfortable with their current lifestyles. Couples may be able to afford going out to eat on a regular basis and participating in a variety of activities when both spouses are earning high incomes. Other couples may be able to afford living off of one income so that one spouse can stay home with the children. These are lifestyles that couples become accustomed to, but when married couples divorce, these types of lifestyles may be threatened.