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4 divorce options for Florida spouses to consider

Faced with a broken marriage, many spouses reach a point at which they are ready to move on and file for divorce. The manner in which a divorce is processed is up to each couple. There are a number of different paths that can be taken, all with a distinct set of advantages and disadvantages. Understanding their particular divorce needs can help a Florida couple choose a path that provides the best possible outcome.

Could these financial lies be part of your Florida divorce?

Most spouses like to think that they know their partner as well as they know themselves. They believe that, over the years, every personality trait, both good and bad, has been revealed, and that every step their spouse makes will fall among a predictable path. Imagine the shock and surprise that comes when a Florida spouse discovers that his or her partner has been telling financial lies for many years. Divorce tends to draw back the curtain on these issues, and it is not uncommon for spouses to be blindsided by what is revealed.

Divorce becoming more socially acceptable in Florida, elsewhere

One of the biggest obstacles for spouses who are considering divorce is the way that their decision might be received by friends, family and co-workers. After all, it was not so long ago that a divorce brought a heavy burden of social stigma, and was an issue that brought on social stresses for both men and women. An evaluation of new and old statistics, however, suggests that divorce is more socially acceptable than ever, in Florida and across the nation.

Important questions to ask a marital agreements lawyer

When preparing to wed, many people have a number of questions about how they can and should protect their wealth from loss due to divorce. In fact, some people are so concerned about the matter that they feel overwhelmed and are unsure how to proceed. They know that they need the assistance of an attorney, but they are not sure what types of protections are available with a prenuptial agreement. It can be helpful to create a list of questions to present to a Florida marital agreements lawyer in the interest of making the most of an appointment.