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3 benefits of stepparent adoptions

When you enter into a relationship with somebody who has kids from a prior relationship, it can be difficult to navigate the new dynamics. This might become even more of a challenge when you marry into the family and find yourself in the role of stepparent. Some stepparents choose to take this role further and legally adopt their stepchildren. What are some of the benefits that this can offer?

Florida parents should consider college when negotiating divorce

This is the time of year when many families are turning their attention to college plans. For many Florida families, sending a child to college is an exciting experience, yet can also be very stressful. Figuring out how to pay for a college education can be a challenge, especially for parents who are planning for or are going through a divorce.

Florida residents watching Matt Lauer's divorce play out

Many people have followed the career of Matt Lauer for decades. The once popular host of NBC's "Today" show has recently lost a great deal of public support following allegations of sexual misconduct in the workplace. Those accusations also led to Lauer being fired from his extremely well-paid position hosting the show, and may have been behind his wife's decision to file for divorce. Many Florida residents are curious about how the couple will move through the divorce process.

Many Florida residents will watch the latest royal wedding

It is nearly impossible to avoid media coverage of the upcoming union between Britain's Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle. Some Florida residents will carve out time in their schedule to view the ceremony, which is expected to be broadcast around the world. The union is significant not only because Harry is marrying an American woman but also because Markle is divorced. 

Wife of Trump Jr. working with marital agreements lawyer

As the divorce between Donald Trump Jr. and his wife Vanessa continues to move forward, the parties are at odds over several issues. One item of contention is their prenuptial agreement, which is believed to be similar to that of Trump Jr.'s father. If so, she could face an uphill battle, even with the services of her marital agreements lawyer. It is unlikely that Florida readers will learn the details of how the couple decides to divide their fortune.