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What You Need to Know about Divorce and Taxes

r3.jpgDivorce and taxes are among the most dreaded words in the English language. Put the two together and you have a nightmare on your hands. Fortunately, an experienced divorce attorney can help you navigate this complicated process. The skilled team of divorce attorneys at Saunders Law Group in Winter Haven, FL, and Polk County, FL understand that taxes are probably one of the last things on your mind at this time. We also understand that with divorce comes raw emotion. That is why we believe in reaching settlements rather than dragging out a painful experience in court.

Understanding the Difference Between Contested vs. Uncontested Divorce

r9.jpgIf you are considering ending your marriage, you may have questions about contested vs. uncontested divorce. Both will effectively and legally end a marriage, but there are some key differences. At Saunders Law Group in Bartow, FL, our divorce attorneys can help you understand the difference between the two and guide you through the divorce process, whether it is contested or uncontested.

Joint Custody vs. Sole Custody: Understanding the Difference

r10.jpgChild custody refers to how parents will raise a child or children that they have in common. Sometimes it's possible for spouses to arrange for a dual custody of the child, while other times it may be ideal for one spouse to have custody of a child. This is there distinctions of sole custody and joint custody are made.

Child Support in Lakeland Fl.

Child Support in Lakeland Florida is a creature of statute meaning that the obligation for a parent to provide financial support for a child or children is established in Florida Statutes. Chapter 61, Florida Statutes, requires that a parent provide support for any child.

Is Permanent Alimony Coming to an End?

Alimony has become a hot-button political issue in recent years. A bill to reform alimony worked its way through the Florida legislature earlier this year. Only the abrupt end of the legislative session following a budget impasse stalled what appeared to be the bill's "sure bet" of passage. In fact, the bill, known as HB 943, follows a similar attempt by the legislature to reform alimony in 2013, which was vetoed by Governor Scott. The new bill, however, did not propose to retroactively undo existing alimony arrangements, leading many experts to believe that, once passed, the Governor would have signed it into law.

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