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March 2015 Archives

Understanding international child abductions

When couples split and children are in the picture, an otherwise amicable separation can turn contentious when it comes to child custody disputes. Although parents have the option to take their custody dispute before a judge, in some instances, a parent may decide to take matters into his or her own hands and abscond with the child, usually without notifying the other parent. In some cases, a parent may take the child out of the country altogether, resulting in an international abduction.

'Shark Tank' judge, Robert Herjavec headed for divorce

Florida residents should be interested to know that one of the stars of the hit show "Shark Tank" has called it quits with his spouse. Robert Herjavec has confirmed that his marriage has come to an end. Though it has not been confirmed if the couple has legally filed for divorce, Robert did confirm that they have legally separated for the time being.

What is the difference between a Florida divorce and annulment?

When a Florida married couple has reached a point in their marriage where they can no longer get along and the marriage is no longer working, they have a few options at their disposal. They can have a legal separation, summary dissolution, divorce or have their marriage annulled. Each one is unique and distinct. Though a divorce and an annulment may seem to be identical in that they provide the same end result, they are not the same and in the case of an annulment can only be granted in certain specific situations.

What you should know about divorce and naming beneficiaries

Florida residents may be interested to learn that the family of a deceased woman is embroiled in a lawsuit with her former in-laws over her home, which is worth about $200,000. The in-laws claim they have the right to inherit the house even though before she passed away she was legally divorced from her husband.

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