Attorney Jennifer Dane will personally handle all aspects of your contested divorce in Orlando, FL and surrounding areas. You will be able to contact Ms. Dane, your contested divorce lawyer, by phone, text or email at any time with questions specific to your case and your concerns. Your case will never be handled by a less experienced attorney and Ms. Dane is the only contested divorce lawyer that will work with you throughout the entire case. Ms. Dane knows each client and takes a very personal interest in the well being of the client and the family as a whole. Your contested divorce will get Ms. Dane’s full attention.
Equitable Distribution in Florida is the division of a divorcing couples marital assets and liabilities. Typically, things such as real and personal property, vehicles, retirement accounts, businesses, and stocks and bonds are divided equally between the parties so long as they are a result of the marriage.
The laws in Orlando, FL are rapidly changing regarding Alimony, there is an expected change in June 2015 to the Alimony statute in Florida. If you file prior to that date then you will be under the current laws which clearly define the lengths of marriage but do not give a specific equation for calculating alimony. There are also different types of alimony, including, permanent periodic, durational, rehabilitative, bridge the gap and temporary.
If you are divorcing and you have minor children, a parenting plan, which will include a time sharing arrangement in Orlando, FL will be included in your divorce. These are the documents that will determine each parents rights and responsibilities to the children and where the children will sleep every night, or time sharing. Once the time sharing is determined then child support will be calculated based on each party's net incomes and the percentages of overnight visits each parent has with the children each year.
These are the very basic steps in getting your case to trial; there may be additional steps taken as every divorce case is unique and requires individualized attention.
If you are facing a divorce or are considering what your next steps are, contact Jennifer Dane Family Law office for a confidential consultation in Orlando, FL to discuss your case, your options and your family. Ms. Dane’s primary focus is to help you and your family transition through the divorce process as seamlessly as possible.