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Recent Posts in Divorce Category

  • What Are the Risks of Online Divorce Services?

    It’s no secret divorces can be expensive. According to some estimates, the average cost of a divorce in Florida will cost around $13,500 without kids and $20,300 with kids. The more complicated a divorce tends to be, the longer it takes and the more expensive it becomes. Some online companies have begun advertising affordable divorce services, tempting people who want to save money by buying into ...
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  • Estate Planning & Divorce

    Estate planning involves how your estate, or assets, will be passed on to loved ones after you die. Usually, this preparation is done with a will. If people die without a will, the government decides to whom they should allocate these assets. The consequences of leaving no will behind after a divorce or breakup can be significant. Many people forget to make a will because they think of death as a ...
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  • Summer Break Custody

    Divorce is difficult for many people, but one of the things that can complicate it the most is when a couple shares children. While some people get to divorce and never need to see their ex again, parents need to keep seeing their co-parents whenever children switch from the custody of one to the other. Before parents even divorce, therefore, one of the most helpful ways to avoid conflict is to ...
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  • Preparing for a High-Asset Divorce

    Divorce is rarely easy for anyone, but the process can be incredibly complex and draw out if at least one of the spouses is a person of high net worth. A person of high net worth is considered anyone who has at least $1 million in liquid assets, which means it can be converted to cash at any time. High-asset divorces, therefore, are more complicated during the property division process because ...
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  • Silver Award-Winning Law Firm in Emerald Coast, FL

    The Finest on the Emerald Coast Award is a prestigious ranking system for all of the best businesses in Emerald Coast, FL—and we at Chesser & Barr, P.A. are incredibly proud to have won Silver out of the law firms in this year’s contest! We take this accolade seriously, and it is thanks to our hard work, dedication, and passion that we owe this great accomplishment. Since this award is distributed ...
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  • Common Divorce Myths

    Experiencing a divorce is difficult to handle alone, which is why most people tend to rely on their support system comprised of friends and family for guidance and strength. However, it is imperative to understand common myths and misconceptions related to divorce that people believe are the absolute truths. The following are common divorce myths that your friend or family member may believe: The ...
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  • Discussing Your Divorce with Your Children

    Divorce is a stressful and emotionally draining experience for all parties involved, especially if children are part of the family. Each parent must undergo a complicated and contested legal process while raising and comforting the kids. Enduring a divorce with children is an arduous challenge. However, not only does talking to your children about divorce help them prepare for a new chapter in ...
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