20Nov, 2017

Examining the Contents of a Valid Divorce Petition

November 20th, 2017|Divorce|

Experienced Divorce Attorneys Helping Jacksonville Couples File Petitions

divorce petitionA divorce petition is a legal document that’s filed with the court, usually by a spouse who is seeking a divorce. Its purpose is to inform the court of the filing spouse’s desire to dissolve the marital union. Filing the divorce petition with the court begins the divorce process. Serving the divorce petition to the other spouse lets him […]

27Oct, 2017

What Happens to Credit Card Debt After the Divorce?

October 27th, 2017|Divorce|

credit card debt divorceAlthough the assets of a divorce might get most of the focus, the debts can be just as important. After all, the bills you acquired while you were married still have to be paid somehow. Credit card debt can get complicated when one spouse might have made purchases that the other doesn’t feel they should have to pay for. Here’s a brief idea […]

14Aug, 2017

If My Spouse Is the One Who Wants the Divorce, Why Should I Get an Attorney?

August 14th, 2017|Divorce|

Jacksonville Family Law Attorneys - Beller & Bustamante, P.L.Hearing that your spouse wants a divorce when you want to continue working on the marriage can be one of the most difficult moments you’ll ever face. Hearing advice telling you to hire an attorney may feel like adding insult to injury. If the divorce is your spouse’s idea, why do you have to pay for a lawyer?

While it […]

7Aug, 2017

In A Florida Divorce, Who Gets the Pets?

August 7th, 2017|Divorce|

DogIn many Florida homes, pets are considered more than property. Instead, they are often considered a part of the family. That is why, when spouses divorce, questions over who will get custody of the dog, cat, or other pet can be just as contentious as questions about how the children will be raised.

But while you and your spouse may see your pet as another member of the […]

20Apr, 2017

Top Five Reasons to Use a Collaborative Divorce in Florida

April 20th, 2017|Divorce|

Collaborative Divorce Attorneys Serving Couples in Florida

divorcing couple signing paperwork together

Collaborative divorce is an ideal solution for couples who have elected to legally separate. While it is not for everyone, more couples are recognizing the ease and value in collaborative processes versus traditional litigation. While collaborative divorces are non-traditional, they may soon become the standard choice for divorcing couples.

If you are not sure whether you should […]