Author Archives: Jay Butchko
How To Make Co-Parenting Work During The Holidays
The holidays are officially upon us. For many families, the season is a time to give thanks, enjoy great food, and spend time with family members and friends. If you have recently gotten a divorce, however, these holidays may not be as cheerful as they once were. Navigating the terms of the divorce, such… Read More »
Important Questions To Ask Any Orlando Bankruptcy Lawyer
If you are struggling with unmanageable debt and are considering bankruptcy as a solution, you are likely already feeling a great amount of stress. Bankruptcy can provide you with a new financial start, but the process is a legal one and it can become quite complex. An Orlando bankruptcy lawyer can relieve you of… Read More »
How Does Remarriage Affect Alimony?
When two spouses get a divorce, one party is often ordered to pay alimony to the other. Alimony, also known as spousal support, is meant to help one individual support themselves financially after a divorce. Judges can order one party to pay permanent alimony, although temporary spousal support is much more common. Even when… Read More »
What Are The Pros And Cons Of Lump Sum Alimony In Orlando?
Most people who consider alimony, also known as spousal support in Orlando, think about the monthly payments made from one spouse to another during and/or after a divorce. Monthly alimony payments are also known as periodic alimony, but this is not the only type of spousal support ordered by family law judges during divorce… Read More »
Who Gets The Furniture In An Orlando Divorce?
Florida is an equitable distribution state, which means that during a divorce a family law judge will divide marital assets and liabilities fairly. This does not necessarily mean marital property is divided equally. Marital assets include many different types of goods acquired by the couple during the marriage, including bank accounts, art collections, and… Read More »
The Biggest Bankruptcy Myths, Busted
Bankruptcy provides borrowers with a chance to discharge their debt so they can get a fresh financial start. Unfortunately, there are many reasons people are hesitant to file bankruptcy. Many of these reasons stem from the fact that there are so many myths and misconceptions surrounding bankruptcy, and borrowers tend to believe them. Below,… Read More »
Should You Spy On Your Spouse When Getting A Divorce?
Divorce always presents certain challenges but for some people, the process is particularly difficult. It is not uncommon for one of the parties to believe that their spouse had an affair during the marriage, or that they are hiding assets to protect them from the property division process. In these instances, emotions are more… Read More »
Debunking Common Divorce Myths
Divorce is very common and so, people currently going through the process often know friends and family members who have also been through it before. These individuals may give well-intentioned advice about what one can expect when going through the process. Other people, who may not have even gotten a divorce before, might also… Read More »
The Four Main Benefits Of Establishing Paternity For Your Child
In Orlando, as throughout the rest of Florida, the law presumes that when two married people have a child together, both spouses are considered the biological parents of the child. The same presumption is not in place when two people have a child together and they are not married. In these instances, it is… Read More »
Your Child Support Questions, Answered
In Orlando, as throughout the rest of Florida, all parents are expected to support their children financially until they turn 18 years old or graduate high school. The obligation is not terminated in the event that the two parents get a divorce. During a divorce, parents can agree to a fair amount of child… Read More »