Brandon Family Law Center, LLC
813-438-7119 Local
800-769-0129 Toll Free
Contact Us for a Consultation

May 2017 Archives

Divorce among older Florida couples

The divorce rate among couples over 50 has doubled since 1990, but this is still the age group that is least likely to get a divorce. However, according to a study by the National Center for Family & Marriage Research, there are a few factors that might make some marriages in Florida and throughout the country more vulnerable.

Are you about to join the sandwich generation?

Perhaps you are in your fifties and have a loving spouse, a career you enjoy and some free time to travel and pursue your hobbies. It sounds like a great life, but you see warning signs ahead. Your son, soon to graduate from college, is having trouble finding a suitable job. Your elderly parents, once so spry, are showing signs of forgetfulness and failing health.

How to best make your case for custody

When it comes to negotiating custody, there are certain things Florida parents can do to present their best case for custody. While the outcome cannot be predicted, it is best to keep in mind that courts will always have the child's best interest at the center of their decisions.

Open adoption is now the norm in our country

There was a time when open adoption only meant that the biological parents knew the name and location of their child once he or she was adopted, but nothing more. However, the meaning has changed in recent years. For the most part, international adoptions are still closed, but here in the U.S., open adoptions, where there is interaction between all parties, has become increasingly common.

Brandon Family Law Center, LLC

813-438-7119 or 800-769-0129 Contact Us for a Consultation