Articles Posted in Family Law

Florida Courts are required to recognize judgments of all kinds from other U.S. states, including divorce judgments. In fact, there is a provision in the United States Constitution called the Full Faith and Credit Clause which requires this. But what about judgments, particularly divorce judgments, that come from foreign countries? There is a legal principle […]

The Florida divorce courts have strict limitations on who can file for divorce in Florida. Florida law requires that before a court has “subject matter jurisdiction,” a potential filer must have resided in the State of Florida for six months prior to the filing. One rationale behind this rule is obviously to discourage “divorce tourism.” […]

Imagine you’re at the Thanksgiving dinner table with those you love the most—your family. Before you know it, someone asks, “Who did you vote for?” Next thing you know, World War III breaks out. Now imagine these same people being the shareholders and employees in your family business. If they cannot peacefully discuss the qualifications […]