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Knowing Which Divorce Is Right For You

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

People generally assume there is only one route to divorce – file a standard petition and wait months for a court to consider the case and make a decision. Standard divorce petitions are necessary in many cases if the parties cannot agree on important issues or decisions related to child custody must be reviewed… Read More »

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New Standards Issued for Professional Guardians in Florida

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

Taking for granted the wide autonomy enjoyed by most adults is easy to do for many years, but as one enters the last segment of his/her life, the continuation of this autonomy is not so certain. When someone loses the ability to provide self-care and/or manage his/her personal and financial affairs, it may be… Read More »

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Do Affairs Affect the Outcome of Divorce?

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

Certain hot-button issues are some of the leading and more well-known causes of divorce – financial strain, the pressures of raising a family, and growing apart over time. But, one catalyst that is synonymous with divorce is having an extramarital affair. Historically, adultery was grounds for petitioning for divorce, but with most states now… Read More »

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The Future of Parenting Is Slowly Entering the Courtroom

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

The traditional image of a family, with a mother, father and children living in the same home, is no longer the only way people view what qualifies as a family. With divorce becoming more prevalent, and the recognition of same-sex couples as deserving of the same rights given to heterosexual couples, the landscape of… Read More »

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Why New Parents Need an Estate Plan

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

Welcoming a new child into the family is one of the happiest events a person will ever experience. A new child brings a wealth of exciting possibilities and the opportunity to enjoy many new milestones. Of course, a child also brings a lot of responsibility that will last, to some degree, for the rest… Read More »

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Complex Property Division in High Conflict Divorce Cases

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

Divorce almost always has one unanswered issue in which both parties have a vested interest. Child custody/support is likely the most frequently contested issue, but property division can be even more contentious, especially if a couple collectively holds a large variety of valuable assets. Property division in the average divorce is typically limited to… Read More »

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Estate Planning Strategies During Your Peak Career Years

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

Generation X, the segment of the population that gets less attention than baby boomers and millennials, are in the midst of their peak years of professional achievement and earning capacity. The end of life is still too far away to provoke thoughts of mortality, but the need to institute an estate plan becomes more… Read More »

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The Risks of Writing Your Own Will

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

Most people are aware of the benefits of executing a will that outlines how to divide a person’s real and personal property after death. If one listens and reads the ads posted online or aired on radio or TV, creating an estate plan, and especially the execution of a will, is a simple process… Read More »

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Governor Scott Kills Electronic Wills Bill

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

Leaving a will to designate how property will be distributed after your death is a very traditional and long-followed method for estate planning. For most of history, these documents were memorialized on paper, which left them susceptible to loss, destruction or damage. With the advent of computers, these documents could at least be drafted… Read More »

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Another Reason to Consider Collaborative Divorce

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

Contentiousness and divorce are two things that are closely associated in many people’s minds, which make sense given the emotional impact of the decision, and the stress of the legal process. It is almost impossible to entirely avoid all disagreement in divorce, otherwise, the couple would probably not need to consider ending the marriage…. Read More »

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