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U.S. Supreme Court Case Clarifies Revocation-On-Divorce Provisions

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

If you get divorced, can you remain as a beneficiary on your ex’s life insurance policy? This question depends in part on whether you live in a state with a law that is typically known as a “revocation-on-divorce” provision, or a “revocation-upon-divorce” provision. While many states—including Florida—have had these laws in place, the U.S…. Read More »

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Gray Divorce and Remarriage: How Should You Handle Retirement Assets?

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

The term “gray divorce” has been in the popular American vocabulary for more than five years now. It was initially used by two researchers at Bowling Green State University, Susan Brown and I-Fen Lin in an article about divorce among older adults published in The Journals of Gerontology. In short, gray divorce has been… Read More »

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Research Shows that Divorce May Be Seasonal

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

Do married couples in Hillsborough County file for divorce with more frequency at particular times of the year? In other words, is divorce seasonal? According to a study conducted by researchers at the University of Washington, “to everything there is a season—even divorce.” The study was conducted by researchers in the sociology department at… Read More »

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What is the Difference Among a Power of Attorney, a Health Care Power of Attorney, and a Living Will?

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

If you are thinking about drafting estate planning documents in Florida, you may have heard about both a power of attorney and the more specific health care power of attorney. Whether you are putting plans in place because you recently had children and want to plan for the future, or if you are getting… Read More »

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Last-Minute Florida Divorces Before Tax Law Changes Take Effect

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

If you have been thinking about filing for divorce in Florida but have not yet spoken with a Tampa divorce lawyer, it is important to consider the ways in which changes to the tax law could affect the financial aspects of your divorce case. More specifically, and most immediately, changes to the tax law… Read More »

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Updating Your Will and Trusts When You Get Divorced

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

Planning for divorce in Florida requires extensive work. It is extremely important to work with an experienced Tampa divorce attorney on your case, and then most divorces require the parties to make extensive and complete lists of property to ensure that all marital and separate property is classified accurately so that it can be… Read More »

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Marital Debt and Estate Planning for Older Adults

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

There are many issues that older adults face when it comes to marriage later in life and estate planning. Given that the rate of “gray divorce,” or divorce among seniors, continues to rise, this also means that there are more single people aged 65 and older who are getting remarried. For many seniors, the… Read More »

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Declining Divorce Rates Among Millennials

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

The divorce rate in the U.S. has declined in recent years, including in Florida. A new analysis conducted by Philip Cohen, a sociology professor at the University of Maryland, suggests that cultural shifts among the Millennial generation explain why fewer people are getting divorced. Indeed, according to a recent article on Cohen’s analysis in… Read More »

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What Can my Divorce Lawyer Do on my Behalf?

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

When you are working through a divorce, you should be working with an experienced divorce lawyer. Whether you choose to negotiate your own divorce settlement with your spouse or you head to court to litigate the divorce, your lawyer plays an important role as your advocate. Below are four important roles your divorce lawyer… Read More »

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Legal Challenges Same Sex Couples Can Face

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

Although same sex marriage is now legal throughout the United States and same sex couples have all the same rights as heterosexual couples, society changes more slowly than the laws that govern it. As an individual and parent in a same sex relationship, you might face certain biases when working with the court system…. Read More »

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