No matter how “mild” the penalties may appear at first, criminal charges should never be taken lightly. Even “minor” convictions can haunt you for your whole life. Why? Because if you’re convicted of a crime, you will have a criminal record, and the negative effects of a criminal record can impact nearly every area of […]
Penalties for sex crimes are very serious in Florida, and having to register as a sex offender carries lifelong consequences. The problem is that while being a registered sex offender carries the connotation of serious crimes such as child molestation, rape, and human trafficking, individuals forced to register are often not guilty of such crimes. […]
How much should I ask for? How much do I need? What expectations are reasonable in Naples, Florida? These questions might be racing through your head as you go through your divorce. Thankfully, with some aspects of divorce, a little clarity can help decrease your stress. If you’re looking for peace of mind regarding your […]
As you probably know, every state has its own laws when it comes to child custody. Taking time in the beginning to fully understand the legal requirements of child custody agreements, as well as understanding why certain laws are in place can help you avoid frustrating and heartbreaking challenges down the road. If you’re considering […]
Like any major, life-altering decision, it’s critical to enter into a divorce with clear expectations. Divorce brings many significant changes regarding family arrangements, lifestyle, finances, and personal property.
Nationwide changes are taking effect this month regarding how alimony will be awarded in divorce cases. The new year is bringing legal changes that will impact couples divorcing after January 1, 2019 in the Naples, FL area and beyond. With the changes, alimony will no longer be tax deductible or taxable to the recipient spouse. […]