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Severability in Prenuptial Agreements

By Steven A. Mason, P.A. |

Prenuptial agreements (often referred to as prenups) are, at the root of matters, just like many other types of contracts concluded every day. Essentially, two parties are contracting to handle future transactions in a specific manner, in exchange for stipulated consideration. However, like any other contract, sometimes only parts of an agreement will be… Read More »

Reasons To Sign A Prenuptial Agreement

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Prenuptial agreements, or prenups, tend to be seen as an implicit failure on the part of one or both halves of a couple by many. They argue that a prenup is proof that the marriage is not being entered into in good faith, or that it presupposes the possibility of divorce. In reality, some… Read More »

What Prenuptial Agreements Cannot Cover

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Prenuptial agreements, or prenups, can cover most of the issues that any couple will face if they decide to split up. However, there are some legal niceties that are not, by law, permitted to be handled in a prenuptial agreement. If you place certain provisions in an agreement, you run the risk of having… Read More »

An Overview of Military Pensions & Divorce

By Steven A. Mason, P.A. |

Military service is arguably the most difficult job on the planet. It is entirely understandable for service members to be well rewarded after their service, receiving pensions based at anywhere from 40% to 100% of your base pay depending on your length of service and other factors. However, when divorce happens, that pension is… Read More »

Shifting the Focus to Fathers’ Parental Rights

By Steven A. Mason, P.A. |

Although many states across the country have laws that deal with co-parenting and time-sharing measures in the event of a divorce with kids, a number of fathers’ rights advocates believe that judges are not doing enough to ensure that fathers have an equal hand in day-to-day childrearing. Under Florida Statute Section 61.13, our state’s… Read More »

Common Mistakes for Divorcees in Retirement

By Steven A. Mason, P.A. |

When you combine the aging population of our state with the typical rate of filing for divorce, you’ll see why it’s important to think about divorce issues that retirees are likely to face. To be sure, data from the census suggests that Florida has the fifth-highest divorce rate in the country, with more than… Read More »

Complicated Feelings and Military Divorce

By Steven A. Mason, P.A. |

Does filing for divorce still have the stigma it carried decades ago? While many Americans have come to view divorce as a situation for which we should express sympathy and kindness, some still feel there’s some dishonor in being a divorcee. In particular, according to a recent story in Stars and Stripes Magazine, stigma… Read More »

Child Custody Laws Questioned in Advocacy Group’s Report Card

By Steven A. Mason, P.A. |

Are the Florida statutes friendly to parents who want to have equal time with their children after a divorce? A recent “report card,” created by the National Parents Organization, said that Florida can do better in its child custody laws. The advocacy group that drafted the report card aims to preserve bond between parents… Read More »

Same-Sex Divorce in Florida

By Steven A. Mason, P.A. |

Late last month, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi made clear that she would oppose same-sex divorce in Florida, according to a recent article from CBS Miami. Specifically, Bondi filed papers to prevent Heather Brassner’s petition for divorce from her former partner, Megan Lade, from going any further in the Florida court system. Since same-sex… Read More »

Divorce During Retirement: What Do Floridians Need to Know?

By Steven A. Mason, P.A. |

Divorce Rates Climbing Among Older Adults How often do retirees decide to divorce in Florida? The answer may be surprising, as recent years have seen an increasing trend of older adults deciding to go their separate ways. According to a recent article in the Washington Post,divorce rates among older adults are on the rise,… Read More »

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