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Is there Legal Separation in Florida?

There are many cases in which legal separation can be more beneficial than divorce. While many states recognize legal separation, Florida does not. Whether you and your spouse simply need a cooling off period or want to protect your family structure, legal separation can be a very appealing option. So, what steps should you take if you want a legal separation in Florida? First, you should contact Lisa Weber to discuss your options. While Florida doesn’t technically offer legal separation, there are many other legal options that can be used to obtain similar results.   What is the difference between divorce and

What to Expect In Your Upcoming Divorce Mediation

Mediation is an informal, non-binding process in which an impartial third-party assists couples to resolve all or part of the lawsuit. Mediation has been used for decades as an effective and efficient way to resolve cases without the need for an expensive trial. The two sides select the mediator or in some cases, the court appoints a mediator. Attending divorce mediation does not mean you are forced to agree to anything—even when the court orders you to mediate. However, it may not be the best use of your time in mediation to go into it with an attitude that you will not

South Florida Foreclosure Ban

At the beginning of the Covid-19 Pandemic in March, Governor Ron DeSantis issued a ban on new residential foreclosure filings which also served to freeze pending foreclosure actions. This gave struggling Florida homeowners much-needed relief. On October 1st, Gov. DeSantis allowed the foreclosure ban to expire. What does this mean for South Florida homeowners? Banks are now allowed to file new foreclosure actions on residential properties and judges are allowed to let ongoing cases proceed. Florida is a judicial foreclosure state—meaning that lenders must file a lawsuit against a homeowner and prove the elements of a foreclosure action in order to prove

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