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The Multi-Billion Dollar Industry

Posted by Carlos Blanco

Divorce is a big business in the United States. For anyone having been through a long, drawn-out divorce, this comes as no surprise. Every year in the US there are roughly 1 million divorces, which effectively means that 2 million people are affected, not to mention children, family and friends. But just how big is the divorce industry, you may ask? While hard to pinpoint an exact figure, it’s estimated

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The Legality of Leaving the Marital Home

Posted by Carlos Blanco

In divorce cases, I often see where one spouse assumes that the other must leave the marital home. Given that so many people seemed to be confused with this aspect of divorce, this is a subject worth delving into. To get clarity on this topic, I reached out to Gil R. Izquierdo, a Miami-based family law attorney and mediator. TBK: With a divorce filing is the husband obligated to leave

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The High Tech Divorce

Posted by Carlos Blanco

You’re taking a shower. Where’s your phone? What about your laptop or tablet? You’ve decided to get a divorce, but you and your spouse remain in the house until the process is finalized. Or, one of you moves out, but there is an “open door” policy when it comes to the marital home. In cases where couples are amicable during the divorce process or for the benefit of children, this is

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