How to Secure Your Assets in a Divorce
Under Florida law, assets and liabilities are distributed in a fair and equitable manner in the event of a divorce. So, how... Lea Mas
Why Have a Pre or Post Nuptial Agreement?
Prenuptial/Postnuptial Agreements were once considered as somewhat ‘amoral’; presuming that a marriage will end in divorce and thus increase the chances of... Lea Mas
The Difficult Issue of Relocation
Anyone involved in family law, whether it be an attorney, mediator or even a judge, will agree that relocation cases are often... Lea Mas
Back to School and Time-Sharing
Once again the summer has quickly passed us by and it’s time for the school year to begin again. It is an... Lea Mas
Custody vs. Time-sharing
I am often told by a prospective client at our initial consultation, “I want custody” of my child(ren). I have learned that... Lea Mas
What is a Paternity Action?
When a child is born to parents who are not married a Paternity issue arises. A Paternity lawsuit can be brought by... Lea Mas
How is Child Support Calculated?
Most people have a variety of misconceptions about how child support is calculated as well as whether an individual’s financial circumstances, beyond... Lea Mas
Alimony and Retirement
When a spouse is ordered to pay Permanent Alimony it will terminate upon the re-marriage of the receiving spouse or the death... Lea Mas
Alimony and the Effect of a Supportive Relationship
There are several categories of alimony which are addressed by Florida Statutes. The primary factor which determines the type of alimony to... Lea Mas
Why Litigate When You Can Collaborate
Often, I meet individuals who are more anxious about the prospect of litigation than they are about the ultimate dissolution of their... Lea Mas