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Planning Can Reduce Legal Fees

By Donna Hung Law Group |

Divorces can be expensive but they don’t have to be, there are ways to reduce legal expenses. Plus, there are solutions that do not require extensive court battles. When a collaborative divorce or a mediation is a possible path to resolution, expenses can be kept low and the process will likely be less stressful… Read More »

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Uncontested Divorce And Co-Parenting Agreements

By Donna Hung Law Group |

There are a variety of issues to address when a couple chooses to end a marriage. If you are considering an uncontested divorce, aspects of your divorce settlement will need to be negotiated. And if you are a parent, part of this process will be finalizing a parenting plan agreement. Parenting plans are great… Read More »

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Financial Organization And Preparing To Divorce

By Donna Hung Law Group |

If you and your spouse have gone through counseling but have come to the conclusion that it is time to part ways, you are not alone. Divorce happens even when individuals take steps to avoid it. While separating and planning for a divorce is tough emotionally, there are steps you can take to smooth… Read More »

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What If A Florida Parent Fails To Pay Child Support?

By Donna Hung Law Group |

Child support payments are an obligation, and there can be serious consequences if a parent ignores an order to pay support. Which makes sense as both parents need to provide for a growing child, including providing financial resources. And if you are the custodial parent, you may be relying on payments in order to… Read More »

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Understanding Florida Divorce Mediation

By Donna Hung Law Group |

If you live in the state of Florida and you and your spouse have decided to divorce, mediation could be an option for you. Often referred to as family mediation, the process is when a couple meets to discuss a marital settlement with the guidance of a trained professional. While the neutral third party… Read More »

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How Can Stalking Affect A Domestic Violence Or Child Custody Case?

By Donna Hung Law Group |

If you are a victim of domestic violence in an abusive marriage or relationship, you may have questions about what qualifies as an act of abuse. In Florida, multiple acts or threats of violent acts can be quantified as abuse, including stalking. If your or someone you know is a victim of stalking, harassment,… Read More »

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The Benefits Of Collaborative Divorce

By Donna Hung Law Group |

Alternative dispute resolution techniques are growing in popularity as a way to resolve the issues involved in a divorce outside of the courtroom, and with good reason. One such method of resolution is called collaborative divorce, and there are many benefits to utilizing this option over other dispute resolution techniques or traditional courtroom litigation…. Read More »

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How Third Parties Can Impact A Child Custody Case

By Donna Hung Law Group |

Child custody in a divorce or paternity case is often a complex and difficult issue. What many people do not realize about custody matters is that others can impact the outcome more than just the child and their parents. Third parties, or third persons, can dramatically alter the decision of a child custody matter,… Read More »

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Can Cohabitation Affect Alimony Payments?

By Donna Hung Law Group |

The purpose of alimony, also known as spousal support, is to assist a spouse with less earning potential or income during and after divorce proceedings while they adjust to financial independence. One of the underlying assumptions of alimony is that the spouse receiving payments is financially supporting themselves, but what happens when that former… Read More »

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Coping With A Combative Or Vindictive Ex During And Post-Divorce In Orlando

By Donna Hung Law Group |

Divorce and fighting are synonymous aren’t they? While it is true that a draining or abusive relationship may lead to divorce, it does not mean that the divorce itself has to be a messy drama. But preventing an all-out battle is a two-way street. How do you deal with an ex who is vindictive… Read More »