Navigating the Intersections of Divorce and Social Security

Divorce can be a seismic event in your life, particularly regarding your financial stability and Social Security benefits. At Hoffman, Larin & Agnetti, P.A., boasting over 40 years of dedicated family law expertise, we specialize in safeguarding your assets, including your crucial disability or retirement benefits. Understanding the Impact Divorce...

Short V Long Marriages: The Number of Years Can Make a Difference in a Divorce

Considering a divorce can be incredibly tough, especially after dealing with ongoing issues for a significant period of time. At Hoffman, Larin & Agnetti, P.A., we've been navigating the complexities of family law in Miami for over 40 years. Here's what you need to know about divorce and how the...

Considering a Move After Divorce in Florida? Here’s What You Need to Know

Going through a divorce is tough enough, but what happens if you need to relocate for a fresh start? If you have children, moving can become even more complex. It's not as easy as calling a moving van and just going. But by understanding the rules and having competent legal...

PLANNING ON A DIVORCE? 10 MISTAKES TO AVOID

COMMON MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN GOING THROUGH A DIVORCE. Divorce is hard on everyone involved. Spouses, partners, children..even extended families face a jumble of emotions.  Although this is common and is to be expected, all this can lead to mistakes that can have long-lasting effects,  emotionally and financially. Below are...

Changes To Florida Law Regarding Support For Adult Children

The new legislation signed into law on July 1, 2023,  not only affects alimony and timesharing; it also changes the law regarding support for dependent adult children.                     A dependent adult child is an unmarried adult who cannot support him/herself as a result of a physical or mental incapacity...

Changes To Florida’s Parenting Rules: It’s A 50/50 Time Share

Effective on July 1, 2023, the legislature passed significant changes to the law regarding time-sharing with minor children by married or unmarried parents. The new law applies to all pending cases in which the court has not previously entered a final time-sharing order. Time-sharing refers to how many overnights with...

Shared Parental Custody Challenges in Florida for Unmarried Parents

  When parents are not married and have children together, they can face a unique set of challenges when it comes to shared parental custody. In Florida, the court considers the best interest of the child when determining custody arrangements, but the process can still be complicated for unmarried parents....

5 TIPS DIVORCED PARENTS NEED TO REMEMBER FOR BACK-TO-SCHOOL

Back to school comes sooner than we expect. Buying clothes,  new backpacks, supplies, and for soon-to-be or already divorced parents, a whole new set of challenges to be faced. But with planning and good communication, the only ones who have to fear the 1st day of school will be the...

REVERSE MORTGAGES AND GREY DIVORCE

You've seen the commercials for Reverse Mortgages. If you're over 62 and have equity in your home, you tuck it away in case you need it down the road. But if you're considering a divorce, a reverse mortgage can become a useful tool. It could allow one spouse to remain...

THE 5 TYPES OF PERMANENT ALIMONY IN FLORIDA

ALIMONY: Definition according to Dictionary.com: "an allowance paid to a person by that person's spouse or former spouse for maintenance, granted by a court upon a legal separation or a divorce or while action is pending."  Florida provides five types of alimony:  Temporary, Bridge-the-Gap, Rehabilitative, Durational or Permanent. TEMPORARY ALIMONY:...