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...

TEMPORARY ALIMONY IN FLORIDA: WHAT, WHEN AND HOW MUCH

Temporary Alimony: What is it? Temporary alimony refers to financial support that a court can grant to either spouse while a divorce case is ongoing, prior to the final judgment. When is it awarded? (more…)

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...

Good Dad Act: Unmarried Dads Get Easier Route To Formalize Fatherhood

A new law in Florida makes it easier for unmarried fathers to be legally recognized as the child's parent, with all the rights and responsibilities that come with it. Previously, unmarried fathers had to go through a lengthy and expensive process to establish paternity in court. But the new law,...

My Partner Is Pretending He/She Doesn’t Make Any Money To Avoid Paying Alimony. What Can I Do?

Divorce is fraught with all sorts of challenges for everyone involved and rarely brings out the best in anyone. Sadly, it is not uncommon for one spouse to try to turn the situation to their advantage, especially when it comes to alimony payments. If you suspect that your spouse is...

DIVORCE OVER 50? 8 COMMOM MISTAKES TO AVOID IN A GREY DIVORCE

The divorce rate for Floridians over 50 has doubled in the last 20 years.  Couples can divorce later in life for the same reasons younger couples split up. But when you're over 50, these reasons are framed by aging and the realization that you have more years behind you than...

GETTING DIVORCED? THE 7 GOLDEN RULES ABOUT POSTING ON SOCIAL MEDIA

8.16.22 Update: This post focused on the soon-be-divorced. But these tips are just as relevant for the already divorced, especially when there are children involved.  People have a false sense of security thinking that what they post, tweet, pin or tok is really private. It's not. One family found their...