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How to divide retirement accounts in Florida divorce

How Are Retirement Accounts Divided in Divorce in Florida?

By Sean Seansmallwood |

Anytime a married couple gets divorced in Florida they must deal with certain property issues. One of the more common property division issues that divorce lawyers in Orlando Florida contend with is that of dividing retirement accounts. The most common types of retirement accounts divided in divorce include the 401(k), IRA’s, and pensions. What… Read More »

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attorney for divorce involving child custody in Orlando

The Strategy Guide to Florida Divorces Involving Child Custody

By Sean Seansmallwood |

Any time a married couple who has children under the age of 18 decides to get divorced they will need to address child custody issues in their case. These are situations that involve a great deal of knowledge of the law and should only be finalized with the assistance of a skilled Orlando divorce… Read More »

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Guide to filing for divorce in Florida

The Complete Guide To Filing For Divorce In Florida

By Sean Seansmallwood |

My name is Sean Smallwood and I am an Orlando divorce attorney who has been practicing family and marital law for about a decade.   I understand that whether you are a newer attorney or someone who intends to represent themselves in a divorce matter the information in this guide will assist you in… Read More »

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How to set aside a prenuptial agreement Orlando FL

How to Set Aside A Prenuptial Agreement In Florida

By Sean Seansmallwood |

As Orlando FL divorce attorneys we very regularly here our clients tell us that they wish they had gotten a prenup before they got married. However, a prenup does not always mean that their assets would have been protected. This is because prenuptial agreements in Florida have very specific rules that must be followed… Read More »

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How to have an Uncontested divorce in Florida

How To Make Sure Your Divorce Goes Uncontested

By Sean Seansmallwood |

  I have been a divorce attorney in Orlando, FL  for a long time now and in all my years I have witnessed just about every type of argument or allegations that you can possibly imagine. I have heard people accuse their spouse of being alcoholic, violent, of having anger management issues, allegations of… Read More »

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modification of parenting plans in Florida

How To Modify A Child Custody Parenting Plan In Florida

By Sean Seansmallwood |

One of the most common types of cases that people contact our office regarding is that of modifying a parenting plan. The parenting plan is a court-ordered document that spells out all aspects of a child custody arrangement including timesharing, parental responsibility, access to school and medical records for the child, holiday schedules, school… Read More »

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Mistakes Made in Divorce Separation Florida

The Three Most Common Mistakes Made in Divorce Separations

By Sean Seansmallwood |

One of the most difficult parts of the divorce process is the actual separation. The process of transitioning from a single-family unit with one set of bills, bank accounts, and routines to separate households can be downright traumatic. What can make matters even worse is when the parties to the divorce were living beyond… Read More »

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COVID-19 affects child custody schedules

How The Coronavirus COVID-19 Outbreak Affect Child Custody Arrangements?

By Sean Seansmallwood |

Amid the recent outbreak of coronavirus in the United States several states have issued mandatory stay at home orders and some are calling for the mandatory shutdown of any non-life saving businesses in order to slow down the spread of the virus. One big concern that is not yet receiving much attention in the… Read More »

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Should I Wait Until After the Coronavirus Outbreak to File For Divorce?

Should I Wait Until After the Coronavirus Outbreak to File For Divorce?

By Sean Seansmallwood |

At this moment pretty much everybody on planet Earth is well aware of the coronavirus also known as COVID 19 and the effects that it is having on the world and the world’s economies. With millions of people suddenly out of work due to the massive shutdowns of certain industries many people are wondering… Read More »

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What To Do If The Lawyers Are The Only Ones Fighting

By Sean Seansmallwood |

In this video, I answer the question “what should I do if the divorce lawyers are the only ones fighting in my case?”   This is actually more common than you may think. It’s a situation where you and your spouse may be getting along pretty well and are possibly agreeing on many of… Read More »

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