Family Law

What You May Not Know About Common Law Marriages

What You May Not Know About Common Law Marriages The majority of my Family law practice is devoted to divorce (dissolution of marriage) cases. That however is not the only area of family law that I am involved in. There those cases which do not involve a marriage at...

The More Things Change The More They Stay The Same

Last month I wrote an article about the anticipated changes in the alimony laws in Florida. This is a movement that has been in progress for several years. In 2013 both the State House and State Senate overwhelmingly passed an Alimony Reform bill, which was vetoed by...

Back To School

Once again the summer has quickly passed us by and it’s time for the school year to begin again. It is an exciting and often stressful time as children begin a new year with new classes, new teachers and sometimes new schools. For children of divorced parents there...

The Era Of The Gray Divorce

The Baby Boomer generation has had a huge impact on many categories of American life; from music to art to technology.  Those same boomers are now impacting family law as well.  Statistics have shown that the overall divorce rate over the past 20 plus years has...

Do You Need An Attorney For A Divorce?

These days many individuals going through a divorce handle the matter without the assistance of an attorney.  They feel that it is better to try and settle the matter without spending large sums of money on legal representation.  In all honesty, simple divorces can...

A New Look For Custody Proceedings

On October 1, 2008 a new law went into effect in Florida which made some important changes in the custody laws. Any dissolution action which is filed after October 1st, will now be decided pursuant to this new law. The purpose of the change is to avoid custody battles...

A Difficult Problem

It seems that almost everyday we read about a domestic violence case in the newspaper.  Of course we only read about the cases which involve celebrities.  This is not a problem which only involves celebrities, but an issue which can be found in almost every bedroom...

What Happens When a Divorce Case Goes to Trial?

Most divorce cases are settled without a trial, and this is usually best for everyone. However, sometimes divorcing spouses are unable to come to a settlement and a trial becomes necessary. At the law firm of Evan H. Baron & Associates, we’re able to help...