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November 3, 2021

When Could a Parent Lose Time-Sharing Rights in Florida?

The State of Florida strongly believes that it is in the best interest of children to have relationships with both their parents if the parents divorce. Statute 61.13 specifically details, “It is the public policy of this state that each minor child has frequent and continuing contact with both parents after the parents separate or […]

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October 6, 2021

How Can I Support My Loved One During a Divorce?

Few experiences in life are as difficult as divorce. Many well-intentioned friends and family members want to help their loved one during their divorce journey but are unsure of how. The attorneys at Troy Legal have assembled the following suggestions for those looking to help a loved one through their divorce: Listen More, Talk Less […]

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September 9, 2021

Divorce Litigation: Will My Divorce Go to Trial?

On television shows and in movies divorce cases are heard in a packed courtroom, countless witnesses are called to the stand, and exhibit after exhibit of evidence is presented to the judge. This image can cause divorce seekers to have an erroneous impression of how a divorce typically works. In real life, the overwhelming majority […]

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August 9, 2021

How Long Will My Divorce Take?

“How long will my divorce take?” is one of the questions that we hear most often from our clients seeking a dissolution of their marriage. The answer varies based on the circumstances of each particular divorce. Florida is a no-fault divorce state. This means that if a spouse wants a divorce, they do not have […]

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July 9, 2021

Super Lawyers

We are proud to announce that Samuel R. Troy has been rated by Super Lawyers as a Top Lawyer for five consecutive years.  In addition to this recognition, Sam is also AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer recognition for professional experience in the industry as well as as a Top Attorney with an Avvo.  Troy […]

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July 7, 2021

Requirements for Valid Postnuptial Agreements in Florida

Nobody who marries plans to divorce, but sadly, it happens all the time. Not surprisingly, more and more couples are choosing to enter into pre- and postnuptial agreements. These agreements historically have been viewed as the purview of the rich and famous, like Bill and Melinda Gates. However, they are a smart way for couples […]

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June 7, 2021

Florida Custody Laws: When a Child Refuses to Visit a Parent

You’re having a familiar sense of dread: it’s Friday at 5:00 PM and your son is having a meltdown. Your ex is due to pick him up for their weekly visitation and he is refusing to go yet again. Can you relate to this scenario? How can you fulfill your duty to your son but […]

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May 6, 2021

Potential Broad Changes to Florida Alimony Legislation

Potential Broad Changes to Florida Alimony and Time-Sharing Legislation Two bills being proposed in this year’s state legislative session may have significant effects on alimony awards and child timesharing plans of divorcing couples. The bills, HB 1559 and SB 1922, are the latest iteration of similar bills that have been introduced and failed to pass […]

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April 6, 2021

Important Considerations for Family Court

Important Considerations Before Representing Yourself in Family Court When you need to make a legal change to your family situation, you may need to appear in family court. People appear in family court for divorce, annulment, paternity, child support, custody, adoption, name changes, and termination of parental rights, just to name a few[1]. Some people […]

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March 8, 2021

What about Hidden Assets in a Divorce?

A simple divorce can be a tumultuous, painful, and stressful experience.  But a simple divorce can become complicated if you think your spouse is concealing assets.  If this is the case, you will need a strong dose of patience, and an experienced marital attorney, and the following information.  How is property divided in a divorce? […]

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February 8, 2021

Florida Alimony Laws: What You Need to Know

Alimony is the payment made from one spouse to another during and/or after a divorce.  Alimony was created to ensure that neither spouse would become destitute after the divorce.  While a portion of alimony cases continue in that vein, many alimony cases today are focused on allowing each divorcing spouse to be able to continue […]

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January 6, 2021

Using Email, Texts, and Social Media in Divorce

According to the article, “Family Law: Social Media Evidence In Divorce Cases”, in the National Law Review[1], social media including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter posts as well as direct messaging are admissible (and potentially condemning) as evidence in divorce cases in Florida and many other states.  The study mentioned in the article found that: More […]

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