It is said that the three most stressful life events are death, divorce and moving (not in any particular order). Divorce can not only be stressful, but also can be an expensive undertaking. When you consider that you have an option during your divorce proceeding to either litigate the matter and let a judge decide how much time and when you will spend with your children and the division of your assets and liabilities, or going to mediation and trying to mutually work out some agreement between the two of you, the second option of mediation has some real benefits that outweigh the litigation route. read more
rechel & associates, p.a.
Being a victim of domestic violence is a serious matter. If you have been the victim, you need to seek help to protect yourself. The laws for domestic violence and seeking an injunction for protection against domestic violence are found in Chapter 741 of the Florida Statutes. read more
Many people want to get divorced, but put off filing paperwork due to the costs associated. However, there are other ways to handle a divorce. read more
Changes to alimony in Florida will have to wait until later this year, when the House of Representatives will reconvene. read more
Local attorney Sheldon McMullen joins Rechel & Associates, P.A., a Tampa Bay firm that seeks to help families work through the process of divorce and subsequent legal decisions. read more
A lot of people are under the impression that if they do not like the outcome of their trial or the decision of the judge assigned to their case that they are automatically entitled to bring the issue on appeal. To a certain extent, that is true – provided that the issues complained of are within the purview of the appellate court. read more
Engaging in covert efforts to spy on your spouse is, in simple laymen’s terms, a no-no. Indeed, with the recent changes to Florida law to include and incorporate cyber stalking, it is potentially dangerous on a criminal level, as well. read more