Attorney Sean Powers was recently a guest on Law and Sarasota. Judge Andrea McHugh and her guests discuss the Guardian Ad Litem program(s) in the 12th Judicial Circuit. Around the 8:00 mark, she speaks on the guardian ad litem process. Watch this informative video here.
When taking the significant step of considering divorce, the first formal move is often a consultation with a divorce attorney. It can be a daunting process, but with preparation, you can ensure the conversation is as productive as possible. Here’s how to get ready for that initial meeting with an attorney: 1. Collect All Relevant […]
When two people decide to get married, the last thing they want to think about is the possibility of divorce. However, statistics show that around 40 to 50 percent of marriages in the United States end in divorce. While no one wants to start a marriage with a sense of negativity or distrust, it’s important […]
In Florida, the general rule is that any property acquired during a marriage is considered marital property and subject to equitable distribution in a divorce. However, personal injury settlements may be treated differently depending on the specific circumstances. In a Florida personal injury case, the injured spouse may recover economic or non-economic damages. Economic damages […]
Florida’s Senate Bill 1416 was signed by Governor DeSantis on June 30, 2023. It applies to all initial petitions for dissolution of marriage that are filed or pending on July 1, 2023. This new law brings about some of the most significant changes to alimony the State of Florida has ever seen. While this is […]
What can be done? While it may not be explicitly known to you as parents and students, when children attend school, be it public or private, you and your child are often agreeing to abide by a specific code of conduct. There are times this code of conduct is physically provided, other times you are […]
What you need to know It is the nightmare of every parent. Your child experiences an injury or is prone to telling “tall takes” and suddenly an investigator from the Department of Children and Families (DCF) appears and says they are investigating possible abuse, abandonment, or neglect in regard to your child or children. While […]
Attorney Libby A. McNary was invited to present on “A Woman’s Place.” This panel discussion was facilitated by the Women’s Resource Center of Manatee and produced by Manatee Educational Television (METV). Ms. McNary is a frequent volunteer for the Women’s Resource Center as she leads the bimonthly divorce class “Surviving the Divorce Process,” as well […]