Family Law

4 Key Reasons You and Your Future Spouse Should Consider a Prenuptial Agreement

Chances are that you have hazard insurance on your home. It would be unwise not to, wouldn’t it? You’re not expecting the house to ever be damaged by fire, but the insurance is there “just in case.” If it does happen, your losses are minimized. Prenuptial agreements follow the same principle. Critics have decried them as evidence that future spouses

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Three considerations for same sex couples getting divorced in Florida

Three Considerations for Same-Sex Couples Getting Divorced in Florida

Same-sex couples face unique legal challenges in their relationships, including when they decide to get divorced. At McKINNON LEGAL, we represent clients in a variety of family law matters, including same-sex divorces. In most ways, same-sex divorces happen in just the same way as any other divorce. We guide our clients through property division, child support and alimony matters, timesharing

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IVF and Paternity obligations

IVF and Paternity Obligations

In-vitro fertilization (IVF) is a process through which an egg and a sperm are combined outside of the body and transferred to the uterus after fertilization occurs. The process can use a donor egg and sperm, biological material from the mother and her partner, or a combination thereof. This amazing medical technology brings lots of questions into the legal sphere,

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divisible property laws

Divisible Property Laws Key to Property Division During COVID-19

The longer-term economic impact of COVID-19 throughout the United States may not be fully understood. However, there are already significant, immediate impacts felt by families, particularly those families who were already experiencing the stress of divorce or separation. Introducing job loss, market decline, debt accumulation and delays resulting from court closures into an already stressful relationship escalates anxiety. Many are

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steps to take before divorce

8 Steps Your Clients (or You) Should Take Before Divorce

Someone in your life getting divorced? Here’s what to tell them. In a perfect scenario, they would start doing these eight things a year before filing. How many times has this happened to you? You’re at a cocktail party or out with friends, and someone turns to you and says, “Hey, you’re a lawyer. My mother/brother/father/sister/aunt/niece/daughter wants a divorce. What

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4 Lies You Believe About Prenups

Deciding whether to get a prenup can be a difficult decision for many couples, and for lots of them, it can cause tension in the relationship.  Before you choose to either create a prenuptial agreement or get married without one, it is important that both you and your future spouse understand what a prenup is, what it means to have

Read More »

Enforcing Child Support During a Pandemic

Today we are living in a world that just a few weeks to a month or two ago, most of us never would have imagined. As we face our new reality, we rush to put systems in place that will allow us a semblance of normalcy and keep us closer to our routines and order from before. For parents who

Read More »

4 Emotions You Can Expect to Feel During Your Divorce

Let’s face it: Divorce is an emotional roller coaster. No matter how prepared you think you are, you will probably find that during your divorce process, you will face feelings you were not expecting to feel. At McKINNON LEGAL, we have helped countless people end unhappy marriages and find their new beginning. We’ve become acquainted with some of the unexpected

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The Talk: Tips for Communicating with Your Kids About Divorce

One of the most difficult parts of a divorce is breaking the news to your kids. No matter how confident you are that this is the right decision, making your child see that can be a challenge. Even the most amicable of divorces can turn a child’s world upside down, so it is extremely important to handle this sensitive conversation

Read More »

Divorce & Business Assets

Getting a divorce is an emotional process. It has an impact on every aspect of your daily life and can make you feel like there is a giant question mark on your routines, your living situation, your ability to be with your children, and your finances. This is especially true if you or your soon-to-be ex-spouse own a business. In

Read More »

4 Key Reasons You and Your Future Spouse Should Consider a Prenuptial Agreement

Chances are that you have hazard insurance on your home. It would be unwise not to, wouldn’t it? You’re not expecting the house to ever be damaged by fire, but the insurance is there “just in case.” If it does happen, your losses are minimized. Prenuptial agreements follow the same principle. Critics have decried them as evidence that future spouses

Read More »
Three considerations for same sex couples getting divorced in Florida

Three Considerations for Same-Sex Couples Getting Divorced in Florida

Same-sex couples face unique legal challenges in their relationships, including when they decide to get divorced. At McKINNON LEGAL, we represent clients in a variety of family law matters, including same-sex divorces. In most ways, same-sex divorces happen in just the same way as any other divorce. We guide our clients through property division, child support and alimony matters, timesharing

Read More »
IVF and Paternity obligations

IVF and Paternity Obligations

In-vitro fertilization (IVF) is a process through which an egg and a sperm are combined outside of the body and transferred to the uterus after fertilization occurs. The process can use a donor egg and sperm, biological material from the mother and her partner, or a combination thereof. This amazing medical technology brings lots of questions into the legal sphere,

Read More »
divisible property laws

Divisible Property Laws Key to Property Division During COVID-19

The longer-term economic impact of COVID-19 throughout the United States may not be fully understood. However, there are already significant, immediate impacts felt by families, particularly those families who were already experiencing the stress of divorce or separation. Introducing job loss, market decline, debt accumulation and delays resulting from court closures into an already stressful relationship escalates anxiety. Many are

Read More »
steps to take before divorce

8 Steps Your Clients (or You) Should Take Before Divorce

Someone in your life getting divorced? Here’s what to tell them. In a perfect scenario, they would start doing these eight things a year before filing. How many times has this happened to you? You’re at a cocktail party or out with friends, and someone turns to you and says, “Hey, you’re a lawyer. My mother/brother/father/sister/aunt/niece/daughter wants a divorce. What

Read More »

4 Lies You Believe About Prenups

Deciding whether to get a prenup can be a difficult decision for many couples, and for lots of them, it can cause tension in the relationship.  Before you choose to either create a prenuptial agreement or get married without one, it is important that both you and your future spouse understand what a prenup is, what it means to have

Read More »

Enforcing Child Support During a Pandemic

Today we are living in a world that just a few weeks to a month or two ago, most of us never would have imagined. As we face our new reality, we rush to put systems in place that will allow us a semblance of normalcy and keep us closer to our routines and order from before. For parents who

Read More »

4 Emotions You Can Expect to Feel During Your Divorce

Let’s face it: Divorce is an emotional roller coaster. No matter how prepared you think you are, you will probably find that during your divorce process, you will face feelings you were not expecting to feel. At McKINNON LEGAL, we have helped countless people end unhappy marriages and find their new beginning. We’ve become acquainted with some of the unexpected

Read More »

The Talk: Tips for Communicating with Your Kids About Divorce

One of the most difficult parts of a divorce is breaking the news to your kids. No matter how confident you are that this is the right decision, making your child see that can be a challenge. Even the most amicable of divorces can turn a child’s world upside down, so it is extremely important to handle this sensitive conversation

Read More »

Divorce & Business Assets

Getting a divorce is an emotional process. It has an impact on every aspect of your daily life and can make you feel like there is a giant question mark on your routines, your living situation, your ability to be with your children, and your finances. This is especially true if you or your soon-to-be ex-spouse own a business. In

Read More »

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