Tag: divorce

Lawrence Datz Discusses Alimony Reform Proposals with WJXT’s Morning Show

Two alimony reform bills being considered by the Florida Legislature would significantly change divorce and child custody laws in this state, according to Jacksonville family law attorney Lawrence Datz, former president of Florida’s Association of Family and Conciliation Courts. Datz discussed the proposals this morning with WJXT’s Morning Show host Jennifer Waugh. Legislative proposals were […]

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Divorce & Children’s Issues During the Holiday Season

During the holiday season, many children from divorced families are splitting time between their parent’s homes. Children’s issues in family law vary from state to state, with Florida retiring terms like “custody” and “visitation” in favor of establishing overall “shared parenting plans” and “timesharing.” Lawrence Datz, a family law attorney and partner at Datz & […]

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Impacts of the Ashley Madison Hack on Divorce Cases

The recent release of data stolen from the infidelity dating site Ashley Madison has generated conversations worldwide about online privacy, adultery and, of course, divorce. For those who have been deeply hurt by the leaked data and are thinking about a divorce, they may have questions… Is it legal for someone who learns of his/her spouse’s infidelity through […]

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Divorce Month

January is ominously nicknamed “Divorce Month” in legal circles. Local family law attorney Lawrence Datz discusses the uptick in divorce rates during the beginning of year and offers tips on making the divorce process easier for both sides and minimizing trauma for children involved.

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