January is often referred to as “the divorce month” among legal circles due to the surge in divorce filings in the U.S. at the start of each new year. In fact, the number of filings increases by an average of one-third during January each year, according to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Lawrence Datz, […]
Social media, texts and online activities are playing a larger role in legal proceedings – especially those involving divorce and child care. Lawrence Datz recently wrote a guest column for the Ponte Vedra Recorder discussing the role social media can play in divorce cases. Below is the full text from the column: Social media has […]
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 […]
No one wants to go into a marriage already expecting the worst, but even the most seemingly stable couples can hit bumps in the road that tear them apart (i.e. Miranda Lambert/Blake Shelton, Jennifer Garner/Ben Affleck). While many have negative misconceptions about prenuptial agreements from celebrity cases, these agreements have the power to protect both […]
The U.S. Supreme Court sent down a historic ruling this week that same-sex marriages are constitutional across the country. Lawrence Datz, family and marital law attorney from Datz & Datz, appeared on WJXT to further clarify what this ruling means for existing same-sex marriages across state lines. He also discussed issues relevant to gay couples looking […]
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.
Lawrence Datz, family and marital law attorney from Datz & Datz, offered viewers insight on Florida’s potential legalization of same-sex marriage before it was passed in January 2015.