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HOW AT GET DIVORCED WHEN YOU CANNOT FIND YOUR SPOUSE

Posted by Gordon Shayne | Dec 26, 2023 | 0 Comments

But I cannot locate my spouse Many years ago, I spoke to a woman who wanted advice on how she could get a divorce quickly. She told me that over 5 years had passed since she had last seen her husband. She said that the couple lived in Florida for 8 years, shared a home together and he worked whi...

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SEEING A FUTURE WITHOUT CONFLICT AND STRIFE

Posted by Gordon Shayne | Dec 26, 2023 | 0 Comments

MINIMIZE YOUR CONFLICTS WITH A DIVORCE MEDIATOR Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator Many divorcing couples endure years of stress in their marriage and conflict with their partners. As a Family Law Attorney, I have seen firsthand the impact of such conflict. It is fairly evident to ...

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THE POWER OF MEDIATION

Posted by Gordon Shayne | Dec 13, 2023 | 0 Comments

MEDIATION IS THE WAY TO GO!  FOR THOSE WHO WANT A DIVORCE IN FLORIDA           It is a fact, that in the United States today, almost 50% of all marriages will  end in divorce, with the average divorce costing $7,000.  National statistics show 2.3 million marriages occurred in 2023.  This transl...

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Alimony In Florida

Posted by Gordon Shayne | Nov 02, 2023 | 0 Comments

What is Alimony It is not uncommon for a spouse to seek Alimony in a Divorce case. Alimony is a sum of money that is paid by one spouse to the other, which is meant to be used for financial support. To obtain a court order for Alimony, there must be a court action filed and pending before a Flor...

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Can't Afford to hire a Florida Attorney for my Divorce

Posted by Gordon Shayne | Sep 22, 2023 | 0 Comments

What Happens When Parties Want a Divorce or Child Custody Determination and Cannot Afford Lawyers During my professional career, I have assisted thousands of individuals. Many of these folks have sadly told me that they cannot afford to hire a lawyer in their Florida Family Law case. They feel c...

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Florida Divorce Settled in Mediation

Posted by Gordon Shayne | Sep 22, 2023 | 0 Comments

How Can We Settle Our Florida Divorce During Mediation With over 40 years of experience, Gordon N. Shayne is a strong advocate for the Power of a Mediated Settlement in Divorce cases. First, lets discuss what a Pre- Suit Mediation is and is not: A Pre-Suit Mediation occurs prior to the parties filin...

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Flat Fee Divorce?

Posted by Gordon Shayne | May 29, 2023 | 0 Comments

May I pay a lawyer a Flat Fee to represent me in my Divorce or Custody case? A lawyer is permitted to negotiate any reasonable fee structure with a client in a divorce or custody case. The majority of lawyers charge a “Retainer” in order to commence representation in a Family law matter. The l...

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Save Money during your Divorce through Mediation

Posted by Gordon Shayne | Jan 18, 2023 | 0 Comments

HOW TO SAVE TIME AND MONEY IN YOUR DIVORCE THROUGH MEDIATION              The most commonly asked question that clients ask when meeting with a lawyer in a divorce case is: “How much are lawyer fees going to cost me in my divorce case?”  The simple answer is that a qualified lawyer has no real ...

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Cheap Divorce

Posted by Gordon Shayne | Jan 18, 2023 | 0 Comments

CAN I GET A CHEAP DIVORCE IF MY SPOUSE AND I GO TO MEDIATION           It may surprise you to learn that over a million Americans get divorced, every year. Couples who have gone through the divorce process in our legal system, quickly learn that ALL Divorces have some or all of these features: ...

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Cheap Divorce Fast

Posted by Gordon Shayne | Dec 16, 2022 | 0 Comments

How to get a Cheap-Fast Divorce             In Florida, a cheap-fast divorce can be obtained if you hire the right kind of attorney. Attorneys who are also Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediators, can be your most valuable connection to getting a divorce quickly and without spending a l...

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Is Mediation Better

Posted by Gordon Shayne | Dec 08, 2022 | 0 Comments

When you are considering divorce, child custody or making changes to previous court orders, you may want to seriously consider hiring a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator.  Who better to assist you and the other party in coming to agreements, exploring your options for remedies and c...

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Step-By-Step – How To File For Divorce In Florida

Posted by Gordon Shayne | Feb 21, 2022 | 0 Comments

Going through a divorce can often be one of the most stressful situations in a person's life. Regardless of what terms you and your ex are on, starting a new chapter of your life alone can be daunting. What's more, if your friends and family don't support your decision to move forward with the di...

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How Can I save money on my Jacksonville, FL Divorce?

Posted by Sherry | Feb 16, 2022 | 0 Comments

I Don't Have Enough Money to Hire an Attorney, now what? We have all been in situations of requiring the help of a professional and not having the funds to do so.  It is an awful situation to find yourself in, for sure!  Sometimes, we have the luxury of time to 'save up' for what we need, and th...

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May I Appear for my Mediation via Zoom?

Posted by Gordon Shayne | Dec 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

Yes!  In Florida, a Family Law matter such as a divorce or child custody case allows for the Mediation to be held virtually, or remotely, so you will not have to appear in person.  This is achieved via 'Zoom Video Communication' .  Use of this applic...

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COVID-19 Update

Posted by Gordon Shayne | Apr 08, 2020 | 0 Comments

While we are facing this Pandemic, the continued health and safety of our clients, employees and members of this community, remain our number one priority. The Law Offices of Gordon N. Shayne has taken several proactive steps and measures to adhere to the state of Colorado shelter in place orders...

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Child Abduction or Parental Kidnapping

Posted by Gordon Shayne | Jul 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

A Child Abduction or Parental Kidnapping occurs when a parent violates a Court Order. Ordinarily, parents who have no court orders that define where the child lives and what kind of parenting time either parent has will not be impacted when a parent violates an informal agreement between the part...

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Child Support Calculations

Posted by Gordon Shayne | Mar 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

What happens when a stay-at-home mom does not have any income? I'm going to discuss with you a little bit about what happens when a stay-at-home parent does not have income and you're involved in a custody case involving a request for child support, and how will the court deal with that situation...

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ABOUT GORDON N. SHAYNE

With over 35 years of experience, Mr. Shayne has had a legal career fighting for the rights of his clients while focusing his practice exclusively on Divorce, Child Custody and other Family Law Matters. Our services are available throughout the State of Florida.

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