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Divorce Expos are Popping Up in Florida, Nationwide

1267479_broken_heart_pic sxchu username ba1969.jpgIn Florida and other states, divorce expos are offering assistance to people struggling with issues related to the end of their marriages. Workshops on money management, single parenting, and other topics seek to assist expo attendees with life after saying goodbye to a spouse. Additionally, divorce expos are designed to connect the recently divorced or separated with community and other resources that may help ease the often difficult and emotional process.

According to one recent divorce expo attendee, Katie Kanney, attending events geared towards the newly divorced is helpful because friends and family are not always privy to the entire story following a split. Kanney stated she has spent almost one year dealing with the physical and emotional aftermath of ending her 15-year marriage. Although Kanney has reportedly dealt with many aspects of her divorce, she is still struggling with hurt feelings and other emotions.

According to expo organizers, divorce is a complex matter with a host of issues that many people simply do not consider until they are engaged in the process. Such issues include not only decreased self-esteem, but also re-entry into the workforce, dealing with a smaller budget, and co-parenting challenges. Events such as a divorce expo are reportedly held to spotlight many of those issues. Vendors including divorce coaches, financial planners, and counselors also reportedly offer their services at such events. According to David Morgan, an Illinois-based financial planner, many of those in the business of helping the newly divorced choose to do so because too often one spouse is left without much understanding of a former couple’s financial situation. Morgan also stated it was his goal to assist divorcees in making smart financial decisions.

If you are contemplating dissolving your marriage, it is important to remember that Florida is a no-fault divorce state. This means the law does not hold either partner responsible for the end of a marriage. If you are facing a divorce or separation, you should contact a dedicated family law attorney who can help you protect your rights and your financial future.

No matter what the circumstances, making the decision to divorce is never easy. You need a skilled advocate on your side to assist you with all of the related family law issues that you may not have previously considered. If you choose to end your marriage for any reason, please do not hesitate to contact experienced Fort Lauderdale family law attorney Sandy T. Fox. He is committed to helping you through the often difficult marriage dissolution process. Mr. Fox also assists clients with alimony, child support, child custody, adoption, name changes, paternity, and many other family law matters. If you have any family law questions, call Sandy T. Fox toll free at (800) 596-0579 today to schedule a confidential consultation.

More Blog Posts:

The Role of the Internet and Social Media in a Florida Divorce, Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog, August 23, 2012
Evelyn Lozada Files for Divorce from Chad Johnson Following Alleged Domestic Dispute in Broward County, Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog, August 16, 2012
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Divorce Expo offers couples way to get advice on breaking up, by David Sharos, Naperville Sun
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