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What Your Lawyer Wants You to Know about Prenup Agreements

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and with the holiday of love comes a wave of marriage proposals and wedding plans. While it’s easy to focus on the fun and festivity of preparing for the big day, few people think about planning for after that day. However, planning for multiple scenarios means you lessen stress for you […]

Long-Distance Divorce: How to (Legally) Divorce When Your Spouse Is Not A U.S. Citizen

Divorce comes with its own special set of protocols, complications, and paperwork, and that can make it stressful at best. However, these difficulties can be intensified if your soon-to-be ex is a non-U.S. citizen living out of the country in their native place of residency. The sheer paperwork alone can be a tricky situation if […]

Answering Your Questions About Child Support and Healthcare in Florida

Sessums Law Group provides legal services for people throughout the greater Tampa Bay area when they are facing a separation or divorce. We have the experience and knowledge to handle mediation, court hearings, custody arrangements, child support setup, and more. Perhaps one of the least understood areas of child support is how it relates to […]

So You Need to Hire A Lawyer: Now What?

At some point in your life, it is more than likely you will need an attorney to represent you or someone you love, thanks to unforeseen life circumstances like a medical mistake, vehicle accident, business issue, etc. According to The National Law Review, 87% of people that contact an attorney go on to hire an […]

Keeping It Together: Self-Care During Your Divorce

It’s no secret that regardless of the individual circumstances and details, a divorce is stressful for both parties involved. When dissolving a marriage there is a complicated mix of anxiety, sadness, frustration, and, in some circumstances, anger. When you put that alongside the necessary business side of a divorce that makes sure you have the […]

Getting The Support You Need After Divorce in 2018

With the holidays behind us, and the New Year ahead, it’s time to start planning for 2018. Whether that is putting together vacation and travel itineraries, looking toward college for one of your children, or hoping for a job change, this is the time of year when you want to feel as if you have […]

Thanksgiving Celebration As A Blended Family: Tips for A Peaceful Holiday

Thanksgiving is coming up quickly, and as you finalize your plans for the big day, excitement about delicious food, time with family and friends, and maybe even some afternoon football is building. For blended families though, the holiday season can actually bring about more stress and heartache than restful fun. Their Thanksgiving focuses more on […]

Post-Divorce Plan for Back-to-School: Help Your Kids Navigate the Process

School has started back here in the greater Polk County area, and students everywhere are returning to their friends, their classrooms, and their daily school routines. For some students though, their routine looks drastically different than it did last year. For children whose parents finalized their divorce process over the summer, or separated and are […]

Self Care: During and Following Your Divorce

It’s no secret that going through a divorce is difficult and stressful both emotionally and physically. Lack of sleep (thanks to the stress, usually), serving as one parent, running the necessary errands to keep up with divorce paperwork and meetings with your legal team, etc. can all lead to some serious long-term effects on your […]

Importance of Advocacy in Choosing An Attorney

When it comes to caring for clients and advocating for them during their trial, lawyers don’t exactly have the best reputation. Attorneys tend to have a reputation of being self-serving, or out for their own gain, not caring about the actual results of your case or the condition in which you are left when it’s […]

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