FACP

Transformative and team-centric, the 12th Annual Conference for the Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals from April 18 - 20, 2024 features a dynamic group of judges, lawyers, mediators, financial planners, and psychologists. FACP is Florida’s statewide organization of lawyers, financial, and mental health professionals whose mission is to guide families to peaceful divorce using the Collaborative Divorce Read More

Untying the Knot: Florida Ends Permanent Alimony

The Florida legislature recently revamped Florida’s alimony statute, Section 61.08. The measure (SB 1416) includes sweeping changes to alimony, such as the elimination of permanent alimony payments in favor of a formula-based system that establishes the maximum length of time alimony can be paid and caps the amount of alimony. The bill also establishes new rules about retirement as well as tax consequences, which Read More

You Are the Heart of Our Law Firm

On a recent Saturday afternoon, I cuddled up with a hot cup of chocolate  (marshmallows included) to read newly published 5-star client reviews on Google. My heart swelled with pride, joy and immense gratitude. Heartfelt appreciation for the beautiful and candid articulation of your experiences working with Sara Horowitz PA, which meaningfully serves as a resource for others to understand how family law matters are Read More

The Benefits of Having a Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreement

A well-drafted prenuptial and postnuptial agreement are worth their weight in gold.  These documents help form the foundation of a marriage and serve as a framework for couples to have important conversations about money, business, and values.  They protect assets in the event of a divorce or separation as well as make parties feel empowered.  A major benefit of getting a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement is that Read More

Making Spirits Bright

Have a holly, jolly Christmas!  To all who celebrate, we wish you and your loved ones health, happiness and joy this Christmas.  May all your days be merry and bright.   Whether you deck the halls, rock around the Christmas tree, build a snowman on Florida's beautiful beaches, or jingle all the way to your Christmas Eve and Christmas Day festivities, we hope good tidings come your way.  May the magic of the season Read More

A Hanukkah Tradition of Giving

Oh, dreidel, dreidel, dreidel!  Hanukkah is one of my favorite holidays.  It is a celebration of the miracle of the oil that was only supposed to last for one night but lasted for eight nights.  Each night another candle is added so that by the end of the holiday the menorah shines powerfully -  a symbol of hope just when we need it most. As a child, I loved lighting the candles on the menorah and watching them Read More

An Attitude of Gratitude: Grateful Hearts Gather Here

"An attitude of gratitude goes a long way when it comes to physical and emotional healing." - Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor Your family law journey should center on healing and hope.  We’re thankful to be part of your journey and grateful to do the work we love in a community we love.  You, our clients, inspire us every day.  We, in turn, aim to provide the necessary legal tools to help you live your best life. Embracing a Read More

Find More Fun: Happy National Family Fun Month

“In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun.” - Mary Poppins   Fun is an action you can take practically anywhere, anytime.  The magical mixture of playfulness and connection with loved ones is vital to our mental and physical prosperity.  August brings us National Family Fun Month, which is the perfect reminder to enjoy some carefree time with kids, partners, spouses, and loved ones.  Create Read More

Hollywood Ending: Amicable Celebrity Splits

The way they weren’t.  Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner.  Kyle Richards and Mauricio Umansky.  Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth.  Billy Porter and Adam Smith.  These are just some of the marquee names who announced their splits in 2023.  Celebrity divorces can be messy and complex, especially when the ins and outs of their separation are covered by paparazzi culture.   What can amicable and discreet high-profile Read More

Understanding the Unique Role Collaborative Divorce Plays in Mental Health 

Mental health is health; it affects everyone, regardless of age, race, gender, politics, geography, or income.  May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and collaborative divorce is a prime tool that supports mental health and emotional wellness.  Divorce can increase symptoms of stress, depression, and anxiety.  Yet collaborative law paves the way for improved mental health because it is a process that embraces Read More