v11 – What is Mandatory Disclosure?

Back to Divorce and Family Law Videos

Back to Divorce and Family Law Videos

Video Script Below

“Hi. I’m Steve Kramer of the New Future Divorce & Family Law Firm. I am a Florida family law and divorce attorney. And today’s topic on family law and divorce is mandatory disclosure. What is mandatory disclosure? What you need to know is that in a divorce case you and your spouse are required to serve each other copies of financial documents. Important financial information and financial affidavits, which is a breakdown of basically your incomes, expenses, assets, and debts. Now these documents include paystubs, bank statements, credit cards, 401k documentation, other retirement documentation, deeds, titles to cars, leases – anything that shows value, assets, whatever. You’ve got to turn all that over to your spouse. And the same applies if you’re having a paternity action. And it’s really designed so that each of you have full disclosure of what’s going on.

Now if you’ve got an attorney – or your spouse has an attorney – they may also request documents above and beyond the minimum set forth by mandatory disclosure. But these documents are going to have a big impact on your case and they’re also going to tell you what’s going on with your spouse; what their financial position is and it’s going to enable your attorney to come up with things like child support, figuring out how to divide up your assets and debts, and basically alimony, and basically coming to a resolution in your case or knowing where we stand. So that if we have to go to trial or mediation – which is again, mediation is where each of the parties come into a room with a mediator and try to resolve the differences themselves – so that we can be prepared and give you good advice.

I’m telling you this because I want to make sure you’ve got good advice. I want to make sure you understand that if you ever wind up in a divorce or a paternity action, you’re entitled to these documents. These documents and the disclosure is designed to protect you. So, this is something to keep in mind. I deal with this all the time. If you have any questions, call me at the number below; I’d love to talk to you about that. And if you’re watching this video on YouTube or on Facebook, click the “Like” button below. Do that now because that will allow us to share this valuable information with your friends and family. Thank you for watching this video. My name is Steve Kramer, the New Future Divorce & Family Law Firm. Appreciate it.” 

Call 877.493.4847 and I’d love to talk with you.
If you prefer email, please use the Contact Form on the Right.

Links to Videos with Scripts

What Happens If I Ignore Being Served by Divorce Papers
Marital Settlement Agreements
3 Things You Need to Know about Divorce
Should You Represent Yourself in a Divorce?
I Lost My Job After My Wife and I Split Do I Still Owe Child Support?
What is Alimony?
5 Things You Need to Know about Divorce
How Do We Prove Child Support in Your Case?
What is a Paternity Action?
Equitable Distribution
What is Mandatory Disclosure?
What is a Domestic Violence Injunction?
How Does Custody Work in Florida Divorces?
Tips for Better Communication with Children During Divorce
Woman Gets Sued Twice for the Same Mortgage on the Same House
How Social Media Can Affect Your Divorce Case?
What Can You Do if You Have A Child but Are Not Married?
My Spouse Left Me With Nothing – What do I Do?
We Share Custody – Can We Waive Child Support?
Spouse is Keeping the House – Can My Name Be Taken Off Mortgage?
I got a New Job – How do I Relocate With My Child?
My Pay Went Down but Still Paying the Same in Child Support
Legally Married & Your Spouse has a Child? You are Assumed the Father
What is a Request for Production?
Haven’t Received Child Support in Years – How to get Back Support Owed
Ex-Husband in Parenting Plan Takes Child – What can the Wife do?
Wife Filed Domestic Violence Injunction-Do I Have to go to the Hearing?
How do You Prove Alimony?
What is Modification?
What is a Financial Affidavit?
Why We Might Turn Away Your Divorce Case
Top 5 Mistakes Made in Divorce
What Happens if I Ignore Being Served Divorce Papers?
How Does Mediation Work in a Florida Foreclosure Case?
My Wife has not Been Paying Child Support, What do I do?
Do I Have to Give my Wife Half of my Inheritance?
What is a Prenuptial Agreement?
Man Gives Child Up for Adoption… Years Later Ordered to Pay Child Support
I’m Getting Married… Should I Get A Prenuptial Agreement?
I’ve Lost My Job & Must Still Pay Alimony – What Can I Do?

Connect and Follow us on:

Follow New Future Divorce & Family Law Firm on Google Plus  Connect on FaceBook  Follow New Future Divorce & Family Law Firm on Twitter  LinkedIn  New Future Divorce & Family Law Firm YouTube Video Channel  Subscribe to Post via RSS feed