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The “Divorce from Hell”

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Indeed, any image of hell isn’t complete without a protracted divorce in which both spouses and their children are left devastated, hopeless, and irreparably emotionally injured in the process. According to a recent article in the Tampa Bay Times, the divorce began in 2008 lasting five years. It also outlasted four judges, six lawyers,… Read More »

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The Case of the Missing Word

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

All divorce cases are painful, but imagine losing $1.5 million because there was a word missing in your filing. A second district court of appeals ruled that a missing ‘a’ in a petition for the dissolution of marriage was enough to cost a former spouse $1.5 million. How did this happen? Well, Jennie Familgio… Read More »

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The Florida Woman Who Was Arrested for Turning in Her Husband’s Guns

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

A Florida woman was charged with theft after turning her husband’s guns into the police after he was charged with aggravated domestic battery. This story made national headlines and became the foundation for a renewed debate over gun violence and domestic violence. The conversation became particularly charged after the woman was arrested for attempting… Read More »

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Is Collaborative Divorce the Right Option for You?

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Traditional divorces are a contested process during which each party argues their own “side” and attempts to convince the court why they should get such-and-such alimony or take primary custody of their children. Since this process can get ugly, and often does, a second option became available to couples looking to dissolve their marriage:… Read More »

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