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What Can You Do if Your Spouse Refuses to Sign Divorce Papers?

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

It’s not uncommon for one spouse to have reservations about signing divorce papers, even when the other spouse is completely through with them and no longer wants to be involved in the marriage. This affords them a tiny bit of leverage insofar as they can make the divorce take longer before the court dissolves… Read More »

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Is Child Support Just for the Child?

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

There are a lot of myths surrounding child support in the State of Florida. These include the belief that child support payments must entirely be spent on things relating to the children and that child support “automatically stops” once the child turns 18. Indeed, there are many folks out there that have a huge… Read More »

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Hulk Hogan Forced to Pay Legal Fees in Bitter Divorce

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Hulk Hogan, whose real name is Terry Bollea, was ordered by a Florida judge to pay over $180,000 in legal fees to his ex-wife after a judge accused him of the rapid escalation of divorce proceedings. Judge Peter Ramsburger ordered Hogan to pay his ex-wife’s legal fees within 30 days of the ruling. Hogan… Read More »

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How Long Does the Average Florida Divorce Take?

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

If someone were to go out and calculate the length of time every divorce took to finalize, they would come up with an average number. This number would tell you nothing about how long your particular divorce is going to take. This is because every divorce is vastly different. Some divorces are more contested… Read More »

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How is Alimony Determined in a Florida Divorce?

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Alimony is currently a very hot topic in Florida, so what’s true today may not be true tomorrow. Nonetheless, it’s always an issue when a couple unties the knot. In terms of pure economic questions, there are a few things to consider in a Florida divorce. Alimony is one of those things. Others include… Read More »

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Martha Suglaski and Robert Reich Begin High-Profile Divorce

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Robert Reich has filed papers to petition the court for a divorce from his wife who happens to be high-profile media personality, Martha Sugalski. The two spoke at length about their difficulty conceiving children after a number of failed attempts and at least one miscarriage. They also spoke openly about the joy of having… Read More »

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How Courts Decide Child Custody in Florida

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

You can come to the table ready to decide every aspect of your divorce, but child custody and arrangements are the one thing that the court must approve regardless of yours or your spouse’s wishes. However, in 2008, the Florida legislature passed sweeping regulations that broadened child custody considerations and changed some of the… Read More »

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Adultery and Divorce in the State of Florida

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Some states allow citizens to pursue a divorce on fault grounds. Florida doesn’t. In states where fault-based divorces are allowed, one spouse blames the other for the breakdown of the marriage. In a no-fault divorce, either spouse can claim that the marriage is irretrievably broken and proceed from there. This saves the courts the… Read More »

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Alimony Reform Could be on 2020 Legislative Agenda

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

The battle lines are already forming, at least according to one Florida political blog, with both sides preparing their arguments and deadlock likely on the horizon. While those criticizing reform are being characterized as greedy gold-diggers, those advocating for reform are perhaps even more unlikable after insensitive comments on social media got out. The… 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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LGBT Divorce and Child Custody

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

After the recognition of LGBT marriage across the United States in 2015, legal scholars and family law attorneys braced themselves for a new challenge: LGBT divorce. While LGBT couples have all the same rights and protections afforded by marriage, they also face unique challenges in one major area: Child custody. When an LGBT couple… Read More »

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When Alimony Lawsuits Get Ugly

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

The Tampa Bay Times recently ran a piece detailing just how ugly alimony lawsuits can get. Former husband Dr. Mark Flood and his ex-wife Blake Taylor had to come before a judge to determine why Flood was behind on his alimony payments, why those payments were always late, and why he had allowed his… Read More »

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How Can I Find a Commercial Real Estate Attorney in West Palm Beach?

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Acquiring commercial real estate can be a very exciting process, especially when the economy is good and interest rates are low. This means more properties to be bought and sold, and more real estate deals to be had. However, the process is fraught with complexities and challenges from closing, to reviewing titles and surveys,… Read More »

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Where Can I Find an Experienced Guardianship Attorney in West Palm Beach?

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Is your parent or loved one at the point where he or she can no longer make crucial life decisions for themselves? If so, you may need an experienced guardianship attorney in West Palm Beach. One of the many services offered by the knowledgeable attorneys at Bruce S. Rosenwater & Associates is guardianship law…. Read More »

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How Can I Find an Experienced Bankruptcy Attorney in West Palm Beach?

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Today, Americans are piling up more credit card debt than ever. You might think that it only happens to those who are down on their luck, but it actually happens to people from all walks of life. Not everyone knows how to manage their money – bills pile up and at some point, it… Read More »

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Why Do I Need a Foreclosure Defense Lawyer in West Palm Beach?

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Today, Americans are piling up more credit card debt than ever. You might think that it only happens to those who are down on their luck, but it actually happens to people from all walks of life. Not everyone knows how to manage their money – bills pile up and at some point, it… Read More »

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How to Navigate Divorce and Custody Using Family Law in West Palm Beach

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Do you need to file for divorce? If so, you’re not alone. Millions of Americans every year find that their partner isn’t the one they should be spending the rest of their lives with. It’s not an easy thing to come to terms with, especially if there are children involved. Thinking about splitting the… Read More »

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How can a Family Law Practice in West Palm Beach help me obtain custody of my child?

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

iling for sole custody of your child in Florida can be a complicated and often discouraging experience. If you have a just, well-documented cause that your spouse or partner is physically abusive, unstable or a substance abuser, cutting off your child from his or her other parent is something the family court might grant… Read More »

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