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Tips For Florida Co-Parents

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

When kids are part of a family it can be difficult to completely cut ties with your ex-spouse after a divorce is finalized. When co-parenting is possible, it can be a good solution for all involved, but there should be a parenting agreement in place in the event a dispute develops. Believing you can… Read More »

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Should You Sell The House When You Divorce?

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

For many, selling the family home is the best path forward when going through a divorce. When divorce is inevitable, selling the house means both individuals can move toward the future in separate homes and assets from the house sale can be clearly divided. But putting a Florida home up for sale is not… Read More »

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What To Do When A Florida Parent Avoids Paying Child Support

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

When a couple decides to divorce and children are part of the family, it is common for child support to be part of a divorce settlement. Essentially, a child support agreement means one parent will make monthly payments to the other parent. Typically the payments are made to the custodial parent, where the child… Read More »

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Is Divorce Mediation An Option For Me?

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

For many, a divorce is an emotional period of their lives. Life goals are changed, individuals move, and there can be a big financial shift. This can result in long arguments and heated disputes. But there are times when guidelines can be agreed upon. If you and your soon to be former ex agree… Read More »

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Preparing For A Divorce Includes Organizing Financial Documents

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Considering and then pursuing divorce can be a stressful process. After all, dissolving your marriage will impact many areas of your life. One area that will be assessed is your finances. When you are organized throughout the process, it can help you to determine exactly what you want to prioritize moving forward. For example,… Read More »

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Divorce Hearings In Florida

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

A divorce hearing is often part of the divorce process, it is not a court trial. Instead, it is a time to clear up issues that need to be established. When a divorce is complex, there may be multiple hearings. It can be stressful to think about going to a divorce hearing, but it… Read More »

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Study Indicates Divorced Parents More Likely To Disengage, Engage Too Much

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

A recent survey conducted in China that studied the responses of 681 adolescents appears to show that parents in recent divorces have a propensity toward extremes. While some parents were said to disengage from their child’s life, others went to the opposite extreme and became excessively controlling and harsh in their parenting style. The… Read More »

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Children Of Rape And Parental Rights

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

In 30 states in the country, evidence of rape can be used to terminate a claimant’s parental rights. In other states, restrictions are put in place, and in some other states, parental rights can only be terminated after a conviction. According to sexual assault survivors, this creates a situation where the federal government requires… Read More »

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My Wife Divorced Me Because My Investment Strategy Is Too Aggressive

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

In the list of things you’ll never hear in a divorce court, “my wife divorced me because my investment strategy was too aggressive” is way down the list when it comes to frequency. Nonetheless, a recent study showed that couples that disagree over investment strategy, savings, and other financial choices are twice as likely… Read More »

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Study Finds That TBI Is Less Of A Risk Factor For Divorce Than Previously Thought

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Those who suffer traumatic brain injuries in car accidents, sports, work-related injuries, and elsewhere were thought to have a more difficult time sustaining their marriages after the injury. While it’s true that those who suffer from TBI tend to have symptoms like a reduced ability to regulate their emotions, mood disturbances, cognitive deficits, difficulty… Read More »

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Do Divorced Men Die Earlier?

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Every single day, there is a new study on divorce that tells us something we could have figured out on our own just by using basic common sense. While these studies are important because they give us a quantifiable basis to form scientific conclusions, they are also funny because they seem to “prove” things… Read More »

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“Breadwinner Stress” May Increase Chances Of Relationship Failure

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

The University of Pennsylvania studied how men’s status as “breadwinners” can cause the breakup of relationships that value men as the primary earners for their families. In fact, cultural values that position men as primary breadwinners can have a profound impact on whether or not a relationship survives periods of unemployment or difficult financial… Read More »

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New Harvard Study Shows Impact Of Divorce On Low-Income Families

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Divorce attorneys often advertise our services to “high-income” couples. In truth, these are exactly the clients we want because they have the most elaborate estates. Our job is to ensure the equitable distribution of the marital estate. This requires appraisals, accounting, and inside expert knowledge. The more complicated the estate, the more costly the… Read More »

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Study: Self-Esteem Declines As Divorce Approaches

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

A new study indicates that while there are fluctuations in self-esteem during divorce, the majority of those facing divorce (both men and women) tend to report lower self-confidence while in the midst of a divorce. This is slightly counterintuitive as men seem more likely to blame themselves for the failure of their marriage while… Read More »

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Study: Your Grandma Likes To Party

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

A recent study surveyed Colorado women over the age of 50. One of every 10 women surveyed said that they drink more now than they did in their 20s. While midlife crises in men generally take the form of a gym in their garage and new sportscar or motorcycle, apparently, women are partying more… Read More »

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Divorced Mother Helps Women Facing Divorce Achieve Financial Independence

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

About 80% of single-parent households are ruled by moms who face major financial issues post-divorce that their former husbands do not face, according to Emma Johnson, who helps divorced moms achieve financial independence post-divorce. She believes that moms unjustly bear the burden of financial struggles related to the rearing of children after divorces have… Read More »

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Building Financial Security After Divorce

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Couples often list financial problems as the number one reason why their marriage failed. But money problems don’t just go away after you divorce. In fact, they’re compounded. It’s just that the animosity that’s built between couples after years of struggling financially takes its toll, and now that marriage is no longer salvageable. The… Read More »

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Postpartum Psychiatric Episodes Increase Risk Of Divorce, Says Study

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

A recent study claims that women who suffer postpartum psychiatric episodes are more likely to divorce than those who do not. The study was published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. Postpartum depression is a well-established fact. However, information concerning mood disturbances and psychosis is relatively new. While bipolar and schizoaffective disorder are relatively… Read More »

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Study Shows Divorce Does Not Change Your Personality

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

A recent study published by Individual and Personality Differences found that, despite widely held beliefs, divorce doesn’t change your personality—at least not as much as you may think. In other words, the study found that divorce is not a consistent predictor of personality change. The study showed that “folk wisdom” concerning how “divorce changes… Read More »

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Divorcing An Abusive Spouse: A How-To Guide

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

When women are asked why they stay with abusive partners so long, they generally answer that they were afraid to leave or even broach the topic of going their own way for fear that their partner would harm them or their children. Oftentimes, victims of domestic abuse feel like there is no way to… Read More »

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