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Unique Concerns Of A Gray Divorce

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Have you heard the term gray divorce? It is a relatively new phrase coined to describe a trend among couples choosing to end their marriages later in life. While overall divorce rates have dropped, gray divorces have increased. A gray divorce is a divorce between individuals who are over the age of 50 and… Read More »

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Will I Lose My Health Insurance When I Divorce?

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Asset division, property ownership, and child custody concerns are often top of mind when a person is going through the divorce process. While these are all important topics to address, it is also essential you have your daily needs met. For example, if you are on your spouse’s health insurance policy, you will have… Read More »

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Is Divorce More Or Less Popular In The U.S.?

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

When you are chatting with friends and family about marriage and divorce, it is common for people to say that approximately half of marriages end in divorce. But it is also common for individuals to not remember where they heard that statistic or to even know if 50% of U.S. marriages do dissolve. In… Read More »

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Would A Witness Help My Florida Divorce?

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Just as individuals are unique, divorces differ from one another. Some find an amicable marriage dissolution is possible, while other situations involve large disputes. When a divorce is hostile, witnesses could be beneficial. A skilled West Palm Beach family attorney can talk you through your options and let you know if a witness would… Read More »

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Are Phone And Video Calls Part Of A Parenting Plan?

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

It is natural for a parent to want to call and chat with their kids when they are visiting their other parent. They may be motivated to stay connected and let their kids know they miss them and care about them, for instance. The problem is the other parent could find these calls intrusive…. Read More »

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Types Of Marital Debt To Divide

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

According to one report, the average credit card balance in the state of Florida is $6,460. If you combine this with mortgages, auto loans, and student loans, the final amount of household debt can be high. If a lot of your debt was gathered during the course of your marriage, your marital debt will… Read More »

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Understanding Bankruptcy And Your Credit Report

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Filing for bankruptcy could be a good option if debt and financial problems are putting a strain on you and your family. While bankruptcy can bring a fresh start, your credit report will be impacted. It is important you understand the advantages of bankruptcy and what you can do to repair your credit score… Read More »

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Moving Forward With Future Plans While Divorcing

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

When you make the decision to divorce, you may be overwhelmed by emotions. After all, you need to think about how you will live your life and what your plans are for the future. It is natural to feel unmoored when your life is disrupted, but it can also be a time to make… Read More »

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Financial Disagreements And Florida Divorces

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Many couples fight about money. The financial disagreements could be about debts, spending habits, or investment decisions. According to one report, approximately half of marital fights are connected to money. Because of this high percentage of couples arguing about finances, it makes sense that when a marriage is ending there may be financial disagreements…. Read More »

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Reduce Legal Expenses With Planning And Preparation

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

If you are moving toward divorce, you may have told friends and family members of your plan. It is possible a few of them have experienced the dissolution of a marriage in the past themselves. If so, they may share with you that divorce can be expensive. While this can be true, there are… Read More »

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Parenting Plans Make Arrangements Clear

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

When children are part of a family, divorcing couples often opt to create a parenting plan. A well-designed plan can reduce the possibility of future arguments and maintain a consistent environment for the kids. The plan is a guideline to follow, one negotiated through the divorce process. Later, if a co-parent breaks rules, there… Read More »

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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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