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When Is It Time To File For Divorce?

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Long-term relationships are complex. Many couples who choose to divorce report they recognized the marriage was ending years prior to divorce paperwork being filed. Then, there is often a period of attempting to reconcile, possibly with the assistance of a marital counselor. And it is important to think through a divorce decision carefully. The… Read More »

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Steps To Take When Choosing A Florida Divorce Lawyer

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Working with a compassionate lawyer you can trust can make a difficult divorce smoother. In order to connect with the right person, there are a few steps you can take. Asking questions is part of the process. Once you are ready to move forward, connect with a West Palm Beach family attorney. Questions to… Read More »

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Personal Credit Scores And Florida Divorces

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Of course, there are many reasons for divorce, but one of the most common is money issues. Marriage is a legal relationship and finances are part of the union. When a married couple decides to end their union, their finances need to be untangled. This process needs to be completed correctly. If not, financial… Read More »

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Strategies People Use To Delay A Divorce

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Facing a divorce is difficult even when both parties agree separating is for the best, but the process can become more complicated when one person refuses to believe the marriage is ending and takes steps to delay the divorce. Attorneys who regularly work on divorce cases understand ending a marriage is a difficult and… 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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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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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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