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Signs of Hidden Assets and Assessing Records

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

One aspect of a divorce that requires careful attention is the division of assets. Sometimes assets are hidden from view, leading to unfair divorce agreements. Unearthing all marital assets and debts is essential to complete an equitable distribution process. A West Palm Beach family attorney can help you uncover hidden assets. Experienced lawyers are… Read More »

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Fortifying Your Finances When Divorcing

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Emotions can run high when a marriage ends. While this is normal, you want to be sure you are making informed decisions instead of reacting without fully assessing the situation. One of the most significant aspects of untangling a marital union is analyzing finances. In order to be aware of your financial position today… Read More »

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Custody Issues Have Moved Past PAS

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

When it comes to who will have custody of the kids after a divorce, things have evolved significantly over the years. For example, one concept that gained attention in the 1980s was Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS), but the lack of scientific basis has courts today less interested in taking PAS assertions seriously. In most… Read More »

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Domestic Violence, Leaving a Marriage, and Available Supports

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Leaving a Florida marriage that involves domestic violence is a challenging and sensitive process, but there are professionals available to help domestic violence victims move toward safety and well-being. If you want to learn more, talk to a West Palm Beach family attorney about measures to protect oneself, available support systems, and long-term planning… Read More »

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Child Custody for Unmarried Couples in Florida

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

There are many different types of Florida families, and some parents are unmarried. If the two parents were in a partnership but later face a separation, questions are likely to arise in connection with child custody and the financial responsibilities associated with child rearing. When it comes to custody schedules for unmarried parents, the… Read More »

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Divorce, Florida Law, and Pet Guardianship

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

When it comes to beloved pets, there can be disputes surrounding which spouse will take the animals when the couple choose to separate. Working through the complexities of pet guardianship during a Florida divorce requires careful consideration. And even though pets are considered property in the eyes of Florida law, their emotional significance to… Read More »

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Agreed-Upon Parenting Plans and Time Disputes

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Just as there are a range of parenting styles, there are different types of parenting time disputes when parents are separated or divorced, and these arguments can be emotionally charged and challenging to navigate. In many situations, an agreed-upon Florida parenting plan serves as a valuable tool to prevent and resolve disputes amicably, but… Read More »

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Distinctions Between Religious and Legal Annulments

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

When people hear the word annulment, they associate it with the dissolution of a marriage, but they may not recognize the distinction between religious annulments and legal annulments. Understanding the difference is paramount. In order to make informed decisions and work towards resolving your marital status in a manner that aligns with both your… Read More »

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Divorce and Your First Steps Toward a New Life

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

It is normal to be confident in your decision to exit a marriage but not be sure how to embark on the journey of divorce. If this is true for you, take a deep breath and know that you are not alone. Facing the difficult decision to end a marriage can be complicated, and… Read More »

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Florida Family Courts and Determining What’s Best for Kids

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Building a parenting plan means reviewing a lot of details surrounding parental responsibility, and when drafting these documents you and your co-parent need to be sure that your plans are in line with what is viewed as acceptable by Florida family courts. Family courts prioritize the well-being and best interests of the children when… Read More »

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Dividing Multiple Properties in a Florida Divorce

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Dispersing real estate holdings when divorcing can be complicated, particularly if a couple has multiple properties, such as a primary residence, vacation homes, and rental units. Sometimes the process is complicated financially, in other situations it is emotionally charged, and often it is a bit of both. Bring your questions about how Florida handles… Read More »

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Dividing Cryptocurrency Assets When a Marriage Ends

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

The divorce asset division process can be complicated when cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum are involved. And in Florida, as in many parts of the world, the rise of cryptocurrencies means more people hold these assets. There are professionals who can help you with the complexities of dividing cryptocurrency when a marriage ends, discuss your… Read More »

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Business Valuations and Divorce

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

When one or both individuals within a marriage own a business and those spouses choose to divorce, specific steps will need to be taken to be sure asset distribution is equitable and fair. Business valuations are a key aspect of asset division. If you have questions about how businesses are reviewed during a divorce,… Read More »

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Types of Irreconcilable Differences and Dissolving a Marriage

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Marriage comes with highs and lows, and while many couples aspire to build a lifelong partnership there are situations where the bonds that once held them together unravel. In Florida, as in many other states, a common grounds for divorce is irreconcilable differences, If you are seeking a no-fault divorce, which means you do… Read More »

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Reasons Why a Divorce Will Go Through a Discovery Process

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

When a Florida couple moves to divorce and there are significant assets, child custody disputes, or disagreements over spousal support involved, a legal procedure known as a discovery process may be required in order for a fair outcome to be reached. If you’re considering or currently going through a divorce in West Palm Beach,… Read More »

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Husbands, Spousal Support, and Navigating Alimony in Florida

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

When it comes to alimony, some people hold onto outdated stereotypes, such as a wife being the one who may receive spousal support when a marriage ends. But in reality, under Florida family law, alimony knows no gender boundaries. Spousal support can be awarded to either spouse, and if you are a Florida husband… Read More »

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Determining Your Needs During a Life Transition Like Divorce

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

It is common for individuals exiting a Florida marriage to experience a whirlwind of emotions and challenges. During any significant life transition, such as divorce, understanding your needs and seeking support are important ways to move forward and find a brighter future. Once you have determined your needs and goals, you can begin to… Read More »

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Forms of Income Assessed When Determining Support Payments

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

When navigating a divorce, there are practical considerations such as financial matters. Depending on your situation, you may be concerned about how much you will be required to pay your ex-spouse or if you will be receiving payments, worries about it being enough to cover your household expenses could be top of mind. Talk… Read More »

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Marriage and Immigration in Florida

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Marriage is a significant legal step. The legality of a marital union is important for a variety of reasons, including for individuals who are navigating the immigration process in Florida. To receive answers to your questions about how marriage and immigration rules intersect in the Sunshine State, talk to a West Palm Beach family… Read More »

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Different Grounds for a Florida Divorce

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

There are a range of reasons that marriages come to an end, and in the state of Florida there are several grounds upon which a divorce can be filed. Understanding divorce grounds is essential if you are in the process of separating and divorcing. To have the specifics of your situation reviewed, connect with… Read More »

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