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Life Shifts and Child Support Changes in Florida

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Child support ensures the well-being of children whose parents are no longer together. While a support award amount may be fair at the time it is set, life is dynamic, and circumstances can change, necessitating modifications to existing child support agreements. If you are wondering how to seek a modification, recognize that not all… Read More »

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Disbelief and Divorce

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

A journey that is often fraught with challenges, divorce can lead to a whirlwind of conflicting emotions, including sadness, anger, confusion, and even disbelief. In the midst of such turmoil, it’s crucial to recognize that grieving the loss of a marriage is a natural part of the process. Families in Florida facing the difficult… Read More »

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Social Media Issues When Ending a Marriage

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

For many in Florida and around the world, social media is an integral part of daily life. From building personal contacts to sharing life updates with old friends, platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn have revolutionized how we communicate. While all of this communication can bring a lot of joy, during the divorce process… Read More »

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Educational and Religious Provisions in Florida Parenting Agreements

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

For some families, crafting a comprehensive parenting plan involves much more than just determining custody and visitation schedules. As you move through the process, it’s essential to consider all aspects of a child’s upbringing that are important in your family, including education preferences and religious beliefs. Outlining expectations and ensuring that both parents have… Read More »

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Reasons for Court Divorces and Other Resolution Paths

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

While many Florida couples strive to settle their divorces amicably outside of court, certain circumstances may necessitate litigation to reach a resolution. If you want to learn more about why some divorces end up in Florida courts and ways to avoid court involvement, such as mediation, connect with a West Palm Beach family attorney…. Read More »

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Divorce Judgments the Economics of Uncontested Divorces

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Disputes can prolong the process of ending a marriage, so many look into the possibility of an uncontested divorce. For many, an uncontested dissolution of marriage emerges as a beacon of hope because they offer couples an expedited, less contentious path. Reduced emotional strain and significant cost-saving advantages could be in reach if you… Read More »

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Easing Stress for Kids During Divorce

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Divorce is a challenging journey for all involved, and it can be especially tough on children. From emotional distress to behavioral changes, children are often impacted by their parents’ disputes. But there are ways parents can minimize the stress kids experience and support them through this life transition. By prioritizing conflict resolution, creating a… Read More »

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Coping with Unemployment and Child Support Obligations

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Losing a job is not easy, especially when you have a lot of financial obligations. The strain coupled with the financial responsibilities, including child support payments, can be overwhelming, but it’s important to understand that regardless of your employment status child support obligations don’t vanish. To learn more about what steps you can take… Read More »

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Grandparent Visits and Florida Family Law

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

In some families, the connection between grandparents and grandchildren is prioritized. But in other families, this is not possible. Sometimes there isn’t communication between grandparents and grandkids because family dynamics are strained, which could be the case in situations where parents are going through a divorce or separation. While parents make the rules for… Read More »

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Top Things to Keep in Mind When Divorcing

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Divorce can be a tumultuous process, but there are things you can do if you want to avoid some of the upsetting highs and lows. Beyond addressing legal matters, it is important to prioritize your emotional well-being and future goals as you move to dissolve a union. When you talk to a seasoned West… Read More »

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Tax Questions When Co-Parenting

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Individuals, businesses, and estates are required to pay their fair share of income taxes. And while divorce is a challenging life transition, financial matters need to be dealt with amidst the emotional and logistical complexities. For parents, one issue that can arise is determining who can claim the children on taxes after a divorce…. Read More »

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Why Am I No Longer Receiving Child Support Payments?

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

When you are relying on child support payments to meet your household budget, it can be incredibly stressful when those payments cease. While child support is typically ordered until the child reaches the age of majority or graduates from high school, life can be messy, and there are various circumstances that can lead to… Read More »

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Advantages to Approaching Divorce with Common Goals

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Amidst the waves of emotion when ending a marriage, there are strategies that can ease the process. For instance, an effective approach to separation and divorce is, when possible, to focus on common goals. Shared objectives can be transformative, leading to divorce negotiations that are more amicable and less costly. Talk to a West… Read More »

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Protecting Inheritances in West Palm Beach County

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

When it comes to safeguarding a child’s inheritance, strategic planning is paramount, and there are professionals who can help. For example, a West Palm Beach family attorney can play a crucial role in making sure there are legal documents in place to protect assets earmarked for children. Actions for Parents Concerned About Inheritances Cracks… Read More »

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Changing Dynamics Favor Involved Dads

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

In recent years, in Florida and throughout the country, the landscape of family law has evolved away from the old notion of dads being granted mere visitation rights. Today, many parents are embracing a collaborative approach and transition from spouses to co-parents. To learn more about your rights as a father in Florida, have… Read More »

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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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