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Healing After A Florida Marriage Ends

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

There are a range of reasons why marriages end. Sometimes the split is amicable as the individuals realize they have different long term goals. In other situations there has been infidelity and one person wants to pursue a divorce and the other would rather work to save the marriage. But whether your situation is… Read More »

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3 Things To Do When Choosing A Florida Divorce Lawyer

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Deciding to end a marriage is a difficult decision, and it can be confusing for the parties involved to know what to do next. Connecting with an experienced attorney is an important part of the process. When you hire a divorce lawyer, you are securing legal counsel to support you through the entire divorce… Read More »

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Paths To Proving Paternity

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

People move toward proving paternity for a variety of reasons. A mother may want to establish paternity to their child’s father so they will have access to genetic information and health histories. Others believe they can secure the financial security of their child once paternity has been documented. After all, veteran benefits, inheritances, and… Read More »

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Custody Agreements And Relocating Parents

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

There are many reasons why divorced adults want to move. They may want to pursue a career opportunity, have always desired another area of the country, or want to make a fresh start after a relationship ends. But if you are divorced and there is a child custody agreement in place, the move could… Read More »

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Your Lawyer Is Part Of Your Support Network

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Ending a marriage can be extremely difficult. It is common for individuals to experience a full range of emotions, including sadness and frustration about the divorce and a feeling of relief that they will soon be able to live the life they want. To navigate the process and take care of your overall well… Read More »

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Pursuing A Florida Child Support Increase

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

In Florida, child support payments are determined through a process of analyzing the combined incomes of both parents and following Florida Child Support Guidelines. When a divorce is finalized the child support amount is awarded, along with the duration of time that a person is responsible for making payments. But what if you believe… Read More »

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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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Florida Laws And Failure To Pay Child Support

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Child support payments are a way for a non-custodial parent to support the expenses of child rearing. Often the non-custodial parent is the father of the children, but there are fathers who are the custodial parent and receive child support. Child support payments are court ordered and must be paid. If a person wants… Read More »

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What If I Want To Establish Paternity?

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

When people become parents, they have an obligation to support their kids. And in addition to supporting their children, parents have a right to visit with them as well. If a couple is married when a child is born, obligations to provide for kids and spend time with them will likely be in place…. Read More »

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Deciding To Return To Your Maiden Name After A Florida Divorce

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Throughout the divorce process, there are many decisions and compromises to be made. For some women, this includes the decision to return to their maiden names or keep their spouse’s name once the divorce is finalized. There are many factors that go into an individual’s decision to change their name (or not). Many women… Read More »

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Estate Plans Need To Be Updated After Divorce

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

If you are navigating a Florida divorce, you know there are many issues to talk through and resolve. Naturally, day-to-day items are on the top of your to-do list. The process of moving into a new home and establishing a fresh daily routine can be stressful enough, but once you have adjusted your personal… 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 It Time For Me To Talk To A Divorce Lawyer?

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

The decision to divorce is never easy, but a strong union must be balanced on healthy communication, respect, and trust. If you feel there is no understanding in your relationship, it may be time to move toward a brighter future. Also, emotional and physical abuse are unacceptable, if you are in an abusive relationship… Read More »

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Divorce And Florida Retirement Accounts

By Bruce S. Rosenwater |

Married couples spend years planning for their retirement years. But there are times when it is best to end a marriage, and then it needs to be determined what will happen with all of the assets gathered, including retirement accounts. There are many factors to be considered when dividing retirement plans. It is important… Read More »

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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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