Coping With Divorce – The Holiday Edition

How to Get Through A Divorce

Yes, my friends, the holiday season is upon us. Before you could utter your last ‘oh look, honey, another Elsa!’; the neighborhood grocery store was already stocking its shelves with Christmas tree cakes and reindeer shaped peeps. Trust me, I get it.  Coping with divorce can be torture and it seems by throwing the holidays in the mix;

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Equitable Distribution – Appreciation of Non-Marital Assets

Frack me! I Should Have Gotten a Prenup…

equitable distributionUndoubtedly those words have been muttered behind many a closed door throughout Harold Hamm’s divorce proceedings; especially when it comes to the issue of equitable distribution. More Clampett than Rockefeller, Mr. Hamm is truly a product of the American dream.

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How To Get A Prenup The Easy Way

Rejoice, the time has finally come for the follow up  to How to Get a Prenup Without the Hassle!

I know, I know. The anticipation and hype leading up to this post might have a few of you feeling a bit wary given the proclivity of epic events such as this to fail.

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How To Get The Protection of A Prenup Without the Hassle

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Although most divorce and family law cases have similar themes, each has it’s own idiosyncrasies. And like the cases themselves, each party carries his or her own particularities and their respective code of conduct from which they draw inspiration to live meaningful lives. Some prefer the advice of a spiritual leader,

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Domestic Violence – Ray Rice Edition

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE JUST GOT REAL

Let me start this post with a disclaimer: I hate the Ravens. Of course, this aversion is not as strong as the absolute disgust I feel for the Pittsburgh Steelers; but it’s a close second. However, the repugnance felt for my AFC North rivals has little do with my position on the absolute travesty of the “punishment”

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Estate Planning and Divorce – The Beneficiary Designation

Don’t Neglect Estate Planning Needs When Facing Divorce

estate planning palm beachAs a divorce attorney I am constantly confronted by people seeking answers to some of the great mysteries of life.  For instance, if you give a kid pop rocks and coke will their head explode? Or, if you swallow a watermelon seed will you grow a watermelon in your stomach?

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How to Avoid Divorce – Boca Raton Family Lawyer

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Tips to Avoid Divorce… Or At Least Decrease Your Chances of It

For many Americans, Memorial Day weekend isn’t just about backyard barbecues or an excuse to get blitzed in an all night flip cup marathon on a Sunday night. It also means NBA playoffs are in full swing.

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A Lawyers Advice for Divorce Financial Planning

Divorce Financial Planning: Just Do It

Even if the prospect of attaining independence following divorce seems like manna from heaven to most, one aspect of this new-found freedom is often overlooked by many scorned spouses. This oversight just so happens to present the perfect opportunity to gauge a divorce lawyers advice on financial recovery (crazy,

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Divorce and Children – Lesson from Hollywood

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Tackling Divorce and Children Ain’t Easy

If you have been exposed to social media within the last few days, ie aren’t holed up in some Tibetan monastery or currently incarcerated at Guantanamo Bay, chances are you’ve heard about Gwynneyth Paltrow and Chris Martin’s recent decision to call it quits.

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Division of Marital Property – Divorce Tax Questions

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Addressing Your Divorce Tax Questions

Word association… ready go! Bowie. The Stones. That inept, yet undeniably charming, smoosh from ‘My Father, the hero’. If you guessed rock stars and a random pseudo-celebrity that are considered tax exiles, you can now have the honor of advertising yourself as an amazing addition to any BW-3s trivia team.

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Reflections of a Divorce Attorney – Valentines Day

A Divorce Attorney Talking About Valentines Day… Say Whattt?!

If your decision to read this post stemmed from the expectation that you would walk away with a better understanding of some obscure family law topic, you should know now that this ain’t that kind of party. I wanted to start with this disclaimer as I know my regular readers have had their archaic perceptions of family attorneys shattered through learning,

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Divorce Process in Florida – Electronic Evidence

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The Divorce Process and Its New Enemy

When seeking divorce help, it is obviously important to grill your family law attorney about the usual suspects. You know, the division of property in divorce, alimony payments, child support laws, blah, blah, blah. What most family law attorneys fail to mention in educating their clients is a universal truth that all of us have painstakingly come to know in the last decade.

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Divorce and Filing A Joint Tax Return

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What You Need to Know About Filing a Joint Tax Return and Florida Divorce

In this world, nothing can be certain except for death and taxes. When individuals are first confronted with the fact that their marriage is ending and are forced to seek help from a divorce attorney,

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Division of Marital Property – QDRO

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QDRO Florida Divorce Lesson

In life we are all faced with things that make you go hmmm. Much like this season’s Atlanta Falcons and Kimye’s decision to name their baby North (I mean, really?); when the term QDRO gets brought up in the context of the division of marital property,

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Equitable Distribution – Retirement Accounts

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Florida Is An Equitable Distribution State

It’s no surprise that most individuals facing divorce in Florida are pretty clueless when it comes to the law. The sheer magnitude of the factors involved are far too complex for the average lay person to grasp, and until you’re forced to deal with your marriage ending;

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Alimony in Florida – Lump Sum Alimony

Lump Sum Alimony Florida Approves

There is no better axiom that a divorce attorney can subscribe to when explaining alimony in Florida than that of AZ’s  ‘knowledge is freedom’. Of course, the lyric is completed by ‘hop in the BM and drive to New Zealand’, but for the purposes of this post let’s just focus on the hook.  

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Divorce Deposition – Protective Orders

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Deposition Objections Florida Law Allows

When jilted spouses are seeking divorce help, I often think it would be extremely beneficial for them to adopt Gandhi’s mantra ‘an eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind’. Then again there could be a slight disconnect considering the guy got thrown into an arranged marriage at the ripe,

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Divorce Help – Keeping Perspective

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Divorce Statistics

When an individual seeks divorce help from a family lawyer, the likelihood of him or her needing a klonopin and a shot of Jack is higher than the probability of Johnny Football continuing to make a  mockery out of the NCAA. This is rooted in the fact that instead of viewing divorce as a business transaction,

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How Can I Get A Florida Annulment – Boca Raton Divorce Attorney

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Annulment vs Divorce

We all do things we regret and, as a divorce attorney, I’ve heard it all. But don’t kid yourself, these types of misgivings are experienced by everyone. They can range from feelings of remorse for not standing up to your boss at the office to an overwhelming sense of anxiety after using your supervisor’s castigation as an excuse to take three shots of Don Julio to the dome after work.

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Emergency Motion – Florida Family Court Definition

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Emergency Motion Florida Family Law and Necessary Grounds

For many, divorce in Florida and pandemonium are often interchangeable. When facing a transition of this magnitude, emotions run high and the term “emergency motion” is more widely exploited by spouses than “YOLO” and “turn’t up”

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