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Marital and Family Law Firm in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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Child custody decision rests on mother’s move while pregnant

Florida Olympic fans may have heard of the bitter custody case between ski star Bode Miller and his former girlfriend. The case has made headlines across the nation, but not due to paternity claims, child support struggles, or issues of abuse or neglect. The child custody case has become the center of controversy due to READ MORE

Prenuptial agreements not simply plans for possible divorce

One aspect of drafting a prenuptial agreement is planning for unforeseen circumstances in which the marriage would end. But these days many engaged couples approach their premarital agreement not so much with the possibility of divorce on their minds; rather, working together on a prenup is a good way for soon-to-be spouses to clarify their READ MORE

Fear of marital abandonment leads to infidelity, study finds

Different things cause different marriages to fall apart. Some divorces occur because of financial strains. Others happen simply because the couple grew apart, or one spouse or the other realizes he or she is no longer in love. A cheating spouse is often cited as the reason for filing for divorce. However, infidelity is often READ MORE

Wife of convicted Florida man hid jewelry ahead of divorce: friend

A South Florida woman became inadvertently involved in her friend’s husband’s $1.4 billion Ponzi scheme because she was trying to help her friend go through with a divorce, her attorney says. The woman is now facing several years in prison on charges of money laundering and obstruction of justice. She has admitted her role in READ MORE

Divorce rate in Florida cities among nation’s highest, report says

Maybe it’s something in the water. A recent analysis of divorce rates in the U.S. revealed the 10 cities with the highest number of divorce, and Florida has four of them, including the number-one metro area. According to the American Community Survey and the Daily Beast, Panama City has the highest divorce rate of all READ MORE