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Marital and Family Law Firm in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Marital and Family Law Firm in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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4th District Court of Appeals raises question about prenups

A case out of the 4th District Court of Appeals certified a question to the Florida Supreme Court this month that could have a significant impact on all of Florida’s district courts, pending a decision. The question posed to the high court concerns the language used in a prenuptial agreement that waives a spouse’s right READ MORE

Divorce petition has Captain and Tennille singing new tune

As people evolve over time, it’s not uncommon for them to reconsider their marriage and the feelings they have for their spouse. While this might not be the case for everyone, some people might find themselves questioning whether they should stay in the marriage or if they would be better off filing for divorce. This READ MORE

Rep. Ritch Workman working to revise language on alimony reform

While some people across the nation, as well as here in Florida, focus their attention on the controversial documentary called “Divorce Corp,” Representative Ritch Workman is focusing his attention on revising the language of existing family laws, which just might bring some concessions to the contentious debate across Florida about our state’s alimony laws. As READ MORE

New documentary highlights hardships facing low-income divorcees

Having a low income and then facing the prospects of divorce are two pieces that can create a recipe for disaster for just about anyone across the nation, including many here in Florida. This is especially true for divorcing parents who, along with fighting over assets, may also fight over child custody. In many cases, READ MORE

Wealthy businessman tries to get out of $3.2 million prenup

In a Season 8 episode of the sitcom ‘How I Met Your Mother,’ audiences laughed at the ridiculous prenuptial agreement that the character Barney, played by Neil Patrick Harris, asked his fiancé to sign. But while writers for the show purposefully poked fun at what can be outlined in a premarital agreement, readers of our READ MORE