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Deciding What to Do About Your Home & Where to Live During Divorce

By William Wallshein P.A. |

We’ve previously discussed some of the many questions and concerns that go into such an important decision as what to do with the marital home after divorce; whether a couple has decided to sell, or one wants to keep the home and try to buy the other one’s interest out. But what about where… Read More »

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When A Degenerative Disease Ultimately Leads to Divorce

By William Wallshein P.A. |

The Atlantic recently featured an important article about couples who divorce due to severe degenerative diseases that essentially render one unconscious and/or no longer present in a relationship. The article follows a man who was married to his wife for 30 years and who cared for his wife for five years after she was… Read More »

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What Does ‘Preparing for Divorce Before the Wedding’ Mean?

By William Wallshein P.A. |

Every engaged and newly-married couple should do everything they can to not only try to prevent divorce, but also plan for it with the same amount of effort that is typically put into planning a wedding and honeymoon. Still, not enough people plan their financial future, develop a prenuptial agreement, or select a financial… Read More »

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What Is The “Castle Doctrine” And How Is It Used in Criminal Trials?

By William Wallshein P.A. |

News headlines have been dominated by the trial of the police officer who allegedly shot what she thought was an intruder because she entered the wrong apartment and, believing it to be her own, mistakenly thought that someone had broken in. Although the incident and trial are located in Texas, Florida has a similar… Read More »

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Red Flags That You May Be Headed for Divorce

By William Wallshein P.A. |

Therapists, counselors, and those in similar professions will often ask people considering a divorce what their ultimate goal is, and whether/how they expect divorce to help them get there. However, rarely is there one telltale sign that one should pursue a divorce; instead, it is usually the combination of a number of factors, or… Read More »

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U.S. Supreme Court Considers Crucial Criminal Defendants’ Rights, Including Survival of Insanity Defense

By William Wallshein P.A. |

In October, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two very important criminal cases: Kahler v. Kansas, which examines whether states can legally eliminate the insanity defense, or whether that violates citizens’ eighth and 14th Amendment rights, and Ramos v. Louisiana, which considers whether the 14th Amendment requires states to guarantee the Sixth… Read More »

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Federal Criminal Investigation Opened into Vaping Products

By William Wallshein P.A. |

In late September, federal officials announced that they would be opening up a federal criminal investigation into a number of lung-related illnesses linked to vaping. According to the latest reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the number of confirmed or probable cases of disease has reached 530, with eight people… Read More »

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Federal Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Overuse of Solitary Confinement in Florida’s Juvenile Detention Centers

By William Wallshein P.A. |

In September, a class action lawsuit arguing that Florida juvenile detention centers are violating state law by keeping minors in solitary confinement for too long was filed. According to the data, just in one year, more than 4,300 minors in the state who are in these detention centers for committing juvenile crimes were placed… Read More »

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How to Minimize Any Impacts Your Divorce Has On Your Productivity at Work

By William Wallshein P.A. |

As divorce attorneys practicing here in Florida, one common question that we receive is how to make sure that one’s divorce does not distract them from work. While divorces can unquestionably be consuming of both your time and energy, there are some techniques you can use to handle the challenges; while continuing to maintain… Read More »

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Florida’s ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law Now On Trial

By William Wallshein P.A. |

We’ve previously discussed the requirements that go along with Florida’s ‘Stand Your Ground’ law, which effectively allows a person to be immune from criminal prosecution if they take lethal action against someone if the reasonably felt that it was necessary to prevent “great bodily harm” or “imminent death.” However, the trial of the notorious… Read More »

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