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Figuring Out How Your Pension Could Be Paid Out After Divorce

By William Wallshein P.A. |

The differences in how asset division works in divorce highlights why it is so important to work with an experienced divorce attorney so that you fully understand how to weigh the pros and cons of negotiating different assets in a divorce. Below, we explain how the division of a pension plan as an asset… Read More »

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Florida Group Urges State Attorney General to Prosecute Schools Over Reading Materials

By William Wallshein P.A. |

It may soon be a crime to include certain types of materials in school curriculums here in Florida: In January, the Florida Citizens Alliance urged the state Attorney General to prosecute any schools that are making certain materials available to children; materials that it deems offensive because they include explicit sex scenes and information… Read More »

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What Is the Most Common Reason People Get Postnuptial Agreements? A Discussion Marriage’s Insurance Policy

By William Wallshein P.A. |

As attorneys who practice family law here in Florida, we regularly receive a number of questions about prenuptial (prenup) and postnuptial (postnup) agreements; For example, questions such as: What is the least ‘negative’ way to discuss the need for a prenup with one’s partner? Or, what is the most common reason people get a… Read More »

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Florida Supreme Court Throws Law into Chaos by Removing Unanimity Requirement for Death Penalty

By William Wallshein P.A. |

A recent ruling out of the Florida Supreme Court indicating that it erred in 2016 when it ruled that a jury must be unanimous in sentencing a defendant to death has a number of criminal defendants and criminal justice advocates concerned and has unquestionably muddled existing law, leaving many wondering whether the state legislature… Read More »

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U.S. Supreme Court Leaves Ruling Barring Prosecution of Homeless in Place

By William Wallshein P.A. |

In December, by refusing to hear one state defense of regularly prosecuting the homeless for sleeping in public areas, the US Supreme Court essentially upheld a lower court’s finding that this practice violates the Constitution‘s ban on cruel and unusual punishment. In doing so, the Court essentially declared that individual constitutional rights trump cities’… Read More »

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First Person Charged & Convicted Under Florida’s New ‘Red Flag’ Law

By William Wallshein P.A. |

The first person charged under Florida’s new ‘red flag’ law – passed in an effort to prevent another Parkland school shooting – was found guilty in December. The law allows law enforcement to confiscate an individual’s weapons if they deem that the individual poses a danger to themselves or others. It also allows them… Read More »

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After Your Divorce Is Finalized, There Is Still Much to Be Done

By William Wallshein P.A. |

As attorneys who regularly counsel clients here in West Palm Beach on how to protect themselves and what to plan for while going through divorce, many people do not realize that we also have to make sure that our clients complete certain actions even after they obtain their divorce judgment. However, these actions are… Read More »

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The Holidays & Divorce

By William Wallshein P.A. |

January has officially become “Divorce Month” here in the U.S. Some website managers have even reported a more than 20 percent increase in people specifically searching under the word “divorce” on their websites; just from December to January. As attorneys who counsel countless clients through the divorce process each year here in Florida, another… Read More »

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What Is A “Strategic” Divorce? Why Would Anyone Get One

By William Wallshein P.A. |

It may sound very difficult to believe, but these days, some couples are considering getting what’s known as a “strategic divorce,” i.e. one that is done solely out of financial necessity; possibly due to tax and financially-related issues, such as needing to qualify for certain healthcare programs in order to take care of their… Read More »

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Fall 2019 Marijuana-Related Criminal Legislation Introduced in Florida

By William Wallshein P.A. |

We previously discussed legislation introduced in Florida to decriminalize the possession of certain amounts of marijuana without the need to first obtain a license for medical marijuana. Florida has, indeed, experienced a number of changes recently that affect the prosecution of marijuana crimes; the most notable being hemp being removed from the list of… Read More »

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