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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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Recognizing Both Indirect & Direct Parental Alienation Behaviors in Child Custody Cases

By William Wallshein P.A. |

As attorneys who practice family law here in Florida, we see a significant amount of parental alienation between divorced spouses with children, and we frequently counsel parents on just how important it is to steer clear of these behaviors, especially because it is one of the main factors that courts will take into account… Read More »

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Florida May Be On the Verge of Changing How It Treats Drug Offenses & Sentencing

By William Wallshein P.A. |

In November, the Florida Senate Criminal Justice Committee approved legislation that would alter how drug offenses are treated in Florida. Specifically, it would provide judges with more deference in straying from mandatory minimum sentencing requirements for individuals charged with drug dealing if they did not use a firearm in the commission of an offense,… Read More »

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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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