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Category Archives: Family Law

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What You Need To Know About Premarital Agreements

By William Wallshein P.A. |

More and more couples are entering into both pre- and postnuptial (also known as “premarital”) agreements, especially if substantial assets or children from another marriage are involved. These agreements (or contracts) are entered into by two people, either before they marry or after, which sets forth the division of assets in the event of… Read More »

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How to Deal With Financial Issues That Come Up With Your Ex after Divorce

By William Wallshein P.A. |

Unfortunately, it can be difficult to anticipate every single financial situation that will come up after a divorce when you share a child. Even if custody and child support is figured out, it doesn’t address who will pay for summer camp, college, a new phone or car for your child if needed, etc. Many… Read More »

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The Most Common Surprises During & After Divorce

By William Wallshein P.A. |

When it comes to divorce, TV and movies can provide us with a lot of misconceptions about the process—one of those misconceptions being that it is always an easy, simple process. We’ve worked with countless clients here in Florida – helping them to get through the divorce process – while protecting both themselves and… Read More »

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Ways to “Divorce-Proof” Your Business

By William Wallshein P.A. |

As attorneys who regularly advise clients contemplating divorce here in Florida, we see a number of people concerned about what’s going to happen to their business in the event of divorce. After years of hard work starting and developing your own business, to lose some of it in divorce – or have to give… Read More »

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The Most Damaging Myths about Prenuptial Agreements, Clarified

By William Wallshein P.A. |

Prenuptial agreements unfortunately suffer from a number of incorrect myths; myths that sometimes prevent couples that need to better plan and prepare for their future from considering the very best tool to do so as they enter into marriage or as their marriage ages. Below, we discuss some of these damaging myths, and try… Read More »

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Active and Passive Effort in the Transformation of Non-Marital Property into Marital Property

By William Wallshein P.A. |

When two people get married, they not only join themselves to each other, but every aspect of their life fuses. This includes marital property, unless the couple otherwise designates that certain assets are individual and should remain separate. If you and your partner are getting married, it is important to speak with an experienced… Read More »

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Mandatory Disclosure in Florida Divorces

By William Wallshein P.A. |

July 1, 2015 In a trial such as a divorce, one of the first steps is discovery. The discovery process entails gathering documents and information from the other party, which, in divorce, is the other spouse. The purpose of discovery is to resolve any disputed facts before trial. One important type of discovery in… Read More »

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Relocation of Children

By William Wallshein P.A. |

June 24, 2015 In Florida, if the parents of a minor child are separated and the custodial parent wants to move the minor child more than fifty miles for a period of over sixty days, the custodial parent must get the other parent’s permission. If the other parent will not give consent to the… Read More »

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Marital Waste

By William Wallshein P.A. |

June 19, 2015 In Florida divorces, marital property is distributed under the principles of equitable distribution. This means that the distribution of property should be equal, unless the court finds circumstances that justify awarding unequal amounts to the spouses. One of these circumstances is marital waste. What is Waste? In the property settlement process,… Read More »

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What Happens to Mortgages After Divorce?

By William Wallshein P.A. |

June 17, 2015 In a divorce, one of the important decisions to make is how to divide the couple’s property. Florida uses the principle of equitable distribution, which means that the property will be divided fairly, though not necessarily equally. Some assets, such as a house, cannot be divided in half, so instead the… Read More »

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