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Caution: Warnings for Older Couples Who Getting Divorced

By Vanessa Prieto |

A recent high-profile West Palm Beach divorce case finally ended recently after a protracted battle that involved an appeal and 11 related, but separate, legal actions. In the case of Zelman v. Zelman, millions of dollars were at stake between Martin Zelman, a 87-year-old Long Island businessman who has slipped into dementia over the… Read More »

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Prenups More Popular Than Ever

By Vanessa Prieto |

Although marriage rates generally have decreased nationwide, those who do choose to tie the knot are increasingly making a stop at the lawyer’s office before the wedding festivities occur. According to a recent news article, a 2015 study found that more couples than ever are seeking to enter into prenuptial agreements prior to their… Read More »

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Florida Supreme Court Approves Broad Reading of Prenuptial Agreement

By Vanessa Prieto |

An increasing number of couples are entering into prenuptial agreements prior to marriage. While some of these agreements specifically outline how property will get divided if the parties divorce, many prenuptial agreements are very broad in nature. In a decision dated September 10, 2015, the Florida Supreme Court departed from its previous rulings, in… Read More »

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Can a Mentally Incapacitated Person Obtain a Divorce?

By Vanessa Prieto |

A recent case addresses the mental capacity necessary for filing a divorce action in the state of Florida. The details sound like a soap opera plot, complete with million dollar estates and controversial prenuptial agreements. At its center is a Florida family statute that has never been analyzed under these particular circumstances. The Case… Read More »

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