Posts Categorized: Family Law

In Divorce as in Life, Fighting is Never the Answer

Nobody likes the idea of a contentious divorce. The drama and struggles of the process may make for interesting TV shows and movies, but when facing the reality of putting their family through the wringer, as it were, many people find themselves searching for alternatives. Luckily, one such alternative is growing ever more popular, and… Read more

Refused Divorce Due to Dementia?

There are many things that can delay a divorce proceeding, but it’s not often that you hear of it being due to dementia. That is exactly what is happening in the case of Zelman vs. Zelman, however. This unique case involves 87-year-old Palm Beach resident Martin Zelman who, due to his dementia, can’t answer a… Read more

Fight the Stress of Divorce

Divorce can be an immensely stressful time, and being told as much comes as a surprise to no one. What people may be interested in finding out, however, is that periods of massive stress (as contentious divorces can be known to cause) can literally break your heart. The disease is called Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, and in… Read more

50% of Marriages End in Divorce. Oh Really?

For as long as many of us can remember, we have been told time and time again that 50% of marriages will end in divorce. One out of every two marriages will fail. This has become a commonly accepted truth in our society. But after years of researching the divorce rate, former Wall Street analyst… Read more

What is a Guardian Ad Litem in Divorce?

Regardless of the situation that brought them there, children who are under the supervision of the Department of Children and Family, or who are involved in divorce, paternity, or other family law case, often need someone to look out for their best interests and to speak on their behalf. A Guardian ad Litem is appointed… Read more