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WELLNESS FOR THE FAMILY LAW PRACTIONER-AN OXYMORON OR AN OBTAINABLE GOAL? Elizabeth Wolt, Esq. Naples The recent Florida Bar article questioning why so many women are leaving the law 1. brought home the question of whether wellness issues … Continue reading
If you want to avoid the new tax laws that will preclude alimony from being tax deductible to the payor the time is drawing near to get your agreement executed and filed. After December 31, 2018 alimony payments are no … Continue reading
Law Offices of Elizabeth Wolt named top 10 best Family law firms in State of Florida by American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
The Florida Supreme Court entered a groundbreaking opinion on June 28, 2018, in the matter of Simmonds v. Perkins, 43 FLW S273a, rejecting the idea that the common law presumption of legitimacy creates an absolute bar to a biological father’s … Continue reading
In LOVELASS f/k/a TERESA HUTCHINSON, v. HUTCHINSON, 43 FLW D1476a (4th DCA) in an opinion filed on June 27, 2018. the court reversed the distribution of marital assets finding error in the valuation of the husband’s pension and error in … Continue reading
Under 61.075(1), Florida Statutes, the Court can award a spouse with majority timesharing exclusive use and possession of a marital residence until the minor child reaches the age of majority or until the spouse remarries. The Court justifies this award … Continue reading
IN KELLER v. RAMSEYER o/b/o A.R. and B.R., MINORS, 43 FLW D317b (Fla. 5th DCA) in Case Nos. 5D17-635, 5D17-639 in an opinion filed on February 9, 2018, injunction for protection against sexual violence reversed where there were no eyewitnesses, affidavits from … Continue reading
IN PERSAUD v. PERSAUD, 43 FLW D329a (Fla. 2nd DCA) in case no. 2D16-568 in an opinion filed on February 9, 2018, portion of order awarding prospective durational alimony reversed and remanded to consider tax consequences and child support award … Continue reading
IN GAL v. GAL, 43 FLW D276d (Fla. 5th DCA) in case no. 5D17-955 in an opinion filed on February 2, 2018, denial of husband’s Motion for Partial Summary judgment seeking enforcement of prenuptial agreement containing Israeli law choice of … Continue reading
IN IVKO v. GER, 43 FLW D1a (Fla. 3rd DCA) in case no. Case No. 3D17-228 in an opinion filed on December 20, 2017. Order granting Father’s Motion to transfer Jurisdiction over child support/visitation issues from Florida to Pennsylvania where Mother and … Continue reading