The Florida Supreme Court released an opinion in the case of Hooker v. Hooker, 42 FLW S396 (Fla. 2017). The Supreme Court agreed with the trial court’s determination that a husband made an interspousal gift of his pre-marital real properties to his wife based on how the parties “treated” the

Former AAML Florida President David Manz just received the prestigious Pro Bono Award from the Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice and Florida Bar President for “outstanding efforts above and beyond the call of duty to serve the legal community and state.” Manz, of the Florida Keys, and member of AAML

(Alex Caballero of Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta, Tampa) The Florida Supreme Court has explicitly ruled, if a spouse requests permanent alimony, which includes an amount to be saved, the amount requested for savings should be denied. See Mallard v. Mallard, 771 So. 2d 1138 (Fla. 2000). The law is clear

The introduction of expert testimony can be a pivotal issue in a complex family law matter. Undoubtedly, there will be cases where you want to keep an expert’s opinion in evidence; and cases where you want to keep an expert’s opinion out of evidence. Since Florida’s 2013 adoption of the

The holidays can be an emotionally tough time for a lot of people. That’s especially true for those going through a divorce; families may not look the same, traditions may be changing. While it’s important to connect with difficult feelings and work through them, many people don’t know where to

Reuben A. Doupé, Esq. In Florida, a sound pre or post nuptial agreement remains an effective tool for setting the transfer of the assets of a married person, in the event of their death or divorce. This article is only intended to discuss the benefits of using a nuptial agreement

Thomas L. Duggar, Esq. For the past six years, the Florida legislature has introduced bills aimed at comprehensively reforming and rewriting Florida’s alimony laws. Florida’s last statutory change to its alimony laws occurred in 2010, when Florida introduced durational alimony as a new form of alimony and codified bridge-the-gap alimony,

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