Celebrity Breakups- Jennifer Garner & Ben Affleck

Last week I was reading an excerpt of an interview with Jennifer Garner, in which she of course spoke about her divorce from Ben Affleck. I consider Ms. Garner an atypical celebrity in that she doesn’t seem to go after headlines for the sake of […]

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This year we’re once again skipping the “romantic” dinner. We started this trend about 3 years ago, after our first Valentine’s celebration consisted of lukewarm food served by a rushed server, maneuvering around an obstacle course of tables and fellow diners. The only thing that arrived on time at that dinner was […]

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Part of the bad reputation of divorce comes from what I call the horror stories of divorce we may hear from others. The other part of the bad reputation of divorce has more to do with how we think about marriage.

The horror stories usually involve one spouse seeking revenge through litigation. Revenge is the […]

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While doing some random blog reading a couple of days ago, I came across a post, The Pursuit of Happiness Makes Life Shallow, from Penelope Trunk.

It reminded me of that John Lennon quote, “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.”

Happiness is a lot […]

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The most popular entry seems to be about Florida alimony reform, which I guess is not surprising.  Of these, the ones I enjoyed writing the most were about bullying and children and divorce.

Florida Alimony Reform: Coming Around Again

Child Support in Florida – Equal Time Does NOT Always Equal $0 […]

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Happy 2016!

On January 1, 2016 By

A happy and healthy 2016 to you!


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Happy Holidays!

On December 24, 2015 By


I love listening to Louis Armstrong’s What a Wonderful World during the Holidays!

From our family to yours, have a wonderful celebration!

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Churning is not a legal concept as such, but it is something to think about if you’re getting a divorce. The thing is…you’re not going to like what it means.

When used as a verb, churn means to agitate or shake. It can apply when you’re making butter, when your stockbroker trades […]

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Earlier this year, the alimony reform bill didn’t make it through the Florida legislature.

But this is a topic that for some reason reminds me of that Carly Simon song, Coming Around Again.  I only remembered the title when I started this entry, so I went and read the lyrics; and […]

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Actually, I only hate TV lawyers when a client thinks that their case is like the cases on any of those lawyer shows. Some things may apply to their cases very slightly; but it’s often not what a client thinks is the best scene or the outcome they liked the most.

I love The Good […]

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