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SOCIAL MEDIA & DIVORCE

– See below for updates on 2024 Attorneys CLE Requirement – It’s fair to say that most people who partake in social media enjoy the ease and speed of staying…
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REMARRIAGE AND DIVORCE

I recently heard someone talking about how their satisfaction with their current car doesn’t last very long before they start wanting to upgrade or go from a luxury sedan to…
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EMOTIONAL RESILIENCE

The word resilience comes from the Latin resilio, defined as “to bounce back” or “retaliate.” Emotional resilience refers to the ability to successfully adapt to stressors, maintaining psychological well-being in…
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OCTOBER IS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH

First observed in 1981 as a national “Day of Unity,” Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) became a full-fledged, nation-wide effort in October 1987. And in 1989, Congress passed Public Law 101-112,…
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DEVICES & DIVORCE

One of the most challenging decisions for parents raising children today is how much access to technology and exposure to social media, the internet, chat rooms and online gaming they…
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SETTING THE STAGE FOR CO-PARENTING

While most parents resent being micromanaged by their ex, when a couple sits down at the mediation table ideally they have already discussed ideas on how to co-parent in unique…
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THE IMPACT OF WORDS

During the last nine years that I have exclusively practiced divorce mediations, I’ve come to easily recognize words that can trigger positive and negative emotions. A single word or phrase…
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FAMILY LAW BILLS – LEGISLATIVE SESSION 2023

A number of Family Law Bills are currently pending in this year’s Florida Legislative Session. They address Alimony, Domestic Violence & Children, Support for Dependent Adult Children, Parenting Plans, Designated…
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INEBRIATION IN MEDIATION

In 2010 Mariah Carey unsteadily walked onto the stage at the Palm Springs International Film Festival to accept an award. The audience suffered through five minutes of slurred speech, incomplete…
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