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What Happens When My Ex-Spouse Does Not Pay the Debts Assigned to Them in Divorce?

By David L. Hirschberg, P.A. |

It is an all-too common scenario—one or more joint debts are allocated to one spouse in a divorce, and that spouse, whether out of spite or necessity, does not pay the debt. As a result, both spouses’ credit scores suffer. In some instances, the other spouse goes so far as to file bankruptcy. Whether… Read More »


Changes to Florida Alimony Law, Effective 2019

By David L. Hirschberg, P.A. |

If you and your spouse plan to get a divorce, you should probably be aware that any divorce that is not finalized before January 1, 2019 will be subject to new law concerning the taxability and deductibility of alimony.  Currently, unless otherwise specifically designated, alimony is taxable to the recipient and deductible for tax… Read More »


What Florida Prenuptial Agreements Can and Cannot Protect

By David L. Hirschberg, P.A. |

Although prenuptial agreements are incredibly important, only a small percentage of couples who are either already married or plan to get married have a prenuptial agreement in place. That being said, many attorneys have seen an increase in the request for prenuptial agreements. Though most people will tell you that they understand what a… Read More »


Requirements for an Annulment in Florida

By David L. Hirschberg, P.A. |

For some people, such as those who are very religious or those who do not want a divorce on their relationship track record, annulment is an attractive option when it comes to ending their unions. Unlike some states in which annulment is not an option, Florida does recognize annulment as a means for ending… Read More »


Protecting Your Inheritance in a Florida Divorce

By David L. Hirschberg, P.A. |

For many people, an inheritance from a deceased loved one is more about the sentimental value than the actual monetary value. For this reason, when divorce is imminent, many people want to ensure that their inheritance stays with them. While that should be as simple as showing proof that Grandma Judy passed down her… Read More »


Is it More Beneficial to Get Divorced in One State Versus Another?

By David L. Hirschberg, P.A. |

Many people mistakenly believe that if they want to get divorced they are required to do so in the state where they got married. If you’re considering filing for divorce it is important to realize that this is not the case and that most people file for divorce in the county where they currently… Read More »


Contested vs. Uncontested Divorces in Florida

By David L. Hirschberg, P.A. |

Unfortunately, some divorces are highly contentious and are plagued with endless arguments about everything from the distribution of assets to crafting a workable parenting plan. However, many divorcing couples are able to dissolve their marriages amicably. Couples who are able to split amicably benefit in a variety of different ways, especially if they share… Read More »


Who Can Get Divorced in Florida?

By David L. Hirschberg, P.A. |

Considering getting divorced in Florida? If so, read on to learn about the various eligibility requirements that are used to determine who can legally get divorced in Florida. Next, contact a local Boca Raton divorce attorney to review your legal options and discuss your next step. The Residency Requirement  Here in Florida we have… Read More »


Benefits of Early Mediation in Your Boca Raton Divorce Case

By David L. Hirschberg, P.A. |

Getting divorced can be an emotionally-exhausting and financially-draining experience. This is especially true in hotly contested divorces where there is extreme animosity on both sides. Contested divorces can also take quite a long time to get resolved. You have approximately 20 days to file a response after receiving the divorce papers from your spouse…. Read More »


Adultery and its Impact on Divorce Settlements in Florida

By David L. Hirschberg, P.A. |

Decades ago, many courts would only grant a divorce if one spouse was at fault for splitting up the marriage. For example, if Spouse A had an extra-marital affair and consequently Spouse B filed for divorce, then the court would generally be willing to grant the couple a divorce based on the grounds of… Read More »

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