by Robin Roshkind, Esquire, West Palm Beach, Florida
Deciding to divorce is a life changing decision… it is like deciding to change careers, quit a job, move away to another state, having a baby, getting remarried. It is a decision that changes the course of one’s life. In some cases it is necessary, in some cases it is for the better. Deciding to divorce is not to be taken lightly.
Certainly, if there is domestic violence in the marriage, that is a no brainer. You will be better off alone. In cases where there is financial ruin caused by your spouse, that, too, is a no brainer. You will be better off alone. In cases where there are constantly sleepless nights, that, too, is a no brainer. You will be better off alone.
In other marriages, whether to divorce or not, is not so clear. There are people out there who…
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Watch During the Holidays…a Cheating Spouse Has To Celebrate with the Paramour too!
By Robin Roshkind, Esquire, West Palm Beach, Florida
I get this question all the time in my practice. You really only have two options: you look the other way and enjoy life, or if you are not enjoying life, you file for divorce. Florida is a no fault state. Spouses can and do cheat. It’s how you react and what you do or how your spouse reacts and what he/she does that determines the future.
If the cheating takes on a serious turn, the cheater may file for divorce. Or the innocent spouse may file first, depending upon emotions. But what I see more and more, it is not the cheater filing for divorce, but rather the innocent spouse. The cheater generally likes things just the way they are.
The innocent spouse should gather photographs, documents, copies of everything financial, store small valuables like jewelry off premises, and spend time preparing for…
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