Divorce to Save Taxes? The Marriage Penalty Tax

On behalf of Ronald H. Kauffman, P.A. posted in Divorce on Friday, May 31, 2013. Being married comes with joys, sacrifices, tax penalties and . . . wait, tax penalties? The marriage penalty is the situation where a married couple pays higher income taxes than they...

A Presumption of Equal Timesharing: Pros and Cons

On behalf of Ronald H. Kauffman, P.A. posted in Timesharing/Visitation on Wednesday, May 29, 2013. Florida divorce has tons of legal presumptions. This month Governor Scott vetoed a Senate bill that created another one: a presumption of equal timesharing. Fifty-fifty...

Sex, Marriage and Taxes in court

On behalf of Ronald H. Kauffman, P.A. posted in Marriage on Thursday, May 23, 2013. Alright, this post is not as exciting as the title suggests. But, in March our highest court did hear arguments in the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) case, and that case has an...

What is a Florida No Fault Divorce?

On behalf of Ronald H. Kauffman, P.A. posted in Divorce on Monday, May 20, 2013. Florida abolished fault as grounds for filing a divorce. The only ground you need to file for divorce in Florida is to prove your marriage is “irretrievably broken.” But is no...

5 Ways to Lose Your Divorce

On behalf of Ronald H. Kauffman, P.A. posted in Divorce on Friday, May 17, 2013. Who would want to lose a divorce? It seems like a silly topic, but think about it, anyone can tell you what you should do to win your divorce. No one ever tells you what you should not do...