Big News on Pet Custody

By The Law Offices of Ronald H. Kauffman of Ronald H. Kauffman, P.A. posted in Divorce on Monday, January 30, 2017. Who gets the dog in a divorce? Although pets are more like family than property, divorce courts have treated them like chattel. But in a new twist,...

Divorce Lawyers Behaving Badly

By The Law Offices of Ronald H. Kauffman of Ronald H. Kauffman, P.A. posted in Divorce on Monday, January 23, 2017. A New York appeals court has upheld a $10,000 sanction against an attorney for bad faith conduct in handling his own divorce. As the U.S. Supreme Court...

Speaking on Interstate & International Custody

By The Law Offices of Ronald H. Kauffman of Ronald H. Kauffman, P.A. posted in Interstate Custody on Friday, January 20, 2017. I will be speaking next Friday at the Marital & Family Law Review Course in Orlando, Florida on interstate child custody, interstate...

Divorce to Save Taxes?

By The Law Offices of Ronald H. Kauffman of Ronald H. Kauffman, P.A. posted in Taxes on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. If you were divorced as of 11:59 p.m. on December 31st, you can file as single for the entire year. High-income married couples can get hit with the...

It’s Not You: New Year’s Divorce Rush

By The Law Offices of Ronald H. Kauffman of Ronald H. Kauffman, P.A. posted in Divorce on Thursday, January 12, 2017. You are not alone. Divorce filings surge in January as people decide to start their New Year with a clean slate, helped by a stressful holiday period...