Florida’s Expert Witness Crucible

Few people know that Florida passed a new law about expert witnesses a few years ago, which impacts divorce law. The Florida Supreme Court decided not to adopt the rule in its rule making process, waiting for a case in controversy instead. The case has arrived....

Divorce & Common Law Marriages

Comedian Ron White’s wife is filing for divorce, and the duration of their marriage could be a major point of contention. Margo Rey filed divorce pleadings last week in Los Angeles, mentioning they had a common law marriage in Texas. If the couple have had a...

No-Fault Divorce Around the World

A British woman who alleges she was “desperately unhappy” being married lost her divorce. Unlike Florida, many places require proving fault, you can lose your case, and have to stay married! As the BBC reports, Tini Owens, 66, asked the Court of Appeal to...

Divorce & New Rule on Experts

By The Law Offices of Ronald H. Kauffman of Ronald H. Kauffman, P.A. posted in Divorce on Monday, September 12, 2016. Divorce is so complicated, we rely on experts for help. But, the new statute governing experts is being questioned by the Florida Supreme Court. What...

Speaking Tomorrow at Family Court Services

By The Law Offices of Ronald H. Kauffman of Ronald H. Kauffman, P.A. posted in Divorce on Tuesday, May 17, 2016. Tomorrow, May 18th, I will be speaking at the Lunch & Learn Series with my colleague Evan Marks, on the use of experts in paternity and divorce cases:...