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Can I Get a Simplified Divorce?

In order to file for a simplified divorce in Florida both parties must meet the following requirements: There can be no minor or dependent children born from the marriage nor can the wife be pregnant (all child born of the marriage must be at least 18 years old). If there is property, division of property Read More

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15th Judicial Circuit News — New Judicial Assignments Effective January 22, 2019

The following assignments shall be effective January 22, 2019: Judge Garrison, Division RL, Courtroom 6K Judge J Keyser, Division AB, Courtroom 11D Judge Shepherd, TD, Courtroom 9G New Circuit Judges Judge Cheesman, Division FA/IB, Courtroom 6D Judge Kerner, Division AJ, Courtroom 6A Judge Willis, Division FD/ID, Courtroom 6C New County Judges Judge Alijewicz, Division P, Read More

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Scott M. Weiss Admitted to Practice Before the United States Supreme Court

On December 10, 2018, Partner, Scott M. Weiss was admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. In addition to the U.S. Supreme Court, Mr. Weiss is admitted to practice in the State of Florida, as well as the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, and the United States Court Read More

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Biological Father Has Standing To Rebut Presumption That The Mother’s Husband Is The Legal Father

On June 28th, the Florida Supreme Court ruled that a biological father has standing to rebut the common law presumption that the mother’s husband is the legal father of a child born to an intact marriage. The Court ruled that the biological father must show that he has “manifested a substantial and continuing concern” for Read More

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Scott Weiss Elected to South Palm Beach County Bar Association Board of Directors

The members of the South Palm Beach County Bar Association have elected Scott Weiss to sit on the Board of Directors of the association. Scott Weiss has previously served as the Chair of the Family Law Committee and most recently served as President of the Young Lawyers Section of the South Palm Beach County Bar Association. Read More

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Scott Weiss Has Been Selected to the 2017 Florida Rising Stars List

We’re honored to share with you that Scott Weiss has been selected to the 2017 Florida Rising Stars list! This is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in Florida. Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a research-driven, peer influenced rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high Read More

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Scott Weiss Has Been Nominated and Accepted as 2016 AIOFLA’S 10 Best in Florida For Client Satisfaction

PRESS RELEASE Scott Weiss Has Been Nominated and Accepted as 2016 AIOFLA’S 10 Best in Florida For Client Satisfaction The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of Florida’s Family Law Attorney Scott Weiss as 2016 10 Best Family Law Attorney for Client Satisfaction. The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys Read More

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What is a True “Emergency” in Family Law Cases

Everyone believes their motion deserves the immediate attention and resolution by the Court.  Many self represented litigants and inexperienced attorneys believe that by filing an “Emergency Motion”, even if the issue is not a true emergency, they will receive that immediate attention and resolution. However, filing a Motion as an “Emergency” does not automatically get Read More

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Retroactive Modification of Alimony Based on Payee Being in a Supportive Relationship

Florida law provides for a Modification or Termination of an alimony obligation when the payee is living in a supportive relationship (see Florida Statute § 61.14(1)(b) ). A “supportive relationship” obviously begins prior to the payor filing his/her Petition for Modification.  The question that I am often asked, is “since my ex started living with Read More

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Can I Get My Marriage Annulled?

Often parties in very short term marriages realize they made a mistake and want to have their marriage annulled. However, where a marriage is validly contracted it should not be dissolved other than by divorce, or by a decree of annulment supported by allegation and proof of recognized grounds for annulment of marriage.  Unlike, Dissolution Read More

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