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38th Annual Institute for the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Marian P. McCulloch and Philip S. Wartenberg attended the 38th Annual Institute for the Florida chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers at The Vinoy Renaissance Hotel in beautiful St Petersburg. Speakers from across the state spoke on evidentiary and litigant preparation issues, parenting issues, equitable distribution double dipping problems, business valuations and rate […]

Governor Scott Signs Collaborative Process Act

TALLAHASSEE – The Collaborative Process Act has passed the Florida Legislature and became law after receiving Governor Rick Scott’s signature. The Act creates a uniform system of practice for the Collaborative Law Process as it relates to family law matters. It encourages the peaceful resolution of disputes and the early settlement of potential litigation through […]

Philip S. Wartenberg Joins The Firm as a Shareholder

It is with great pleasure that Allen Dell announces Philip S. Wartenberg has joined the firm as a shareholder. Wartenberg is a board certified marital and family lawyer who has practiced exclusively in the area of marital and family law throughout his legal career since 1994. Wartenberg has been selected for inclusion in Florida Super […]

Alimony reform ending permanent alimony now in hands of Governor

TALLAHASSEE – Alimony reform is now in the hands of Florida Governor Rick Scott. If passed, the changes would include: ending permanent alimony; a formula for calculating amount and duration; and requiring judges to start with the “premise” that children should spend an “approximately equal” amount of time with each parent. Here are the details: […]

Amendments to 50/50 Timesharing Bill

TALLAHASSEE – Yesterday, late amendments were made to pending legislation relating to a 50/50 timesharing bill which passed the Senate Appropriations Committee. The Family Law Section of the Florida Bar continues to oppose SB 668 because it contains a presumption that a 50/50 timesharing schedule is in the best interests of every child. The bill […]