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The Postnuptial Agreement

Posted by Carlos Blanco

Starting out in Argentina as newlyweds, Alejandro and Teresa did not have a penny to their names as they made their way to the U.S. Alejandro as a computer programmer and Teresa as a junior bank executive, both with multi-national employers, shared a promising future. Approaching their 25 year wedding anniversary, everything was wonderful–lots of love, two kids, pension plans, money in the bank and a good lifestyle. But something

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The Multi-Billion Dollar Industry

Posted by Carlos Blanco

Divorce is a big business in the United States. For anyone having been through a long, drawn-out divorce, this comes as no surprise. Every year in the US there are roughly 1 million divorces, which effectively means that 2 million people are affected, not to mention children, family and friends. But just how big is the divorce industry, you may ask? While hard to pinpoint an exact figure, it’s estimated

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The Legality of Leaving the Marital Home

Posted by Carlos Blanco

In divorce cases, I often see where one spouse assumes that the other must leave the marital home. Given that so many people seemed to be confused with this aspect of divorce, this is a subject worth delving into. To get clarity on this topic, I reached out to Gil R. Izquierdo, a Miami-based family law attorney and mediator. TBK: With a divorce filing is the husband obligated to leave

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