Family Law Case Updates – February 2023

Alimony: Goldberg v. Goldberg, 48 Fla.L.Weekly D347 (Fla. 4th DCA 2023).  Where it is not apparent Court used net incomes to determine alimony, the appellate court will reverse and remand for trial court to make appropriate findings.  Judge James L. Martz affirmed in part, reversed in part. Kritzman v. Kritzman, 48 Fla.L.Weekly D227 (Fla. 3rd... Continue Reading →

FREE CfCC Event on 4/19: Childhood Trauma Related to the Prison Population

‘Step Inside the Circle’ of Compassion with Fritzi Horstman Discussion on Childhood Trauma Related to the Prison Population We are continuing our 2023 Lead the Fight series with a FREE, live webinar in conjunction with National Child Abuse Prevention Month and Second Chance Month. Join us on Wednesday, April 19, 2023, at 6 PM featuring... Continue Reading →

Family Law Case Updates – January 2023 Congratulations Caryn A. Stevens for being recognized as the 2023 HERIZON Rising Star Award Recipient Attorney’s Fees: Jessup v. Werner, 48 Fla.L.Weekly D55 (Fla. 1st DCA 2022). All paternity issues affirmed, except fees. Paternity is different then dissolution. If mother borrows money for her fees, that should be considered as financial resource of party... Continue Reading →

CfCC Lead the Fight: Dr. Gabor Maté this Thursday!

Dr. Gabor Maté - Addiction Expert, Author, and Speaker March 30, 4:00pm - 5:30pm A renowned speaker and bestselling author, Dr. Gabor Maté is highly sought after for his expertise on a range of topics including addiction, stress, and childhood development. As a part of our 2023 Lead the Fight series, we are pleased to host a... Continue Reading →

Successful Writ of Prohibition obtained by S&S Marital Law

DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA FOURTH DISTRICT KAREN ERREN,Petitioner, v. EDUARDO MARIN,Respondent. No. 4D22-2515[March 8, 2023] Petition for writ of prohibition to the Circuit Court for the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit, Palm Beach County; Darren Shull, Judge; L.T. Case No. 502019DR004860XXXXMBFA. Caryn A. Stevens, Eddie Stephens, and Gina Szapucki of Stephens &... Continue Reading →

Eddie Stephens Participates in the Lord’s Place SLEEPOUT to Raise Awareness for Homelessness

If you enjoy this blog, please consider supporting this awesome charity! CLICK HERE TO MAKE A CONTRIBUTION On March 31st I will be participating in the Lord's Place SLEEPOUT to raise awareness, funds, and help end homelessness! The Lord’s Place transforms lives by providing solutions that that break the cycle of homelessness for the most... Continue Reading →

Thomas R. Baker III joins the Stephens & Stevens Family Law Firm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 18, 2023 - West Palm Beach, Fla. – Stephens & Stevens PLLC proudly announce the hiring of their new family law attorney, Thomas R. Baker III, to their firm. Baker recently served 16 years as a General Magistrate for the 15th Judicial Circuit where he presided over thousands of evidentiary hearings... Continue Reading →


Originally published in the Family Law Section's Commentator, Fall 2019 “Invincible” [Note: The author intentionally places quotation marks around the title to communicate that the author does not agree with the use of the term.] by Eddie Stephens, Esquire While most disputes are, and should be, resolved without resorting to litigation, there are always those... Continue Reading →

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