Stephens’ Squibs – January 2019

Alimony: Griffitts v. Griffitts, 44 Fla.L.Weekly D234 (Fla. 5th DCA 2019). Trial Court erred awarding three years of durational alimony, instead of permanent alimony, in long term marriage. Fox v. Fox, 44 Fla.L.Weekly D27 (Fla. 4th DCA 2018). Fourth DCA recedes from Farghali, and holds motion for rehearing is not necessary to preserve prior error when … Continue reading

Naming Rights Sponsor Needed for Talent Show Extravaganza

We are planning our next big fundraiser at the Kelsey Theater to benefit Kelsey Cares. We are looking for 1 sponsor, to underwrite event ($2,500 tax deductible donation) and receive naming rights for event and to be all on marquee, all media / advertisements.  For example, it could be named the YOUR COMPANY OR YOUR … Continue reading

Humorous Attorney Shirt – 100% Proceeds Donated to Charity

Who says attorneys don't have a sense of humor? ORDER YOUR SHIRT HERE Every year we make our humorous attorney shirt and donate 100% of the proceeds to charity. On the back is a special sacred geometry shape meant to allow the wearer to harness the energies of the universe! This year we are donating … Continue reading

I landed (and we raised a bunch of money for the Lord’s Place!)

https://youtu.be/0Kh1zKrEQC4  . TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE LORD'S PLACE TO HELP END HOMELESSNESS CLICK HERE! I landed! So thankful for everyone who donated to The Lord's Place! I raised over $3,000 (and counting_ and Ward Damon PL raised over $5,000. So thank you to everyone who contributed: Jacquie Stephens Carol J. Solomon Jeff Pheterson Denise Holland Bleau Heather Wunderlich … Continue reading

Stephens’ Squibs – December 2018

*Edited by Caryn Stevens, Esquuire. Agreements: Walsh v. Walsh, 43 FL.L.Weekly D2779 (Fla. 5th DCA 2018). Trial Court erred in interpreting the definition in parties’ agreement that alimony is based on Husband’s periodic income, to mean it excluded incentive-based bonus payments. Further, Court erred denying attorney’s fees based on fact that Husband did not violate … Continue reading

This Saturday, I am being thrown off a perfectly fine 9 story building… for charity!

The #TeamWardDamonRappelTeam did not exist three weeks ago.  Since that time we have helped raise $3,750 for The Lord's Place to end homelessness in Palm Beach County. In less than three weeks, #TeamWardDamon has risen to the 2nd place fundraising team. In fact, we are less than $500 away from be the #1 fundraising team … Continue reading

Eddie Rappelling 9 Stories for the Lord’s Place and Signed Stephens’ Squibs Books

Update on 2 projects coming to a head: We have a few more signed Stephens' Squibs books.  100% of any proceeds raised from this book is being donated to Kelsey Cares to support the arts. Stephens' Squibs Autographed Books Everyone who preordered Stephens’ Squibs has a special surprise hitting their mailbox this week.  We have … Continue reading

Stephens’ Squibs – November 2018

Alimony: Nuttle v. Nuttle, 43 Fla.L.Weekly D2525 (Fla. 4th DCA 2018).  Trial court erred making modification of alimony retroactive to amended petition as opposed to original petition without explanation. Attorneys’ Fees: Rotunda v. Rotunda, 43 Fla.L.Weekly D2463 (Fla. 5th DCA 2018).  Temporary relief order awarding $50,000 in fees and costs reversed when order did not … Continue reading

Pre-Order Stephens’ Squibs 2019 Print Edition and support the arts!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Stephens' Squib - Florida Family Law Case Updates & More - 2019 Edition release date: January 2019. Preorder Autographed Version of the 2019 Squib Book by making a tax deductible donation of at least $50 to Kelsey Cares 501(c)(3). If you pre-order Stephens' Squibs 2019 Edition by making a tax deductible contribution of … Continue reading

Why I am Thankful (or at least Hopeful!)

This past month has been pretty tough. In October, I was in a car accident that totaled both cars involved.  I was left with a concussion and other orthopedic issues that are resolving themselves with physical therapy and will hopefully not be a permanent issue. It was scary.  But in reflection, it could have been … Continue reading