Early Bird Registration – 2nd Annual Mental Health Summit

2nd Annual Mental Health Summit Friday - April 3, 2020 - West Palm Beach, FL (CLE Pending) The Center for Child Counseling, Inc, is proud to be hosting our 2nd Annual Family Law Mental Health Summit on April 3rd, 2020!  Keynote speaker is incoming Florida Bar President Dori Foster-Morales! Many other great speakers to be announced … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving from Ward Damon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tdUsCNJ8lw   PRE-ORDER Stephens' Squibs 2020 Version for 50% off! Every year, I publish my squib book and donate 100% of the proceeds to charity.  Each year, I have chosen a different charity to highlight and support.   This year, all proceeds will be donated to Families First of Palm Beach County. To understand why I … Continue reading

Stephens’ Squibs – Available for Preorder

PREORDER INSTRUCTIONS: Donate $60 + $5 shipping to Families First here. Send me the receipt of your donation.  (If you don't send me receipt, I will not know you donated).  Let me know where you want it shipped and if you want it personalized or doodles or almost whatever!  🙂 Autographed Squibs will not be … Continue reading

Stephens’ Squibs – October 2019

Check out Eddie's NEW article "INVINCIBLE" OCTOBER SQUIBS Edited by Caryn Stevens, Esquire Agreements: Romaine v. Romaine, 44 Fla.L.Weekly D2565 (Fla. 5th DCA 2019).  Trial court erred by finding Wife’s changes to marital settlement agreement did not change original agreement, and created an enforceable agreement.  A marital settlement agreement is subject to the laws of … Continue reading

“Invincible”

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

10th Annual Family Law Case Law Update this THURSDAY!

For the 10th year running, Florida Bar board certified Marital & Family Law experts Eddie Stephens, Esq., and Ralph T. White, Esq., will provide an update of published Florida family law appellate opinions since January 1, 2019.  This two-hour, lunchtime presentation will include an insightful and engaging (what we mean by that is HILARIOUS) discussion of recent case … Continue reading

Eddie Stephens honored by Families First of Palm Beach County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONGRATS to Ward Damon’s EDDIE STEPHENS! Recently Eddie was honored by Families First of Palm Beach County with the Harriet Goldstein Award. Each year this award is presented to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the most-challenged children and families in Palm Beach County. We can't think of anyone more deserving … Continue reading

Stephens’ Squibs – September 2019

Edited by Caryn Stevens, Esquire.  Thanks to John Albert, Esquire for additional assistance! Appeals: Johnston v. Johnston, 44 Fla.L.Weekly D2203 (Fla. 5th DCA 2019). Judgment that awards entitlement, but not amount of attorney’s fees, is not ripe for appeal. Attorney Fees: Quigley v. Culbertson, 44 Fla.L.Weekly D2341 (Fla. 1st DCA 2019). Default fee provision in … Continue reading