Announcing Dr. Eugenia Millender and Eddie Stephens as Chair and Vice Chair of Center for Child Counseling’s Board of Directors

The Center for Child Counseling Board of Directors recently voted in Eugenia Millender, Ph.D., RN as chair and Eddie Stephens, Esq. as vice chair to continue moving the mission of the non-profit agency forward. Renée Layman, chief executive officer of Center for Child Counseling, stated, “I am incredibly grateful to have Eugenia and Eddie at... Continue Reading →

Family Law Case Updates – March 2022

Appeals: Moore v. Moore, 47 Fla. L. Weekly D518 (Fla. 5th DCA 2022). Garnishee cannot appeal denial of head of household status without transcript. Judge John D.W. Beamer, affirmed. Alimony: Whyte v. Whyte, 47 Fla. L. Weekly D525 (Fla. 4th DCA 2022). Trial court erred awarding durational alimony for twelve (12) years when marriage was... Continue Reading →

Family Law Case Updates – February 2022

Appeals: Baltodano v. Baltodano, 47 Fla.L.Weekly D343 (Fla. 1st DCA 2022). Appeal of order denying rehearing that was untimely did not toll time for appeal. Dismissed. Ortiz v. Ortiz, 47 Fla.L.Weekly D320 (Fla. 3rd DCA 2022). Second appeal of alimony and equitable distribution because trial court complied with mandate and made the necessary findings. Amended... Continue Reading →

Major Changes to Procedures re: General Magistrate

Supreme Court of Florida No. SC21-1171 IN RE: AMENDMENTS TO FLORIDA FAMILY LAW RULES OF PROCEDURE 12.490 AND 12.491, AND FORMS 12.920(A)-(C). March 24, 2022 PER CURIAM. This matter is before the Court for consideration of proposed amendments to Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure 12.490 and 12.491, and Forms 12.920(a)-(c). See Fla. R. Gen.... Continue Reading →

Family Law Case Updates – January 2022

Alimony: Pringle v. Pringle, 47 Fla.L.Weekly D251 (Fla. 3rd DCA 2022). Trial court erred awarding durational alimony for term that exceeded length of marriage. Judge Jason E. Dimitris, affirmed in part, reversed in part. Appeals: Fiala v. Fiala, 47 Fla.L.Weekly D181 (Fla. 4th DCA 2022). Trial court erred using date of separation instead of date... Continue Reading →

CARYN A. STEVENS voted finalist for BEST DIVORCE ATTORNEY in the 2022 “Best of Palm Beach” Community Awards

Congratulations to Stephens & Stevens Partner CARYN A. STEVENS for being voted as one of the three finalists in the 2022 “Best of Palm Beach” Community awards as the BEST DIVORCE ATTORNEY.  Congratulations to Caryn and the other finalists.  The winner will be announced by the Palm Beach Post at the awards gala on March... Continue Reading →

Eddie Stephens to Participate in USA Today’s Storytellers Project on March 9th

Date: Wed Mar-09-2022 to Wed Mar-09-2022 Show Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM The Kelsey Theater - Lake Park Black Box 700 Park Ave Lake Park, Florida 33403 $12.00 General Admission About Storytellers Project:  We promise a night of connection, laughter and catharsis. USA TODAY Network journalists have curated an event we believe will make you feel... Continue Reading →

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