Stephens’ Squibs – March 2014

Appeals: Nassirou v. Nassirou, 39 Fla.L.Weekly D547 (Fla. 1st DCA 2014).  Former Husband’s challenge of “majority 100% time sharing parent” waived when not raised in first direct appeal. Attorneys’ Fees: Salisele v. Sapicas, 39 Fla.L.Weekly D540 (Fla. 3rd DCA 2014).  Trial court erred in awarding attorneys’ fees when settlement agreement ratified by Court provided each party will … Continue reading

Stephens’ Squibs – January 2014

Alimony: Evans v. Evans, 39 Fla.L.Weekly D51 (Fla. 1st DCA 2012).  Trial court abused discretion in awarding wife permanent alimony because the relative youth of the wife, 2 years of college, and her ability to run a business in the past does not reflect permanent inability on the part of the wife to become self sustaining. Attorney’s … Continue reading