In Contempt Over Alimony Payments

Our CFL™ course features many financial aspects of divorce, including child and spousal support, to help you practice family law effectively. Like in the recent high-net-worth Florida appeals case of Accardi vs. Accardi, when one party fails to meet an obligation, a legal battle can ensue. It’s also important to determine who can make court-ordered…


A Dilemma Over Dissipation of Marital Funds

As outlined in our CFL™ course, dissipation occurs when one spouse (without the other’s consent) uses marital funds or property for their own benefit for purposes not connected to the marriage. The central question in the recent Florida appeals case of Welton v. Welton was whether the husband’s withdrawal from an IRA to pay certain…