A controversial figure since his election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2008, Alan Grayson is currently in the midst of a personal conflict related to the divorce from his wife of 24 years. Every year, thousands of Americans go through divorces that are as messy as the one involving the Florida congressman. However, most breakups could be a lot less messy if the parties involved turned to the services of an experienced divorce attorney. It is these types of services that are offered by the Law Offices of Ben I. Farbstein.
At the center of the dilemma facing Rep. Grayson is a house in Orlando that serves as the residence of his estranged wife, Lolita, and all but one of the couple’s five children. According to court papers filed by her, large areas of mold have formed inside the house due to the accumulation of moisture caused by broken windows and a leaking roof. Additionally, she claims that her husband has terminated her credit cards. Lacking her own resources, she and her children are dependent upon the congressman for financial support. He also provides financial assistance to an adult child who lives away from home.
Countering the claims made against him, Rep. Grayson has accused his wife of bigamy. He claims that she was not legally separated from her previous husband when she married the congressman in 1990, although this issue has yet to be resolved. Atop these issues are allegations of physical abuse by both sides, although in neither case have the allegations resulted in criminal charges.
As is the case with so many other divorces in this country, the situation in which Rep. Grayson is involved has many elements clouding the personal conflict. Although the system of no-fault divorce that is law in Florida prevents either side from placing or accepting blame, such issues as alimony and child custody often hamper attempts to resolve a case in an amicable manner. A Hollywood divorce lawyer will work diligently to work out these issues and bring the case to its best possible outcome.
Ben I. Farbstein has more than 25 years of experience practicing law and can help bring order to an otherwise messy divorce. He is even adept in legal mediation, which can be used to separately resolve the many issues that often arise in a divorce. A Broward County divorce Attorney can be the best person to keep a messy breakup as clean as possible.