Whether in bankruptcy or family law, I want to assist you to a brighter and more secure future.
Helping clients make a fresh start. As a partner in the firm, I represent clients facing two of the most difficult legal challenges known: bankruptcy and family law. In both areas, I use my knowledge of complex laws and creative problem-solving abilities to help individuals and businesses make a fresh start and gain a clearer picture of their futures.
Extensive experience in all facets of bankruptcy. I regularly represent debtors, trustees and creditors in bankruptcy whether they are individuals or businesses. In assisting debtors that need to file bankruptcy, I explores the available options and guides individuals and businesses through the process that is in their best interests. When representing creditors or defendants in a bankruptcy proceeding, I seek to protect their rights and assets.
Solutions tailored to each client. From experience I know that all bankruptcies are not the same and clients are looking for individualized guidance. I take time to listen, understand, and advise my clients on utilizing the law to their advantage in each case. Going through bankruptcy is difficult for businesses and individuals alike as they look for answers. I will use my best efforts to take the weight of uncertainty off of your shoulders, enable you to preserve assets, shed debt, and see a way forward.
Strong advocacy, steady guidance for families. Family law clients, too, often feel that their world has turned upside down. Whether the issue is divorce or post divorce matters, I advocate effectively for my clients and guide them steadily through the process. I work through the options with his clients so they can choose the most favorable approach. I will explain traditional litigation and the Collaborative Law process, which can reduce the stress of divorce and eliminate the need for a lengthy and expensive court trial. My goal is to help my family law clients find creative solutions to complex problems so they can move forward from a very difficult time to a brighter more secure future.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||1992||09/12/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2018|
|Legacy Award||Legal Aid Society Palm Beach County||2018|
|Top Lawyers - Bankruptcy||Palm Beach Illustrated||2018|
|Pro Bono Award for Bankruptcy||Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach||2017|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2017|
|Florida Legal Elite||Florida Trend Magazine||2016|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Florida Legal Elite||Florida Trend Magazine||2015|
|Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|The Florida Bar President's Pro Bono Service Award||Florida Bar||2011|
|Pro Bono Award for Bankruptcy||Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach||2010|
|Pro Bono Award for Child Advocacy||Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach||2000|
|Partner||Furr & Cohen, P.A.||2003 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Palm Beach County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|South Palm Beach County Bar Association||Member and Past Chair of Bankruptcy Committee||N/A|
|Craig S. Barnard American Inn of Court||Emeritus||N/A|
|American Bankruptcy Law Journal||How Does Tenancy by the Entireties Coexist with Bankruptcy?||2019|
|American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) Journal||A Trustee's Role In Determiing Domestic-Support Obligations||2013|
|The Florida Bar Family Law Section Commentator||Family Law and Bankruptcy Post BAPCPA||2011|
|Palm Beach County Bar Association Bulletin||Florida Supreme Court Resolves When A Debtor "Receives The Benefits Of" Homestead Exemption||2011|
|Strategies for Family Law in Florida (Inside the Minds)||Demystifying the “B” word in Family Law Cases Key Bankruptcy Concepts for Family Law Attorneys||2010|
|Palm Beach County Bar Association Bulletin||Is There a Good Faith Requirement for the Filing of a Non-Consumer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy||2007|
|Palm Beach County Bar Association Bulletin||Exemptions: Which State's Law Applies||2006|
|Palm Beach County Bar Association Bulletin||Going Bare - An Analysis of Medical Groups Attempts to Protect Accounts Receivables||2005|
|Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center||JD - Juris Doctor||1992|
|University of South Florida||BS- Business Administration||1987|
|NABT 35th Anniversary Celebration and Annual Convention||Divorce and Bankruptcy Intersection: If it's a real divorce, who owns what property and who decides||2017|
|National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees 2016 Annual Convention||Bankruptcy - Probate Law "Stairway to Heaven"||2016|
|Employment Law||INSOLVENCY, BANKRUPTCY, & HOW TO ENFORCE EMPLOYMENT LAW JUDGMENTS||2010|
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