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Mr Eric Klein

Mr Eric Klein

Klein Law Group, P.A.
  • Domestic Violence, Divorce, Family Law...
  • Florida, Massachusetts
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I am a trial lawyer with a boutique practice that helps people. My Firm concentrates in family law – Divorce, Paternity, Custody, and Prenuptial Agreements – consumer bankruptcy and real estate law, Foreclosure Defense and other real estate litigation - we have a title agency, engage in short sale negotiations --- I have highly skilled attorneys in each area --- we work together as a team. We help our Clients navigate a difficult, challenging, often uncertain process and assist them in achieving the best possible results. What’s unique about my practice is that I can assist people in all aspects of their personal and financial troubles from aggressively pursuing a divorce, to defending a foreclosure, short selling a property, bankruptcy and assisting them in rebuilding their credit. Unlike most law firms, we offer all of these services under one roof.

Practice Areas
  • Domestic Violence
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Foreclosure Defense
  • Collections
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Klein Law Group, P.A.
- Current
Massachusetts School of Law at Andover
J.D. / Law
Activities: Founder and Editor-in-Chief: The Writ
University of Pennsylvania
B.B.A. / Business
AV Preeminent
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2016 AV Preeminent Award. Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability & Ethical Standards Reflecting the Confidential Opinions of Members of the Bar and Judiciary.
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Professional Associations
Wharton Club of South Florida
- Current
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses
- Current
Boca Chamber
- Current
The Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida
- Current
Palm Beach County Bar Association  # 35985
- Current
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
- Current
University of Pennsylvania Alumni Association
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Articles & Publications
Your Complete Guide to Restoring Your Credit After Bankruptcy
Credit Solutions Program
Legally Speaking with Eric Klein
Brookline Access TV
Speaking Engagements
Prenuptial Agreements, LeTip of Boca Raton, Renaissance Boca Raton Hotel
LeTip of Boca Raton
Bankruptcy Chapter 13 101: The Plan, Law Review CLE, Ft. Lauderdale
Law Review CLE
Bankruptcy Chapter 7 & 13 Workshop, Law Review CLE, Palm Beach
Law Review CLE
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Legal Answers
68 Questions Answered

Q. My divorce is uncontested with a written settlement agreement. Can we waive the financial affidavit?
A: As part of a divorce is Mandatory Disclosure. One aspect of Mandatory Disclosure is a Financial Affidavit. Although you can waive your rights to documents required under Mandatory Disclosure, you cannot waive your rights to a Financial Affidavit. I hope that helps.
Q. My mom gave me a house a few years ago as part of my inheritance. It is in my name only. If I divorce dors hubby get 1/2
A: Generally, an inheritance is not a part of the marital estate thus not subject to equitable distribution. With this in mind, your question is not clear as to whether or not your mom was deceased when she "gave (you) a house." If she was alive at the time she gave the house to you, with nothing more, it is not an inheritance, thus subject to equitable distribution. If you received the house as part of a distribution of her estate, then it is an inheritance. Regarding the mortgage, as he bought the house prior to the marriage, it is a premarital debt; therefore the Virginia house is not an asset you would be entitled to nor are you responsible for the mortgage. I hope this helps.
Q. Which is easier to do across state line? Online divorce or a divorce attorney?
A: Divorce attorney. This is easier and the fastest way to go.
Q. What is the fastest, least expensive, and easiest way to divorce across state line?
A: Wait until you have been a Florida resident for over six months, then file for divorce here. Good luck.
Q. Am I screwed out of our money?
A: He can run, but he cannot hide. You could hire a forensic accountant to find all of the assets. That's what forensics do; however, you have to do a risk/benefit analysis. Do you want to pay the accountant $100,000 to find $50,000 in assets?
Q. I'm in the middle of a divorce and I believe I have just been blackmailed and don't know what I should do.
A: It sounds like you've already made a decision. The cases I like the best are the ones just like yours where I can tell opposing counsel to take their offer of extortion and shove it where the sun don't shine. Remember, if you were to go to jail, there would not be any money whatsoever for your soon-to-be ex-wife. So it is highly unlikely that they would do that. Stay strong. So long as your comfortable with your lawyer, and your lawyer is good, you'll be okay. Good luck!
Q. In the process of getting divorced on our own. Need assistance with kids situation.
A: When children are involved, the Child Support Guidelines are required to obtain a divorce. Good luck.
Q. Can I get remarried without getting a divorce if I've been separated for a number of years?
A: You would not be able to legally marry without first divorcing your spouse no matter how long you have been separated.
Q. I'm going through a divorce and me and my ex want write our own agreement for child support?
A: It does not work like that. You are required to use the Florida Child Support Guidelines when calculating child support. You can find them on-line. Good luck.
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Boca Raton Office
4800 N. Federal Highway
Building B, Suite 307
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Telephone: (561) 353-2800
West Palm Beach Office
777 South Flagler Drive
Suite 800 - West Tower
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Telephone: (561) 353-2800
Ft. Lauderdale Office
110 East Broward Blvd., Ste. 1700
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Telephone: (954) 580-8080