Fla. Atty banned for hiding data in an unpaid alimony case

By Madison Arnold (Oct 29, 2021, 9:28 a.m. EDT) – A Florida attorney was expelled for hiding information about his late child support payments to his ex-wife in court proceedings.

In a ruling filed Thursday, the Florida Supreme Court declined a recommendation to suspend Orlando attorney Karl O. Koepke for a year, opting for a full ban instead. The decision came after Koepke was found guilty of criminal contempt for failing to provide records of his income when his ex-wife sued him for late maintenance payments.

“In concluding that Mr. Köpke must be expelled, we are aware that divorce proceedings are the worst in …

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