DeBary, Florida Divorce Lawyers

Leonard Ross
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Florida Divorce Lawyer with 37 years experience

With 37+ years of experience, The Law Office of Leonard R. Ross will aggressively advocate for the needs of Volusia County and Flagler County residents in the divorce process. The firm knows divorce can often be... Read More »
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Genine Ann Mejia
PREMIUM

Florida Divorce Attorney

At The Law Office of Genine Ann Mejia we focus solely on Criminal Defense, Traffic Ticket Revocation & Family Law issues. If you are in need of legal help, feel free to call our firm today. Read More »
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Philip S. Karle
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DeBary, FL Divorce Attorney with 11 years experience
(386) 668-8511 5 West Highbanks Road
DeBary, FL 32713
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Family
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
George Trovato
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Orange City, FL Divorce Attorney with 16 years experience
(386) 626-9006 200 E. Graves Ave
Orange City, FL 32763
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
Regent University School of Law and Barry University
MEMBER OF THE FLORIDA & NORTH CAROLINA BAR With almost 20 years of experience, George Trovato has acquired the knowledge and the skills to provide effective and aggressive representation. GRADUATE OF BARRY UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW He also earned The Masters of Law from Regent University School of Law. Honored by the cities of Deltona, Orange City and Port Orange. HONORED BY FLORIDA SUPREME COURT 10 YEARS IN A ROW FOR PRO-BONO WORK FOR HIS COMMUNITY Champion for hands-on classroom training & apprenticeships. SUPPORTS THE COUNCIL ON AGING George is a leader in his community and always...
Felicia Bunbury
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Lake Mary, FL Divorce Attorney with 7 years experience
(888) 262-1618 801 International Parkway 5th Floor
Lake Mary, FL 32746
Free ConsultationDivorce, Family, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
Hofstra University
The FAB Law Firm, LLC is a multi-state practice with offices in Central Florida and NYC. The FAB Law Firm, LLC uses digital tools and systems to make the process of hiring and working with Felicia seamless and stress-free. Whether your case is a custody dispute or divorce, Felicia fights hard by putting her knowledge and experience to work for you.

Felicia is a seasoned trial lawyer with a track record of success.
Frank P Remsen
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Lake Mary, FL Divorce Lawyer with 17 years experience
(407) 898-8822 801 International Parkway
5th Floor
Lake Mary, FL 32746
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
St. Thomas University School of Law
I have been an attorney since 2001, but decided to opened the doors to the Law Office of Frank P. Remsen, PA in 2008. We handle cases throughout Central Florida, with four office locations to serve you. We provide excellent representation in the areas of Divorce/Family Law, Criminal Law, and Bankruptcy. Call us today to schedule your free consultation.
Ann Marie Giordano
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Lake Mary, FL Divorce Attorney with 31 years experience
(407) 732-7620 1355 S. International Parkway, Suite 2461
Lake Mary, FL 32746
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
Marital & Family Law Litigation Attorney with 29 years experience. Ann Marie Gilden was an Assistant State Attorney in Lake County from 1987 to 1990, and in Orange County from 1990 to 1995. She obtained a great amount of trial experience as an Assistant State Attorney doing an extensive number of jury trials. She tried a wide variety of criminal cases, including murder cases. She left the State Attorney’s Office in 1995 and started her own law practice. Initially her areas of practice included Marital & Family Law and Criminal Law. She represented clients in trials including...
J. Manuel Acevedo
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Sanford, FL Divorce Attorney with 21 years experience
(407) 323-4080 116 North Park Avenue
Sanford, FL 32771
Divorce, Criminal, Family and Immigration
Florida State University College of Law
Since 1997, attorney Acevedo has been helping people from all walks of life during some of their most difficult and stressful times. At the Law Offices of J. Manuel Acevedo, P.A., our goal is to help you solve your legal issues. Feel free to call us or visit our website to learn more about how we may help you.
Rachel Anne Gorenflo
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Sanford, FL Divorce Attorney with 24 years experience
(407) 324-0778 901 E 2nd St
Sanford, FL 32771
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Family and Real Estate
Elaine T. Silver
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Lake Mary, FL Divorce Attorney
(407) 268-6830 1540 International Parkway
Suite 200
Lake Mary, FL 32746
Divorce
Mark Troum
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Maitland, FL Divorce Attorney with 34 years experience
(321) 428-2247 100 E. Faith Terrace
Suite 1016
Maitland, FL 32751
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Stetson University College of Law
The Troum Law Firm, P.A. represents clients in family law matters throughout Florida. The firm prides itself on being responsive to the needs of its clients, providing personal attention to all legal matters from initial consultation to conclusion.
Lisa A.G. Smith
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Altamonte Springs, FL Divorce Lawyer with 19 years experience
(407) 790-4800 815 North Orienta Ave
Suite 2050
Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
University of Florida
Lisa Smith practices exclusively in the realm of Family Law. Lisa has been given the distinction of being AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell through its peer review program. The AV rating is the highest rating awarded by Martindale-Hubbell and reflects an attorney who has reached the height of professional excellence. Lisa has the distinction of being selected by the Orlando Business Journal as a Top Family Attorney in Central Florida and by Orlando Home and Leisure Magazine as “One of Orlando’s Top Lawyers.”

In addition to her practice as an attorney, Lisa is also a certified Guardian Ad Litem.

Lisa...
Wendy A. Mara
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DeLand, FL Divorce Lawyer with 9 years experience
(386) 672-8081 Downtown Executive Center of DeLand
120 S. Woodland Blvd., Ste. 202
DeLand, FL 32720
Divorce, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
Florida Coastal School of Law
Wendy A. Mara attended Stetson University and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1993, Ms. Mara taught language arts in high school for 13 years. While teaching full time, she earned her MBA degree from the University of Central Florida in 2006. Deciding to pursue a legal career, she entered law school at Florida Coastal School of Law where she graduated in the top 10 percent of her class. While in law school, she was a teaching and research assistant, earned the Dean’s Certificate for Pro Bono Work and became an award winning oralist for the Jessup International Moot Court...
Chad Frost
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Winter Park, FL Divorce Attorney with 7 years experience
(407) 670-5569 2153 Lee Road
Winter Park, FL 32789
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
Loyola University New Orleans
As a former prosecutor with the State Attorney’s Office for Orange and Osceola counties, I now put my experience as a trial attorney to work for my clients.

I'm proud to represent clients against all types of criminal charges. I provide compassionate, personalized attention to every case, with the aggressive representation needed to protect your rights and freedoms.

My experience as a prosecutor includes both felony and misdemeanor trials in Orange and Osceola counties. No case is too big or too small. I have handled 1st degree attempted murder, DUI manslaughter, leaving the scene of an accident with death, robbery with...
Brian P Byrd
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Longwood, FL Divorce Lawyer with 6 years experience
(407) 516-6984 1220 Commerce Park Drive
Suite #207
Longwood, FL 32779
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Florida State University College of Law
Brian P. Byrd Brian has worked in two of the State Attorney's Offices in the State of Florida: first as a Certified Legal Intern in Tallahassee, Florida from 2011-2012, and second, as an Assistant State Attorney in Orange County, Florida from 2012-2015. This extensive experience provided Brian with the experience of handling several thousand criminal cases. This invaluable experience provides Brian the opportunity to evaluate the facts of a criminal rationally and with neutrality. Brian has prosecuted a variety of criminal cases, and has taken many cases to trial and through to a verdict....
Deborah Poindexter
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Maitland, FL Divorce Attorney with 14 years experience
(407) 478-1001 1009 Maitland Center Commons Blvd, Suite 218
Maitland, FL 32751
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
I am a Florida attorney, AV® rated, by Martindale-Hubbell and licensed in both State and Federal courts. For 15 years, I have provided excellent legal representation to individuals in Central Florida. I was born in Calatayud, Spain and speak both English and Spanish.

"An AV Rating shows that a lawyer has reached the height of professional excellence. He or she has usually practiced law for many years, and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity. "
-- Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory

I am proud to have the highest peer-reviewed rating (an AV Rating) from Martindale-Hubbell, the nation’s largest...
Gerard Virga
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Orlando, FL Divorce Lawyer with 15 years experience
(407) 512-0887 1800 Pembrook Dr
Suite 160
Orlando, FL 32810
Divorce and Personal Injury
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
As the founder of The Virga Law Firm, P.A., Panama City attorney Gerard Virga provides legal services in the area of divorce and family law. Since the year 2004, he has been working in the legal field in Florida. Prior to the decision to found his own firm, Attorney Virga spent time as an Assistant Attorney General and associate at another firm. Mr. Virga is received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida and his Juris Doctor degree from the Samford University Cumberland School of Law. Learn more by contacting his firm today.
Michael Bennett Brehne
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(407) 645-2195 230 N. Westmonte Dr.
Suite 1000
Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
Altamonte Springs, FL Divorce Lawyer with 22 years experience
Divorce, Insurance Claims, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Mercer University
Michael B. Brehne has always had a strong sense of right, wrong and justice. Throughout his childhood, his career in law enforcement, and as an attorney, Michael has relied on his instincts to achieve success. Although he has a no-nonsense approach in the courtroom, he is a loyal and compassionate advocate for all of his clients.

Michael's clients like his direct, no-nonsense approach because, while he doesn't sugarcoat their situations, they know he stands behind them 100 percent. Like a bull, he tucks his head down and runs forward with their cases until he either hits a brick wall or breaks...
Eduardo J. Mejias
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Altamonte Springs, FL Divorce Lawyer with 20 years experience
(407) 260-6001 283 Crane Roost Blvd., Suite 111
Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
Free ConsultationDivorce, Appeals, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Florida
Call Eduardo J. Mejias at (407) 260 - 6001 to schedule an initial consultation.

I will: (a) meet with you at the initial consultation to discuss your situation. and (b) personally keep you informed of the progress of your case and respond to all of your phone calls and e-mails within 24 hours.

I have been practicing law since 1999, family law since 2005, and exclusively family law since 2011. I have represented clients in more than sixty trials, dozens of depositions and hundreds of mediations involving family law cases like divorce, alimony, child support, paternity and their appeals....
Heather Marie Caeners
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Deland, FL Divorce Lawyer with 18 years experience
(386) 738-4708 218 E New York Ave.
Suite C
Deland, FL 32724
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Probate
Stetson University College of Law
Heather Caeners lives and practices in Deland, Fl. She attended Stetson University and graduated in 1997. Ms. Caeners then attended Stetson University College of Law and graduated in 2000, Cum Laude. After graduating from Stetson University College of Law she became an Assistant State Attorney. During the four years as an Assistant State Attorney she was department supervisor of the Domestic Violence Division and handled the felony drug docket. Mrs. Caeners is now in private practice handling Probate, Wills, Trusts, Guardianships, Divorce, Custody, Child Support, Modifications, Juvenile Dependency, Landlord/Tenant, and most other general practice areas. Please contact Mrs.. Caeners with...
Richard Allan Heller
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Winter Park, FL Divorce Lawyer with 31 years experience
(407) 501-4052 611 Wymore Road
Suite 219
Winter Park, FL 32789
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Family
University of Miami
Attorney Richard A. Heller has been serving the residents of Central Florida since 1988. In that time, he has helped countless individuals to resolve complex legal matters related to bankruptcy, family law, estate planning and criminal defense, earning him and his firm an A+ accreditation from the Better Business Bureau. For this reason, if you are searching for high quality legal representation in Orlando, FL, you needn’t look any further than The Law Offices of Richard A. Heller, P.A.
Jennifer C. Frank
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Alamonte Springs, FL Divorce Lawyer with 24 years experience
(407) 629-2208 815 Orienta Ave. Suite 1030
Alamonte Springs, FL 32701
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Miami School of Law
Jennifer C. Frank is a Board Certified Marital and Family Law attorney.The experience and competency of Certified lawyers have been rigorously evaluated, and they are the only Florida lawyers allowed to refer to themselves as “specialists” or “experts” in their particular field. Only 6% of licensed attorneys are Board Certified by The Florida Bar. Jennifer has an excellent reputation and is known as an expert in her practice area of Family and Marital Law.
Jennifer has been handling family law matters since 1994 and, while she is a fully seasoned...
Andrew F. Nickolaou
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Maitland, FL Divorce Attorney with 10 years experience
(407) 354-5223 630 N Wymore Road
Suite 308
Maitland, FL 32751
Divorce and Family
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
Andrew Nickolaou is a founding partner at Bernal-Mora & Nickolaou, P.A. He practices exclusively in divorce, marital and family law. Andrew also handles record expungements and sealings.

Andrew and his partner, Ophelia Bernal-Mora Nickolaou, joined forces in March 2016 to form the unique and boutique husband and wife family law team at Bernal-Mora & Nickolaou, P.A. Together, Andrew and Ophelia take a practical and team-based approach to all of their cases and clients to deliver the highest quality experience and representation.

Andrew was born in Chicago, Illinois and relocated to Florida as a teenager where he has lived since. He...
Russell S. Hershkowitz
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Altamonte Springs, FL Divorce Lawyer with 30 years experience
(407) 753-4111 1110 Douglas Avenue
Suite 2030
Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
For 25 years, Russell Hershkowitz has continuously served his community in Altamonte Springs as the founding family law attorney for Russell S. Hershkowitz, L.L.C. He is a proud graduate of the University of Florida and Western Michigan Cooley Law School. Attorney Hershkowitz is a member of the Family Law Section of Florida Bar Association and the Bankruptcy Committee of the Orange County Bar Association. He focuses his practice on divorce cases with complex asset and financial matters. The Altamonte Springs divorce lawyer is committed to protecting his client’s best interest. Set up a free consultation with Russell S. Hershkowitz, L.L.C....
David Braun
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Deland, FL Divorce Attorney with 20 years experience
(386) 631-3436 713 W. New York Ave
Deland, FL 32720
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Family and Probate
Stetson University College of Law
At David Braun & Associates, P.A. we strive at helping people with providing solutions to all their legal problems. We are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week. We understand that your time is important and therefore we make ourselves available for all of your legal needs! We offer compassionate, caring legal representation during difficult times.

SERVING DELAND, JACKSONVILLE, ST. AUGUSTINE, ORLANDO, DAYTONA

BANKRUPTCY, FAMILY LAW, CORPORATE, CONTRACT LAW, WILLS, TRUSTS & ESTATES

We'll help you find your way!


David C. Braun was born in Guam and raised in Winter Park, Florida. Mr. Braun graduated from University of South...
Gwen Cryer
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Orlando, FL Divorce Attorney with 16 years experience
(407) 370-9661 1800 Pembrook Dr.
Suite 300
Orlando, FL 32810
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Attorney Gwen J. Cryer represents clients throughout Central Florida in the areas of criminal defense and family law.
Ophelia G. Bernal-Mora
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Maitland, FL Divorce Lawyer with 15 years experience
(407) 354-5223 630 N Wymore Road
Suite 308
Maitland, FL 32751
Divorce and Family
Nova Southeastern University
Attorney Ophelia Bernal-Mora graduated with her law degree from Nova Southeastern University in 2004. She was admitted to The Florida Bar and the U.S. Middle District Court of Florida, Mrs. Bernal-Mora has represented well over 1,000 clients in her career thus far.

Mrs. Bernal-Mora's has a strong litigation background, her experience and the focus of her practice remain with family law. Divorce, child custody, mediation, paternity, domestic violence, child support, alimony, and family law appeals are just some of the cases in which Mrs. Bernal-Mora has assisted her clients.

What differentiates Ophelia from other lawyers is over 10 years of experience...
Andrew Storie
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Altamonte Springs, FL Divorce Attorney with 17 years experience
(407) 838-0887 108 Robin Road, Suite 1002
Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
Justin Gary Hausler
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Casselberry, FL Divorce Attorney with 12 years experience
(407) 617-1064 5570 S US HWY 17/92
Casselberry, FL 32707
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Barry University
Justin G. Hausler has worked in the criminal area of practice since being admitted to the Florida Bar. He began his legal career as a Prosecutor for the 18th Judicial Circuit in Seminole County, FL as an Assistant State Attorney. While serving as a Prosecutor, Mr. Hausler conducted many jury trials regarding Driving under the influence (DUI), driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked (DWLS), drug, domestic violence, theft, violation of probation and various other types of cases. After serving as an Assistant State Attorney, Mr. Hausler dedicated himself to representing individuals that had been accused in the criminal justice system. In...
Roy J. Smith IV
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Altamonte Springs, FL Divorce Attorney with 18 years experience
(407) 790-4800 815 Orienta Ave.
Suite 2050
Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
University of Florida
Steven Kramer
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Altamonte Springs , FL Divorce Lawyer
(407) 834-4847 999 Douglas Avenue
Suite 3333
Altamonte Springs , FL 32714
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Business and Criminal
University of Florida
At the Kramer Law Firm, our clients can find the best attributes of both large and small law firms. Our attorneys provide client-focused services. At our firm you'll be helped by our entire staff, but will not be "passed off" to a junior lawyer, or have a rotating list of lawyers assigned to your case. Practice in a broad range of legal areas, enabling us to answer questions when cases overlap into multiple areas of law, and to handle highly complex legal challenges. Our firm handles legal challenges ranging from estate planning to incorporating a business to business and mortgage...
Adam Lloyd Pollack
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(407) 834-5297 933 Lee Road, Suite 350
Orlando, FL 32810
Free ConsultationOrlando, FL Divorce Lawyer with 23 years experience
Divorce, Appeals, Family and Juvenile
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center
Dana Anderson
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Longwood, FL Divorce Lawyer with 27 years experience
(407) 221-0366 2949 SR 434 Suite 100
Longwood, FL 32779
Free ConsultationDivorce, Business, Family and Landlord Tenant
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
I have been practicing since 1991, 26 years now. I am a caring, affordable, and experienced general business, real estate, divorce and family law attorney. I am also a practicing Marriage and Family Therapist so I understand the stress and the emotions of legal problems and cases. I offer a free consultation over the phone or in person.
Michael David Fender
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Altamonte Springs, FL Divorce Attorney with 27 years experience
(407) 629-1886 620 Maitland Avenue
Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Business and Construction
University of Florida
Michael Fender is dedicated to providing experienced legal representation for clients in the areas of family law,divorce, criminal defense and general civil litigation for reasonable fees.
Heidi M. Crimins
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DeLand, FL Divorce Attorney with 7 years experience
(386) 873-2756 643 W. New York Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720
Free ConsultationDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Mr Dominick J. Salfi
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Altamonte Springs, FL Divorce Attorney with 58 years experience
(407) 774-2700 999 Douglas Avenue,
#3324
Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
Divorce, Business, Estate Planning and Family
Marilyn J Hochman
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Oviedo, FL Divorce Lawyer with 34 years experience
(407) 681-2688 3208 W. Hwy 426
Suite 2000
Oviedo, FL 32765
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Family
Lacy Nava
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Winter Park, FL Divorce Attorney with 4 years experience
(407) 706-7447 941 W Morse Blvd Ste
Ste 100
Winter Park, FL 32789-3781
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Trusting your lawyer is so important and you must trust him/her in order to get the best results. Gaining my client’s trust from the first meeting and maintaining and improving that trust is my number one priority. I ask for trust through my actions. I clearly communicate with my clients, quickly respond to his/her questions, have up-front outlines to follow throughout the case, maintain transparency in billing matters and maintain the highest level of preparation and honesty in the courtroom. Every Florida lawyer knows the law, but a lawyer that is trustworthy, always prepared, commits to memory the specific...
Aubrey Harry Ducker Jr.
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Winter Park, FL Divorce Lawyer with 19 years experience
(407) 645-3297 2020 Mizell Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32792
Divorce, Education, Family and Juvenile
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Christopher Melendez
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Orlando, FL Divorce Attorney
(321) 233-4584 1800 Pembrook Dr
Ste. 160
Orlando, FL 32810
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Joseph Torres
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Oviedo, FL Divorce Lawyer with 24 years experience
(407) 359-3477 2270 Alafaya Trail
Oviedo, FL 32765
Divorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
Thomas R. Peppler
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Oviedo, FL Divorce Lawyer with 40 years experience
(407) 792-2773 3208 WSR 426
Suite 1040
Oviedo, FL 32765
Divorce and Family
Florida State University College of Law
Thomas R. Peppler is a trial lawyer with more than 35 years of experience. He has an AV Rating from Martindale Hubble, a national lawyer reference service. It is the highest peer rating available. Mr. Peppler has a special interest and extensive experience in family law and, as part of their continuing legal education, has been invited to lecture other lawyers on family law topics. He routinely appears in all Florida courts. Mr. Peppler and his family came to Central Florida in 1986 and he moved his law practice to Oviedo in 1999. Since then he has been active...
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Considering divorce?

If a person wishes to terminate his or her marriage, he or she may file for a divorce. In a divorce proceeding, the court will terminate the marriage and determine the rights and responsibilities of the divorcing parties regarding child custody, child visitation, child support and spousal support (alimony). The court will also redistribute marital assets.

Depending on where you reside and where your assets are, the division of property can be a very simple or very complex process. Disputes often arise during this phase of a divorce if the two parties disagree as to who should receive which assets or property.

Finding a divorce lawyer who is experienced and reliable can reduce your stress and help you make the best choices possible. A good divorce lawyer should be a problem solver who is skilled at negotiation and possesses a solid trial background. If both parties are open to alternative dispute resolution, such as arbitration or mediation, finding a lawyer experienced in collaborative divorce or divorce mediation would be beneficial.

Divorce lawyers also handle child custody issues, including multi-state and international child custody situations. Some divorce lawyers may be certified by their states as being family law specialists. Certification often requires that a lawyer meet certain experience and educational criteria.


Legal Custody: A parent with legal custody has the right to decide on the child's upbringing, education, and medical care. A court may grant legal custody to one parent (sole legal custody) or both parents (joint legal custody).

Separate Property: Property acquired before marriage or during the marriage as a gift or inheritance, or bought during marriage with separate property.