Orange Park, Florida Divorce Lawyers

Joy Owenby
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Orange Park, FL Divorce Lawyer with 17 years experience

Attorney Joy Owenby serves clients throughout Florida with aggressive and relentless representation for a wide-range of practice areas. While her knowledge and experience are extensive, Attorney Owenby particularly... Read More »
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Christopher LoBianco
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Florida Divorce Lawyer with 10 years experience

FAMILY & DIVORCE ATTORNEY IN JACKSONVILLE, PALATKA, & ST. AUGUSTINE After spending his early childhood on Long Island, New York, Mr. LoBianco moved to Hernando County, Florida with his loving parents and two... Read More »
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Joy Owenby
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Orange Park, FL Divorce Lawyer with 17 years experience
(904) 263-5759 2301 Park Avenue, Suite 404
Orange Park, FL 32073
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Elder and Family
Florida Coastal School of Law and Florida State University
Attorney Joy Owenby serves clients throughout Florida with aggressive and relentless representation for a wide-range of practice areas. While her knowledge and experience are extensive, Attorney Owenby particularly handles matters involving divorce, adoption, trusts / wills, probate, bankruptcy, criminal defense, child support, and family law. Over the course of the years, she has obtained much recognition and has become an accomplished lawyer with an Avvo Rating. Prior to the founding of Owenby Law, P.A., Attorney Owenby serves as legal counsel for Florida’s Guardian ad Litem Program. During this time, she explored the intricacies of family law which have allowed...
Markus A. Sermons
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(904) 541-6492 1543 Kingsley Avenue, Suite 18-B
Suite 18-B
Orange Park, FL 32073
Free ConsultationOrange Park, FL Divorce Lawyer with 9 years experience
Divorce, Elder, Family and Probate
Florida Coastal School of Law and Florida Coastal School of Law
Markus A. Sermons, Esquire is a litigation attorney focusing in the areas of Probate, Guardianships, Divorce, and other Family Law issues, along with Trust Litigation, and general Civil Litigation. Prior to starting Sermons Law, PLLC, he spent several years in the Office of the Public Defender litigating criminal matters in the Juvenile and Felony divisions, but began his law career with the Office of the State Attorney as a Legal Trainee. With countless hearings and many jury and bench trials to his credit, Mr. Sermons has extensive courtroom experience.

Additionally, Mr. Sermons has also worked with...
David Nilson
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Fleming Island, FL Divorce Attorney with 34 years experience
(904) 321-9605 By appointment only: 1845 Town Center Blvd., #240
Fleming Island, FL 32003
Divorce, Appeals, Business and Family
University of Florida
Ronald Joseph Davis II
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Orange Park, FL Divorce Lawyer with 22 years experience
(904) 278-4044 165 Wells Road, Suite 104
Orange Park, FL 32073
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Personal Injury
University of Miami School of Law
Ron has extensive trial experience in both state and federal court, where he has tried hundreds of cases involving felony and misdemeanor crimes, personal injury, medical malpractice, and family law. The extent of his litigation skills is ever apparent when he is representing your case in court.
Ron came to Northeast Florida in 2001 moving his family and practice from Miami to Jacksonville, and he has never looked back.
Ron began his legal career as an insurance defense attorney, giving him a unique perspective on how the "other side" thinks. This insight gives him an advantage when he begins to...
Lisa A Dasher
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Orange Park, FL Divorce Attorney with 11 years experience
(904) 866-0268 PO Box 66025
Orange Park, FL 32065
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Orange Park, FL Divorce Attorney with 20 years experience
(904) 541-1252 414 Old Hard Rd
Orange Park, FL 32003
Divorce and Family
Orange Park, FL Divorce Lawyer with 14 years experience
(904) 278-4044 165 Wells Rd
Orange Park, FL 32073
Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Fleming Island, FL Divorce Attorney with 16 years experience
(904) 395-5115 1835 East West Parkway
Suite 17
Fleming Island, FL 32003-5311
Divorce, Business, Education and Family
Loyola University New Orleans School of Law
Orange Park, FL Divorce Attorney with 34 years experience
(904) 269-9930 1279 Kingsley Ave
Orange Park, FL 32073
Divorce and Family
Orange Park, FL Divorce Attorney
(904) 278-5200 1409 Kingsley Ave
Orange Park, FL 32073
Divorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
Gary T.J. Bryant
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Florida Divorce Attorney with 10 years experience

University of FloridaFlorida
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Samantha Valentine Ellis
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Florida Divorce Lawyer with 11 years experience

Florida Coastal School of LawFlorida
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Orange Park, FL Divorce Lawyer with 41 years experience
(352) 873-2974 1725 Cross Pines Dr
Orange Park, FL 32003
Divorce and Family
Judy Ann Smith
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(904) 562-1369 4465 Baymeadows Road
Suite #3
Jacksonville, FL 32217
Jacksonville, FL Divorce Attorney
Divorce, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
Nova Southeastern University
Judy-Ann Smith, BSN, MS, JD, RN.

My passion as an attorney is being able to help people. When I help people resolve their legal issues that is the most rewarding aspect of the work I do. I also have an empathetic and compassionate side and I am willing to listen to my clients’ issues, to get a deeper understanding of what they would like to achieve and accomplish. Most importantly, I am an assertive advocate for all my clients and I will fight for what is fair and just according to the laws of the land.

Legally, I have successfully handled...
Paola Parra
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Jacksonville, FL Divorce Lawyer with 23 years experience
(904) 900-1617 6810 St. Augustine Road
Jacksonville, FL 32217
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
Having been an Attorney for 20 years, Paola Parra Harris started out in Macon Georgia, before moving to Jacksonville. While in Jacksonville she met and married her Husband Robert and was an attorney at the Harris, Guidi, Rosner, Dunlap, Rudolph Law Firm in Jacksonville Florida before striking out on her own in 2016 to form Parra Harris Law.
Jeanine Beard Sasser
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Jacksonville, FL Divorce Attorney with 40 years experience
(904) 384-2999 3955 Riverside Ave., Ste. 204
Jacksonville, FL 32205
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Elder and Family
University of Florida
We specialize in helping persons who are going through transitions which involve court actions because of divorce, family disputes, business disputes, criminal allegations and probate actions. We proactively help people and businesses plan for the future through wills, guardianships, trusts, incorporation and business planning. In addition, part of our practice helps persons qualify for disability income. Jeanine's background in criminal and family trials, mediation and economics is part of the experience that she uses to help persons secure their financial and emotional futures for themselves, their families and their businesses. Jeanine is a North Florida...
Cindy L. Lasky
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Jacksonville, FL Divorce Attorney with 19 years experience
(904) 399-1644 2950 Halcyon Ln #305
Jacksonville, FL 32223
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Jacksonville family law attorney Cindy Lasky offers advice and representation in the following matters: - Divorce and legal separation - Complex property division problems in divorce cases - Military divorce - Alimony and modification of alimony obligations in cases of cohabitation - Child custody and visitation rights - Child support in divorce and paternity cases - Parenting classes ordered in divorce cases - Florida relocation issues after divorce - Modification and enforcement of family court orders - Paternity and fathers' rights of access to their children - Grandparent and relative custody as an alternative to foster care or juvenile...
Michael Alexander Tupper
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Jacksonville, FL Divorce Attorney with 15 years experience
(904) 270-9684 4575 St. Johns Ave. Ste 3
Jacksonville, FL 32210
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
When you hire an attorney, you deserve caring and compassionate service from a competent professional. You also deserve solid, timely advice from someone you can trust. Finally, you deserve a zealous advocate that is prepared to represent your interests.

Attorney Michael Tupper is uniquely positioned to become your trusted legal adviser and advocate.

Experience:
Licensed to practice in the State of Florida since 2004.
Years of experience in the courtroom and numerous non-jury trials.
Experienced appellate advocate.

Admitted to Practice:
Supreme Court of the State of Florida (2004)
U.S. District Court - Middle District of Florida (2013

Education:
Graduate of...
Barry W. Kaufman
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Jacksonville, FL Divorce Attorney with 19 years experience
(904) 348-5669 11250 Old St Augustine Rd
Suite 15116
Jacksonville, FL 32257
Divorce, Business, Collections and Family
Florida Coastal School of Law
Gerald Laverne Wilkerson
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Jacksonville, FL Divorce Lawyer with 19 years experience
(904) 384-8200 4611 St. John's Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32210
Divorce and Family
A. James Mullaney III
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Jacksonville, FL Divorce Lawyer with 23 years experience
(904) 858-4334 4741 Atlantic Blvd.
Ste. A-1
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
You should consider speaking with a divorce lawyer before becoming involved in any family law case. The common issues that are handled by a divorce lawyer include divorce, child support, relocation, time sharing (visitation) and alimony. You will have a much easier time as these issues are resolved and you will tend to get more positive results by hiring a divorce lawyer. Unlike some other firms, when you hire Mr. Mullaney as your divorce lawyer, you get him as your attorney - not an associate with far less experience. The broader category of Family Law encompasses a wide...
Charles Edward Willmott
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Jacksonville, FL Divorce Attorney with 25 years experience
(904) 358-7818 425 North Liberty Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Military
New England Law | Boston
According to Mr. Willmott: "For almost twenty years, my philosophy as a divorce lawyer has been to take care of the client as if they were family and to offer emotional as well as affordable legal support to families in their time of need. Further, my goal is to help provide amicable resolutions in divorces while at the same time aggressively protecting my client's rights."
David M. Goldman
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(904) 685-1200 4115 Hendricks Ave
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Free ConsultationJacksonville, FL Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience
Divorce, Estate Planning, Family and Juvenile
Florida Coastal School of Law and University of London
Firm works with Asset Protection, Estate Planning, Wills, & Trusts, Probate, Jacksonville Foreclosure Defense,Employment, Criminal Law, DUI, Elder Law Guardianship, Gun Trust, NFA Firearms, NFA Trust, Gun rights, Probate, Probate Litigation, Trusts, Trust Litigation. Licensed in Texas and Florida
Gary T.J. Bryant
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Jacksonville, FL Divorce Attorney with 10 years experience
(904) 551-4120 205 N Washington St
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Free ConsultationDivorce, DUI, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Florida
Christopher M Taylor
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Jacksonville, FL Divorce Lawyer with 20 years experience
(904) 339-5298 1054 Kings Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
The University of Denver Sturm College of Law and Metropolitan State College of Denver
From an early age I wanted to practiced law. I studied pre-law as an undergraduate and earned my Juris Doctor from the University of Denver. I'm passionate about the practice of family law because it gives me the opportunity to assist people through a difficult time in their life. For more information about me, please click the link on this Justia profile to my website.
Steven Leitman
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Jacksonville, FL Divorce Attorney with 29 years experience
(904) 348-6723 4651 Salisbury Rd
Suite 479
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Divorce and Family
University of Florida
Thank you for viewing my profile. I am a family law attorney in Florida who primarily represents clients in uncontested and contested dissolution of marriage actions. I also handle paternity and post dissolution modification and enforcement actions involving custody and visitation (now called time sharing), child support and alimony. With 18+ years of courtroom experience, I am able to prepare and present a client's case for trial. However, the goal of my firm is to settle cases without litigation and without unnecessary costs to the client. As both a practicing lawyer and former Supreme Court Certified Mediator, I have seen firsthand the...
Christopher LoBianco
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Jacksonville, FL Divorce Lawyer with 10 years experience
(800) 705-5457 10245 Centurion Parkway North, Suite 103
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Divorce and Family
Florida State University College of Law
FAMILY & DIVORCE ATTORNEY IN JACKSONVILLE, PALATKA, & ST. AUGUSTINE

After spending his early childhood on Long Island, New York, Mr. LoBianco moved to Hernando County, Florida with his loving parents and two younger siblings. Upon graduating high school, with honors, Christopher attended Florida State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in political science, minoring in communication and public administration, graduating Magna Cum Laude.

Before returning to Florida State University to attend the top 50 nationally ranked College of Law, Mr. LoBianco took a long-term substitute position for a third grade class at the Elementary School he once attended....
Jennifer M. Erlinger
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(888) 962-4453 100 N Laura St
#702
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Jacksonville, FL Divorce Lawyer with 15 years experience
Divorce, Criminal, Family and Traffic Tickets
Stetson University College of Law
Jennifer Erlinger moved to Jacksonville in 2009, after growing up in the Tampa Bay area. Ms. Erlinger received her Bachelor's of Arts from the University of Florida. She went on to achieve both her Juris Doctor, where she focused her study on Trial Advocacy, receiving a Certificate of Concentration in Advocacy for the top ranked advocacy center of Stetson College of Law. She also received her Master's in Business Administration from Stetson University. Prior to joining Wood, Atter, & Wolf, Ms. Erlinger has worked as an Assistant State Attorney, Assistant Attorney General both in child support enforcement and in the...
Dennis Guidi
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Jacksonville, FL Divorce Attorney with 44 years experience
(904) 777-7777 1837 Hendricks Ave
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Free ConsultationDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Family
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
Admitted to Florida Bar; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court; Assistant State Attorney, Office of the State Attorney, Fourth Judicial Circuit; Director of Felony and Misdemeanor Prosecution Departments.
Andrew Taylor Morgan
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St. Johns, FL Divorce Attorney with 14 years experience
(904) 342-8340 2245 County Road 210 West
St. Johns, FL 32259
Divorce, Criminal and Family
Florida Coastal School of Law
Former Assistant State Attorney turned Criminal Defense and Family Law attorney with the law office of CANAN LAW. While with the State Attorney’s Office Andrew was a lead trial attorney prosecuting life, first, second and third degree felonies. Prior to law school Andrew obtained his Masters in Business Administration from Winthrop University. Andrew Morgan was also nominated and selected as a Rising Star Attorney by Super Lawyers for his achievements in the area of Family Law.
Cydney Bulger
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Jacksonville, FL Divorce Lawyer with 7 years experience
(904) 608-3694 2120 Corporate Square Blvd
Suite 17
Jacksonville, FL 32216
Free ConsultationDivorce, Business, Family and Traffic Tickets
Florida Coastal School of Law and The University of Georgia School of Law
Cydney Bulger is the Managing Partner of The Bulger Firm, a Jacksonville law firm focusing on family law. Cydney began her career as an attorney for the State of Florida, prosecuting cases of child abuse and neglect. Cydney then entered private practice, where she exclusively practiced family law. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in political science. She went on to earn her Juris Doctor from Florida Coastal School of Law, where she was elected treasurer of the Family Law Society. During law school, she interned at the Office of the Public Defender and the...
Heather Brooke Quick
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JACKSONVILLE, FL Divorce Lawyer with 18 years experience
(904) 241-0012 4312 Pablo Professional Ct
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32224
Divorce, Appeals, Domestic Violence and Family
Stetson University College of Law
Heather Quick is the founder and CEO of the Florida Women's Law Group located in Jacksonville, Florida. By offering family and marital law services specifically for women, Florida Women's Law Group works in a consistent and reliable way to advocate for women in the divorce process. The firm educates and empowers women on their rights and the law, so they can find the strength to endure the process and end up better financially and emotionally. The firm has been recognized as the Best Gender-Focused Family Law Boutique - Southern USA by Acquisition International and is ranked number 45...
Lex Morton Taylor III
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Jacksonville, FL Divorce Lawyer with 8 years experience
(800) 705-5457 10245 Centurion Parkway North Suite 103
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Florida
Lex was born in Lakeland, Florida. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with a minor in English from the University of Florida in 1998. Lex excelled in extracurricular activities; serving as a Student Senator, Cicerone (student ambassador), Homecoming Director, Associate General Chair for Homecoming, Vice President of Beta Theta Pi, member of Florida Blue Key, and was President of Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honorary Society.
After graduation, Lex worked for Senator Connie Mack on the Joint Economic Committee in Washington, D.C. Following that, he moved back to Florida and worked for a large regional bank...
A. Sam Jubran
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Jacksonville, FL Divorce Attorney with 19 years experience
(904) 360-6100 871 Cassat Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32205
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
Florida Coastal School of Law
Sam Jubran is a Florida native who has extensive training and experience litigating cases. Mr. Jubran is a Board Certified Specialist in Marital and Family Law, certified by The Florida Bar. At The Law Office of A. Sam Jubran, P.A., helping others is a passion not a job! Questions about your rights under the law? We have answers! ...Jacksonville's attorney at law.
Refik Werner Eler
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Jacksonville, FL Divorce Lawyer with 32 years experience
(904) 236-4300 233 E Bay St
Suite 1133
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
ELERLAW is a general trial practice law firm handling all family, criminal and general litigation matters in both State and Federal courts.

My 30 year legal career began as Assistant State Attorney in Duval County where I prosecuted criminal offenses.

For approximately 20 years thereafter I was a private practitioner in Jacksonville. I started as an associate attorney at the law Offices of Tassone & Ferebee and represented clients in criminal and civil litigation. I then went on to partner of Tassone & Eler, with a focus on complex and major litigation practices in criminal and...
Samantha Valentine Ellis
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Jacksonville, FL Divorce Lawyer with 11 years experience
(904) 551-4120 205 N Washington St
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
Florida Coastal School of Law
Charlie Douglas
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Jacksonville, FL Divorce Lawyer with 13 years experience
(800) 705-5457 10245 Centurion Parkway, North
Suite 103
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Divorce, Business, Family and Personal Injury
University of Florida
Michael Giel
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Jacksonville, FL Divorce Lawyer with 14 years experience
(904) 516-4929 1830 Atlantic Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Divorce, Appeals and Family
University of Chicago Law School
I practice family law and family law appeals exclusively, bringing perspective and diverse skills to aid my clients. Though I began handling family law cases in 2008, I had long focused my practice on complex business litigation and appeals. And that background's proven especially useful when helping clients grapple with the complex financial issues that can arise in family law, such as taxation, discovering hidden income or assets, or the valuation and distribution of businesses, properties, retirement funds, and other investments.

I believe that background and my approach to divorce law contributed to the privilege of being selected for inclusion as...
Heather Lee Mayer
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Jacksonville, FL Divorce Lawyer with 6 years experience
(904) 330-0289 3115 Spring Glen Rd.
Suite 502
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
Florida Coastal School of Law and Lindenwood University
Steven Brian Whittington
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Green Cove Springs, FL Divorce Lawyer with 24 years experience
(904) 264-8602 712-A North Pine Street
Green Cove Springs, FL 32043
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Florida State University College of Law
Mr. Whittington has practiced law for over 16 years exclusively devoted to family and criminal law. He has handled a wide array of criminal & family law cases throughout the state of Florida. He is a skilled trial lawyer who is capable of negotiating a just and fair agreement when necessary. Mr. Whittington and his partner, Bruce Culbert, practice law from their office in Green Cove Springs directly behind the Clay County Courthouse and the practice focues on Clay, Duval, Putnam & St. Johns counties.
David Makofka
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Jacksonville, FL Divorce Attorney with 21 years experience
(904) 355-2700 1400 Prudential Drive
Suite #1
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
St. Thomas University School of Law
Dear Friends:
I have been practicing in the complex and interesting legal fields of family, criminal and personal injury law for over 20 years. In that time, I have learned what it takes to provide competent, aggressive representation to my clients, and at affordable rates. I believe that dedication, preparation and hard work are the cornerstones of a successful attorney and law firm. Our office has handled hundreds of complex cases over the years and we are willing to take on the challenging legal matters! If you, or someone you know needs help, call us now!...
Jessica Jowers
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Jacksonville, FL Divorce Lawyer with 5 years experience
(904) 367-5433 7960 Baymeadows Way Ste. 2000
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Divorce, Family, Immigration and Traffic Tickets
Florida Coastal School of Law
Jessica Jowers is a staff attorney with the AmeriTrust Law Group and primarily handles cases involving family law, civil litigation, immigration and traffic tickets. Before coming to work at the AmeriTrust Law Group, she worked as a Certified Legal Intern at the State Attorney’s Office, Florida’s Fourth Judicial Circuit. She earned her Doctor of Law (JD) from the Florida Coastal School of Law in 2013 and was admitted ot the Florida Bar. Before going to law school, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from the Georgia College and State University. Jessica enjoys contributing to the...
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Orange Park Divorce Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc.
(904) 394-7450
Jacksonville, FL

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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.