Sunrise, Florida Divorce Lawyers

Alan Jay Braverman
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Compassionate and experienced divorce attorney. Board Certified. Call now!

I'm an experienced South Florida divorce lawyer and am dedicated to helping my clients at every stage of the divorce process. My practice includes alimony/spousal support, child support, and child custody and visitation. Read More »
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Lynnette A. Ensign
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Florida Divorce Attorney with 27 years experience

Western Michigan University Cooley Law SchoolFlorida
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Carmen G. Soto
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Experienced Divorce Lawyer in Fort Lauderdale - Call for a Free Consultation

With over 16 years of experience, I will diligently work for you and your family. We offer a free consultation and will handle all of your divorce issues with great expertise. Hablamos Espanol. Read More »
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Opal Phiona Lee
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Florida Divorce Attorney with 13 years experience

Miss Opal P. Lee is admitted to practice law in Florida and the island of Jamaica (having offices in both jurisdictions). She founded FloJam Legal in 2006 and is one of the managing attorneys. Miss Lee earned a Juris... Read More »
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Cindy D. Sackrin
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Free Initial Consultation! Dedicated & Passionate Florida Divorce Attorney!

I provide exceptional legal advocacy focused on the unique needs of those with matrimonial and family law issues. I will work tirelessly to deliver results! Visit my website for information, call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Cindy S. Vova
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Plantation, FL Divorce Attorney with 35 years experience
(954) 316-3496 Pine Island Commons
8551 West Sunrise Blvd., Suite 301
Plantation, FL 33322
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Emory University
Cindy S. Vova, a South Florida native, is began practicing law in 1984. Ms. Vova founded the Law Offices of Cindy S. Vova in 1992 with the two-fold objective of providing superior representation to her clients and delivering the personal attention that each client deserves. She concentrates her practice on divorce and family law issues. From uncontested short-term marriages to complex divorces involving asset valuation issues to time sharing with special needs children, Ms. Vova brings compassionate dedication to all of her clients, and provides dignity to the divorce process. Her greatest passion is encouraging...
Nancy Adkins
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Sunrise, FL Divorce Attorney with 11 years experience
(954) 734-6048 1580 Sawgrass Corporate Parkway, Suite 130
Sunrise, FL 33323
Divorce, Family and Probate
St. Thomas University School of Law
I have been practicing family law exclusively since 2007. I've never done anything else, because I understand how important it is to know what you are doing when you are dealing with someone's family. I have personal experience with my own broken family, and bring that experience with me to better serve my clients who may be faced with the same or similar situation. I also worked for the Florida Attorney General in Child Support Enforcement for about three years. If you are dealing with the Department of Revenue and child support, I may be able...
Nadia Leah Pazos
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Weston, FL Divorce Lawyer with 14 years experience
(954) 449-8719 1840 N. Commerce Parkway
Suite 1
Weston, FL 33326
Divorce and Family
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Nadia Pazos has more than a decade of experience helping families ease the pains of divorce and other family law conflicts. Known for her practical and cost-conscious solutions, Ms. Pazos prefers the collaborative approach for many cases as it can avoid unnecessary emotional and financial stress for both parties. She provides insightful guidance while tailoring solutions to each client’s unique situation and remaining compassionate to each family’s needs. Ms. Pazos is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator who is skilled at resolving many complex disputes.
Gawane Constantine Grant
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Divorce Lawyer with 23 years experience
(954) 739-5600 2331 N State Road 7
Suite 212
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33313
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Immigration
Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University and Florida State University College of Law
Skilled Trial Lawyer. Hard Negotiator. Over 19 years of Jury trials. Trial Attorney of the Year 1997 and 1998 in the Public Defenders Office. Successfully defended numerous deportation cases involving drug charges and other felonies
S. Andrew Foster
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Weston, FL Divorce Lawyer with 21 years experience
(954) 430-1868 2200 N Commerce Parkway
200
Weston, FL 33326
Free ConsultationDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Stetson University College of Law
Robin S. Sorkin
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Weston, FL Divorce Attorney with 36 years experience
(954) 515-0011 1535 North Park Drive
Suite 100
Weston, FL 33326
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Nova Southeastern University
Mr. John Robert Sorkin Esq,
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Weston, FL Divorce Attorney with 39 years experience
(800) 375-2942 1535 North Park Drive
Suite 100
Weston, FL 33326-3226
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Nova Southeastern University and Temple University
Evan Hal Baron
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WESTON, FL Divorce Attorney with 41 years experience
(954) 385-9160 1655 N. COMMERCE PKWY
SUITE 201
WESTON, FL 33326
Divorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
Fort Lauderdale, FL Divorce Lawyer with 35 years experience
(954) 474-5800 1776 N Pine Island Rd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33322
Divorce, Business, Estate Planning and Family
Plantation, FL Divorce Lawyer
(954) 983-6677 1876 N. University Drive
Suite 309 A
Plantation, FL 33322
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Civil Rights and Family
Nova Southeastern University College of Law
Allison L. Bishow
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At all times, your family's best interests are my #1 concern.

As a compassionate and trustworthy family attorney, I will diligently protect the interests of you and your family, helping you to obtain the most favorable results you are seeking to begin the next chapter of your life. Read More »
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Kristin Rae Padowitz
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Florida Divorce Attorney with 19 years experience

Kristin Padowitz earned her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Central Florida where she was a member of the Criminal Justice Honor Society. Subsequently, she went on to earn her law degree... Read More »
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Divorce Lawyer with 37 years experience
(954) 385-1536 1555 N Park Dr
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33326
Divorce and Family
Fort Lauderdale, FL Divorce Attorney with 60 years experience
(954) 748-9990 7451 W Oakland Park Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33319
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Coral Springs, FL Divorce Lawyer
(954) 597-0959 934 N. University Drive
Suite 249
Coral Springs, FL 33351
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Family and Juvenile
St. Thomas University School of Law
Fort Lauderdale, FL Divorce Lawyer with 38 years experience
(954) 474-2001 1776 N Pine Island Rd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33322
Divorce, Business, Family and Personal Injury
Fort Lauderdale, FL Divorce Attorney with 35 years experience
(954) 349-6484 1525 N Park Dr
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33326
Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Fort Lauderdale, FL Divorce Attorney with 39 years experience
(954) 236-8000 1886 N University Dr
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33322
Divorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
Fort Lauderdale, FL Divorce Lawyer with 37 years experience
(954) 385-1536 1555 N Park Dr
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33326
Divorce and Family
Fort Lauderdale, FL Divorce Attorney with 23 years experience
(954) 424-1488 1860 N Pine Island Rd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33322
Divorce, Business, Criminal and Family
Fort Lauderdale, FL Divorce Attorney with 41 years experience
(954) 749-0066 7771 W Oakland Park Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33351
Divorce and Family
Fort Lauderdale, FL Divorce Attorney with 19 years experience
(954) 749-0066 7771 W Oakland Park Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33351
Divorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
Honit Simon
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Florida Divorce Lawyer with 14 years experience

Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of TechnologyFlorida
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Susan R Brown
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Dedicated & Skilled Florida Divorce Lawyer! Protecting Your Rights & Interests!

I provide exceptional legal representation focused on the unique needs of those going through a divorce. I will work for the results you need and deserve! Visit my website for more information or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Susan R Brown
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Plantation, FL Divorce Attorney with 35 years experience
(954) 474-9500 8211 W Broward Blvd PH
#4
Plantation, FL 33324
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Miami School of Law
My practice as an attorney can be summed up in one word: FOCUS. Focus on divorce and family law; focus on the people of Fort Lauderdale and Broward County; focus on creating solutions; and, most importantly —

Focus On Your Needs, Goals And Best Interests

Meeting the needs and goals of my clients and protecting their best interests is always my primary concern. For this reason, finding out exactly what those needs, goals and interests are is first on the agenda. As a sole practitioner, I have the ability to manage my own caseload and to take the time necessary to get...
Kelley Anne Joseph
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Plantation, FL Divorce Attorney with 24 years experience
(954) 376-4826 8211 W. Broward Blvd.
PH4
Plantation, FL 33324
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Nova Southeastern University
20 years experience in marital and family law litigation in South Florida. In addition, I am a certified family court guardian ad litem. I also enjoy mediating family law cases.
Steven David Miller
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Plantation, FL Divorce Lawyer with 33 years experience
(877) 348-3354 950 S Pine Island Rd
Ste A150
Plantation, FL 33324
Divorce and Family
Nova Southeastern University
Divorce attorney Steven D. Miller is the expert on uncontested divorces in the state of Florida. With 30 years of experience Steven Miller has been able to come up with an easy to understand and follow process for couples to complete a divorce in the state of Florida. Attorney Miller has provided clients with countless videos, free forms, and legal advice for years. He is happy to help everyone with a free consultation. For child custody and child support cases Steven Miller can make the process as easy as possible so that your family can continue to live as normal...
Marjorie DeCastro-Hirsch
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Plantation, FL Divorce Attorney
(954) 474-7703 8201 Peters Road, Suite 1000
Plantation, FL 33324
Divorce, Family, Foreclosure Defense and Probate
Nova Southeastern University and Catholic University of Goias in Brazil
Offering personalized legal service. You will be in direct contact with the attorney, not staff members. Evenings and weekend appointments available for your convenience! Contact us now for a consultation! Fale diretamente com a advogada! Ligue agora para marcar a sua consulta!
Tracy Belinda Newmark
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Plantation, FL Divorce Attorney with 28 years experience
(954) 926-2460 Suite 4000
Plantation, FL 33317
Free ConsultationDivorce, Appeals, Domestic Violence and Family
Nova Southeastern University
When you hire me you get my team. Three attorneys, a paralegal and an assistant. That gives you prompt responses to time sensitive issues and provides efficient streamlined legal representation.

I have been licensed in Florida since September 1990, continuously practicing in both state and federal court. I attended University of Florida and was awarded my BSBA in December 1986 and was awarded my JD from Nova Southeastern University in May 1990.

My practice areas, over the past 28+ years have been Family Law, Civil Litigation, Business Litigation [all of which are trial level and appeals] and some transactional law....
Jaiseery Arjoonsingh
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Plantation, FL Divorce Attorney with 10 years experience
(954) 383-7859 150 nw 70th Ave. Suite 4
Plantation, FL 33317
Divorce, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Lori Barkus
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Divorce Lawyer with 20 years experience
(954) 349-7988 2883 Executive Park Dr
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33331
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
University of Miami School of Law
Over 17 years experience as an attorney and a mediator. I have litigated and settled hundreds of contested and uncontested divorce matters. Through this experience, and through extensive training as a mediator, a collaborative divorce professional and a guardian ad litem, I have learned that a lawyers’ most important task in a divorce matter is to encourage clients to seek the most cost-effective solutions to minimize the trauma experienced not only by the divorcing parties but also by their children.
Carmen G. Soto
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Divorce Attorney with 18 years experience
(954) 523-0703 600 S Andrews Ave
#403
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Domestic Violence and Family
Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University
Family law and bankruptcy attorney Ms. Carmen Soto was born in South Florida and speaks fluent Spanish and English. She has traveled extensively and has been exposed to many diverse cultural environments and is, therefore, understanding and sensitive to the cultural differences of a diverse, international clientele. Her practice is devoted to family related issues, bankruptcy as well as civil litigation.

During her career, Ms. Soto was employed for three years with the Department of Children and Families and understands the emotional hardship that families undergo during times of extraordinary stress. She has experience dealing with people going through extreme conflicts....
Scott Stadler
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Coral Springs, FL Divorce Attorney with 30 years experience
(954) 346-6464 3111 N. University Drive
Suite 301
Coral Springs, FL 33065
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
In 1980 Scott J. Stadler attended Broward County Community College. During that year he completed the requirements and was invited to Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Fraternity for achieving academic success. While attending Miami Dade Community College in 1981 Mr. Stadler received an award for Outstanding Academic Achievement for excellent grades. In 1986 Mr. Stadler received the American Jurisprudence Award for the highest “A” grade in his law school evidence class. Scott J. Stadler has been practicing divorce and family law since 1989 when he was admitted to practice law in the State of Michigan. In 1990 Mr. Stadler...
Alan Jay Braverman
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Divorce Lawyer with 46 years experience
(954) 524-0505 633 SE 3rd Ave
#4R
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Miami
Firm founder, Alan Jay Braverman, is Board Certified in Marital and Family Law and concentrates his practice on divorce-related issues, including custody and visitation, child support and alimony, and domestic violence. Licensed to practice in Florida and New Jersey, Mr. Braverman has been an active member of The Florida Bar since 1973. He is registered with the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. Only the most distinguished lawyers appear in the Bar Register – those who have achieved the prestigious “AV” rating as a lawyer. Mr. Braverman has served on numerous Florida Bar committees and is also a Florida Supreme...
Hilda Ramirez-Gainza Esq.
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I will work ceaselessly, and with the utmost care and respect you deserve.

I specialize in the area of Divorce. I am a current member of the Florida Bar and Broward County Bar Association and past member of the American Bar Association. Read More »
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Steven E. Blumenthal
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Exceptional Florida Divorce Attorney! Over 25 Years of Experience! Call Now!

I am a dedicated and skilled divorce lawyer. I am passionate about defending the rights and interests of those going through a divorce! Visit my website to see client testimonials and reviews, or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Susan Winston
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Coral Springs, FL Divorce Lawyer with 14 years experience
(954) 509-3754 7401 Wiles Road
Suite 353
Coral Springs, FL 33067
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
University of Miami School of Law
Susan Winston has been practicing law since October 2004 when she was admitted to the Florida Bar. She came to Florida from Virginia after graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the College of William and Mary in 2001. Susan then went to the University of Miami School of Law and received her Juris Doctor in 2004. Susan began her legal career at the Office of the Public Defender for the 15th Judicial Circuit in 2004. In over six years at the Office of the Public Defender, Susan represented the indigent accused in...
Opal Phiona Lee
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Divorce Attorney with 13 years experience
(954) 358-2020 600 S. Andrews Avenue
Suite 406
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Divorce, Family, Immigration and Real Estate
Florida International University College of Law
Miss Opal P. Lee is admitted to practice law in Florida and the island of Jamaica (having offices in both jurisdictions). She founded FloJam Legal in 2006 and is one of the managing attorneys. Miss Lee earned a Juris Doctorate Degree from Florida International University College of Law, and Legal Education Certificate from the Norman Manley Law School.

Miss Lee possesses extensive experience in the areas of Immigration, Divorce and Family Law. Miss Lee is committed to providing efficient, effective, reliable and aggressive representation to her clients and will ensure she delivers only high quality representation to all clients. Miss...
Angel J. Silvestrini Esq.
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Weston, FL Divorce Lawyer with 13 years experience
(800) 541-4542 2625 Weston Rd.
Weston, FL 33331
Divorce, Business, Estate Planning and Family
University of Puerto Rico - Río Piedras
Attorney Angel J. Silvestrini oversees all litigation for the Law Offices of Zorrilla & Silvestrini, PA.

He was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico and raised between California and Puerto Rico. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Puerto Rico. He is one of a small percentage of attorneys that are admitted to practice law in multiple jurisdictions: Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, New York and Puerto Rico. Because of this, he is often called upon to represent clients in these states when jurisdictional issues arise.

Attorney Silvestrini focuses his practice in the following areas: Probate Administration, Business and Family Law, with...
Arielle Capuano
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Divorce Attorney with 9 years experience
(954) 703-2110 101 N.E. 3rd Avenue
Suite 1500
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Free ConsultationDivorce, Business, Domestic Violence and Family
Florida International University College of Law
Arielle Capuano’s practice is focused almost exclusively on divorce, custody, and family law matters. Her family law experience ranges from uncontested divorces to complex divorces, high asset divorces, paternity cases, custody cases, relocation cases, modifications, enforcement and contempt, and domestic violence. Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Arielle obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Advertising & Public Relations from the University of Central Florida. Graduating near the top of her class, Arielle received her Juris Doctor Degree from Florida International University College of Law, where she was actively involved in the leadership of the Board of Advocates, the...
Peggy Cruz-Townsend
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Divorce Attorney with 21 years experience
(954) 524-5297 110 SE 6th Street
Suite 1700
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Immigration
University of Florida Levin College of Law
I graduated from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida in 1997. I was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1998 and immediately began working as an assistant state attorney for the Palm Beach State Attorney’s Office where I prosecuted hundreds of criminal defendants. Towards the end of 1998, I then entered civil practice when I joined the Legal Aid Office in Dade County, Florida where I assisted clients in family law matters ranging from divorce, to distribution of properties and debts. Thereafter, in 1999, I went into private practice, and based upon my experience and qualifications was also appointed...
Stuart Nelson House
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Coral Springs, FL Divorce Lawyer with 27 years experience
(954) 255-7400 2801 North University Drive
203A
Coral Springs, FL 33065
Divorce and Family
University of South Carolina School of Law
Concentrating solely on family law matters, the attorneys at Stuart N. House, P.A. provide the highest level of service and exceptional representation to all clients in Parkland and Coral Springs who retain us to mediate or litigate their specific case. You can expect honesty, understanding and compassion as we zealously seek the best results for you and your family. We specialize in cases involving divorce, child custody, child support and alimony.
Michael Howard Wolf
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Divorce Attorney with 42 years experience
(954) 999-0864 805 Southeast 3rd Avenue
Suite 1011
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Free ConsultationDivorce, Business, Criminal and Foreclosure Defense
University of Miami School of Law
Michael Howard Wolf is the founder of well-established law firm, known as Michael Howard Wolf Law Firm. One of South Florida’s most prominent attorneys, Mr. Wolf's practice is focused primarily in the areas of Gaming Law, Criminal Defense Law, Civil Litigation, and Business/Corporate Law. Mr. Wolf has successfully represented some of the area’s largest clients in gaming, criminal, civil, and business matters for over 40 years.

Mr. Wolf was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and raised in North Miami Beach, Florida. He attended the University of Arizona, where he received a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and Government, graduating in 1973....
Kristin Rae Padowitz
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Divorce Attorney with 19 years experience
(954) 546-3313 12 SE 7th St #700
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Nova Southeastern University
Kristin Padowitz earned her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Central Florida where she was a member of the Criminal Justice Honor Society. Subsequently, she went on to earn her law degree from Nova Southeastern University. Having gained experience in civil practice as well as criminal defense, Kristin had a desire to become a well-rounded lawyer. Because of that, Kristin Padowitz left the Broward County Public Defender’s Office to become a prosecutor at the Broward County State Attorney’s Office. During her time in the Broward County State Attorney’s Office, she tried upward of 75 cases, all in...
Hilda Ramirez-Gainza Esq.
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Divorce Attorney with 23 years experience
(954) 463-1210 400 SE 8th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Free ConsultationDivorce, Family and Personal Injury
St. Thomas University School of Law and Florida Atlantic University
Daniel E. Forrest
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience
(954) 800-5000 450 East Las Olas Boulevard
Las Olas Centre, Suite 1090
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-2276
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Nova Southeastern University
DANIEL E. FORREST specializes in all divorce and family law matters, including paternity, premarital agreements, domestic violence, enforcement, contempt, alimony, child support, custody, visitation, parenting plans, time-sharing, equitable distribution, property division, restraining orders, mediation, and post-judgment modifications.

He is Board Certified in Marital & Family Law by The Florida Bar’s Board of Legal Specialization and Education.

He is a graduate of the University of Florida (B.A., 2002) and Nova Southeastern University School of Law (J.D., 2006).

Mr. Forrest has received Martindale-Hubbell's esteemed "AV- Preeminent" rating, which recognizes lawyers with the highest ethical standards and professional ability. He has been selected for...
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Sunrise Divorce Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc.
(954) 765-8957
Ext. 27
Plantation, 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.