Westchester, Florida Family Lawyers

Antonio G Jimenez
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Flat Fees Only. Experienced and Effective Divorce & Family Lawyer.

I’m an experienced Miami family lawyer and dedicated to helping my clients at every stage of the legal process. My practice includes simple and complex divorce cases, spousal support, child support, and child custody. Read More »
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Alisha B. Savani
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Experienced & Skilled Florida Family Attorney! Call for a Free Consultation!

I am well versed in all areas of family and marital law. I am dedicated to achieving the best possible outcome for you and your family. Visit my website for information about your rights or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Kenneth Mitchell Kaplan
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Experienced, Aggressive & Knowledgeable Florida Family Law Attorney! Call Now!

I have been helping families with legal issues for over 20 years. I provide the necessary skills and experience to obtain the best possible outcomes! Visit my website to see client reviews or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Roger Slade
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Experienced & Dedicated Florida Family Attorney! Call for a Consultation!

I provide attentive, responsive service to those with family law matters. I am dedicated to achieving the best possible outcome for you and your family. Visit my website for client reviews or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Carmen G. Soto
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Experienced Family Lawyer in the Miami Area - 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 our cases involve child support, child custody, alimony, and domestic violence. Hablamos Espanol. Read More »
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Milene Hernandez
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Miami, FL Family Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(305) 552-6339 Law Office Of Milene Hernandez, P.A.
2710 S.W. 87th Avenue, Suite C
Miami, FL 33165
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Vanessa Alexandra Vasquez de Lara
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Miami, FL Family Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(305) 596-9951 7700 North Kendall Drive, Suite 607
Miami, FL 33156
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Miami School of Law
Vanessa Vasquez de Lara, Esq. is the founder and owner of Vasquez de Lara Law Group, a law firm dedicated to assisting families with the legal issues affecting them and their loved ones in family and probate court. Mrs. Vasquez de Lara graduated cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law in 2002. She has been named to the 2015 Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2016-2019 Super Lawyers list. She is an experienced family, probate, and guardianship litigator. Cases handled in Florida family & probate court include:

Divorce
Child custody
Child support
Relocation matters
Preparation of wills
Probating of assets with and without wills
Guardianships of...
Julio Cesar Marrero
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Miami, FL Family Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(888) 773-0347 3850 Bird Road, Suite 1001
Miami, FL 33146
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Real Estate
University of Miami School of Law
Julio C. Marrero, is an experienced Florida Attorney, licensed since 1988. He received his Juris Doctor degree Cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law. He has since dedicated his entire professional career to providing legal services to the South Florida community. As a solo practitioner, Julio dedicated his general practice to Civil, Family, & Real Estate Law. He became well known for successfully completing a large volume of Real Estate Transactions as closing and title insurance agent.

Julio C. Marrero is presently the Senior Managing Partner & Founder of MARRERO, CHAMIZO, MARCER LAW, a Miami law...
Richard Alyn Schurr
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Coral Gables, FL Family Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(305) 204-4924 100 Almeria Ave
#340
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
University of Miami School of Law and Whittier Law School
Richard A Schurr is an attorney with 23 years of experience in family law, business, and civil litigation. Mr. Schurr also has experience as a forensic accounting, holds a Masters of Law Degree in Taxation, and is a Certified Financial Planner. He is a Harvard trained mediator and negotiator and is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator. He is a SuperLawyer, is rated AV Preeminent (highest rating) by Martindale Hubbell, and is on Florida Trend Magazine's list of Legal Elite for 2018.
Kenneth Mitchell Kaplan
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Miami, FL Family Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(305) 666-9797 8603 S Dixie Hwy #412
Miami, FL 33143
Family, Appeals, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Miami School of Law
I have been practicing law in the state of Florida for 23 years. I attended the University of Miami Law School and received my Juris Doctor in May in 1989. After graduating from law school and passing the Florida Bar the first time I took the exam. I went into private practice as a sole practitioner. During my three years in law school I clerked at the law offices of Terry Rosenblum P.A. as a clerk I worked on cases involving Personal Injury, Criminal Law, Aviation Law, Real Estate Law, and Family Law. I worked for approximately 9 different attorneys at...
David H. Pollack
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Coral Gables, FL Family Law Attorney
(305) 372-5900 2600 Douglas Rd
#1007
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Family, Appeals, Business and Maritime
University of Miami School of Law
David Pollack is an AV rated attorney who specializes in complex business litigation and appeals. His practice focuses on maritime, labor and employment, defamation, and construction litigation. In 2006, Mr. Pollack obtained the largest verdict in an internet defamation case in the United States, which was later affirmed on appeal. Mr. Pollack regularly represents businesses in cases involving defamation, employment discrimination, wage and overtime claims, and other commercial matters. He also represents passengers and crew members in cases involving maritime personal injuries. Mr. Pollack has written and argued more than 50 appeals before the Third District Court of Appeal, the...
Minervino Rodriguez
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Coral Gables, FL Family Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(305) 461-5667 306 Alcazar Avenue
Suite 205
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Divorce
University of Miami School of Law
Minervino Rodriguez, Jr. has been practicing law in Florida and has co-counseled in various other states and countries for over 37 years. Attorney Rodriguez provides experienced, effective, and trustworthy advice and legal services in Matrimonial & Family Law, Business & Corporate Law, Civil Litigation, and Family & Civil Mediation. He is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator in both Family Law and Civil Law. He has been AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell consistently and continuously since 1999 through 2016, which is the highest rating that can be achieved by an attorney. He is bilingual in the English...
Leisy Jimenez
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Miami, FL Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(305) 261-7000 8490 SW 8th St
Miami, FL 33144
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University
Leysi Jimenez practices in the areas of Immigration, Family Law, Foreclosure, and Criminal Justice. Ms. Jimenez obtained a Bachelor of Science Magna Cum Laude in Criminal Justice at the Florida International University, and also a Juris Doctor Cum Laude at the Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center. She has been representing clients at mediation, temporary hearings, and trials. Ms. Jimenez has also managed and prepared cases, attended court hearings, and drafted motions to reopen cases. She speaks fluent Spanish.
William Gaston McLean III
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Miami, FL Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(305) 434-0731 932 SW 82nd St.
Miami, FL 33144
Family, Criminal and Immigration
Florida Coastal School of Law
I am a Chicago and Miami lawyer practicing family- and employment-based immigration law, and removal and deportation defense and appeals. I also work with criminal and family law issues as they arise in the context of immigration cases.
Christy L. Hertz
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Coral Gables, FL Family Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(305) 444-3323 3081 Salzedo St, #201
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Domestic Violence
St. Thomas University School of Law and University of Miami School of Law
Christy L. Hertz has been specializing for over 26 years in litigation and mediation of: divorce, family and child-related matters, relocation, domestic violence, modification and enforcement of marital settlement agreements, paternity, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, Probate, Trust and Guardianship litigation, parental alienation; equitable distribution of marital assets and family businesses, and any other issue related to marital and family law.
Katie Sager
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Florida Family Law Lawyer

Katie Sager has significant experience and specializes in litigation, mediation and appeals of divorce and family and child-related matters, including time-sharing issues, relocation, modification and enforcement of... Read More »
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Sandy T. Fox
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Free Consultation! Exceptional Family Law Representation! Call Now for Help!

I offer deep legal knowledge and time-tested trial and negotiation skills. I am dedicated to providing my clients with high quality legal representation! Visit my website for information or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Aliette H. Carolan
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Coral Gables, FL Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(305) 358-2330 1541 Sunset Drive
Suite 201
Coral Gables, FL 33143
Family
Nova Southeastern University
The Law Office of Aliette H. Carolan, PA is located in Coral Gables, FL. We focus on Complex Matrimonial & Family Law, Mediation services and Reproductive Law. Aliette Hernandez Carolan, Esq. is certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a Family Law Mediator since 2009. She was nominated as a Rising Star by the reputable Super Lawyers 2014 and as a Super Lawyer in the 2015 publication. We make sure that you have access to the legal, financial and emotional resources that you need. We listen to you, return phone calls promptly, keep you prepared...
Katie Sager
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Coral Gables, FL Family Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(305) 444-3323 3081 Salzedo St, #201
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Domestic Violence
St. Thomas University School of Law and Florida State University College of Law
Katie Sager has significant experience and specializes in litigation, mediation and appeals of divorce and family and child-related matters, including time-sharing issues, relocation, modification and enforcement of marital settlement agreements, prenuptial agreements, postnuptial agreements, paternity and domestic violence.
Scott Merl
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Coral Gables, FL Family Law Lawyer
(305) 444-1575 4070 Laguna Street 1st Floor
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy and Personal Injury
University of Miami School of Law
Scott Merl graduated from Miami Law in May of 2011. A Miami native, Scott graduated from the University of Florida with a double major in Political Science, cum laude and Business Administration General Studies with a specialization in Education. During his law school career, Scott served as the 2010 Orientation Vice Chair, was a leading force in the Student Ambassador program, and was an intern for the Street Law program where he taught at Coral Gables High School.

After graduation, Scott held a one year Post-Graduate Fellowship in which he served as a liaison between the student body and the...
Nadia Leah Pazos
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Coral Gables, FL Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(305) 330-1643 1 Alhambra Plaza
Suite 1458
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Family and Divorce
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.
Laurence Allen Schwartz
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Miami, FL Family Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(305) 823-1313 Town Center One - Suite 1711
8950 SW 74 Court
Miami, FL 33156
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
New York Law School
*AV Rated Preeminent® from Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ *Highest Rating of 5.0/5.0 from Martindale-Hubbell® Client Review Ratings™ *Highest Rating of 10.0/10.0 "Superb" on Avvo.Com *Rated Excellent on LawyerRatingz.com *Rated 5 out of 5 stars on Lawlink - The Attorney Network *Rated 5 out of 5 stars on Merchantcircle.com *A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau
Peter Rodriguez Esq.
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Coral Gables, FL Family Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(786) 828-7561 100 Almeria Ave
#340
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Family, Business, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University
Odalys Sanchez Elkins
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Miami, FL Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(305) 819-8090 782 N.W. 42nd Avenue
Suite 403
Miami, FL 33126
Family, Bankruptcy, Domestic Violence and Probate
Nova Southeastern University
Odalys Sanchez Elkins is a trial attorney who has dedicated her practice to providing legal representation to individuals involved in complex family law disputes, probate, bankruptcy, and civil litigation to protect business interests. She has represented individuals in cases involving divorce, paternity, parental rights, child custody, child support, relocation, modifications, contempt, domestic violence, and other family law related matters. She has also been appointed by the Court to serve as Guardian Ad Litem on high conflict cases involving child custody disputes. In addition, she has also represented clients at the appellate level in family law cases and...
Daniel Silver
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Coral Gables, FL Family Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(305) 447-0766 55 Merrick Way
Suite 400
Coral Gables, FL 33130
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Miami School of Law
Daniel diligently prepares cases to advocate for his clients rights by blending his investigative background from his criminal law experience with his knowledge of family and marital law. Daniel R. Silver joined the law firm of Gautier & Hasty, P.L., as an associate in March, 2011. He has been a member of the Florida Bar in good standing since October, 2003 and is also licensed to practice law in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida. Daniel graduated from the University of Miami School of Law in 2003, cum laude, and earned his Bachelors of Business Administration from the...
Fritznie Abigail Jarbath
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Coral Gables, FL Family Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(305) 615-1005 717 Ponce de Leon Blvd
Suite 208
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Family, Divorce, Immigration and Personal Injury
Florida International University College of Law
Fritznie Jarbath is an attorney of Haitian decent admitted to practice law in the State of Florida and the Southern District of Florida. She attended Florida International University College of Law, where she received her Juris Doctorate. She attended University of Miami where she obtained Bachelor's Degree in Psychology with a Minor in Business Law. She practices in the area of Family Law, Immigration Law and Personal Injury. While attending Law School, Mrs. Jarbath was selected to work as an intern at the Miami Immigration Court where she conducted extensive research into the factors of individual criminal convictions...
Javier  Enriquez
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Coral Gables, FL Family Law Attorney
(305) 222-7921 255 Aragon Avenue, Second Floor
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Family, Business, Divorce and Employment
University of Miami School of Law
Javier A. Enriquez, a partner at Jeffrey & Enriquez, LLC, and a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator, concentrates his practice on, domestic and international, marital and family law, family law mediation, as well as civil and family appeals. Mr. Enriquez also has experience in election law, commercial litigation, and employment litigation.

A native of Miami, Mr. Enriquez graduated cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law, where he was also the Litigation Skills Program Marco A. Vasquez Scholarship recipient. Throughout his time at the University of Miami School of Law, he was the President of the Federalist...
Denise Martinez-Scanziani
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Florida Family Law Lawyer with 19 years experience

As a trial and appellate attorney focusing in the area of marital and family law, I am uniquely positioned to not only advocate for my clients, but educate them in the process. I take each of my client's cases very... Read More »
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Mark R. Wegmann
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Florida Family Law Lawyer

Mark R. Wegmann joined Vilar Law, P.A. in April 2015 and handles all aspects of family law, including divorce, paternity, child support and post-judgment matters Read More »
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Astrid M. Bismarck
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Coral Gables, FL Family Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(305) 444-5554 201 Alhambra Circle, Suite 503
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Miami School of Law
I am committed to achieve the best possible outcome for all of my clients. Family law disputes can be very emotional and financially stressful events in the lives of our clients. My goal is to protect the legal rights and financial interests of my clients during these difficult times with the least amount of disruption to their lives and to their families. We firmly believe that all client deserve high quality representation no matter how large or small his or her legal dispute may be.
Ana Maria Perez
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Miami, FL Family Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(786) 319-9015 7480 Bird Avenue Suite 540
Miami, FL 33155
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
St. Thomas University School of Law
Ana Maria Perez was born in Colombia. She attended St. Thomas School of Law and made dean's list three semesters. She is a dedicated attorney that will take your case seriously.



La abogada Ana Maria Perez, nació en Colombia. Obtuvo su diploma de derecho en Universidad de St. Thomas con honores en tres semestres. La abogada es un persona dedicada que tratara su caso con la seriedad que merece.
Ada Maria Barreto
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Miami, FL Family Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(305) 222-7442 3650 NW 82nd Avenue
Suite 308
Miami, FL 33166
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Personal Injury
St. Thomas University School of Law
With 20 years of legal experience on her side, Ada M. Barreto is an insightful and skilled attorney. She proudly serves clients throughout Miami and the surrounding areas who are facing complex family law and personal injury matters. Attorney Barreto’s commitment to client satisfaction can be seen in her ability to secure positive results, backed by exceptional reviews from past clients. She provides counsel for personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis, which means her clients don’t pay a dime unless she wins compensation for them. In regards to family law matters, Attorney Barreto is a certified mediator, which...
Carlos Del Amo
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Coral Gables, FL Family Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(800) 447-7005 3211 Ponce se Leon Blvd.
Suite 200
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
University of Miami
Carmen Gallardo
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Miami, FL Family Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(305) 261-7000 8490 SW 8th St
Miami, FL 33144
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Immigration and Personal Injury
Carmen Gallardo has dedicated her legal career to meet her client’s needs. She is well known among her clients and peers for providing creative solutions to difficult immigration law problems. Ms. Gallardo devotes her practice and legal knowledge in, Family Law, Immigration and Civil litigation, just to name a few. She is devoted to her clients by finding a well-organized, cost-effective and comprehensive solution in complex legal matters. Through her experience, Ms. Gallardo has developed an extensive knowledge of immigration law. She serves all immigrant communities and understands the needs of immigrants. As an immigration lawyer,...
Lizette Reboredo
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Coral Gables, FL Family Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(305) 442-7443 901 Ponce de Leon Boulevard Suite 101
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Family and Divorce
University of Miami School of Law
Elena de Socarraz
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Miami, FL Family Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(305) 443-1304 1651 S Le Jeune Rd
Miami, FL 33134
Family
University of Miami School of Law
Raquel Maria Chaviano-Mora
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Doral, FL Family Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(786) 999-8436 8750 NW 36 Street
Suite 425
Doral, FL 33178
Family and Immigration
Nova Southeastern University
Lawrence S. Katz
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Miami, FL Family Law Lawyer with 51 years experience
(305) 670-8656 9130 South Dadeland Blvd.
Suite 1200
Miami, FL 33156
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and International
University of Miami
Ileana Marrero Rodriguez Esq.
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Coral Gables, FL Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(305) 442-1245 301 Almeria Ave, Suite 345
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Family, Personal Injury and Real Estate
St. Thomas University School of Law
Patrick Vilar
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Florida Family Law Lawyer with 23 years experience

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Paul McKenna
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Coral Gables, FL Family Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(305) 662-9908 1360 S. Dixie Highway
Suite 100
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Family, Appeals, Business and Divorce
Drew Stuart Sheridan
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Miami, FL Family Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(305) 596-3368 7765 SW 87th Ave
Miami, FL 33173
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Real Estate
Maritza Estevez-Pazos
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Coral Gables, FL Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(305) 717-7130 1541 Sunset Drive, Suite 201
Coral Gables, FL 33143
Family and Divorce
University of Miami School of Law
Marti L. Goldstein
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Coral Gables, FL Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(786) 564-4081 1600 Ponce de Leon Blvd
Suite 1000
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Family, Appeals and Real Estate
St. Thomas University School of Law
Margarita Arango Moore
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Coral Gables, FL Family Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(305) 433-7990 2655 South Le Jeune Road
PH 1-C
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Florida
Marcia Soto
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Coral Gables, FL Family Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(305) 446-9791 2030 Douglas Road, Suite 210
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Family
University of Miami School of Law
Melisa Pena
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Coral Gables, FL Family Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(305) 615-1005 717 Ponce de Leon Blvd. Suite 332
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Family and Immigration
Marilyn Capo
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Pinecrest, FL Family Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(786) 222-6823 8603 South Dixie Highway Suite 404
Pinecrest, FL 33143
Family
Gilberto Valdes Alba
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Miami, FL Family Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(305) 648-2522 4705 SW 8 Street
Miami, FL 33134
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Richard Katz
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Coral Gables, FL Family Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(305) 444-9806 999 Ponce de Leon Boulevard
Suite 1020
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Family
Law Office Of Richard D Katz is the firm of choice for any and all legal advice and representation in the Coral Gables, Hialeah and Miami. Specializing in Family Law, Divorce Law and Personal Injury. I have years of experience representing individual clients as well as big businesses and corporations. Law Office Of Richard D Katz's services go way beyond court trials and out of court settlements, however I make it a point to support my clients from the very beginning all the way to the very end.
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Dealing with family law issues?

Family law generally concerns domestic relations and family-related matters such as marriage, civil unions, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, guardianships, domestic abuse, surrogacy, child custody, child abduction, the dissolution of marriage and associated issues. Each state has its own set of family laws, and traveling across state borders can sometimes affect your rights and those of your family.

Contrary to popular belief, seeking the advice of a family law attorney does not necessarily mean that something is amiss in your family. A family law attorney can help negotiate prenuptial/premarital agreements for clients in anticipation of marriage or advise same-sex couples on relevant legal issues affecting their relationship. They also can help with adoption proceedings and other procedures involving children.

Family law attorneys often do represent clients seeking a divorce, annulment or legal separation, and the complicated issues that can arise as a result. Although domestic abuse is a criminal offense, some family law attorneys are skilled at handling these situations, as they are often entangled with other family law issues.

Some jurisdictions certify lawyers as family law specialists, which means these attorneys have met the certifying body's minimum requirements for education, experience, and examination.


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Paternity Suit: A lawsuit to determine the father of a child whose parents were not married when the child was born.