The Orlando Family Firm located in downtown Orlando, Florida is a firm focused on family law and divorce. Our firm provides a variety of legal services to individuals seeking representation in family law matters, with issues such as divorce, paternity, child support, alimony, child custody, complex asset distribution and contempt/enforcement.
If your case involves one or more of these issues, please take a moment to read the relevant information included throughout this website. If you would like to discuss your case further, please call us today to schedule a free consultation to discuss your specific situation.
Many clients ask us what exactly is covered under the umbrella of "family law". Family Law covers a range of different case types that The Orlando Family Firm can help handle and work with you to better understand your rights as related to your individual case.
Did you know that every domestic case is required to go through the mediation process? Click through to learn about the benefits of mediation and what you should do to prepare.
The Orlando Family Firm of experienced divorce lawyers is here to help. Whether you are looking to file your divorce or you've been served with papers from your spouse, please take a moment to review this article and give us a call.
We frequently meet with clients who have never been married but have children in common with a former partner. If this is the situation in your case, and you want to more firmly establish your own rights and those of your child, a Petition for Determination of Paternity and Related Relief is in order.
The Orlando Family Firm can help you with the child support process. The Orlando Family Firm is a full-service family law firm with significant experience in handling child support cases, including private child support and Department of Revenue child support cases. One of the first questions many family law clients have is “how much child support can I expect to receive after my divorce or custody proceeding is completed?”. Our firm is ready to help answer this and other crucial questions. As of January 1st, 2011, the child support statutes will change dramatically. Please read this post in full to learn how these changes may influence your child support award.
Alimony is a difficult issue whether you receive it or pay it. Our firm has significant experience handling alimony trials and can help you get the support you need or ensure that your payments are fair and equitable. This article explains the factors that the Court will examine in order to issue an alimony award. This article also incorporates the changes to the alimony statute which took effect on June 1st, 2010. If you have any questions about the changes in the statute, contact us today.
The Orlando Family Firm lawyers understand the importance of child custody cases. Although the statute was changed in 2008 to change the word custody to "timesharing", the relevant factors remain the same and the standard of "best interest of the child" still applies.
Complex Asset Distribution
Couples, especially those in long-term marriages, often acquire substantial assets during the marriage. Whether this is a 401(k), pension, business interest or annuity, the lawyers at The Orlando Family Firm will determine a value and the proper distribution of these assets.
There are two main categories of modification cases; first, a party may seek to have a financial obligation, such as child support, modified; or a party may wish to modify timesharing and parental responsibility. This article will outline to procedures for both types of cases.
Contempt of Court/Enforcement
One of the most difficult aspects of your family law case is often the enforcement of a Court order or a child support order. The Orlando Family Firm aggressively represents clients in enforcing alimony and child support obligations through either an enforcement proceeding or contempt of court.