Family Law – Florida Women's Law Center

Approximately seventy percent (70%) of all divorce petitions are filed by women. An estimated sixty-six percent (66%) of all caregivers are female and about eighty-five percent (85%) of women are awarded primary custody of their children.

It is safe to say that women have a fair number of family law issues. Whether it is attempting to establish the paternity of a child, filing for a Florida dissolution of marriage, or requesting child support, women often find themselves needing an experienced family law attorney.

Attorney for Women in Family Law in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Considering that women issues have historically revolved around family law, it follows that women today still face a large number of issues in family structuring and child rearing.  In this regard, having an experienced female family law attorney as a zealous advocate can be invaluable.

The attorneys at the Florida Women's Law Center have devoted an entire portion of their practice to providing women with stellar legal counsel and to guide women through a complex legal system.

Our office is located in Downtown Fort Lauderdale and we serve clients throughout South Florida in cities like Miami, West Palm Beach, LaBelle, and East Naples, Florida.

Overview of Women and Family Law in Broward County

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Types of Florida Family Law Cases

Family law in Fort Lauderdale consists of a wide array of topics from dissolution of marriage, (more commonly called divorce), to child custody modification agreements. Some of our most common cases include the following:

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Dissolution of Marriage in Florida

Starting over after a divorce can be scary –especially considering the high divorce rate in the U.S. Whether the dissolution is contested or uncontested, the attorneys at the Florida Women's Law Center will fight for the best possible result.

At the FWLC, our goal is to aid women who are considering filing for divorce in creating a smooth and calm transition from married to single life, by tackling the court hearings, stressful negotiations, and forms that are required for a complete divorce in Florida.

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Child Support

About seven out of every ten women in the workforce today is a working mother. About thirty-seven (37%) of children in Florida are in single parent households. With women being the primary childcare providers in most families, it follows that a large percentage of single-parent households are single mothers, many of whom may be working mothers.

Attempting to receive child support from a co-parent can prove to be a challenging task. Under Florida Statute § 61.13, Florida law states that both parents have a duty to support their child. Speaking with an attorney about what the Child Support Statute could mean for your family can make a huge difference.

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Find a Woman Family Law Attorney in Broward County, FL

If you are a woman who is considering hiring a Florida family lawyer, there will be some issues that you may find easier to discuss with an experienced woman attorney. The FWLC was created to provide women across Florida with the opportunity to receive legal advice about sensitive issues from a woman who can empathize and relate to many of their experiences.

We accept cases throughout the Miami-metropolitan area in counties like Broward County, Miami-Dade County, Hendry County, Collier County, and Palm Beach County, Florida.

If you or someone you know is seeking an experienced female family law attorney in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, LaBelle, or East Naples, Florida, then contact our office immediately.

Call (954) 500-5555 now for a no obligations consultation with our office.


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