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Compassionate Advocacy for Florida Families

No matter how strong your family ties are, familial relationships are rarely free from conflict. If you and your loved ones have been unable to resolve disputes and domestic issues on your own, it is time to call in a trusted lawyer.

Our dedicated Orlando family law attorneys are attentive listeners, trusted confidants, and strong advocates for clients from all walks of life who are facing difficult and emotional family matters. Alongside a team of caring staff members, our lawyers are prepared to help you navigate the road ahead as you pursue a positive resolution to your case.

Going through a divorce in Florida can be emotionally and financially challenging. At The Law Office of Paulette Hamilton, P.A., our team of experienced family law attorneys is dedicated to providing compassionate and effective legal representation for divorce cases. We understand the complexities of divorce proceedings and strive to help our clients navigate through the process with ease.

Our approach to Florida divorce cases includes:

  • Thorough evaluation of assets and liabilities
  • Negotiation and mediation for amicable settlements
  • Litigation for contested issues
  • Child custody and support arrangements
  • Alimony and spousal support matters

With our expertise in family law matters, we are committed to advocating for the best interests of our clients and their families. Contact us today for reliable legal guidance and support if you are facing a divorce.

Contact us online or call (407) 624-5344 to see what our Orlando family law attorneys at The Law Office of Paulette Hamilton, P.A. can do for you.

Comprehensive Divorce and Family Law Services

A large portion of our practice is dedicated to divorce. We walk clients through the complex and often long-winded process, always striving to resolve matters as efficiently as possible. Our firm can assist you with every aspect of the  Florida divorce, including child custody, child support, property distribution, alimony, and visitation.

In addition to divorce, our Orlando family law attorneys handle various other matters such as instances of domestic violence – representing both victims and alleged abusers – and paternity actions. Rest assured that no matter how complicated or stressful your case may seem, we are prepared to craft an effective strategy that produces the results you are seeking.

Personalized Strategies for Family Law Challenges

At The Law Office of Paulette Hamilton, P.A., we address matters on a case-by-case basis instead of applying cookie-cutter solutions to every client’s case. No two families are the same, which means no two family law cases will be the same either.

Our Orlando family lawyers can resolve your case through mediation, arbitration, a collaborative approach, or litigation. We’ll take the time to assess your situation carefully and determine which approach might be best suited for your unique case.

Why Should I Hire a Family Law Attorney?

Expertise and Experience
Navigating family law issues like divorce, child custody, alimony, and property division can be overwhelming without professional guidance. An experienced family law attorney has the expertise and knowledge of Florida laws to effectively advocate for your best interests.

Objective Perspective
Emotions often run high in family law cases, which can cloud judgment and lead to decisions that are not in your best interest. A family law attorney provides an objective perspective, helping you make rational decisions based on facts and legal principles rather than emotions.

Legal Strategy and Representation
Every family law case is unique and requires a tailored legal strategy. An attorney will develop a comprehensive plan that addresses your specific needs and goals, representing you in negotiations and court proceedings to protect your rights every step of the way.

Benefits of Hiring a Family Law Attorney

Effective Negotiation
Many family law matters are resolved through negotiation rather than litigation. A skilled attorney can negotiate on your behalf to achieve fair and favorable outcomes, whether in a divorce settlement, child custody arrangement, or spousal support agreement.

Thorough Preparation and Documentation
California Family law cases involve extensive paperwork and documentation. An attorney will ensure that all necessary documents are accurately prepared, filed, and presented, reducing the risk of errors that could delay proceedings or negatively impact your case.

Courtroom Experience
If your case goes to court, having an experienced family attorney by your side is invaluable. They will present your case effectively, cross-examine witnesses, and advocate passionately on your behalf. Their courtroom experience can make a significant difference in the outcome of your case.

Access to Resources
Our San Francisco family law attorneys often work with a network of professionals, such as mediators, financial advisors, and child psychologists, to provide comprehensive support for your case. These resources can be critical in achieving a positive resolution.

Give us a call at (407) 624-5344 or complete our online contact form today to get started with a family lawyer near you.

Florida Family Law FAQ

What are the grounds for divorce in Florida?

In Florida, the only ground for divorce is that the marriage is irretrievably broken, or one of the parties is mentally incapacitated.

How is child custody determined in Florida?

Child custody in Florida is determined based on the best interests of the child, taking into consideration factors such as the child's relationship with each parent, the parents' ability to provide for the child, and any history of domestic violence.

What is the process for obtaining a restraining order in Orlando, FL?

To obtain a restraining order in Orlando, FL, you would need to file a petition with the court and provide evidence of the domestic violence or threat of harm. The court will then review the petition and may issue a temporary restraining order, followed by a hearing to determine if a permanent order is necessary.

Can grandparents seek visitation rights in Florida?

Yes, under certain circumstances, grandparents in Florida can seek visitation rights with their grandchildren. This typically involves demonstrating to the court that visitation is in the best interests of the child and that denying visitation would harm the child.

What are the options for resolving a family law dispute in Orlando, FL?

Family law disputes in Orlando, FL can be resolved through mediation, collaborative law, arbitration, or litigation. Each option has its own benefits and considerations, and the most suitable approach will depend on the specific circumstances of the case.

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