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FAMILY LAW LAWYER

Florida Family Law Lawyer

Family law matters involve intimate and complex issues that impact you and your loved ones for years to come. Choosing the right lawyer is crucial when navigating divorce, child custody battles, adoption, or other sensitive family legal issues. In Florida, experienced family law attorneys can guide you through the nuances of the court system and protect your rights throughout the process.

Why Choose a Florida Family Law Lawyer?

    • Expert guidance: Family law intricacies vary state-to-state. Our Florida-licensed lawyers understand the specific statutes and procedures that apply to your case, ensuring accurate legal representation. Know we also have sister offices in Illinois and Colorado.
    • Experienced navigation: Family court proceedings can be emotionally charged and complex. Your lawyer will advocate for your best interests, negotiate settlements, and represent you in court if necessary.
    • Peace of mind: Knowing you have a skilled professional standing by your side empowers you to focus on managing your emotions and supporting your family through this challenging time.

Find the Right Family Law Lawyer for You:

Florida boasts numerous talented family law attorneys. When making your choice, consider:

    • Specialization: Some lawyers focus on specific areas like divorce or child custody. Choose someone with expertise relevant to your case.
    • Track record: Research the lawyer’s experience and success rate in handling cases similar to yours.
    • Communication style: Ensure you feel comfortable and understood when discussing your case and preferences.
    • Fees and transparency: Discuss fees upfront and choose a lawyer who provides clear breakdowns of costs involved.

Compassionate Legal Representation in Florida Family Court

Johnson O’Keefe provides comprehensive and client-focused legal representation to clients in the Florida family court system. Our team has cultivated a strong reputation as a leading choice in family law firms in the area, thanks to our commitment to our client’s success. If you are facing a divorce, a child custody dispute, or any other type of family law case in the near future, you need a Florida family law attorney you can trust.

Benefits of Legal Representation in the Family Court System

It is always advisable to secure legal representation for any type of civil case, and this is especially true for family court cases. The emotional aspects of these matters can be especially challenging for some clients, and it’s also possible for anyone facing a family court case to make unintentional mistakes in their proceedings if they do not have legal counsel advising them. Choosing the right attorney could be one of the most important decisions you make regarding your impending case for several reasons.

Any family court case requires strict and specific procedural requirements from the court. You may need to file specific forms with supporting documentation by certain deadlines, and your case may also demand filing pretrial motions. While it is technically possible for someone to represent themselves in family court, anyone who does not have extensive professional legal experience faces enormous challenges if they attempt this. Even if they managed to navigate to a conclusion, they would be unlikely to secure as favorable of a result as a Florida family law attorney could have secured.

When you choose Johnson O’Keefe to represent you in Florida family court, you will have a reliable legal advocate ready to assist with every facet of your case. Our firm takes time to learn as much as possible about every client we represent, ensuring fully individualized legal counsel for every client. Our goal is to help you navigate your family court case as efficiently as possible and to reach the best possible outcome.

Family Court Cases Handled by Johnson O’Keefe Florida

Anyone searching for legal representation in Florida, must carefully evaluate a potential attorney’s experience and reputation. It’s vital to select an attorney who is familiar with cases similar to yours and holds a strong track record of successful cases in the area. Johnson O’Keefe represents clients in a wide range of family court cases, including:

Ending a marriage is never easy, and Johnson O’Keefe can provide the comprehensive and compassionate representation you need to address the various unique aspects of your dissolution proceedings. In addition, reliable legal counsel ensures you meet all applicable deadlines and have the best chance of reaching a favorable conclusion to your case.

Child custody. Resolving custody disputes between divorcing parents typically unfolds through dissolution proceedings, but unmarried parents may also need to legally resolve custody. Again, the Florida family court must rule in favor of the child’s best interests, and Johnson O’Keefe can help a parent make a compelling case for custody.

Property division and spousal support. One of the most contentious aspects of a divorce is the financial effects on the spouses. Johnson O’Keefe can assist a client in addressing the division of property under Illinois’ equitable distribution law and assess whether spousal support should come into play in your divorce.

If you have a standing family court order, but you can no longer abide by its terms due to forces beyond your control, the modification process allows for reasonable changes in these situations. Johnson O’Keefe can help you craft a petition for modification or prepare a response to another party’s modification petition.

Divorce mediation. You do not need to resolve your divorce entirely through litigation as long as you and your spouse are both willing to negotiate. Johnson O’Keefe specializes in divorce mediation in Florida, helping clients reach more favorable outcomes in their divorces and making the dissolution process easier and more efficient.

Estate planning. Any family court case’s outcome can influence any estate plans you have in place. Whether you need to craft a new estate plan or need to adjust an existing one following a divorce or other major life event, we can help.

Domestic violence. Unfortunately, thousands of people in Illinois experience domestic violence of all kinds every day. We have helped many past clients secure protective orders in response to the domestic abuse they have experienced. We can also assist clients in navigating the complex family court proceedings that often follow domestic violence incidents in Florida.

Thousands of family court cases unfold in the Florida, area every year, and Johnson O’Keefe routinely assists local clients with complex family court cases that involve several issues. For example, you could face a divorce that entails a child custody determination, a contentious property division process, and various other details. While no attorney can ever promise any client a specific outcome to their case, legal counsel from an experienced Florida family law attorney is invaluable, no matter what your case entails.

When you choose Johnson O’Keefe to represent you in Florida family court, you can expect compassionate and responsive counsel through all stages of your case. We take time to learn about each client’s unique circumstances, needs, and preferences. We help them develop comprehensive legal strategies that address as many eventualities as possible, and our experience enables our team to respond to unforeseen variables effectively. If you’re bracing for any family court case in Florida, Johnson O’Keefe is ready to assist you. Contact our team today and schedule a consultation with a Florida family law attorney you can trust.

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Testimonials

Myles helped me draft a prenuptial agreement, and he was a trusted and helpful advisor during a very delicate legal negotiation process with my now-husband!

Rose

Genet and Shannon were amazing, communicative, supportive and great to work with. Highly recommend.

Shae

Excellent legal service provided in a professional and timely manner. All my questions answered and very friendly staff. Cost for service very reasonable. Highly recommended to you by me! Give her a call.

Virginia

Myles and Genet Johnson truly helped to make a stressful situation positive, understandable and manageable. They’re professional and supportive team work was beyond efficient and they got the job done in the least amount of time and with the least stress possible. They’re an amazing team to help with family needs and are always available…

MA
Myles Johnson and everyone at his firm made my divorce a speedy and not a stressful experience. Everyone was fast to return calls or emails. They explained everything thoroughly and so that I could understand the process. They worked with me every step of the way. I would highly recommend Johnson Law Group and if…

Robin
Genet and Elizabeth were delightful to work with and definitely helped me to understand the process. Thank you.

Aleza

Myles Johnson is an excellent divorce attorney – the Best of the Best! I HIGHLY recommend him and his legal team of paralegals and staff because I had a great experience with them. Myles is smart and savvy and fully committed to his clients as an attorney and mediator. He represented me in my divorce…

MJ

I called Johnson Law Group extremely frustrated and stressed with the process of my custody case. From the consultation to every conversation after, Elizabeth went out of her way to make sure that i was comfortable with all the matters and decisions. My goals and the safety of my children were always the priority to…

Patricia
My divorce was extremely difficult. I faced very serious allegations and the possibility of losing my children and almost complete financial ruin. I felt alone and desperate. If it hadn’t been for the professionals at Johnson Law Group my life would have been ruined for years to come if not permanently. Everyone at the firm…

Zarzegas
I wasn’t familiar with the process of child custody but I must say not only did Myles and his team direct me properly but it was a process that wasn’t money motivated. Very professional group, I was constantly informed of any step or move needed to be made, and they took a very stressful situation…

Dwight
Amazing law firm. Professional, caring, organized. They will represent your best interests! They communicate well with you and are straight forward with everything from rates to the legal process. Myles Johnson is a experienced, knowledgeable, well-versed in the laws as they pertain in each county throughout the State of Colorado. As a client, I highly…

Caleb
I was in a very difficult custody/child support dispute with my ex-spouse. The Johnson law Group and in particular Elizabeth Gregory was phenomenal with their representation of my case. Working with her was such a wonderful experience, kept our goals at the top of every conversation, knew all points and avenues that we could take,…

Liz
Johnson Law Group has the greatest Attorneys and staff in Colorado State. I recommend every family to choose this Law Firm. Attorney Genet Johnson and Myles Johnson has profound knowledge of the Law, and they can help individuals to have balance, peace of mind, avoid issues, assist with problems, work on important aspects of communication/listening,…

Cierra
Very professional, and caring. Helped me through a difficult divorce and made what I thought was going to be an impossible process so much easier. Everything was handled well, they listened to all my concerns, and responded in a timely manner. I would highly recommend using Johnson Law Group, they are amazing!

Sonja
Myles and his firm did an excellent job on my case. He helped me settle a financial dispute with my ex-wife concerning my retirement income. He was firm and consistent while being very professional with the opposition. Myles was a good communicator and responded to questions and concerns promptly. I will definitely call him if…

Rob
Johnson Law Group did and is doing an excellent job with my case. Quick response to questions, making the line of communication superb. Thanks for all help and wish you all a great future.

Mista
Myles took great care in guiding a smooth process from start to finish drafting a prenuptial agreement. He was responsive, efficient, and coordinated well with my wife’s attorney. Very happy with the final result

Nick

Genet and Myles Johnson were two of the most helpful attorneys for us! Not only were they professional, articulate, kind, and knowledgeable but they were also on top of everything. They handled all of the scary details for us during a custody dispute so we didn’t need to worry about anything during this time. I…

Anonymous
Myles and Genet are awesome! I have had to have several rewording of documents due to my ex-husband being in the military. I felt like I was bothering them but they said I could contact them anytime! I highly recommend the Johnson law office!! They are awesome!!

Nick
Myles was excellent during my divorce and custody case. I had a very high-stress, and complicated situation, and not only was he efficient, but he kept me at ease throughout the entire process. He is genuine and professional, and I could not recommend him enough

Anonymous
I worked with Elizabeth and she did way more for me than I thought possible. I was in a bad situation when I came in. She took my case then proceeded to go above and beyond until the very end. Everyone I dealt with at the firm was extremely professional, easy to talk to, and…

Nick D
Our family has literally dealt with multiple law firms and attorneys over the course of 8 years, Attorney Robert Perrone is by far one of the highest-level law professionals. He is very responsive. No matter how intense matters may be, he is there for you. His demeanor is calm, which helps you in times of…

Jorel Shophar
Rachel Amspoker is very professional, kind and courteous. I had a very pleasant experience working with her and will definitely recommend her to others.

Anonymous
If you are in search of an attorney for family law, stop here. This is hands down the best firm you could work with. They get to know you, your situation, and your family. They truly CARE about you & will walk through fire to get you the best possible outcome. I could never speak…

Anonymous
Johnson Law Group did and is doing an excellent job with my case. Quick response to questions, making the line of communication superb. Thanks for all help and wish you all a great future. With continued service I had to update and say how pleased I am with how Myron is handling my case. Can’t…

Anonymous
I have a high profile case involving a custody matter, that stretched across multiple States, which included Colorado. I contacted Johnson Law Group, the team was exceptional in applying the law, and very responsive. At one point I had 4 Law firms attending to the matter in 4 different States, Johnson Law Group stood out…

Jorel Shophar
Had great help with Shannon pulling together a prenuptial agreement in a short amount of time. Greatly appreciated her support!

Brie DeLisi
This review nor a amount a amount of characters can express how grateful I am for Johnson law. From the moment I called they gave me a peace of mind that they where going to be able to help me thru my child custody situation. I worked with Yasaman and she was super professional and…

Jaime Sosa
I spoke with Elizabeth today about my child custody and support case today. She was very courteous and professional. She spoke with the intelligence, understanding and compassion that I would demand from my lawyer. I have spoke[n] to a few people at this firm and they all have shown me that they hold traits like…

Chris Hance
The Johnson Law Group was my saving grace in mitigating my divorce process. They were very professional and showed heart warming empathy towards me. The entire group treated my like an actual person and not just another client. My questions were always answered in a timely manner and the process was so easy. I would…

Kimberly Dunlap
They have been extremely helpful in my somewhat complicated divorce/custody battle. They are extremely responsive and always available if I have any questions. I would definitely [recommend] them to anyone seeking family law assistance.

Zack Leavitt
This family law firm is notably professional, caring, and competent in handling what is, understandably, a very difficult and emotional event in any person’s life. Their dedication to my case, along with their empathy and expertise, has been instrumental in making a terrible situation manageable. Of note, their candor towards legal realities and reasonable expectations…

William O’Neill
I had the pleasure of working with Yasaman and she was nothing less then great! She really understood me and the frustration I had going through the case I had. I would definitely use her again!

Marissa
My experience with the Johnson Law Group has been nothing more than spectacular. From the initial phone call I spoke to Myles Johnson, he gave great direction on how to proceed. Then acquiring the firm as my legal representation I worked with Said and he helped me step by step to get what I was…

Brady Martinez
Shannon was a great help. She really cares about what she is doing. Everything was taken care of when needed to be done and she never slacked on her job. Johnson law group was by far the best law firm I have been through. They always make sure your needs are met and are always…

Timothy
I’m extremely proud of the most professional and considerate Johnson Law Group. I appreciate all the help my attorney and paralegal has done for me in the best interest of my daughters future. They’re all most knowledgeable, caring law group! I couldn’t have done it without their genuine support on representing my case(s). I’m grateful…

c
These folks are a team and do wonderful work you can count on them to treat your case very personably. They helped me get my two kids back from their mom who had her own lawyer as well and didn’t let me get bullied around. I wish I called sooner.

Aaron
I would highly recommend Johnson Law Group for anything involving your custody battle. They were understanding, professional and answered all my questions through the whole thing. Thankful I chose this office because I got everything I asked for.

Naomi
Myles is the most amazing attorney to ever exist. He helped me get 50% of my daughter when I had no time at all. He is always responsive. Cut me a couple deals with phone conversations. He was so helpful throughout the entire process and really cares for his clients. My family would not be…

Corey
Elizabeth and everyone at Johnson Law Group were amazing helping us get through a custody battle! Highly recommend.

Amanda
I found this law firm by a Google search, they were relatively close to my house, so we decided to check them out. It was the BEST decision we made for our family law case. We had Elizabeth represent us and she did such an amazing job! She was professional, timely, great communication, did a…

Ann
I worked with Elizabeth and she did way more for me than I thought possible. I was in a bad situation when I came in. She took my case then proceeded to go above and beyond until the very end. Everyone I dealt with at the firm was extremely professional, easy to talk to, and…

Nick
Myles is very professional and well informed in his field. He helped me resolve custody quickly and in a way that all parties were happy. Cassidy their paralegal was also extremely helpful and client driven . 5 stars!!

Stevie
Myles helped me draft a prenuptial agreement, and he was a trusted and helpful advisor during a very delicate legal negotiation process with my now-husband!

Rose
Genet and Shannon were amazing, communicative, supportive and great to work with. Highly recommend.

Shae
Excellent legal service provided in a professional and timely manner. All my questions answered and very friendly staff. Cost for service very reasonable. Highly recommended to you by me! Give her a call.

Virginia
Myles and Genet Johnson truly helped to make a stressful situation positive, understandable and manageable. They’re professional and supportive team work was beyond efficient and they got the job done in the least amount of time and with the least stress possible. They’re an amazing team to help with family needs and are always available…

MA
Myles Johnson and everyone at his firm made my divorce a speedy and not a stressful experience. Everyone was fast to return calls or emails. They explained everything thoroughly and so that I could understand the process. They worked with me every step of the way. I would highly recommend Johnson Law Group and if…

Robin
Genet and Elizabeth were delightful to work with and definitely helped me to understand the process. Thank you.

Aleza
Myles Johnson is an excellent divorce attorney – the Best of the Best! I HIGHLY recommend him and his legal team of paralegals and staff because I had a great experience with them. Myles is smart and savvy and fully committed to his clients as an attorney and mediator. He represented me in my divorce…

MJ
I called Johnson Law Group extremely frustrated and stressed with the process of my custody case. From the consultation to every conversation after, Elizabeth went out of her way to make sure that i was comfortable with all the matters and decisions. My goals and the safety of my children were always the priority to…

Patricia
My divorce was extremely difficult. I faced very serious allegations and the possibility of losing my children and almost complete financial ruin. I felt alone and desperate. If it hadn’t been for the professionals at Johnson Law Group my life would have been ruined for years to come if not permanently. Everyone at the firm…

Zarzegas

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