Should both parties use the same lawyer for Florida divorce and family court matters?
No. A Florida family law and divorce attorney can represent only one party or spouse in a family law or Dissolution of Marriage (divorce) case. Sometimes, the parties decide that only one of them will retain an attorney. In this situation, the Florida family law attorney prepares any paperwork or agreements on behalf of the client who hired the lawyer and only gives advice to that client that has retained the attorney’s services. The lawyer’s client is the only party represented in this situation. In this scenario, the person acting without an attorney is acting on their own behalf; in legal terms, the person is acting pro se.Consultations with our Miami family law attorneys are available in Miami and at several meeting locations throughout Dade and Broward Counties including Lincoln Road in Miami Beach, West Country Club Drive in Aventura, Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood and in the Homestead area. Appointments are also available by telephone and via Skype internet video chat. Telephone our office at (305) 222-7351 or send us an email to schedule a consultation.
When scheduling a consultation, please inform the secretary if there are any pending hearings, deadlines for filing an appeal, or other reason why you may need an immediate appointment. We will do our very best to accommodate your schedule in setting an appointment.