Laurence Schwartz | Miami Divorce & Family Law Lawyer
Dedicated to protecting the rights of our clients and their children since 1978.
Divorce & Family Law, Divorce, Family Law, Child Support, Child Custody, Paternity, Child Support, Visitation, Settlements, Relocation, Modifications, Enforcement
Accident & Injury, Personal Injury, Car Accident, Social Security, CriminalMiami, FL 33165 (Miami-dade County)
Accident & Injury, Immigration, Workers' Compensation, Wrongful Termination, Wills & ProbateCoral Gables, FL 33134 (Miami-dade County)
Personal Injury, Admiralty & Maritime, Slip & Fall Accident, Car Accident, WhistleblowerCoral Gables, FL 33134 (Miami-dade County)
Personal Injury, Car Accident, Slip & Fall Accident, Workers' Compensation, Accident & InjuryCoral Gables, FL 33134 (Miami-dade County)
Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Car Accident, Wrongful Death, Slip & Fall AccidentMiami, FL 33134 (Miami-dade County)
Personal Injury, Immigration, Car Accident, Slip & Fall AccidentCoral Gables, FL 33134 (Miami-dade County)
I provide prompt, personal and affordable service for clients seeking help in family law matters.*
I have practiced family law and have represented families since 1978. In my years of private practice, I have helped to ease people through stressful times in order to make positive transitions.
Family law concerns, such as divorce, paternity, child support, or domestic violence are never easy. I provide you with legal guidance, representation and support to guide you through the process.
To discuss divorce or any other family law concern, contact my office at 305-823-1313.
*A more detailed profile of me which includes client reviews and attorney endorsements can be found at http://www.avvo.com/attorneys/33016-fl-laurence-schwartz-1252868.html
|Guardian ad Litem||Custody Case in Circuit Court||N/A||2007–2009|
|Founder||Law Offices of Laurence Allen Schwartz||N/A||1982–present|
|Associate||Richard L. Larin, Esq. (now Honorable Richard L. Larin)||N/A||1981-1982|
|Associate||Houston Faircloth Cooper Easthope & Kelley||N/A||1978-1979|
|New York Law School||J.D.||Law School||1975|
|New York University||MBA||N/A||1975|
|State / Court||Date|
- Marital, Divorce, Family Law & Finance (ALA)
Accountant-Lawyer Alliance (ALA) 2014–present
American Society of Legal Advocates 2013–present
American Bar Association 2012–present
American Judicature Society 2012–present
Cornell Legal Information Institute 2012–present
Florida Family Law and Divorce Group - LinkedIn 2012–present
e-LEGAL Group - LinkedIn 2012–present
Florida Bar 1977–present
Supreme Court of Florida 1977–present
United States Court of Appeals 1977–present
United States District Court Southern District of Florida 1977–present
United States Tax Court 1977–present
Honors & Awards
- Rated AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating™ Martindale-Hubble
Rated A+ by Better Business Bureau of Southeast Florida
Rated Preeminent Client Distinction Award - Martindale-Hubble
Rated 10.0 Superb by AVVO
Put Something Back (for Pro Bono service) - 11th Judicial Circuit Court (2000)
Hollywood Young Professionals - Hollywood Chamber of Commerce (1979)
Moya vs Moya
Outcome: Husband denied any equitable distribution. Court made Husband 100% liable for all debts and deficiency judgments and granted Wife the entire marital residence and furnishings. Husband ordered to pay portion of Wife's attorneys fees as a sanction.
Harrison vs Harrison
Outcome: Former Wife sentenced to 180 days in jail for refusing visitation.
- Family Law Litigation Committee e-newsletter: "Florida’s Shipwrecked Grandparent Visitation Statute – Can We Make it Sail Again?" co-author with Brian J. Kruger, Esq. American Bar Association publication 2013
We provide prompt, personal and affordable service for clients seeking help in family law matters. I have practiced family law and have represented families since 1978. In my years of private practice, I have helped to ease people through stressful times in order to make positive transitions.
Fee:I offer an initial phone consultation at no charge to discuss your case and your legal options. Contact me via e-mail or by calling 305-823-1313
8005 NW 155 Street
Miami, FL 33131
Serving all of Miami-Dade County, including: Carol City
Coral Gables, Hialeah Gardens, Homestead, North Miami, North Miami Beach, Miami Lakes, South Miami Heights, Westchester.