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Divorce & Family Law, Divorce, Family Law, Child Support, Child Custody, Paternity, Child Support, Visitation, Settlements, Relocation, Modifications, Enforcement


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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.

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Position Organization Location Duration
Guardian ad LitemCustody Case in Circuit Court2007–2009
FounderLaw Offices of Laurence Allen Schwartz1982–present
AssociateRichard L. Larin, Esq. (now Honorable Richard L. Larin)1981-1982
AssociateHouston Faircloth Cooper Easthope & Kelley1978-1979
School Degree Major Graduation
New York Law SchoolJ.D. Law School1975  
New York UniversityMBA1975
Moravian CollegeB.A.1972
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Florida1977
  • 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
    Justia.Com         2012–present
    Lawyer.com         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
  • 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
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