Chances are you have already ridden an “emotional rollercoaster” getting to this point. You probably fear that once you begin the formal legal process, your life is first going to get even worse, before it gets better. This does not have to be true. You need solid support and resources to get you through this difficult time.
Communication and transparency are key.
You need a family lawyer that prioritizes communication with clients. At every step of the way you must stay informed and know your rights. In family law cases, as in any type of legal matter, knowledge is power. You must know and understand what is happening so that you can have peace of mind that you and your family’s future will not suffer.
Don't be left in the dark.
At The Law Offices of Scott J. Kalish, clients are our priority. When you trust us to handle your delicate matter, you will be informed throughout the entire process.
Our clients receive weekly “status updates” letting you know about any new developments. Even if there is nothing “new” to report you will still receive a communication from us that lets you know exactly that. You will never be left in the dark.
Additionally, you are encouraged to call and speak to Scott about any questions that come to your mind during the process. Never hesitate to reach out with questions. We are always happy to counsel you.
At the Law Offices of Scott J. Kalish we handle all types of family law cases and matters, including divorce, paternity, child custody (timesharing), child support, restraining orders (injunctions), and domestic violence. To learn more about a specific area of Family law click below.
We represent people throughout South Florida, specifically in Broward, Palm Beach, Miami, Martin, and St. Lucie Counties. Let us be your family law attorney.
With our main office conveniently located in Coral Springs, and other office locations throughout South Florida we are never far. If you have a question about divorce, child custody, or any family law matter, reach out to us today for guidance. We are here to help.
You can reach Scott today at 954-990-9307 or fill out the contact form below if you would like to schedule your free strategy meeting.
Divorce often involves complex issues of law and facts, particularly when the marriage has assets, debts, children, a business, a spouse’s need for alimony or attorneys’ fees. Always know and understand your rights under Florida law.
In Florida, there are specific state laws that control how a judge decides the amount of time separated parents get to spend with their child. The importance of adequately presenting your case can not be overstated. Once the judge makes a decision it is very difficult to reverse what has been done. Do not jeopardize time with your child.
Unfortunately domestic violence is not uncommon when there are other family law issues. Allegations of domestic violence may affect how the judge decides key issues in family law cases. Know how to effectively maneuver around these issues, or use instances of domestic violence as leverage to allow justice to prevail.
Never live in fear of being physically or mentally abused. Florida has excellent laws to protect those that are at risk of being mentally or physically abused. These proceedings are often times expedited through the court system. Do not hesitate to take advantage of these important laws for your protection.
As a dad, establishing paternity is important to legally secure the right to spend time with your child. Similarly, for moms establishing paternity is a significant step towards ensuring that your child has what he or she needs to thrive. Either way, establishing paternity is a necessary step towards getting the results you want.
No child should be abandoned financially. At the same time, child support obligations should not excessive or unrealistic.. The consequences of not paying child support are significant.