Family Law

The Dewitt Law Firm strives to provide clients with prompt and personalized legal representation that addresses their goals and engages them in the process.

Personalized legal representation is especially effective in family law given the unique nature of each client’s situation. Each staff member in the Dewitt Law Firm is an expert listener, we hear what clients want, and commit to helping them achieve their goals. The Dewitt Law Firm uses a variety of approaches in family law cases, ranging from collaborative law, to mediation, to going to trial. The Dewitt Law Firm offers the option of a less contentious collaborative divorce, with the guidance of a collaborative divorce certified attorney.

If necessary, the Dewitt Law Firm aggressively litigates divorces, alimony/ child support modifications, custody or time-sharing issues, relocation issues, post judgment issues, injunctions, and all other areas of divorce and family practice. As a result of the Dewitt Law Firm’s experience in commercial matters, we are well versed in handling divorces involving family businesses. If you need help with a family law matter, Dewitt Law Firm would be honored to put its experience to work for you.

Family Law Facts:

  • From 1990 – 2000 single-father households in the US increased by 37.9 percent. Between 2000 and 2010, these same families grew by 27.3 percent.
  • Between 1995 and 2010, the rate of cohabitation in the US doubled to 7%.
  • Current national studies on domestic violence suggest that from 22-25% of all women will experience domestic violence at some point during their lives.
  • In fiscal year 2003-2004, Florida’s domestic violence centers responded to 132,629 crisis calls.