Divorce Education

Divorce Education Each year, about 1 million American children see their families changed through a divorce. The ongoing health and mental well-being of these children often depend upon how their parents interact following the end of the marriage. An experienced family law attorney can inform, guide and support you throughout the divorce and custody process. […]

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Custody and Visitation Dos and Don’ts

One thing divorce does not change is your being a parent. Whether you develop a traditional visitation schedule or a flexible co-parenting plan, whether the arrangement is temporary or permanent, you can help make the time you spend with your children happy and productive. When questions regarding custody and visitation arise, an experienced family law […]

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Child Custody and Visitation Information Center

Custody Evaluations: What You Should Know If you and your former spouse have been unable to reach an agreement regarding child custody, the family court judge deciding your case may order a custody evaluation. A custody evaluation is a process in which a mental health professional, usually a psychologist, evaluates you, your children and your […]

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Creating Parenting Plans that Work

A parenting plan is an agreement between parents who are either divorced/divorcing or never married, and it outlines the custody of their children. It takes into account arrangements such as who has the children on which days; who makes major decisions about the children’s education, health, etc.; and what to do if any party’s situation […]

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Child Custody and Visitation – An Overview

Parents who are divorcing have much to consider. Uppermost in their minds is often child custody. Child custody and visitation/parenting time can come in many forms. Joint custody and sole custody; legal custody and physical custody; custody evaluations and modifications: all are terms with which a divorcing parent will become familiar. Knowledgeable advice and skilled […]

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Domestic Violence Victim and Restraining Order Services

Jacksonville Lawyer — Domestic Violence Victim and Restraining Order Services Filing a Restraining Order in Florida At the Law Offices of Leonard, we help victims of domestic violence explore their legal options to protect themselves and their families. We also defend individuals who have been accused of domestic violence in family court. Types of Restraining […]

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Property Division

Duval County, Florida, Property Division Attorney Workers Legal Services Assets Lawyer The division of assets can be a very difficult part of the divorce process. Both husbands and wives want to keep what they believe is rightfully theirs. Divorcing couples often do not agree on who will get the house, the car, or the retirement […]

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Child And Spousal Support

Child support and spousal support (also called alimony) are among the most complex, highly contested issues involved in a divorce. Determining the correct amount of support and getting the best possible settlement requires a divorce lawyer who is knowledgeable about Florida’s child support guidelines and spousal support laws. Jacksonville attorney Leonard has experience working with […]

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