Tampa Family Lawyer
Family law issues are handled in civil court, meaning that issues handled by this branch of the law have no criminal penalties. However, that is not to say that the outcomes of a family law cases are not to be taken seriously; a court order issued by a family law judge has legal bearing, and must be followed. If you have questions about family law matters, ranging from divorce to child support and more, an experienced Tampa family lawyer can help.
In Florida, you may file a petition for divorce in the event that your marriage is irretrievably broken, or that a court has declared your spouse mentally incapacitated and you have satisfied the three-year waiting requirement, according to Florida 2015 Statutes section 61.052. A Tampa family lawyer can help you to navigate the many complex issues that are presented during a divorce, including:
- Property division;
- Child custody; (Timesharing) and
- Child support.
Tampa Child Custody (Timesharing) & Child Support
If you are a parent, your children are likely the most important things to you in the world. When you are seeking a divorce or separation from your child’s biological parent, with whom the child will live, what your visitation rights will be, and who will pay child support are all logical—and pressing—questions. Understanding how to petition for child custody and how a child support order is issued can be complicated without the assistance of a legal representative.
Other Family Law Matters
Divorce and child custody/support issues are two of the most common areas of family law. However, family law attorneys can also help you with your other family-related issues as well, including adoption, domestic violence, establishing paternity, and more.
Contact a Tampa Family Lawyer Today For a Free Consultation
When you are facing family law matters, hiring an experienced Tampa family lawyer at Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group is within your best interest. Not only can a family law attorney provide you with important information about the law and how it applies to your case, but can also advocate for your every step of the way. For a lawyer that you can trust, contact our firm today for a free initial case consultation.