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Family Law, International Child Abduction, Divorce, Child Custody & Visitation. No matter what you're handling - don't deal with it by myself - call my law office these days and let me help you with your circle of relatives and custody topics.

Family Law Firm Protecting the Rights of Clients in Miami

Strategic illustration all through Florida and abroad

The Law Offices of Lawrence S. Katz, P.A. is devoted to assisting families in transition. We focu...

Family Law, International Child Abduction, Divorce, Child Custody & Visitation. No remember what you're coping with - don't deal with it alone - name my regulation workplace today and let me help you along with your family and custody topics.

Family Law Firm Protecting the Rights of Clients in Miami

Strategic representation for the duration of Florida and overseas

The Law Offices of Lawrence S. Katz, P.A. is dedicated to supporting households in transition. We focus on family law issues, divorces, international circle of relatives matters and home violence instances. International circle of relatives law is very narrow and calls for an in-depth expertise of ever-changing statutory regulation and evolving case regulation. With forty five years of enjoy dealing with these sorts of cases, you could rely upon The Law Offices of Lawrence S. Katz, P.A. to supply excellent, efficient felony illustration for your case.

Compassion for the ones going through family disputes

Divorces and paternity subjects may be life-changing activities for parents and children. We recognize that each family's scenario is different and that every patron has unique desires and concerns. We guide clients through the criminal gadget even as considering the economic and emotional outcomes of complicated matrimonial topics and give an explanation for the Florida divorce system or the legal guidelines pertaining to your case. We assist you thru this tumultuous time and help you transition into the subsequent phase of your existence.

Family law

Divorces may be the maximum demanding events in our lives, even in the first-rate of circumstances. Many issues can come into play all through the path of disentangling spouses' lives. Adding an worldwide own family regulation component simplest in addition complicates matters. Some of the aspects of family regulation instances we assist customers via encompass:

-Complex matrimonial topics - Florida law requires an equitable department of the marital estate. We paintings to ensure that property and liabilities are divided fairly and in accordance with the law.

-Property, paternity and marital agreement agreements - Property and marital settlement agreements are often reached at mediation. An agreement is a agreement that, once signed, is binding at the parties and subject to enforcement via the courtroom. Mr. Katz is a skilled negotiator and mediator who fights for his clients in agreement negotiations.

-Spousal help - Spousal help can encompass periodic permanent alimony, brief alimony, bridge the space, durational and rehabilitative alimony. Courts remember whether or not spousal help is suitable on a case-via-case foundation.

-Post-judgment enforcement and change - Obtaining a positive judgment is simplest half the warfare. Sometimes the only way to put in force a judgment is to take the non-compliant birthday celebration back to court. The same is actual for changes. Family circumstances can trade overnight, warranting a change of the prevailing order.

-Child custody and time-sharing - We represent mother and father in search of parental rights, custody or time-sharing with their children.

-Child help - Our law company pursues mother and father who refuse to pay child assist and defends folks who are not able to pay and want to are seeking changes.

-Interstate custody and relocations - It's no mystery that Miami is an worldwide hub. We assist clients with getting court docket permission to relocate to another country or the world over.

-Parental alienation - Our organization is familiar with the lengthy-time period, terrible consequences parental alienation could have for your relationship along with your child. We combat to hold the wrongdoers accountable in these cases and to attain the requisite mental fitness therapy for the child.

-Paternity - Custody and toddler assist subjects commonly can't be determined until paternity has been adjudicated. We work with our clients to discover the fastest decision to paternity troubles.

-Temporary alleviation - Temporary comfort can offer for a spouse, discern and kid's financial needs and decide a brief parenting and time-sharing plan (custody) at some stage in the pendency of litigation. In maximum divorce, paternity and custody situations, we recommend that our clients allow us to make utility to the courtroom for transient alleviation.

-International circle of relatives law

-We have 45 years' enjoy helping customers with complex worldwide family regulation topics. Our committed organization presents experienced illustration for:

-International custody and guide - We assist customers with setting up and enforcing international custody and guide orders.

-International relocations - International relocations are seldom easy. We recognize the regulation related to global relocations and how to decide which jurisdiction's law governs various situations.

-Interstate and international infant abduction - Some of the most gratifying work we do is reuniting families torn apart through interstate and global baby abductions. We have huge enjoy in those cases, an incredibly excessive fulfillment rate and let you placed your circle of relatives back collectively.

Domestic violence

The Law Offices of Lawrence S. Katz, P.A. has represented customers on both facets of home violence cases. Our enjoy has given us a deep expertise of the problems involved, consisting of strategic lawsuits. We adapt our representation to the particular desires of each consumer with compassion and professionalism. If necessary, we assist you in obtaining a restraining order to guard you from similarly abuse.

Call our Miami, Florida own family law company nowadays

Whether in settlement negotiations, mediations or court lawsuits, The Law Offices of Lawrence S. Katz, P.A. works to make sure that you and your youngsters reap a honest decision. When we meet, we take time to understand your goals and expand strategies to acquire them. Contact & Information us at 786.991.2629 or online to schedule a consultation. We are available by using appointment, and our Miami workplace is obtainable from the Miami Dade South Metrorail. Se habla español.

Honors

- AV® Preeminentwith the aid of ®

- Fellow, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

- Listed in Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who inside the World and Who's Who in America

- Named among the Most Attorneys in Florida by using Super Lawyers, 2010-2013

- Selected for Florida Legal Elite, 2009-2013

- Received The First Family Law American Inn of Court award for provider, 2008-2010

- Received awards of merit from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, and the U.S. Department of State Certificate of Appreciation for Extraordinary Assistance to Hague Convention Applicants

- Received Certificate of Recognition from the American Bar Association, Section of Family Law for provider as chair of the International Law Committee

- Supreme Court-certified own family mediator

Professional associations

- American Bar Association

- Criminal Section: International Criminal Law Committee, 1971-1994; Criminal Defense Function Committee, 1989-1996

- Family Section: Committee on International Law, 1996-present (vice president, 2006-2007; chairman, 2007-present); Domestic Violence Committee (vice chairman, 2009-2011)

- International Section: International Family Law Committee, 2005-present; Steering Committee, 2007-gift

- The Florida Bar (Narcotics Practice Committee, 1988-1992; Mental Health Professional in Litigation, 1994-1996; Children's Issues, 2006-gift; Continuing Legal Education, 2006-present; Domestic Violence, 1994-1996; Legislation, 1996-2005)

- International Society of Family Law

- First Family Law American Inn of Court (president, 2009-2010)

Reported Family and Hague instances

- Hanley v. Roy, 485 F.third 641 (eleventh Cir. 2007) (return to Ireland and held that district court docket made a "mockery" of Hague Convention by refusing to order the go back of children to grandparents or guardians)

- Dallemagne v. Dallemagne, 440 F. Supp. 2d 1283 (M.D. Fla. 2006) (return to France and provides an great analysis of burden of proof and defenses)

- Angulo Garcia v. Fernandez Angarita, 440 F. Supp. second 1364 (S.D. Fla. 2006) (go back to Colombia and held, in element, that consent to journey is invalid if procured by using fraud)

- Leslie v. Noble, 377 F.Supp. second 1232 (S.D. Fla. 2005) (held that father had rights of custody before, in the course of and after paternity court docket proceedings in Belize)

- In Re Cabrera, 323 F.Supp.2d 1303 (S.D. Fla. 2004) (go back to Argentina and the court docket discovered equitable tolling and held that a toddler have to be lower back as opposed to threatened with feasible deportation)

- In Re Arison-Dorsman, U.S. Dist. Lexis 9861, 32 Media L. Rep. 1699 (S.D. Fla. 2004) (return ordered to Israel: document must now not be sealed)

- Marcos v. Haecker, 915 So.second 703 (Fla. 3rd DCA 2005) (global paternity case involving Spain, Mexico and Florida where a motion to quash provider of system was affirmed on enchantment)

- Dyce v. Christie, 17 So.3rd 892 (Fla. 4th DCA 2009) (expedited enforcement of final decree from Jamaica, toddler abduction, collateral assault of overseas judgment and due process of regulation)

- Abdo v. Ichai, 34 So.3rd 13 (Fla. 4th DCA 2010) (PCA affirmed order allowing mother to relocate to France, preserving recurring house in the United States and shifting jurisdiction to California)

- Sarpel v. Eflanli, 65 So.3rd 1080 (Fla. 4th DCA 2011) (brief absence and the establishment of "domestic nation" difficulty count jurisdiction pursuant to the UCCJEA and anti-in shape injunction stopping the former wife from attempting to adjust the final judgment from Florida and "reflect orders" entered in Turkey)

Articles Published

- "When the Question Involves an International Move, The Answer May Lie in Retaining U.S. Jurisdiction," ABA Family Law Section, Family Advocate, Spring 2006

Seminars

- "Records and the Abducted Child," Children's Records Law in Florida, 1999, 2000, 2001

- "Economic Injunctions/Freeze Orders Domestic and Foreign," 12th Annual Nuts & Bolts of Divorce, Dade County Bar Association Family Courts Committee, 2005

- "Abduction Factors and Fla. Stat. ßsixty one.forty five as It Concerns International Visitation and Child Custody," First Family American Inn of Court, 2006

- "International Child Abduction: Returning Kids Home & Making the Abductor Pay Through Hague or UCCJEA," Family Law Update 19th Judicial Circuit in St. Lucie County, Florida, 2007

- "Cross-Border Family Mediation with an Emphasis on the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction," subsidized by using the University of Miami School of Law and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, 2008

- "From Ferreting to Fetching: How to Find, Freeze and Retrieve Marital Assets Hidden Abroad," ABA Family Law 2009 Spring CLE Conference

- "Moving from Kansas to Oz: Competing Paradigms and Practical Issues in International Child Custody Relocation Cases," Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, 46th Annual Conference, 2009

- "Transnational Families: Where International Law and Family Law Intersect," 2009 Florida College of Advanced Judicial Studies

- "Mediating International Child Abduction Cases and Other High Conflict Cross-Border Custody Disputes," ABA International Law 2009 Fall CLE Conference

- "Alternative to the Hague by way of Returning Kids Home and Making the Abductor Pay Through the UCCJEA," U.S. Chapter of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (IAML), 2011 Annual General Meeting

- "Case Study: Application to Remove a Child From the Jurisdiction," IAML 2011 Annual General Meeting, Harrogate, U.K., 2011

- "1980 Hague Convention," Lunch and Learn Seminar subsidized by way of Family Court Services, 2011"Representing the Abducting Parent," Japanese Symposium, IAML, U.S. Chapter, 2012

- "Enforcement of Mediated Agreements," Japanese Symposium, IAML, U.S. Chapter, 2012

- "International Enforcement of Mediated Agreements: Properly Structuring Your Agreements for Enforcement Success," IAML, U.S. Chapter, 2012

- "Mediating Hague Abduction Cases," Phoenix Symposium, IAML, U.S. Chapter, 2013

Activities

- Participant, ICARA 15 Symposium, Office of Children's Issues, Department of State, 2003

- Attended the Fifth Meeting of the Special Commission to Review the Operation of the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 at the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, 2006

- Member of look at institution of the Secretary of State Advisory Committee of Private International Law considering the 1996 Hague Protection of Children Convention, 2007

- Observer/attendee on behalf of IAML (NGO) on the Sixth Meeting of the Special Commission to Review the Operation of the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction and the Hague Convention of nineteen October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforceability and Measures for the Protection of Children, 2011

- Observer/attendee on behalf of IAML (NGO) at the Sixth Meeting of the Special Commission to Review the Operation of the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 at the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction and the Hague Convention of nineteen October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforceability and Measures for the Protection of Children, 2012


Practise Areas

  • Divorce - Dissolution of Marriage
  • International Family Law
  • Interstate and International Child Abduction
  • Paternity
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Law
  • Adoptions
  • Agency Adoptions
  • Alimony
  • Annulment
  • Assisted Reproductive Technology
  • Child Abduction
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Child Advocacy
  • Child Care
  • Child Custody
  • Child Custody Mediation
  • Child Dependency
  • Child Protection
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Child Support
  • Child Welfare
  • Childrens Rights
  • Civil Unions
  • Cohabitation Agreements
  • Collaborative Family Law
  • Community Property Law
  • Day Care
  • Divorce
  • Divorce Arbitration
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Divorce Taxation
  • Domestic Partner lawyerships
  • Domestic Relations
  • Domestic Torts
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Family Arbitration
  • Family Mediation
  • Fathers Rights
  • Foster Care
  • Gay and Lesbian Family Law
  • Grandparents Custody
  • Grandparents Visitation Rights
  • Independent Adoptions
  • International Adoptions
  • International Child Abduction
  • International Child Custody
  • Interstate Adoptions
  • Interstate Child Custody
  • Interstate Support
  • Juvenile Dependency
  • Juvenile Law
  • Legal Separation
  • Marital Agreements
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Marital Property Law
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Matrimonial Bankruptcy Law
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Military Divorce
  • Name Changes
  • No Fault Divorce
  • Non-Traditional Family Law
  • Orphans Court Practice
  • Palimony
  • Parental Kidnapping
  • Parental Rights
  • Parenting Time
  • Post Divorce Modification
  • Post Nuptial Agreements
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Private Adoptions
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs)
  • Restraining Orders
  • Same Sex Marriage
  • Spousal Support
  • Step Parent Adoptions
  • Surrogacy Law
  • Termination of Parental Rights
  • Third Party Custody
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Visitation Rights

Other Details

Year Established
1968
Firm Size
1
Credit Cards Accepted
Payment Type
    Fixed hourly quotes
    Fixed charges to be had

Office Information

Fax: 305.670.1314 - Telefax

Website: http://www.katzfamilylaw.com
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Law Offices of Lawrence S. Katz, P.A. Two Datran Center, Suite 1511, 9130 South Dadeland Boulevard
Miami, FL 33156-7814
U.S.A.

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Law Company Address: Law Offices of Lawrence S. Katz, P.A. Two Datran Center, Suite 1511, 9130 South Dadeland Boulevard Miami, FL 33156-7814 U.S.A.


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  • Wednesday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
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