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Fort Lauderdale Family Law Attorney

The Law Office of Jennifer Kane Waterway, P.A. in Fort Lauderdale is a comprehensive marital and family law practice serving the tri-county area of Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach Counties in many aspects of Florida family law. Below is a brief summary of some of our major areas of practice. Click on any link below for more information about how we can help you with your particular family law needs.

Dissolution of Marriage – We help clients navigate through the Florida divorce process and look out for their interests in all areas, including the equitable distribution of assets & debt, parenting plans and timesharing, child support, and alimony. We also provide advice and representation in post-judgment modification, contempt, and enforcement proceedings and actions for relocation with children.

Paternity – We help parents and other interested parties seeking to establish or challenge a child’s parentage and the important rights and responsibilities that go along with paternity, such as participation in parenting plans and timesharing and the fulfillment of child support obligations. This practice also includes post-judgment modification, contempt, and enforcement proceedings and petitions for relocation with children.

Domestic Violence – Our office represents clients in civil matters related to domestic violence, repeat violence, and stalking injunctions under Florida law. Our practice includes proceedings for protective injunctions and dealing with the impact of domestic violence on divorce proceedings and child custody disputes.

Dependency Law – We represent parents, grandparents, and other interested parties in Department of Children and Families cases dealing with allegations of abuse, abandonment, or neglect.

Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements – We advise and represent prospective spouses and married persons in the negotiation and drafting of premarital and post-marital agreements that decide matters of property division and spousal support in the event of separation or divorce. We also handle cohabitation agreements for unmarried parties who want to contract with regard to property and support.

Other Areas

Other areas of our practice include assisting clients in temporary custody by extended family proceedings; adoption proceedings; guardianship and probate litigation; and Baker Act or Marchman Act proceedings seeking help for family members suffering from mental illness or substance abuse. We have extensive litigation experience in trial and appellate courts and advocate for our clients at most levels of the administrative or judicial process.

Dedicated and Caring Attorney for All South Florida Family Law Needs

If you are considering a divorce or need assistance with some other marital or family law matter, contact Jennifer Kane Waterway, P.A. in Fort Lauderdale for advice and professional representation from a caring and experienced family law attorney dedicated toward meeting your particular needs.

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