From Scott J. Brook

I am very happy to re-open my doors to serve families throughout Southeast Florida. While I practice divorce and family law for a living, I am an even bigger advocate for LOVE and RESPECT. So, in this article I will tie these verbs together with ideas for an amicable...

Child Custody or Time Sharing in Florida

For the most part, Florida has shied away from the concepts of “custody” in its family law rules and statues. However, this doesn’t mean that such instances do not exist. Florida does advocate for “Time- sharing”. With “Time-sharing” each parent is expected to enjoy a...

Mediation in family law

When it comes to family law cases, nothing frustrates more than a contested case! Contested cases tend to take longer than they otherwise would. When one is served with papers, he or she is given twenty days to file their ‘Answer’. After that, you can expect to wait a...

Modifying Parenting Plans

Unless you have unwavering reasons for Parental Plans modification, it is not something easy to do. There are many instances where people wish to make modifications in family law cases but without substantial proof, this may not be possible. According to the Florida...

Child Support

Help, My ex is underemployed, voluntarily!!! Child Support Modification By: Walid O. Mabrouk, Esq. So perhaps you have been through a divorce. You have dealt with the unfortunate complications and challenges associated with the process. Or perhaps you were never...

Life and Divorce

Life and divorce can be so tough and unfair. Kids suffer. Parents suffer. What can we ALL possibly do differently? What am I, as an aggressive family law practitioner, doing differently to mitigate the pain and the financial costs? Well, in the last few months, I am...

Articles and Statutes

F.S.61.13001 – Parental Relocation with Child F.S.61.30 – Child Support F.S.61.075 – Equitable Distribution of Marital Assets F.S.61.13 – Support of Children parenting and timesharing F.S.61.08 – Alimony