Why Divorce Is Not Your Enemy

By: Shauna Smith As children, we remember hearing the word divorce whether it was in our own families, or we wanted to understand why we were visiting a friend who lived in different houses. From the moment we heard that word it was always associated with a negative...

A Child’s Guide to Divorce 

By: Shauna Smith  When individuals think of divorce, they often think of the stressors associated with it. Such as, financial burdens, emotional distress, and major time commitments. What they often forget is that not only are the adults victim of the challenges in...

Peace

PEACE is a common acronym used within Family Law. It stands for Parenting Plan, Equitable Distribution, Alimony, Child Support, and finally Everything Else. This is a helpful order to think of when determining the circumstances of a dissolution of marriage. P –...

We Are in Unprecedented Times

By Coral Springs Mayor, Scott Brook COVID-19 is a threat to our community and our lives. Gratefully, we live in a terrific City with great personnel, leaders and citizens. While you may be reading this after much has changed since it was written, it is important for...

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...