Dissolution of marriage, child custody, prenuptial agreements, kidnapping across state lines, alimony, equitable distribution, and financial support orders are just a few of the issues that need to be managed in the world of family law. Moreover, family law cases invariably arise within an atmosphere where the litigants have very strong and ever-changing emotions. It is a very human area of the law. It deals with loss, hurt, betrayal, anger, regret, and sadness.
If you are involved in a family dispute, or need to initiate proceedings with regard to your spouse, you need an attorney who has a proven track record of success navigating the challenging waters of a family law case. Nicole Nicolette has that track record of success. She can help you effectively do what must be done for your future and the future of your children.
Florida Family Law
While there are similarities in family law principles among all of the states in the United States, Florida still has a set of laws and idiosyncratic rules specific to the State of Florida. For example, in Florida a divorce actually has the legal label “dissolution of marriage.” Unlike some states, Florida is an equitable distribution state, which means that marital assets are distributed among the parties fairly, not necessarily 50-50.
Further, a number of factors come into play when a court considers the question of alimony. Such factors typically include:
- The standard of living established during the marriage.
- The duration of the marriage.
- The age, and the physical and emotional condition of each party.
- The financial resources of each party, including the non-marital and the marital assets, and liabilities distributed to each.
- The earning capacities, educational levels, vocational skills, and employability of the parties and, when applicable, the time necessary for either party to acquire sufficient education or training to enable such party to find appropriate employment.
- Any other factor necessary to do equity and justice between the parties.
Finally, Florida family law cases follow a specific order of steps, from the initial complaint to court-ordered mediation, if necessary, and all the way to trial. What is vital for you to have in the family law process is an advocate on your side who can guide you through all the necessary steps.
Nicole Nicolette Will Represent You With Competence and Compassion
Nicole Nicolette devotes almost 50% of her practice to the area of family law. Having represented family law clients for over a decade, Nicole understands both the legal requirements of a family matter and the need to be a sympathetic counselor. Indeed, one of the most important aspects of working with clients in family court is the need to empathize with what they are going through.
Because such deep emotions are attached to a family law case on most occasions, the family law practice requires more than just technical know-how. What is most important is a counselor who can listen to her clients, advise with care and compassion, and make the process as easy for the client as possible.
Without doubt, Nicole excels in the role of compassionate counselor to her clients, and zealous advocate on her client’s behalf in court. That combination of care and competence sets her apart from other Florida family lawyers. Schedule a consultation with Nicole today so you can understand how effective she can be for you.