Divorce & Separation Attorney

Divorce & Separation Attorney in Vero Beach, FL

At Collins Brown Barkett Garavaglia & Lawn, Chartered our attorneys know going through a divorce is difficult. There are different types and phases of divorce that are specific to every case. We will represent your case properly during this difficult situation in your life. We specialize in many areas of divorce law from contested and uncontested divorce to child custody and alimony.  Therefore, hiring a skilled divorce attorney is an important first step in maintaining a fair dissolution of your marriage.

Contested Divorce

One of the parties cannot agree with the other party with one or more key issues to dissolve the marriage.  This is generally when both parties will hire an attorney to represent you from the filing of the divorce petition to the appeal and resolution between both parties. 

Uncontested Divorce

All parties agree on major issues involved making the divorce process go smoothly. These agreements (depending on the situation) can be:
  • Child Custody Agreement
  • Child Support Amount/Duration
  • Property and Debt Division
  • Alimony Payments and Duration
  • Collaborative Law Dissolution of Marriage

Spousal Support (Alimony)

One of the parties cannot agree with the other party with one or more key issues to dissolve the marriage.  This is generally when both parties will hire an attorney to represent you from the filing of the divorce petition to the appeal and resolution between both parties. 
 Under Florida Statute 61.08 the court will consider alimony for some of the following reasons (but not limited to):
  • Standard of living
  • Marriage duration
  • Age and physical/emotional condition of each party
  • Financial reasons
  • Education levels
  • Vocational skills
  • Marriage contributions such as homemaking, child care, education and career building of the other party
  • Responsibilities each party has with regard to minor children they have in common
When you need the leading divorce attorneys in Vero Beach, FL contact our law firm today! 
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