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Family Law in Clearwater, Florida

Client-Oriented Family Law Representation

The Law Firm for Family Law focuses on providing each client with personal attention and assertive representation. We recognize that no two clients or cases are the same and we approach each case from a unique perspective, providing individualized counsel and representation in order to work to achieve the best results possible. When you retain a Clearwater divorce lawyer from our firm, you have the full support and dedication of your attorney and a team of experienced associates.

Our client care and service has gained us a strong reputation with clients and the legal community. Attorney Gary E. Williams has an AV Preeminent® Rating with Martindale-Hubbell®, granting him their highest rating in both ethics and professionalism. Attorney Williams has also received the organization’s Client Distinction Award. Additionally, he has a 9.4 Superb Avvo Rating and received Avvo’s Clients’ Choice Award in 2012. When you retain a Clearwater divorce lawyer from The Law Firm for Family Law, you can have confidence that your attorney and the legal team assigned to your case will treat you with compassion, respect, and integrity.

Family Law Practice Areas


In the state of Florida, alimony can be “bridge the gap,” rehabilitative, durational, or permanent. The amount of support you receive / pay and the duration of payment depend on many factors, including income, standard of living, and the capacity of each party.

Child Custody & Child Support

Our firm can help you obtain custody through collaboration, mediation, or litigation. We are also familiar with Florida’s child support guidelines and can help make sure that you receive or pay a fair amount.

Collaborative Divorce

Collaboration can keep you out of the courtroom, saving you time and money. Attorney Gary E. Williams is board certified in collaborative divorce and can provide you with sound counsel through the collaborative divorce process.


Do you want to end your marriage? Florida allows divorces based on the irretrievable breakdown of the marriage or the mental incapacity of one spouse for at least three years. An attorney from our firm can help you bring your case to a conclusion through settlement or the trial of your case.

Domestic Violence

Have you been abused by your spouse or another member of your household? We can help you find protection and stop domestic violence. We know of local organizations where you can find shelter while we assist you in obtaining a protective or restraining order to stop any further abuse of you or your children.


Our legal team can help you approach the court and request enforcement when the other party fails to pay support or when your parenting rights are being denied. Consult our firm to learn more.

Equitable Distribution

One of the most disputed and stressful parts of any divorce is equitable distribution. With a divorce attorney from our firm by your side, you can fight to protect what is yours and to obtain a fair and equitable division of your marital property.

Family Law Appeals

Family law is a complicated area of law. While family law judges try to be fair, they sometimes get it wrong. If you act quickly, you may be able to file an appeal with the family law court to review your judgment. You may be able to have your judgment altered.

High-Asset Divorce

Does your divorce involve extensive property and assets? You need an attorney who is familiar with high-asset divorce and can protect your assets from being unfairly divided. Our firm can fight relentlessly to protect what is yours.

High-Conflict Divorce

No divorce is easy. Conflicts often arise, but some divorce cases involve more conflict than others. The Law Firm for Family Law has handled many high-conflict divorce cases and can provide assertive representation.


Many divorces involve mediation, which allows the two parties to come to their own agreement about one or more aspects of their divorce. Attorney Williams is a Florida Supreme Court-certified family law mediator and can handle your court-ordered mediation or can help you complete your divorce through mediation.

Military Divorce

The process of divorce is different and more complex for members of the military. If you are in the U.S. Armed Forces and are looking to get a divorce, then you need a divorce attorney who is familiar with military divorce laws. Our firm has the experience that your case requires.


Circumstances change, which may make it difficult or impossible to comply with court-ordered support or custody. If your circumstances have changed, we can help you prove it to a family law judge so that your court order can be modified, preventing you from facing penalties and enforcement.

Parenting Plans & Time Sharing

In Florida, divorced parents must have a parenting plan that outlines each parent’s rights to custody and visitation. Custody is known as “time-sharing” in Florida and must be outlined in a parenting plan in order for a parent to have and defend his or her right to care for or visit the couple’s child after a divorce.


As a father, it is vital that you establish paternity. Only then will you have parental rights to custody, visitation, and support. Our firm can help you establish paternity and fight for your fathers’ rights in divorce.

Post- & Pre-Marital Agreements

Are you about to get married? Do you have valuable assets? Pre-marital and post-marital agreements are practical means of preparing for an uncertain future. Our understanding legal team can help you and your spouse to draft an agreement to protect your assets in case of an unforeseen future divorce.


After a divorce, relocating to a different state or country can be more difficult due to parenting plans and time sharing. Our firm can help you obtain a modification so that you can relocate with your child and not interfere with a court order.

Hire a Family Lawyer in Clearwater, FL

Divorce and family law cases should be handled by an attorney who treats each client with care and respect. If you are facing divorce or any other family law issue, do not hesitate to learn what the Law Firm for Family Law can do for you! We practice nothing but family law and have handled more than 1,800 family law cases. Our client-oriented team can provide you with the attention and support that you need during these difficult times.

Contact us today at (727) 531-8737 to schedule your free, initial case evaluation. Whether you are located in Dunedin, Tarpon Springs, Clearwater, or Largo, we are here to help!

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