Family Law in Clearwater
Matters of family law are a sensitive subject for all of those involved. Emotions can run high, and tension may develop quickly. Your primary concern should be protecting your rights, as well as those of your children, if applicable. So, it’s important to hire the most competent attorney. The rules are complex and can be confusing to those who aren’t trained in the legal field. Julie Beth Jouben, Esq. effectively advocates for families in Clearwater and Palm Harbor who need representation.
You will find that her range of expertise will fit any need you have, such as:
- Child Custody/Parenting Plans
- Domestic Violence
- Restraining Orders
- Timesharing and Visitation
Family law proceedings center around relationships, some of which may involve resentment or friction. It can be challenging to make clear-headed decisions when one is emotional, and we have seen too many Clearwater and Palm Harbor residents get cheated because they didn’t have an adequate advisor acting on their behalf. The details of cases are often multi-faceted, and you will need someone who can navigate the statutes and caselaw involved to achieve the best possible outcome.
Protect Yourself & Your Family Members
Those who are ill-advised or misguided in legal matters often end up participating in long court battles, which can be expensive. Our goal is to protect you and your nearest and dearest during this emotional time. Julie Beth Jouben, P.A. will guide you and provide representation and can help with a variety of cases. It takes serious attorneys and substantial resources to provide successful legal help in Clearwater and Palm Harbor. In addition to providing counsel, we consult financial advisors and accountants to identify debt, holdings, and resources available to make child support payments. We team with those who are accomplished in fiscal matters to obtain the most helpful input for your case.
You need someone who knows the intricacies of Florida law to help negotiate with your spouse’s lawyer. While we are ready to fight for your rights, we aim to reach common ground first. Mediation can be the most efficient way to cut your costs and time spent. After all, if the issues at hand can be agreed upon and settled without going to trial in Clearwater or Palm Harbor, you can save your money, time, and reduce the stress caused by going to court.
When Things Get Tough, We Fight For You
If the other side does prove to be combative, we will use all of our resources to litigate for you. We employ private investigators, psychologists, and forensic accountants that we regularly team with to provide highly-qualified family law services to our clients in Clearwater and Palm Harbor. These professionals often find things like hidden assets or information about your opponent that could benefit you. We handle each case with care and take our research seriously. Evidence and information help us build a strong suit.
Navigating an Adoption
Adding a member to your family is an exciting undertaking, but it also involves potentially confusing details. With help of a family law attorney, you can legally establish your relationship with the child. Let us take care of details while you focus on building a bond with the adopted individual. We assist with several types of adoptions, including:
- Formalization of Foreign Adoption
- Private Identified