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Miami Divorce Lawyer

Experienced representation in complex divorce disputes in Miami-Dade County and South FL

The Law Offices of Lawrence S. Katz, P.A. has represented clients throughout South Florida, the United States and abroad since 1968. We provide effective, strategic representation in divorce, high asset divorce, paternity determination, domestic violence cases as well as complicated interstate and international family law matters, interstate and international child abductions cases. Expert testimony and consulting services are also available. We are committed to protecting our clients’ rights and have the experience to handle difficult cases effectively.

Assisting clients before, during and after divorces

From our office in Miami, we assist clients with local, interstate and international family law cases with compassion and professionalism. Our broad range of experience across diverse cultures equips us to understand the challenges you face. Additional characteristics that set us apart from other family law firms include:

  • Client-driven, strategic approach — We listen to our clients to determine their needs and goals and develop a decisive and individual strategy for each case. We provide all our clients with the personal service they deserve.
  • Broad experience — Our firm is among a select few in the United States that handle complex interstate and international family law issues. Mr. Katz served as counsel of record, mentored or consulted in more than 400 Hague Abduction Convention and child abduction cases. He has also been called upon to testify as an expert witness regarding international family law matters.
  • Extensive credentials Mr. Katz is a fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers. According to the Academy, its attorney members are “recognized by their peers as the most experienced and expert family law specialists in their respective countries.”
  • Unsurpassed reputation — Mr. Katz is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubble® since 1977. As a result of this high honor, Mr. Katz is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers™. He is also listed in Super Lawyers for 15 years.
  • Reliable leadership — Mr. Katz has chaired the Committee on Hague Abduction Conventions and has served on the U.S. Chapter and the International, Board of Managers for the IAFL. He has also chaired the Committee on Hague Abduction Conventions and has served on the Admissions Committee for the U.S. chapter. He has lectured extensively and has published an article on international relocation.

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What We Do

Local Miami and international family law and divorce lawyer

We provide powerful representation for Miami divorce, child abductions and other complex family law issues. Our Miami divorce attorney has extensive experience in international family issues, complex jurisdictional issues and international abductions.

  • Family disputes Our firm focuses on domestic and international family issues, including divorce or dissolution of marriage, paternity and domestic violence. We guide you through intense negotiations, settlement agreements, spousal support issues, post-judgment enforcement and modification, custody and child support matters.
  • International family law We have handled hundreds of international custody, relocation and high asset divorce cases with complex jurisdictional issues. We explore every option to protect your rights and serve the best interests of your children.
  • Interstate and international abductions Mr. Katz is a mentor with the International Child Abduction Attorney Network and the U.S. Department of State Attorney Network. Our work has helped reunite children with their parents throughout the United States and abroad in over 300 such cases. Mr. Katz has received numerous awards from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children for his efforts and the U.S Department of State Certificate of Appreciation for Extraordinary Assistance to Hague Abduction Convention Applicants.

Let our Miami divorce attorney protect your rights in your family law case

At The Law Offices of Lawrence S. Katz, P.A., we provide compassionate representation in highly contested family law matters for clients in South Florida, including Aventura, Coral Gables, Pinecrest, Bal Harbor, Key Biscayne and Coconut Grove, Florida. Our office is easily accessible from the Dadeland South Metrorail. Contact us today at 305-670-8656 or online to schedule a consultation. Se habla español.

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Lawrence S. Katz

For many years, Lawrence S. Katz has helped clients in Florida, throughout the United States and abroad. He has earned an excellent worldwide reputation for providing knowledgeable, quality representation in cross border family law matters and child abduction. He serves as counsel, co-counsel, consultant and expert witness.

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    I had a great experience with Smith & Kurbatova while applying for my green card. They made me feel like family and guided me every step of the way. I can't recommend them enough!

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    Esther Robertson

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    It turned out that Larry Katz, who came highly recommended, was the best legal alternative. His extensive knowledge and open communication reassured me. When dealing with a serious child custody issue, I felt I had to secure the best bargain possible...

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    Henry Ellis

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    The best legal option turned out to be Larry Katz, who came highly recommended. I felt reassured by his in-depth expertise and transparent communication. I realized I had to get the finest deal when dealing with a crucial child custody matter. Larry'...

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    Sophia Jackson

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    Larry Katz is a legal genius in international family law.

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    Stephen Craig

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    As I look back, I am immensely grateful to Larry Katz and his team. They turned what could have been a prolonged and arduous legal battle into a swift and successful resolution. Larry's professionalism, clear communication, and strategic approach are...

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