Family Law


Polk County Florida Family Law Firm providing Divorce and Family Law Attorney - Lawyer Legal Services in Lakeland, Winter Haven, Bartow, Polk County, and the surrounding Central Florida area.


What is Family Law?

Family Law covers legal issues relating to a marriage, divorce, separations, unwed partners, child related issues, etc... These legal issues address areas of law that may arise prior to a marriage, during a marriage, after a marriage has ended, or domestic issues in the absence of marriage.

Common family law issues include, but are not limited to:

What the Court Generally Considers in Family Law Cases?

Since family law may involve many different issues, the court will consider each specific legal issue on it's own merits unless family law issues directly correspond with other family law matters.

Each family law issue that is to be resolved may have specific criteria that the court will consider outlined by Florida Statutes, and/or Federal Law.

Depending upon the specific issues at hand the court may have to consider the length of the marriage, the income of both spouses, factors that relate to the best interest of minor children, paternity issues, and any other factors that may relate to a family law dispute.

The court will attempt to make all rulings in what they consider to be a fair and reasonable resolution based on the arguments or facts that are presented to the court in the appropriate window provided all parties involved.

What is your Family Law Attorney's Role in your Case?

Your attorney will ensure your legal rights are protected, that you are provided the best opportunity to amicably resolve issues of contention relating to the family law issues or disputes prior to scheduled hearings, and present your arguments to the court for any issues that cannot be amicably resolved prior to scheduled hearings.

If allegations of misconduct arise that may affect the courts decisions, your attorney will fight to either prove or disprove the validity of said allegations.

In a nutshell, your attorney will fight for your rights and legal needs relating to a family law issues prior to a marriage, during the course of a marriage, after a marriage has been finalized, and in the absence of a legal marriage from start to finish.

For more information regarding family law in the State of Florida, contact our office by calling 863-937-9100.

Each family law attorney, lawyer, and staff member in our law firm are ready to assist you in even the most difficult of legal challenges you may be facing. We will aggressively represent your legal needs, interests, and goals regarding your family law issues.

If you must address divorce or family law issues in Lakeland, Winter Haven, Bartow, Polk County, or the surrounding Central Florida area, speak to an experienced family law attorney - lawyer at Carroll Law Firm, PL today by calling 863-937-9100.


Family Law Attorney - Lawyer Legal Services in Lakeland, Winter Haven, Bartow, Polk County, and the surrounding Central Florida area.