A Hanukkah Tradition of Giving

Oh, dreidel, dreidel, dreidel!  Hanukkah is one of my favorite holidays.  It is a celebration of the miracle of the oil that was only supposed to last for one night but lasted for eight nights.  Each night another candle is added so that by the end of the holiday the menorah shines powerfully -  a symbol of hope just when we need it most. As a child, I loved lighting the candles on the menorah and watching them Read More

An Attitude of Gratitude: Grateful Hearts Gather Here

"An attitude of gratitude goes a long way when it comes to physical and emotional healing." - Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor Your family law journey should center on healing and hope.  We’re thankful to be part of your journey and grateful to do the work we love in a community we love.  You, our clients, inspire us every day.  We, in turn, aim to provide the necessary legal tools to help you live your best life. Embracing a Read More

Point of Pride: Serving a Florida Family Law Clientele

Gators - and Florida pride - runs deep in my veins. The University of Florida in Gainesville, fondly referred to as “UF,” is a thriving center of academic excellence, inclusion, and diversity. UF was recently named the No. 1 public university in the country by The Wall Street Journal in its “2024 Best Colleges in the U.S.” report. UF significantly shaped my future as a Florida-based attorney. I graduated summa cum Read More

Do I Need a Florida Family Law Attorney?

“Could collaborative divorce work for my separation situation?” “I might want to foster or adopt a child but how do I begin the process?” These are questions we frequently hear at Sara Horowitz PA when people are thinking about making a major life decision that affects their family. The main objective of family law is to provide legal mechanisms for resolving disputes and building relationships between family Read More

Find More Fun: Happy National Family Fun Month

“In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun.” - Mary Poppins   Fun is an action you can take practically anywhere, anytime.  The magical mixture of playfulness and connection with loved ones is vital to our mental and physical prosperity.  August brings us National Family Fun Month, which is the perfect reminder to enjoy some carefree time with kids, partners, spouses, and loved ones.  Create Read More

Hollywood Ending: Amicable Celebrity Splits

The way they weren’t.  Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner.  Kyle Richards and Mauricio Umansky.  Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth.  Billy Porter and Adam Smith.  These are just some of the marquee names who announced their splits in 2023.  Celebrity divorces can be messy and complex, especially when the ins and outs of their separation are covered by paparazzi culture.   What can amicable and discreet high-profile Read More

Adoption Options for Same-Sex Couples in Florida

“Love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love.” - Lin-Manuel Miranda Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony Awards acceptance speech in 2016 reminded a world devastated by the tragic mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida of the healing power of love.  His sonnet paid homage to the idea that all people deserve to live with dignity and respect, free from violence, and protected against Read More

Understanding the Unique Role Collaborative Divorce Plays in Mental Health 

Mental health is health; it affects everyone, regardless of age, race, gender, politics, geography, or income.  May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and collaborative divorce is a prime tool that supports mental health and emotional wellness.  Divorce can increase symptoms of stress, depression, and anxiety.  Yet collaborative law paves the way for improved mental health because it is a process that embraces Read More

Fostering a Supportive Foster Care Adoption Process 

Foster care adoptions can provide stability, wellbeing, and joy for both parents and children alike.  It is one of the most rewarding and fulfilling ways to change children’s lives and enrich the life of the adoptive parent or family that welcomes them in.  At Sara Horowitz PA, we strive to ensure foster care adoptions go as smoothly as possible since the adoption of the foster child you already know and love is an Read More

Comprehensive, Collaborative Solutions to Your Family Law Needs

I am proud to present my inaugural newsletter! Each month, you’ll receive helpful tips, insights, strategies, and skills regarding Collaborative Divorce, Family Law, and Florida law. Thank you for being a valued member of my community, and welcome to the March 2023 issue of Horowitz Highlights.Is Collaborative Divorce right for you, your family or friends?  Collaborative Divorce is an alternative approach to Read More