Putting the Puzzle Together for Families During the Adoption & Foster Care Process

"It was like a puzzle piece that just snapped in. I felt it. It was as if she had been with me forever." - Hoda Kotb Bestselling author, Today show co-anchor, and philanthropist Hoda Kotb describes with precision and poignancy the beauty and brilliance of adopting her children. With Mother’s Day on the horizon, I want to wish a Happy Mother’s Day to all moms and mother-figures. We celebrate moms and all who fill the Read More

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

New Podcast Episode: Sara Horowitz Shares Her Pragmatic Approach to Family Law

In a new, groundbreaking episode of The Confident Retirement, Kris Flammang interviews Sara Horowitz about collaborative divorce, uncontested divorce, and adoption law.  Sara shares her more than decade-long experience practicing family law, emphasizing the numerous benefits of the collaborative process. For Sara Horowitz, practicing Family Law and Collaborative Divorce is a calling, and she works efficiency and 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

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