Jupiter & Tequesta Divorce & Family Law Guide for 2012

The Jupiter & Tequesta Divorce Lawyers of Nugent Zborowski & Bruce bring to you this guide for Jupiter & Tequesta residents dealing with or contemplating filing a divorce or family law case (including a paternity or child custody case) in 2012.

First, all divorce and family law cases for residents of Jupiter & Tequesta will be filed in Florida’s 15th Judicial Circuit, which covers all of Palm Beach County, Florida.  All court proceedings involved with a Jupiter or Tequesta divorce or family law case will take place at the North County Courthouse, which is located at 3188 PGA Blvd, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410 (click here for driving directions).

Currently, there are two judges at the North County Courthouse who preside over Jupiter and Tequesta divorce and family law cases:  Judge Amy Smith and Judge John PhillipsJudge Gregory Keyser, a County Court Judge, was recently appointed to fill a vacancy on the court and will begin hearing cases in mid-March 2012.  Additionally, Magistrate Thomas Baker and Magistrate Peter Bassiline are assigned to the North County Courthouse to handle post-judgment issues including modification of child support.  Each Judge’s and Magistrate’s biography, contact information and divisional instructions can be accessed by clicking the name of each Judge and Magistrate above.

Self Help resources for those people who choose to handle their Jupiter or Tequesta divorce or family law case on their own without an attorney can be found here.  These Jupiter and Tequesta “self help” resources allow Jupiter and Tequesta residents low cost access to model forms for filing a Divorce Petition, Marital Settlement Agreements, and other motions during their divorce or family law case.

The North County Courthouse also has an alternative dispute resolution center that has mediators who can help settle a Jupiter or Tequesta divorce or family law case (even before a case is filed).  Information on the alternative dispute resolution center is available here.

The Jupiter & Tequesta Divorce Attorneys at Nugent Zborowski & Bruce have developed a website that addresses answers to the most commonly asked questions involved with a Palm Beach County Divorce.  Click the following links for information on General Divorce Questions; Splitting Property (Equitable Distribution); Alimony; Child Support; Child Custody (Timesharing); and Attorney’s Fees.  The firm also has a Child Support Calculator and an Expert’s Guide on Florida Matrimonial Law.

For more information, call 561.844.1200 or click here to speak to an attorney with Nugent Zborowski & Bruce about your Jupiter or Tequesta divorce or family law case.