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Matthew S. Nugent, Divorce & Appellate Lawyer

I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself, and tell you about my background and experience.

I am Board Certified as a specialist in Marital and Family Law by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education.I am a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. I am also a member of The Florida Bar Association, Palm Beach County Bar Association, and American Bar Association.

I have been practicing law continuously in Palm Beach County since 1982, specializing in representing persons involved in dissolution of marriage actions. I am honest, forthright and dependable. I am an aggressive and skillful advocate for my clients. I deliver the highest levels of service while counseling my clients in a constructive manner towards positive, long-term results.

Areas of Practice

My law firm specializes in representing individuals in all aspects of marital and family law including: prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, high-asset divorces, alimony, child custody, child support, determinations of paternity, business valuations, asset valuations, habeas corpus, domestic violence and modifications and enforcement actions.

My law firm is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the most authoritative resource for information on the legal profession. AV is the highest rating given out by Martindale-Hubbell. The attorneys in my firm are experienced in the resolution of complex family law matters including high conflict dissolutions, contested custody disputes and relocation cases, determinations of financial obligations such as alimony, child support and the valuation of assets including businesses.


I am a native of West Palm Beach, Florida, and a 1975 graduate of Cardinal Newman High School. I earned an Accounting degree from the University of Florida in 1979 and graduated from Stetson University College of Law in 1981.

I am looking forward to counseling you through your marital or family law matter. For more information about my background, or to schedule a consultation, please call me at 561.844.1200 or schedule a consultation below.

Our Address:

631 U.S. Highway One STE 402,
North Palm Beach, Florida  33408
Phone: (561) 844-1200
Fax: (561) 844-1225

9:00am – 5:00pm on Monday
9:00am – 5:00pm on Tuesday
9:00am – 5:00pm on Wednesday
9:00am – 5:00pm on Thursday
9:00am – 5:00pm on Friday
closed – on Saturday
closed – on Sunday

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