Firm Overview

Valdespino & Associates is a law firm where family matters. We only want the very best for you and your children. Family lawyers are called upon in trying situations, which is why Valdespino & Associates aim to save you time, money but most of all emotional stress when you are working through legal issues. We have over 50 combined years of expertise in dealing with the many emotive issues that are part of divorce such as child support, visitation rights, alimony and property division.

Valdespino & Associates understand the many conflicting emotions and concerns that divorce can evoke. So while we always aim for a settlement that is swift and amicable, we are aware that this is not always possible. This is why we are also known for our experienced trial attorneys who will go the extra mile to uphold all of your legal rights.

Here to help in traumatic times

The company was founded with the vision of providing the very best in family and matrimonial law to the people of Florida. Partner, Jacqueline M. Valdespino is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and is known for her personalized yet professional approach.

Divorce can tear families apart and affects children as much as adults. This is why matrimonial and family law is an emotional minefield. But under the guidance of Jacqueline, Valdespino & Associates take a caring approach achieve successful outcomes from the most traumatic of events. Her unique approach to family law led to Ms. Valdespino receiving G. Kirk Haas Humanitarian Award, from the Florida Bar President. This respected award recognizes those special lawyers who stand out for their humanitarian work and respect for others.

Committed to compassion and dedicated to our clients

Because laws applying to divorce and family disputes are constantly changing, you need to be sure you have a law firm you can trust to stay ahead of the curve. At Valdespino & Associates we keep up to date with all the latest developments in the law and how they could impact our clients. Here are just a few of the areas in which we specialize.

Our attorneys have extensive experience in negotiating agreements that are in the best interests of the children. We identify areas between parents that might become contentious as well as client goals and help reach agreements regarding custody, visitation and support, preferably out of court.

Child support can often become a power play between parents when it should be about what is best for the children and their needs. The cool heads and expertise of Valdespino & Associates can ensure that disputes are resolved sensitively while respecting parental rights and ensuring that parent-child relationships and visitation agreements are not negatively impacted.
Local laws ensure that an ex partner has the right to be supported by their spouse after the marriage has broken down. How much alimony is paid depends on many factors and Valdespino & Associates will help you reach a fair settlement and that your rights are upheld swiftly and smoothly.
Divorce can be an emotionally draining experience, and if cases end up in court, a costly one too. Sometimes mediation can get you through the process in a faster and more cost effective way. Valdespino & Associates can act as neutral mediators to help negotiate a settlement between you and your partner during a divorce.
Valdespino & Associates can act as not only as counselors over the course of your divorce but also as legal advocates to whom you can turn when you need a clean explanation of your options and legal rights at the dissolution of your marriage. We have the expertise to recognize your concerns and can tailor legal solutions to meet your exacting needs.