Virtual Time Sharing

Advice Column – Virtual Time Sharing

* Our dedicated employees continue to work remotely through COVID19. If you need to “meet” with your attorney, phone our office and we will schedule a zoom meeting or telephone call.* Our office will be closed on Monday, May 25th for Memorial Day.Virtual Time SharingVirtual time sharing is gaining more popularity among families nationwide. Experts…

Covid-19 Guidelines For Parents

SEVEN GUIDELINES FOR PARENTS WHO ARE DIVORCED/SEPARATED AND SHARING CUSTODY OF CHILDREN DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

From the leaders of groups that deal with families in crisis:Susan Myres, President of American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML)Dr. Matt Sullivan, President of Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC)Annette Burns, AAML and Former President of AFCCYasmine Mehmet, AAMLKim Bonuomo, AAMLNancy Kellman, AAMLDr. Leslie Drozd, AFCCDr. Robin Deutsch, AFCCJill Peña, Executive Director of AAMLPeter…

Awesome Attorney Award 2020

February News & Updates

Attorney Adam Sackrin has been voted as one of Orlando Family Magazine’s “Awesome Attorneys 2020”. Richard West has been named a Diplomate of the American College of Family Trial Lawyers. This status is limited to 100 family law trial lawyers in the country. He will be honored with a special ceremony in California in April 2020. Find a…

Happy Holidays from West Family Law Group!

As another year comes to an end, West Family Law Group wants to thank everyone who helped make this another successful year. We wish nothing but happiness and safety through this holiday season and into the new year.Please take note of our holiday hours. Our office will be closed from December 23rd – January 1st.…

Richard D. West Selected to The Best Lawyers in America© 

Richard D. West has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for his work in Family Law, Collaborative Family Law, Family Law Arbitration, and Family Law Mediation. This is the sixteenth consecutive year that West has received this esteemed selection.Since it was first published in…

What is a No-Fault Divorce?

 A no-fault, or uncontested, divorce is a type of divorce that allows one spouse to file for divorce without blaming the other or indicating that it was either spouse’s fault. In other words, you don’t have to prove any grounds to get a divorce.

IAFL Applauds Recognition of LGBT Rights in the Asia Pacific Region

IAFL Applauds Recognition of LGBT Rights in the Asia Pacific RegionThe International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL) recently released a statement in conjunction with the IAFL Asia Pacific Chapter welcoming and applauding four major developments in recognition of LGBT rights in the Asia Pacific region. The IAFL especially welcomes these measures in the Asia Pacific…

Richard West Selected to The Top 50 Orlando Super Lawyers List in 2019

Richard West Selected to The Top 50 Orlando Super Lawyers List in 2019 West Family Law Group is pleased to announce that Richard West has been selected to the Top 50 Orlando Super Lawyers List. Attorneys are chosen annually via a patented selection process that involves peer nominations, independent research and peer evaluations for Super Lawyer…

State Department’s Restriction on G-4 Visas

The State Department’s restriction on G-4 visas prevents members of the LGBTQ community from many countries from living and working in the US. We agree with the IAFL and AAML that it is discriminatory and erodes the civil rights gains of recent years.Please contact your legislators to protest this unfair restriction: https://www.usa.gov/elected-officialsTo read the IAFL and…

2018 Florida Super Lawyers & Rising Stars Listings

Richard West was recently named in the Top 50 of all lawyers in the state in the 2018 Florida Super Lawyers list; selection is by statewide voting of Florida lawyers.  He was included in the Top 100 list in 2016 and 2015. He is Board Certified as a Family Law Specialist by the Florida Bar…