In this Florida family law case database, Sampson Collaborative Law summarizes Florida family law cases since 2011.
Cases show courts’ reasoning in litigated Florida cases that:
- resulted in a reported appellate opinion,
- may or may not be factually like yours, and
- may or may not be binding precedent if you litigated your case.
Every family, client, and case is unique! You and your professionals have choices.
Appellate decisions seldom detail:
- the emotional and financial toll on the families,
- the risks the parties took,
- differences in experience & effectiveness of the professionals,
- the money & time spent litigating that preempted things they love to do, and
- more flexible, satisfying, and lasting agreements they might have achieved had they not given a judge control of their fate.
Plug keywords into the free Florida family case search tool. Get links to cases in Google Scholar. Check if later cases or publications have cited the cases.
Use this tool not to fixate on legal positions, but to spark thinking about creative solutions for resolving issues.
Use this search to find case discussion that help you or your professionals gain insight.
The collaborative process enables you, rather than a judge, to take responsibility for and control solutions. When thinking about the collaborative process and other options for resolving issues, use this Florida family case law tool as a gut check.
In the collaborative process, you have flexibility to achieve solutions a judge couldn’t order. As you explore solutions that may achieve your family’s goals and interests, is your thinking grounded in reasonable legal principles and fairness?