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Family Law

Dignity

Where did dignity go? There is no dignity in anything anymore. Whether you think politics have always been sh*t (they have), the absolute lack of dignity is appalling. Regardless of the tribe to which you subscribe. People have no shame. When has it ever been...

Will nesting work for you?

When you are deciding what to do about your housing situation after your divorce, consider some alternatives to the traditional methods. Bird nesting is one such option. If you and your co-parent still get along decently, this is a good option to consider. First, make...

Navigating stepparent adoption

The definition of family is constantly evolving, but the law does not always keep pace. Navigating the legal nuances of stepparent adoption requires an understanding of the associated procedures. Stepparent adoption can be simple in situations where one biological...

What is the putative father registry?

Though there is no uniform definition of “father” in state statutes across the country, many states, including Florida, have different categories of fathers. Two common categories include “putative fathers” and “presumed fathers.” Which category you fall into will...

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Caring, Personal Attention For Every Case

Christine S. Cook has earned a reputation in the legal community for her professionalism and among her clients for the care and personal attention she gives to every case.