John Arthur Smitten
About John Arthur SmittenJohn Smitten received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1991. He earned his Juris Doctorate from the Thomas Cooley School of Law in 1995. Mr. Smitten is a licensed attorney and member of the Bar Associations in both Florida and New York. In October of 1996, Mr. Smitten joined McGuire Law Offices and developed the family law division of the firm. Mr. Smitten is now employed at Carey and Leisure and heading the family law division of that firm. Carey and Leisure is a top notch personal injury firm. Mr. Smitten is a family law practitioner with extensive experience in every area of family law including divorce, custody, paternity, visitation, alimony, dependency, domestic violence, adoption and child support. In addition to this specialization, Mr. Smitten serves as co-counsel for personal injury matters. Mr. Smitten is an active member of the American Bar Association, the Clearwater Bar Association, the St. Petersburg Bar Association, and is also a professor at St. Petersburg College.
- Estate Planning
- Family Law
- Personal Injury
Additional Practice Areas
- General Practice
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free Consultation
- Initial consultation is always free.
- Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
- $300 per hour. Payment Plans offered.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
|Thomas Cooley Law School|
|Adjunct Professor||St. Petersburg College||2007-Current|
|Details: Instructer at Paralegal Studies program, teaching family law.|
|Member, New York State Bar|
|Member, Florida Bar|
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Q. Can my wife get a loan without my consent? And if yes what can i do about it?
A: If the loan is in her name then yes she can do that. She is not permitted to take out a loan in your name.
Q. Mother in veg. State, sister is 10 years old living with our stepdad. Before incident, my sister's last name was changed
A: go for custody. Use of a lawyer is recommended John A. Smitten, Esquire Carey and Leisure 622 Bypass Drive, Suite 100 Clearwater, FL 33764 727-799-3900 ph 727-490-4944 fax email@example.com www.careyandleisure.com
Q. how does father serve filed custody/paternity papers out of state, to mother of child?
A: Hire an out of state process server. Use of a lawyer is recommended John A. Smitten, Esquire Carey and Leisure 622 Bypass Drive, Suite 100 Clearwater, FL 33764 727-799-3900 ph 727-490-4944 fax firstname.lastname@example.org www.careyandleisure.com
Q. My wife and I live in Florida and she took my 2 year old daughter to Utah and threatening she will not return. Options?
A: You need to file your case in FL for custody and return of the child asap. Use of a lawyer is recommended.
Q. my child support case has been closed and no longer being enforced, will my tax refund still be intercepted
Q. Can i give up my parents right on my kid that 6 months from being 18 year old
Q. Does my daughters mother have the right to move out of state with my child, without my consent?
A: If not married to her and no court orders in place then yes she can move. You better act fast. Use of a lawyer is recommended.
Q. Can I leave Fl with my 9 year old?
A: You have to get his written permission or a court order. Use of a lawyer is recommended.
Q. i have a 4 year old son he has never met his father but he well aware. can i get child support without visitation & righ
A: you can petition just for child support, yes. Use of a lawyer is recommended.