Daniel E. Forrest

Daniel E. Forrest

Board Certfifed in Marital & Family Law
  • Family Law, Divorce, Domestic Violence
  • Florida
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DANIEL E. FORREST specializes in all divorce and family law matters, including paternity, premarital agreements, domestic violence, enforcement, contempt, alimony, child support, custody, visitation, parenting plans, time-sharing, equitable distribution, property division, restraining orders, mediation, and post-judgment modifications.

He is Board Certified in Marital & Family Law by The Florida Bar’s Board of Legal Specialization and Education.

He is a graduate of the University of Florida (B.A., 2002) and Nova Southeastern University School of Law (J.D., 2006).

Mr. Forrest has received Martindale-Hubbell's esteemed "AV- Preeminent" rating, which recognizes lawyers with the highest ethical standards and professional ability. He has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers® (“Rising Stars”) Magazine for 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018, an honor afforded to no more than 2.5% percent of lawyers in Florida.

Mr. Forrest is also certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator.

He was honored with the distinction of receiving 5.0 out of 5.0 Overall Peer Rating in Family Law, which is the highest possible ranking given by Martindale-Hubble and serves a testament to the fact that fellow attorneys consider Mr. Forrest at the highest level of professional excellence. Only a select group of attorneys are ever awarded with this premier distinction.

Mr. Forrest is a member of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, Broward County Bar Association, and American Bar Association.

He authored Chapter 2 (Grounds For Dissolution And Effect Of Fault) of the 10th, 11th, and 12th Editions of The Florida Bar’s complete guide to dissolution of marriage, entitled, Florida Dissolution of Marriage.

He is admitted to practice law in the State of Florida, as well as the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of the U.S. District Courts of Florida and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

Nova Southeastern University
J.D. (2006) | Law
Honors: Moot Court Honor Society; Pro Bono Honor Society
Activities: Internship at Greenberg Traurig - Sports and Entertainment Department
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University of Florida
B.A. (2002) | History
Honors: Dean's List; Pre-Law Honor Society
Activities: Legal Internship Gainesville Public Defender's Office
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Board Certified Marital & Family Law Specialist
The Florida Bar
Professional Associations
Florida State Bar  # 27764
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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11th Circuit
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Federal Circuit
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Broward County Divorce Law Blog
Contact & Map
450 East Las Olas Boulevard
Las Olas Centre, Suite 1090
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-2276
Telephone: (954) 800-5000
Fax: (954) 252-4095