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Jonathan Jacobs

Attorney Jacobs is a caring and compassionate family and divorce lawyer.
  • Divorce, Family Law
  • Florida
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Biography

Jacobs Family Law Firm is a courteous, friendly, and compassionate divorce and family practice. We are a strong advocate for our clients' parental and financial rights. Our practice is centered on paternity and divorce law. These two areas are truly rewarding because we help people when they need us the most. Let us know how we may help you during this tough time in your life. Among our sub-areas of family practice are collaborative divorce, uncontested divorce, and unlawful detainer lawsuits. Collaborative divorce and uncontested divorce often helps make divorce more affordable for you. Uncontested divorce can help you save time, money and reduce the stress involved with traditional dissolution of marriage.

Attorney Jonathan Jacobs believes being an attorney is an honorable job because our profession allows us to fight to protect our clients' familial and financial rights. Meeting with clients allows Attorney Jacobs to feel connected to the community. We hope that you will hire Jacobs Family Law Firm when you need help with your divorce or paternity case.

Education
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
J.D. (2017) | Law
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Honors: Cum Laude and High Honors Trial Advocacy Certificate
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University of Connecticut
M.A. (2002) | History
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My specialization is 20th century American diplomatic history.
Activities: Member of the Phi Alpha Theta Historical Honors Society.
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University of Connecticut
B.A. | History
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Professional Experience
Managing Partner
Jacobs Law Firm, PLLC
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Affordable Family Law Attorney Orlando FL
BREVARD COUNTY UNCONTESTED DIVORCE
Child Support Modification Orlando
Clermont Divorce Attorney
Clermont Uncontested Divorce Attorney
Collaborative Divorce Attorney
Jacobs Law Firm
Collaborative Divorce Orlando
Cost of Uncontested Divorce in Florida
Daytona Uncontested Divorce Attorney
Emergency Child Pick Up Order Florida
Establishing Paternity in Florida
Exclusive Use and Possession of the Marital Home
Flat Fee Divorce Attorney Orlando
Florida Law Blog
Jacobs Law Firm
Florida Name Change
Florida Postnuptial Agreement Attorney
Florida Postnuptial Agreement Attorney
Groveland Florida Divorce Attorney
How long does an uncontested divorce take in Florida?
How to Stop Child Support from Suspending your License Florida
Mediation: A Golden Opportunity for Clients
LinkedIn
Motion for Temporary Relief Florida
New Port Richey Uncontested Divorce
Jacobs Law Firm
Ocala Uncontested Divorce Attorney
Online Divorce Florida
Orlando Alimony Attorney
Orlando Child Custody Attorney
Orlando Child Support Lawyer
Orlando collaborative family law divorce
Pasco County Uncontested Divorce
Pet Custody in Florida Divorce
Relocation Attorney Orlando
Same Sex Divorce Attorney
TAMPA UNCONTESTED DIVORCE ATTORNEY
The Practice of Law
HG.org
Uncontested Divorce Attorney Altamonte Springs FL
Uncontested Divorce Attorney Bartow FL
Uncontested Divorce Attorney Boca Raton FL
Uncontested Divorce Attorney Lake County Florida
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Uncontested Divorce Attorney Seminole County Florida
UNCONTESTED DIVORCE ATTORNEY SEMINOLE COUNTY FLORIDA
Uncontested Divorce Florida No Court Appearance
Uncontested Divorce In Clearwater FL
Uncontested Divorce in Florida
Uncontested Divorce in Florida with Child
Uncontested Divorce in Orlando
Uncontested Divorce In Palm Beach County
Uncontested Divorce in Volusia County
Uncontested Divorce Kissimmee FL
Uncontested Divorce Lawyer Osceola
UNCONTESTED DIVORCE WINTER GARDEN FL
Unlawful Detainer Attorney Florida
Unlawful Detainer Attorney Orlando
Speaking Engagements
Marital Settlement Agreement and Equitable Distribution Webinar, Virtual
The Mediation Center of Central Florida Inc.
Law Ruler Conference, Coral Springs, FL
Law Ruler
Certifications
Westlaw Research Certified
Westlaw
Lexis Nexis Research Certified
Lexis Nexis
Awards
Clients Choice Award
Avvo
Clients Choice Award
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2017 Clients Choice Award
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Professional Associations
The Florida Bar  # 1002263
Member
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Lake County Bar Association
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Current
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Orange County Bar Association
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Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
The Florida Bar
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    AMEX, VISA, MasterCard, and Discover
Practice Areas
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Collaborative Divorce
  • Uncontested Divorce in Florida
  • Unlawful Detainer
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Legal Answers
Q. Can an unwed mother, who has sole custody of the child, change the childs name without consent of the father florida law
A: You have asked a great question and one that many people ask their lawyer. There is a notice requirement in Florida when changing a minor child's name. You will need to demonstrate to the court that you have made diligent attempts to notify the father of your child. You may wish to hire a process server to not only serve the petition for name change of a minor child, but also to perform a skip trace to ensure you have the dad's accurate address. Best of success to you both!
Q. Do I use the gross up method if the non majority parent doesn’t exercise his 20% overnight visits?
A: If you are modifying child support and can prove to the court or child support hearing officer that you the father is not exercising timesharing according to the court-ordered parenting plan, you should present to the court a child support guidelines worksheet that proposes child support based on the actual number of overnights dad spends with the minor child. There is no absolute answer for many family law issues, but if the financial burden falls on you as a hard-working parent, consider presenting your case in the light most favorable to you for your child's benefit.
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Jacobs Law Firm
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Uncontested Divorce in Florida
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Online Divorce Florida
Blog
Family Law Blog
Blog
Uncontested divorce Florida
Blog
Equitable Distribution Worksheet Florida
Contact & Map
Jacobs Law Firm
331 S. Wymore Rd.
Winter Park, FL 32789
Telephone: (407) 335-8113
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: 9 AM - 12 PM
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Jacobs Law Firm
15701 Florida 50
Suite 204
Clermont, FL 34711
Telephone: (407) 335-8113
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: 9 AM - 12 PM
Sunday: Closed (Today)