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Vanessa Vasquez de Lara

Vanessa Vasquez de Lara

We help when family problems become legal problems.
  • Family Law, Divorce, Domestic Violence
  • Florida
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Biography

Vanessa Vasquez de Lara, Esq. is the founder and owner of Vasquez de Lara Law Group, a law firm dedicated to assisting families when their family problems become legal problems. Mrs. Vasquez de Lara graduated cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law in 2002. She has been named to the 2015 Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2016-2021 Super Lawyers list. She is an experienced divorce and family law litigator. Cases handled in Florida family court include:

Divorce
Child custody
Child support
Domestic Violence
Relocation matters
Step-Parent Adoptions
Post Judgment matters

Mrs. Vasquez de Lara has been featured multiple times on Univision’s Despierta America, a national television show, for her family law knowledge. She has been extensively involved in her community including as an elected member of the board of the Young Lawyers Section of the Dade County Bar Association, board member of the Dominican American Bar Association, and Secretary of the Coral Gables Bar Association. She is also the Co-Chair of the Solo and Small Practice Committee of the Miami Dade County Bar Association, as well as the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar.

Mrs. Vasquez de Lara is involved with all cases handled by the firm. She knows every matter & every client from the beginning of their case to the conclusion of representation. All of the clients’ needs are considered and discussed prior to the acceptance of any and every case to ensure that all matters are adequately handled to the best of the firm’s abilities. Emergency matters are handled expeditiously, and every client can communicate directly with the attorney and her staff. Mrs. Vasquez de Lara is fluent in English and Spanish.

If you have any questions regarding family law, please do not hesitate to contact the Vasquez de Lara Law Group.

Education
University of Miami School of Law
J.D. (2002) | Law
Admissions Ambassador Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity, Social Co-Chair Hispanic Law Student Association, Co-Treasurer
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High Point University
B.S. (1999) | Business Administration & International Business
summa cum laude; Presidential Scholar and Dean's List; Complex Community Council, President, Vice President; Delta Mu Delta Business Honor Society; Phi Sigma Iota Foreign Language Honor Society; Sigma Delta Pi Spanish Honor Society
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Professional Experience
President and Owner
Vasquez de Lara Law Group
- Current
Associate Attorney
Estefano & Associates, P.A.
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Associate Attorney
Lanza & Bugay
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Publications
Articles & Publications
What You Need To Know About Legally Changing Child Custody Child Support, and Alimony Settlements
Vasquez de Lara Law Group
The Florida Man’s Guide to Getting Divorced: Things Dads Don’t Know About Divorce in Florida (But Should)
5 Tips for Avoiding a Contentious Family Court Battle
The Florida Villager
Speaking Engagements
The Future of Law in 30 Minutes, Avvo Lawyernomics 2017, Las Vegas, NV
Avvo
Defamation, Despierta America, Univision
Why Prepare for the Inevitable, Legalmax Attorney Resource Group, Miami, FL
Child Negligence, Despierta America, Univision
Parental Obligations In Child Support, Despierta America, Univision
Starting the Dissolution Process, Dade County Bar Association, Miami, FL
Awards
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
2016 - 2023
Best Family Lawyers in Miami
Expertise.com
Best Family Lawyers in Hialeah
Expertise.com
Best Child Support Lawyers in Miami
Expertise.com
Florida Legal Elite 2017
Florida Trend Magazine
Distinguished Advocate of Pro Bono Commitment
Dade County Bar Association
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
Dominican American Bar Association
Member
Current
Activities: Treasurer; Board Member
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Dade County Bar Association
Member
Current
Activities: Probate and Guardianship Committee; Young Lawyers Section, Board Member; Co-Chair Committee for Solo and Small Firms
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Florida Bar Association
Member
Current
Activities: Family Law Section; Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section
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Pinecrest Business Asociation
Member
Current
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Coral Gables Bar Association
Member
Current
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Supreme Scholars Foundation
Founder
- Current
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Florida State Bar  # 647128
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Fees
  • 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
    Divorce
    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
Additional Practice Area
  • Child Support and Custody
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Legal Answers
Q. I just found out last night from my 9 year old that her older sister and niece have the Corona virus and she was expose
A: Until you know whether she actually has it there isn't much you can do. And after, you can take him to court for violating parental responsibility.

Good luck!
Q. I want to record my next hearing I have the statue for Florida but I need help with the title
A: You cannot record any hearings without the court being aware of it and authorizing it. WHat is the always available route is to hire a court reporter to take down everything that happens and can create a transcript of the hearing after attending.

Good luck!
Q. Me and my husband have been separated years ago and out minor children have lived with him. He has keep them from me.
A: You will need to figure out where he is. You will not be able to start the process without serving him the documents. A good private investigator may be able to help you with this. Checking all social media, checking in with friends/family, and or checking with the children's schools to see where they transferred to may also help.

Good luck!
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Vasquez de Lara Law Group Website
Website
Vasquez de Lara Law Group Website en Español
Blog
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Contact & Map
Vasquez de Lara Law Group
Greenery Mall Office
7700 North Kendall Drive
Suite 607
Miami, FL 33156
Telephone: (305) 384-1519
Monday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Vasquez de Lara Law Group
Coral Gables Office
201 Alhambra Cir
#500
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Telephone: (305) 384-1519
Monday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed