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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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:

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.

University of Miami School of Law
J.D. (2002) | Law
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High Point University
B.S. (1999) | Business Administration and International Business
Honors: summa cum laude
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Professional Experience
President and Owner
Vasquez de Lara Law Group
- Current
Associate Attorney
Estefano & Associates, P.A.
Associate Attorney
Lanza & Bugay
Articles & Publications
5 Tips for Avoiding a Contentious Family Court Battle
The Florida Villager
Speaking Engagements
Starting the Dissolution Process, 23rd Annual Nuts & Bolts of Family Law Seminar, Miami, FL
Dade County Bar Association
Why Prepare for the Inevitable, Legalmax Attorney Resource Group, Miami, FL
Legalmax Attorney Resource Group
The Future of Law in 30 Minutes, Avvo Lawyernomics 2017, Las Vegas, NV
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2022
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
- Current
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Probate and Guardianship Committee of the Dade County Bar Association
- Current
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Florida State Bar  # 647128
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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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
Additional Practice Area
  • Child Support and Custody
  • 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
Vasquez de Lara Law Group Website
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Contact & Map
Vasquez de Lara Law Group
Greenery Mall Offices
7700 North Kendall Drive
Suite 607
Miami, FL 33156
Telephone: (305) 384-1519
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed