Wellington Divorce Lawyers: Guide to Divorce in Wellington
Our law firm has divorce lawyers serving Wellington, Florida, and the surrounding western communities with an office at 12008 South Shore Blvd., Suite 107, Wellington, Florida 33414.
The firm’s Wellington divorce lawyers have assembled this guide to serve as a hub of information for anyone considering divorce in Wellington.
You should read the information on this page to educate yourself about the Wellington divorce process before reaching out to a Wellington divorce attorney. Then, click here to go to our main divorce information hub. The hub has free divorce information books, divorce strategy guides, and numerous other articles and videos.
If you need legal advice now, you can set an appointment with us by clicking this link or calling/texting our office at 561-810-0170
The Palm Beach County court system handles divorces of Wellington residents. This court system is sometimes called the “Fifteenth Judicial Circuit.” This is part of Florida’s judicial branch of government. You can click here to go to the court’s main webpage.
Several courthouses administer Wellington divorce cases. Your zip code determines which courthouse will handle your divorce. The Wellington divorce lawyer you choose should practice in both of these courthouses.
The West Palm Beach Courthouse handles divorces for people living in the 33414 and 33467 zip codes. This courthouse is located at 205 North Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401. It is in West Palm Beach’s “downtown” area. You can click here for directions to this courthouse.
The North County Courthouse handles divorces for people living in the 33411 and 33413 zip codes. This courthouse is located at 3188 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33410. It is right across from the Palm Beach Gardens Mall. Although this courthouse is a little bit further of a drive, you’ll find this courthouse easier to access than the downtown courthouse. You can click here for directions to this courthouse.
Judges for Wellington Divorce & Family Law Cases
For Wellington divorce cases, a judge, and not a jury, will be responsible for deciding your case. There are a limited number of cases who are assigned to Wellington divorce cases. The judge who will oversee your case will be randomly assigned when your case is filed. Of course, if your Wellington divorce lawyer can resolve your case out of court, you might not ever meet your judge.
A Wellington divorce will go in front of one of six divorce court judges. The judges who handle the divorce cases vary by courthouse. Below are the judges currently assigned to handle Wellington divorce cases. Clicking on the judge’s name will take you to their profile page on the Palm Beach County courthouse website.
For people living in zip code 33414 (Village of Wellington) and 33467 (Lake Worth), your divorce will be assigned to one of these divorce court judges:
- Judge Laura Johnson
- Judge Renetha S. Francis
- Judge Maxine Cheesman
For those seeking divorce in Wellington who live in the 33411 or 33413 zip codes, your divorce will be assigned to one of these divorce court judges:
- Judge Dina A. Keever-Agrama
- Judge Karen Miller
- Judge Sarah Willis
Marriage Counselors in the Area
Our Wellington Divorce Lawyers will almost always recommend clients first work with a mental health counselor. Sometimes we refer to therapists to help our clients possibly improve their marriage and avoid divorce. Also, therapists can be key crucial when emotional or physical abuse is present.
The bottom line is that therapists will help you start living a more happy and fulfilling life much quicker than you can on your own. Therapists also help yo manage the life transitions caused by divorce.
The Bruce Law Firm developed and supports www.StayMarriedFlorida.com to support our local community. The website exists to help you build, have, and keep better relationships. And to get through divorce in the best way possible when divorce is necessary.
We suggest that if you are contemplating divorce in Wellington that you check out the relationship improvement and divorce recovery resources on this website. Also, you can click here to see the directory of the Wellington therapists and marriage counselors that our wellington divorce recommend.
Unique Issues in a Wellington Divorce
A Wellington divorce is in some ways similar and in some ways different to other Palm Beach County divorce cases. Florida law and Florida family court procedure rules will apply to a Wellington divorce case. For more information, you can click to view our Florida Divorce Law Guide and Florida Divorce Procedure Guide. These guides answer just about any questions you can probably thing of on the law and process of a divorce in Wellington.
Wellington divorces can have some differences from divorces in other areas. Especially due to the unique needs of the local equestrian community and the businesses that are part of it. Some of the unique issues our Wellington divorce lawyers handle relate to:
- Valuing livestock and entities formed to own, breed, and sell show horses;
- Valuing equestrian and agricultural land; and
- Formulating customized parenting plans and custody schedules for families with parents or children who spent portions of the year outside of Wellington on the horse show circuit.
Free Divorce Information Resources
If you are facing any of these issues, we suggest you click here to go to our divorce information hub. There you’ll find books, articles, and videos on just about anything you can imagine that would be related to your Wellington divorce. You can also feel free to call us at 561-810-0170 and our paralegal staff will be happy to help you find the information that is most important to you.
Also, you should check out www.DivorceInformationBooks.com. On this page you can download (for free) all of our divorce information books. When you download the books you can also elect to request complimentary hard copies of the books by mail or office pickup.
Our Divorce Attorneys
Our Wellington Divorce Lawyers welcome the opportunity to counsel you through your Wellington divorce or family law matter. The office is located in Wellington at 12008 South Shore Blvd., Suite 107, Wellington, Florida 33414.
Information is available about all of our attorneys under the “About” tab on the top of this website. All of our attorneys can be reached by texting/calling 561-810-0170.
The firm is managed by Wellington Divorce Attorney Christopher R. Bruce, who is a Marital and Family Law Specialist (Florida Bar Board Certified). Typically, when our Wellington Divorce Lawyers are involved in a case there is the need to confront a difficult or intimidating person, an important long-term support claim, a business valuation or asset tracing issue, or a serious issue involving children.
Scheduling a Consultation
Most people choose to meet one of our lawyers through a divorce consultation and strategy session. These meetings (which can take place in person, by phone, or through video conference) can be scheduled online by clicking this link or calling/texting our office at 561-810-0170.
We hope you have found this Wellington Divorce Law Guide useful. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call or text our office at (561) 810-0170. We’re happy to help you however we can.