Practice Areas

Divorce - The ending of a marriage is frequently a difficult and sometimes upsetting process, although it does not have to be. There is always an emotional component between separating spouses, especially if children are involved.Read more...

Alimony - Unless the case involves a hotly contested dispute, the issue most likely to cause acrimony is the issue of alimony. Alimony is spousal support paid after the divorce is final. It is generally a monthly payment of cash from one party to the other. Read more...

Child Custody - Your children are the most important and vulnerable members of your family. It is of the utmost importance that they be fully protected emotionally and financially during the divorce process. Donald G. Criscuolo has been involved for years with issues of this sort. Read more...

Child Support - When a divorce occurs and minor children are involved, child support is a very important matter that needs to be properly planned and configured. Under Florida law, both parents are required to contribute towards the support of their children. Read more...

Adultery and other Marital misconduct - Most people are surprised to learn that if one spouse is unfaithful, the judge may not even permit that evidence during the trial. Florida is a “no fault” divorce state. There is no need to prove that a spouse has been unfaithful to be entitled to a divorce. Read more...

Property Rights - During the divorce process, your own non-marital property must be protected. Division of marital property is quite different from enforcing your rights to your own non-marital property. Non-marital property is generally that property that you owned before the marriage. Read more...

Grandparents' Rights - Grandparents’ rights to visit and contact their grandchildren are provided for by Florida law. However, it is very important to know that the Florida Supreme Court and the United States Supreme Court have explained that such laws represent an unconstitutional invasion of the parents’ rights to raise their own child. Read more...

Mediation - Divorce can sometimes be time-consuming and not only emotionally draining, but financially draining as well. It is important to approach each case with a problem-solving attitude early on, with the goal of getting through the process in a timely and cost effective manner. Read more...