I am a life-long resident of Florida and received my Juris Doctor from the... more
I am a life-long resident of Florida and received my Juris Doctor from the University of Florida College of Law in 1990. Shortly after I began practicing law, I taught Business Law at a local community college as an adjunct professor. During my legal career, I represented the Department of Children and Families (formerly HRS) and the attorney for the State of Florida Guardian Ad Litem. As a pub... view profile
With 22 years experience, Mr. Wood has handled almost every family law issue... more
With 22 years experience, Mr. Wood has handled almost every family law issue imaginable. Conscious of the need for parties to work together when children are involved, Mr. Wood tries to foster cooperation whenever possible. However, when litigation is necessary, Mr. Wood can fight with the best of them.
I was raised in Jacksonville, Florida and went to local schools before going to... more
I was raised in Jacksonville, Florida and went to local schools before going to college. I traveled extensively while in the Merchant Marine as an engineer before returning to law school. After I graudated from law school, I moved back to Jacksonville and worked for two law firms beforestarting my current law practice in 1988. I try to remember that every situation is different and needs to be ... view profile
An adoption lawyer helps to place children with parents other than their birth parents. An adoption cuts off the birth parents' rights and responsibilities, and gives them to the adoptive parents. Once an adoption is final, the adopted child receives the same legal treatment as a biological child. Adoption is often an emotional time and an adoption lawyer can help you make the right decisions for the child.