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Donald G. Criscuolo

Donald G. Criscuolo

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Mediation, Child Custody, Child Support, Marriage & Prenuptials, Uncontested Divorce, Appeals, Family, Alimony

About Me

Donald G. Criscuolo has been Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Marital & Family Law since 1991. He became a Fellow in the Florida chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers in 1994. Additionally he is certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a Family Law Mediator, is recognized by Martindale Hubbell with their highest rating of “AV” and has been designated a Super Lawyer for the years 2006 through 2010. To learn more about the above distinctions and credentials click the appropriate link above.

While some lawyers may “dabble” in family law and others may have a small portion of their practice consist of a divorce, at Donald G. Criscuolo PA nearly 100% of the practice is devoted to family law either a divorce, child custody, child support matters, alimony claims, enforcement actions, pre-nuptial or post-nuptial agreements and all types of family law matters.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Divorce & Separation: 50%
  2. Child Custody: 10%
  3. Mediation: 10%
  4. Alimony: 5%
  5. Other: 25%
  6. More 



Hourly ($250-400/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Donald. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Anne V Gallagher Alper

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Anne Alper Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Donald G. Criscuolo P.A.

633 S Andrews Ave Ste 200
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 333012861



FLMember in Good Standing198108/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2008
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2007
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2006
Certified Civil Circuit MediatorFlorida Bar2004
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1995
Certified Family Law MediatorFlorida Bar1992
Board Certification in Marital & Family LawFlorida Bar1991
Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyDonald G. Criscuolo P.A.2009 - Present
Partner/Trial AttorneyFranklin & Criscuolo2002 - 2009
Partner/Trial AttorneyGenet & Criscuolo1991 - 2002
Trial AttorneyGenet & Milner1981 - 1991


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Collaborative Family Lawyers of South Florida Inc.Member2010 - Present
Association of South Florida Mediators and ArbitratorsMember2010 - Present
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Florida chapter)Fellow1994 - Present
Broward County Bar AssociationMember1990 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Appellate CasesPrevailed

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Publication NameTitleDate
Florida Dissolution of marriageChapter Four: Jurisdiction in Child custody Cases1993
Family Law CommentatorDe Facto Marriage1992


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Illinois, ChicagoPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1975
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Lecture to law students at Nova Southeastern Law SchoolMediating Dissolution of Marriage Cases2008
Presented Seminar to mental health professionalsMediating Child Custody Disputes2005