Over 19 years of experience practicing Marital and Family Law exclusively.
Mr. Mullaney's practice has been solely devoted to Famiy Law since 2000.
You should consider speaking with a divorce lawyer before becoming involved in a family law case. The common issues that are handled by a divorce lawyer include divorce, child support, relocation, time sharing (visitation) and alimony.
You will have a much easier time as these issues are resolved and you will tend to get more positive results by hiring a divorce lawyer. Unlike some other firms, when you hire Mr. Mullaney as your divorce lawyer, you get him as your attorney - not an associate with far less experience.
The broader category of Florida Family Law encompasses a wide range of cases and issues, including uncontested divorce, contested divorce, paternity and adoption cases. The issues raised in Florida Family Law cases include: property division, debt division, child support, time sharing (formerly called visitation), child relocation, and alimony. Mr. Mullaney also represent clients in the modification of prior court orders, including those entered in other states.
There is no doubt that involvement in any family law dispute can cause a great deal of stress in your life. Since Mr. Mullaney has exclusively practiced as a Florida Family Law attorney in North and Central Florida for over 17 years, he is aware of the emotional toll that these cases can take on clients. With that in mind, his goal is to help clients complete a smooth transition to the next stage of their lives.
In addition to being a Florida Family Law attorney, Mr. Mullaney is also a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Court Mediator. As a result of his mediation training and experience as a Jacksonville divorce lawyer, he can help the parties (husband and wife, or mother and father) resolve their Florida Family Law dispute through mediation without resorting to litigation. Whether your dispute involves divorce, paternity, child support, alimony, asset division, debt division, visitation or child custody, a mediation may be the answer to resolving your case at lower expense to both parties since the resolution of your case does not involve the hiring of a divorce lawyer.
Once an agreement is reached (with or without mediation), a court order can usually be obtained in about one month for an uncontested divorce and within a few days for an uncontested paternity case. Uncontested divorce and uncontested paternity cases also have the benefit of greatly reduced legal fees.
Not all Florida Family Law matters involve litigation. Mr. Mullaney can also prepare your power of attorney, durable power of attorney, healthcare directive, and living will.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||1997||09/12/2019|
|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||1996||10/31/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Client Distinction Award||Martindale-Hubbell||2016|
|Top 3 Divorce Lawyers||Three Best Rated||2016|
|Rated Attorney||Lead Counsel||2016|
|Top Lawyers in Florida||Legal Network||2016|
|Client Distinction Award||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|Client Distinction Award||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Client Distinction Award||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|Owner||Law Office of A. James Mullaney||2000 - Present|
|Attorney||Schutt, Humphries & Becker||1998 - 2000|
|Attorney||Gobelman & Love||1996 - 1998|
|Legal Intern||Meininger & Meininger||1995 - 1995|
|Law Clerk||10th Judicial District State Of Alabama||1994 - 1995|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Florida Bar, Alternate Dispute Resolution and Mediation Committee||Member||2017 - Present|
|Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Technology Committee||Member||2016 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|Florida Bar, General Practice Solo & Small Firm Section||Member||2013 - Present|
|Certified Family Court Mediator||Mediator||2005 - Present|
|Florida Bar, Family Law Section||Member||2001 - Present|
|State Bar of Georgia, Family Law Section||Member||2001 - Present|
|US District Court - Middle District of Florida||Admitted to Practice||1997 - Present|
|Georgia Court of Appeals||Admitted to Practice||1997 - Present|
|Supreme Court of Georgia||Admitted to Practice||1997 - Present|
|Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Rules/Forms Committee||Member||2006 - 2007|
|Florida Family Law American Inn of Court||Member||2005 - 2006|
|Jacksonville Bar Association||Member||1997 - 2001|
|Jacksonville Association of Defense Counsel||Member||1997 - 2000|
|American Bar Association||Member||1997 - 2001|
|Website of Law Office of A. James Mullaney||Frequently Asked Question Videos||2016|
|Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog||Various Subjects||2015|
|Mac Solo Lawyer||Mac Solo Lawyer Blog||2015|
|Book||Uncontested Divorce in 10 Easy Steps (ebook)||2012|
|Jacksonville Divorce Attorney||Jacksonville Divorce Attorney||2010|
|Jacksonville Divorce Mediation||Jacksonville Divorce Mediation||2005|
|Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer||Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer - Jacksonville Family Law Attorney||2000|
|Samford University, Cumberland School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1996|
|University of Central Florida||N/A||1993|
|University of Florida College of Liberal Arts and Sciences||B.S.||1990|
|Podcast||Florida Divorce & Family Law Questions Podcast||2016|
|Law Office Website||Frequently Asked Family Law Questions||2016|
|Frequently Asked Questions||Explanation of Child Support Guidelines Worksheet||2016|
|Freequently Asked Question Videos||How Can I Legally Avoid Paying Child Support in Florida||2016|
|Florida Divorce & Family Law Podcast||Family Law||2016|
|Law Office Website||Frequently Asked Family Law Questions||2015|
|Case Law Update||Florida Uninsured / Underinsured Motorist Insurance Law||1999|
|Law Day||Career Choices for High School Students||1997|
|Valdez v Valdez||Resolved|
|Fulp v Fulp||Successful|
|Gregory v Gregory||Successful|
|Myatt v Myatt||Successful|
|Ghisolfi v Arthur||Successful - Case Dismissed|
|Wilson v St. Faustin||Successful|
|Wilson v Wilson||Successful - Case Dismissed|
|In Re: The Adoption of N.H.C. & A.D.C.||Successful|
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