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Michael L. Lechtman

Divorce and separation Attorney at North Miami Beach, FL

5.0   2 reviews

About Michael

Learn Michael’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Divorce and separation

  2. Alimony
    Alimony usually is not a separate practice area. It is part and parcel of a divorce case, where there is a "long-term" marriage.

    47 years

  3. Appeals
    I have well over one hundred reported cases, which can all be found on Westlaw or other legal search engines. My appellate work is not just in family law, but extends to all phases of civil law, in both state and federal courts.

    47 years, 135 cases

  4. Child custody
    Child custody is usually part of an ongoing divorce case, but many times it can become an issue after, or even before the divorce. It is an expensive ordeal for most people, not merely for the attorneys fees, but in paying for psychological evaluations and court testimony, along with guardian ad litem costs. Anyone contemplating a custody battle must understand the costs involved and be prepared to go the distance, if they really want to be successful.

    47 years, 600 cases

  5. Adoption
    stepparent and family adoptions only. No 3rd party adoptions.

    47 years, 100 cases

  6. Child support
    Child support is a big part of any divorce case where there are minor children, or even "adult children," where there are severe disabilities.

    47 years, 750 cases

Please see my website at for photos and a complete history.  I also have a master's degree which I recently obtained in mental health counseling, which is invaluable to clients who are going through a divorce.  The empathy and active listening which I have been trained to utilitze is also of great psychological benefit to people in difficult emotional times, such as a divorce.

State FL
Status Inactive
Acquired 1974
Updated 11/23/2022

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

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Michael L. Lechtman
17001 Ne 6th Ave
North Miami Beach, FL, 331622408


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Posted by anonymous | March 12, 2009
Outstanding Service
Extremely professional and very experienced in Divorce / Separation for military clients. Made the entire process simple and painless for me even though I am in Europe. Highly Recommended!!!!!
Posted by anonymous | March 3, 2009
Great attorney!
excellent divorce attorney. case finished in a timmely manner. advocates for client rights


  • Hourly Rates $ 300-350 per hour


AVVO RATING 6.9 (Good)

Work Experience

  • Asst. City Attorney
  • City Of North Miami Beach
  • 1974 - 1977


  • University of Miami School of Law
  • law
  • N/A

Legal Cases

  • Valladares vs. Valladares
  • Extremely favorable


  • Miami Lakes Jaycee of the Month
  • Founding Member
  • 1976 - 1980

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish


  • Commonwealth Publications
  • Shapiro's Plan
  • 1997

Speaking Engagements

  • Iowa State Bar Association, Scope and Correlation Committee
  • Lawyer Mentoring
  • 2013

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North Miami Beach Divorce and separation Lawyer Michael L. Lechtman
Michael L. Lechtman
Divorce and separation Attorney
North Miami Beach, FL