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Kristin Rae Padowitz

Divorce and separation Attorney at Fort Lauderdale, FL

4.9   27 reviews
  • Licensed for 24 years
    State FL
    Acquired 1999
    Status
    Member in Good Standing No misconduct found

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About Kristin

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Kristin Padowitz has devoted her practice of law to helping those in need of a family attorney. Kristin eagerly advocates on behalf of her clients in need of a family lawyer in the areas of divorce, child custody, responsibility and support, alimony, equitable distribution, restraining orders and domestic violence, among others. Kristin not only utilizes her abundant legal experience in the representation of her clients, but also her kindness, compassion and humanity when it is needed most. But make no mistake – Kristin Padowitz has built her reputation within the legal community as an aggressive and talented trial lawyer who is not afraid to take a case to trial. Where circumstances require, for example, in a highly-contested divorce case, Kristin Padowitz provides zealous representation and is fierce in the court room.

Location

Kristin Padowitz
12 SE 7th St #700
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33301

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Reviews

4.9 / 5.0
  27 customer reviews
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Posted by Brad | January 4, 2024
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| Hired Attorney
Veteran Friendly Honest Broker
Kristin and her team are the law team that all military veterans should seek out for worry free divorce representation in south Florida. Her advice was always spot on and her prices were more than fair. The divorce process is stressful but Kristin and her team were always able to put my mind at ease and were available anytime I called. Thank you from the bottom of my heart Kristin!
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Posted by Jonathan | October 29, 2023
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Heaven Sent!
First and foremost I had the good fortune of being represented by Kristin and it is with great enthusiasm that I pen this review. It's not often that you encounter such a blend of professionalism and dedication in the legal field but Kristin embodies these traits and more. From the moment I first walked into her office I was met with a level of attentiveness that immediately put my anxieties at ease. Kristin literally took the time to break down the complexities of my case explaining every step of the process in a way that was both comprehensible and reassuring. What honestly sets Kristin apart is not just her profound understanding of the law but her unwavering commitment to her clients. Throughout the duration of my case Kristin and her team remained consistent in their communication keeping me updated on any developments and answering all my questions with patience and clarity. Kristins passion integrity and dedication are a testament to what it truly means to be a lawyer. To anyone seeking legal representation I cannot recommend Kristin highly enough! Her exceptional service goes beyond the call of duty and her results speak for herself. In Kristin you will find not just a lawyer but a champion for your cause. Trust me with Kristin on your side you are in the best of hands. Thank you so much Kristin and your law firm for your unwavering dedication and for fighting my corner when it mattered most. Your exceptional performance has left an indelible mark and it is with the utmost gratitude and respect that I leave this review.
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Posted by Kristine | October 5, 2023
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Best Lawyer!
Words fall short when describing how grateful I am to Kristin. From answering my calls , to giving me advice and holding my hand through a very stressful process, Kristin was amazing. She always made sure to walk me through the process and explained everything in detail. She was not only my lawyer, but I also joked with her that she was my therapist. You won't find another sweet, kind, honest and shark like Kristin.
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Posted by Anthony Paulin | September 5, 2023
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Above and beyond
Kristin Padowitz went above and beyond to defend my interest. I will be forever grateful for her professionalism and dedication. If you’re looking for a family lawyer, she’s the best in south Florida!
Posted by Jonathan | May 4, 2023
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Trusted Attorney and Partner
Kristin is an outstanding attorney who really came through for me on my divorce. More so than just being an attorney, I really felt as if she was a partner. Divorce is stressful and full of unknowns, not to mention nasty tactics from the opposition. Kristin was consistently a calming influence on me who I could trust to effectively manage my interests. I am very grateful she was on my side.
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Posted by CN | March 13, 2023
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Thank you!
We really appreciate Kristin's professional service and positive outcome on our guardianship case. She provided detailed advice and listened to our issues and concerns. She took the time to answer our questions and with clear explanation of the legal proceeding. She took good care of us!
Posted by Kenia | January 5, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
Kristin Padowitz
A special thank you to Kristin for all her hard work during this challenging divorce. She had a friendly personality and showed excellent professionalism. She was very efficient in communicating step-by-step things that took place and expectations. She worked hard and fought hard for her clients!
Posted by anonymous | January 3, 2023
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Lawyer
Amazing lawyer helped my family a lot and she will do the same for you families.
Posted by Cayetano | December 12, 2022
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Great experience!
Kristin is so helpful and got everything done so quick! So glad I hired her.
Posted by Savita | October 13, 2022
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Divorce
Kristin was very professional and handled my situation well. Very detailed and got the job done!
Posted by Raymond | September 17, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
I would recommend Kristin Rea Padowitz
I recently needed a family attorney for my daughter and found Kristin Padowitz who has excellent credentials, an expert who specialize in divorce and child support among other that pertain to family matters, Kristin guided our entire family and devoted her time that made us feel like we were her top priority throughout the process, but more importantly she was fair, very compassionate, detailed and made sure that we had a solid plan to overcome this unfortunate incident. I’m not sure if I could ever repay Kristin enough, for she brought a calmness to our entire family. I hope no one else has to go through a divorce and the issues that surrounds it, but if you are in this situation, I would recommend Kristin... “She gets things done, knows the law and has a Heart of Gold”. Thank you so much Kristin
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Posted by LeAnn | March 24, 2022
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Divorce
Kristin did a great job, was very professional, and completed the paperwork as I needed.
Posted by Lindsey | February 24, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Professional and compassionate
Process was very easy with Kristin. She answered all questions thoroughly and was always available for a phone call, text, or email. Very responsive and let me know where we stood in the process. Also she's compassionate given circumstances of needing services. Highly recommend
Posted by Kevin | February 14, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Kristin Padowitz
Kristin Padowitz was very pleasant to work with. On our first phone call to inquire about her services, she answered the phone! It took a minute to realize we were talking to the actual attorney. She answered all our questions, even took multiple phone calls from us. She was knowledgeable and helpful in heading us along a difficult path. She responded to us by phone calls or texts quickly. We were very pleased by her help and we had a positive outcome!
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Posted by Michelle | January 4, 2022
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Divorce Representation
I can't say enough about Kristin and her office. She is an A+ in professionalism and the way she truly made me feel like family was overwhelming! I was a wreck trying to find someone local to represent me and I could not have been more blessed to have found her. I felt completely at ease after our first conversation. She PERSONALLY took each call, email, and text and if she couldn't respond right away, she let me know when I WOULD hear back. My ex tried to cause more strife along the way but Kristin stood firm and represented me in such a way that I am forever grateful for her support! I wasn't just a client. Her compassion and empathy for what I was going through won't be forgotten but when she needed to be tough, she was the one I wanted in my corner. She is BAR NONE the best in her field and gets 5 stars from this thankful gal! Could not have done it without her! P.S. Her assistant is an absolute pleasure to work with, as well !
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Posted by Robert | November 26, 2021
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Excellent Service
Kristin Padowitz was very efficient, professional, responsive and and handled my request immediately. I highly recommend her and her staff.
Posted by Paul | August 25, 2021
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Good lawyer
Kristin was professional and handled the matter efficiently and explained the process so everything was understood easily. P. Brennen
Posted by Stacie | August 3, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Excellent Attorney & Highly Recommended
Law Office of Kristin Padowitz, P.A. is great to work with. Kristin is very professional, responsive and explained everything in detail keeping me informed throughout the process. Kristin and team are easy to work with, highly efficient and helpful. I highly recommend.
Posted by anonymous | June 9, 2021
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Amazing lawyer
Kristin is amazing. She is very professional, very responsive, you can call her at any time and she assists you right away. She is the lawyer to go for if you strangling with custody issues. She helped me with my issue in no time.
Posted by Jason | April 9, 2021
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Helped when no one else would.
She helped when no one else would. My divorce was already filed. I had questions and concerns about my agreement. My previous lawyer would not help and most lawyers did not respond or said they do not handle post agreement. She not only responded quickly, but took the time I needed to review my current agreement, explain what I did not understand, listen to all my questions and concerns, and gave me an honest opinion. Not often do you find someone who will tell you, it is not worth the fight or cost when they stand to make the money. I highly recommend her and will use her if ever I need someone. I can not thank her enough for all she did.
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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Law Office of Kristin Padowitz, P.A.
  • 2018 - Present
  • Managing partner
  • Kenneth Padowitz, PA
  • 2017 - 2018
  • Assistant State Attorney
  • Broward County State Attorney's Office
  • 2000 - 2017
  • Public Defender
  • Broward County Public Defender's Office
  • 1999 - 2000
  • Law Clerk
  • Florida Department Of Transportation
  • 1998 - 1998
  • Guardian ad litem
  • 17th Judicial Circuit Of Florida
  • 1997 - 1997
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Education

  • Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1999
  • University of Central Florida
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1994

Associations

  • Florida Bar, Seventeenth Circuit Grievance Committee
  • Vice Chair
  • 2019 - Present
  • Florida Bar, Grievance Committee
  • Executive Committee
  • 2017 - Present
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • Weston Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • Federal Bar Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • Broward County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • Florida Bar
  • Member
  • 1999 - Present
  • Broward County Women Lawyers' Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Federal Bar Association (Broward County chapter)
  • Member
  • N/A
  • B'nai B'rith Justice Unit
  • Member
  • 2017 - 2018
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Family Attorney | Oct 04
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer, she is fantastic, passionate and experienced."
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Fort Lauderdale Divorce and separation Lawyer Kristin Rae Padowitz
Kristin Rae Padowitz
Divorce and separation Attorney
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Licensed for 24 years
Free Consultation