Orlando’s Family Law Firm

Protecting Families, Providing Peace of Mind

Trusted Family Law Support
in Central Florida

Are you facing a family-related legal issue in Central Florida? At HAWM Law, we understand the complexities and emotional challenges that come with family law matters. We are here to provide you with the support and guidance you need during these difficult times. Based in Orlando, our dedicated team of experienced attorneys has been serving Central Florida for almost two decades. Now we are ready to serve
YOU!

Over 30 years of combined legal experience
Recognized as Awesome Attorneys by Orlando Family Magazine (2020-2024)
Expertise in complex family law issues
Dedicated to client satisfaction
We handle complex family law issues including same sex couples, high net worth divorces, and international child abduction

Orange

Osceola

Seminole

Volusia

Sumter

Our Approach

We are Orlando’s Family Law Firm, we believe in a client centered approach to legal representation.We take the time to listen to your concerns, understand your unique situation, and develop customized strategies tailored to your needs and goals. Our compassionate attorneys are dedicated to providing personalized attention and support at every step of the legal process.

Service Areas

At HAWM Law, we proudly serve families across Central Florida, providing expert legal assistance and compassionate support. Our dedicated team is committed to helping clients in the following counties:

Orange
Osceola
Seminole
Lake
Volusia
Sumter

Cases We Handle

Divorce

Expert guidance through divorce proceedings with HAWM Family Law personalized solutions for your needs

Custody

Secure your child’s future. Our team ensures fair and effective custody solutions focused on your family’s best interests.

Dispute Resolution

Find effective resolution. Our team specializes in guiding you through complex disputes with strategic solutions.

Pre/ Post Agreements

Protect your interests. Our team excels in creating personalized pre and post agreements to safeguard your future

Child Support

Ensure your child’s well being. Our team provides expert guidance on child support matters, ensuring fair and reliable solutions.

Relocation

Our team offers strategic guidance and legal expertise to facilitate smooth transitions and ensure compliance with legal requirements

Enforcement

Gain peace of mind with enforcement support. We provide expert guidance and legal strategies to ensure agreements are upheld effectively.

Domestic Violence

Seek safety and justice. Our team
offers compassionate support
and legal expertise to navigate
domestic violence issues with
sensitivity and resolve

Cases We Handle

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Divorce

Expert guidance through divorce proceedings with HAWM Family Law personalized solutions for your needs

Filing Requirements: Petetion for dissolution, residency proof.
Plan: Guide through paperwork, asset division, alimony, custody, and support.

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Custody

Secure your child’s future. Our team ensures fair and effective custody solutions focused on your family’s best interests.

Filing Requirements: Parenting plans, affidavits.
Plan: Develop custody plans, prepare for court, advocate for your parental rights.

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Dispute Resolution

Find effective resolution. Our team specializes in guiding you through complex disputes with strategic solutions.

Filing Requirements: Agreement to participate.
Plan: Facilitate mediation/arbitration to reach fair solutions outside of court.

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Pre/ Post Agreements

Protect your interests. Our team excels in creating personalized pre and post agreements to safeguard your future.

Filing Requirements: Financial disclosures, mutual consent.
Plan: Draft prenuptial/postnuptial agreements to protect assests and prevent future dispute.

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Child Support

Ensure your child’s well being. Our team provides expert guidance on child support matters, ensuring fair and reliable solutions.

Filing Requirements: Income statements, expenses.
Plan: Calculate support, file paperwork, represent in court for fair support amounts.

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Relocation

Our team offers strategic guidance and legal expertise to facilitate smooth transitions and ensure compliance with legal requirements.

Filing Requirements: Petetion reasons for move.
Plan: Present relocation case, address impacts on custody, and seek court approval.

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Enforcement

Gain peace of mind with enforcement support. We provide expert guidance and legal strategies to ensure agreements are upheld effectively.

Filing Requirements: Motion for contemt/enforcement.
Plan: Gather evidence, file motions, represent in court to enforce orders.

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Domestic Violence

Seek safety and justice. Our team offers compassionate support and legal expertise to navigate domestic violence issues with sensitivity and resolve.

Filing Requirements: Affidavits, evidence of abuse.
Plan: File for protection, represnt in court, connect with support services.

Meet the Family Law Team

Our team members are experienced lawyers

Sasha Watson

 Partner & Team Lead

Stephanie Bohigas

Associate Attorney

Debbie McKnight

 Paralegal

Tanya Granger

Family Law Paralegal

Contact Us

Schedule

Consultation

Take the first step towards resolution and peace of mind by scheduling a consultation with us. Fill out the form below, and let’s discuss how we can assist you in achieving the best possible outcome. Your journey to justice starts here.

How Long will My Family Law Case Take?

0 – 3 Months

Uncontested

  • Initial Filing (0-2 Weeks)

    Filing The Petition

  • Service & Response (1-2 Weeks)

    Serving Documents And Receiving Prompt Response.

  • Waiting Period (Varies)

    Mandatory Period For Consideration

  • Court Review (2-4 Weeks)

    Court Checks Documents For Compliance.

  • Final Judgement (0-1 Week)

    Judge Signs The Final Decree.

6 – 12 Months

Mediation

Mediation/settlement cases typically take 6-12 months due to negotiation and agreement processes.

  • Initial Filing (0-2 Weeks)

    Filing The Petition

  • Service & Response (1-2 Weeks)

    Serving Documents And Receiving Prompt Response.

  • Mediation Sessions (3-6 Months)

    Multiple Sessions To Negotiate Terms.

  • Drafting Agreement (1-2 Months)

    Writing And Reviewing The Settlement Agreement

  • Court Review (1-2 Months)

    Court Checks Documents For Compliance.

  • Final Judgement (0-1 Week)

    Judge Signs The Final Decree.

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12 + Months

Trial

Family law trails can take 12+ months due to their complexity and the adversarial nature of the proceedings.

  • Initial Filing (0-2 Weeks)

    Filing The Petition

  • Service & Response (1-2 Weeks)

    Serving Documents And Receiving Prompt Response.

  • Discover Phase (3-6 Months)

    Gathering Evidence, Depositions And Documents

  • Pre-Trial Motions (1-3 Months)

    Legal Arguments And Motions Before Trial

  • Trial Preparation (1-2 Months)

    Preparing Witnesses, Exhibits, And Trail Strategies.

  • Trial (Varies)

    Court Hearing, Which Can Last Days To Weeks

  • Final Judgement (1-2 Months)

    Judge's Decision And Final Decree.

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Family Case
Resources

Our Family Case Resources section is designed to provide essential tools and services for families dealing with legal and financial matters.

Our Clients Say It Best

Alejandra Morales
Alejandra Morales
2024-05-11
Before finding Ms. Watson and her team, we sought help from other attorneys and found that they were no help whatsoever. We had issues with communication and commitments from our previous attorneys and were unsure if we could find someone to help in such short notice. Working with Ms. Watson and her team, we found that they were very efficient, helpful, and that they were especially good at communicating with us and figuring out everything that we needed. They have helped us with one of the most difficult periods of our lives and she continues to help and answer any questions that have come up. We appreciate everything they have done for us.
Genevieve Rolle
Genevieve Rolle
2024-05-02
Attorney Sasha! Such a beautiful person and her team are also excellent in assisting you with your matters and concerns. Whatever the outcome of your case, you will definitely be satisfied with the overall experience at Hawn Law. Highly recommend.
Hubert Rowe
Hubert Rowe
2024-05-02
When I was first recommended to HAWM Law, I must say I was a little reluctant, especially since I already had another lawyer in mind. However, I was convinced by witnessing the hassle-free process my sister and her son went through. Choosing HAWM Law turned out to be one of the best decisions I could have made. They were with me every step of the way, providing all the necessary materials and information to help me succeed in my interview and ultimately obtain my citizenship. Without a doubt, they are one of the best, making the entire experience stress-free.
Del Ty
Del Ty
2024-04-20
HAWM LAW has been my saving grace in a very stressful and challenging time. They were very professional, capable, competent and efficient in handling my divorce. I had only learnt of them via google search and after reading all the positive reviews, I had taken the decision to have them as my legal representative, I have no regrets in doing so. I’ll open heartedly retain them for other legal matters if needed and recommend them a million times over. Once again thanks HAWM LAW.
Nellie Mae Shagouri
Nellie Mae Shagouri
2024-04-16
It was extremely awesome

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