Both Gordon C. Brydger and Carin M. Porras, partners at Brydger & Porras, LLP, have been named 2012 South Florida’s Top Rated Lawyers by Lexis-Nexis Martindale-Hubbell. The attorneys are proud to continue the tradition of being named Top Rated Lawyers in South Florida, based on their AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings. Additionally, Ms. Porras Read more
Matrimonial Law Experts
The lawyers at Brydger & Porras, LLP are experts in guiding clients through divorce and family law matters. They practice exclusively marital and family law and have more than fifty years of combined experience guiding clients through a difficult process.
High Net Worth Cases
The firm specializes in high net-worth cases with significant tax and financial complications. The attorneys, Gordon Brydger and Carin Porras, are both board certified and expert in complex cases. While their preference is to resolve cases amicably without litigation, Mr. Brydger and Ms. Porras will not hesitate to take cases to trial if a satisfactory resolution cannot be achieved. The firm also utilizes litigation support professionals such as forensic accountants and psychologists in certain cases.
Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Reviewed Rated
Both Mr. Brydger and Ms. Porras are Martindale-Hubbell “AV” Peer Review Rated, the highest rating possible. In the Martindale Hubbell system, the rankings are established by other lawyers, thereby providing the opportunity for those seeking an attorney to find the best lawyer available. Read more about Martindale-Hubbell Peer Reviewed Ratings.
Additionally, both Mr. Brydger and Ms. Porras are Board Certified in Marital and Family Law, having met the requirements of the Florida Bar to be called specialists. Click here to read more about Board Certification.
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Vanilla, please! Simple steps to filing your Petition for Dissolution of Marriage If you’re contemplating divorce, keep it simple. Your Petition for Dissolution of Marriage should limit (even omit) accusations and provocative commentary. “Vanilla” is the term to describe a pleading that addresses only the facts of your marriage and what relief you are seeking Read more
What is mediation/arbitration? While both mediation and arbitration are alternative dispute resolution processes, mediation and arbitration are not the same thing. Mediation is more commonly used in family law cases than arbitration. Mediation is an informal, confidential, and nonadversarial process where a mediator tries to encourage and facilitate resolution of a dispute between parties. A Read more
A prenuptial agreement should cover all the issues that you want it to. The objective of a pre-nuptial agreement is to address what happens in the event of a divorce or separation or death in terms of the distribution of assets and liabilities, spousal support and attorney’s fees. You can address issues such as how Read more
The Federal Government allows married couples to file a joint tax return so long as they are married on December 31st of the tax year. Therefore, whether you are in the process of a divorce proceeding or not, as long as you are married on December 31st, you are allowed to file a joint tax Read more