Whether at the beginning of a relationship contract or the end, matters of the heart are never easy and when finance, child custody, and material assets are involved it is best to have everything laid out and as clearly as possible from day one. If life has taken you down an unexpected path and you need a divorce, mediation or child custody attorney, or you are in need of a prenuptial agreement or assistance with adoption, with 18 years of experience, Lori Barkus of Barkus Law is your answer.
Florida & Colorado family law is complex. Having a knowledgeable qualified attorney acting on your behalf is in your best interest. Contact Barkus Law today to schedule a consultation. Lori Barkus has provided legal advice and representation to clients throughout South East Florida since 2005. She understands that having to deal with matters of family law can create stress and upheaval within the family structure. Her goal is to help guide you through these trying times in the most effective, and cost-efficient way possible to obtain the best possible outcome for you and your family.
You can count on Barkus Law to be there for expert guidance and support from start to finish allowing you breathing room and peace of mind in these trying times. If you have further questions regarding family law and or divorce that are not addressed here on our website, do not hesitate to contact Barkus Law.
Lori Barkus is a cum laude graduate of the University of Miami School of Law. She is admitted to practice in Florida, Colorado, Georgia and the District of Columbia. She also is admitted to practice in the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida and the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court of Appeals.
Ms. Barkus is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil and Family Law Mediator, a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and the Collaborative Family Lawyers of South Florida.
Ms. Barkus was a law clerk for the Honorable Sam I. Silver. She also clerked for General Master Robert Jones of the Family Court Division of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Miami-Dade County and worked as a certified legal intern for the Legal Aid Society.
Ms. Barkus handled primarily family law and commercial litigation matters and has handled hundreds of contested and uncontested divorce matters. Through this experience, and through extensive training as a mediator, a collaborative divorce professional and a guardian ad litem, she has learned that a lawyers’ most important task in a divorce matter is to encourage clients to seek the most cost-effective solutions to minimize the trauma experienced not only by the divorcing parties but also by their children.
Since 2005, Ms. Barkus has concentrated almost exclusively in the areas of divorce; alimony; division of assets and valuation of businesses; child support and paternity. She has litigated family law matters in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and Pinellas counties.
Ms. Barkus also has been an advocate for family law reform and has provided advice on how to modify the current laws to make the divorce process more streamlined and the outcomes more certain. Through these efforts, she has met with numerous Florida representatives, political groups and individuals to discuss the current alimony and timesharing laws and help to promote change. Ms. Barkus remains active in these efforts and continues to remain on the forefront of the family law reform movement in Florida.