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Catherine Iaconis Favitta

Catherine Iaconis Favitta

An Experienced and Compassionate Attorney
When It Needs To Be Thorough, It Needs To Be Right
And When Professionalism Matters
Location:
Boca Raton, Florida
Phone:
(561) 750-7477 (Palm Beach County)
(954) 767-8340 (Broward County)
Email:

Marital & Family Law Attorney - Catherine Iaconis Favitta 

With over 30 years of experience, Catherine knows that a family involved with the Marital and Family Law Court system is facing difficult and heart wrenching challenges, especially when the best interests of children and financial security are threatened.

Catherine has a long-standing reputation for handling each case with the utmost professionalism and compassion, being thorough, and for devoting the time each client needs to help them understand and maneuver through the intricacies of the Family Law system, in as cost effective a manner as possible.

Clients who retain Catherine receive the benefit of having an experienced and compassionate Attorney, who is also a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator, a Certified Guardian Ad Litem for Children, and a Collaborative Family Law Professional. Catherine's thirty-three years of experience gives each Client the best opportunity to efficiently resolve the case without litigating, and to have a secure financial future.

Catherine is an experienced and compassionate attorney in Family Law matters. So, when it needs to be thorough, it needs to be right, and when professionalism matters, call Catherine.

Areas of Practice

  • Marital and Family Law
  • Certified Guardian Ad Litem for Children
  • Domestic Violence
  • Paternity
  • Grandparent Custody
  • Financial Assessments
  • Mediation-Being Prepared Matters
  • Family Law Conferences
  • Collaborative Process

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Guardian Ad Litem for Children, by Fifteenth Judicial Circuit in 2014
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator since 1998

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1983

Education

  • Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida
    • J.D. - 1983
  • Barry University, Miami Shores, Florida
    • B.S., Business Administration and Management - magna cum laude - 1980
    • Minor: Music

Published Works

  • “Marital and Family Law Perspectives”, Lighthouse Point Magazine - Legal Articles Contributor
  • “It’s the Law – What You Need To Know”, Lighthouse Point Magazine - Legal Articles Contributor

Classes/Seminars

  • The Ethics of Being Online For Lawyers, The Florida Bar, 2016
  • Criminal Issues in Family Law, The Florida Bar, 2015
  • Temporary Relief, Palm Beach County Bar Association, 2015
  • Unified Family Law Conference, 17th Judicial Circuit, 2015
  • Family Law Practice & Procedures, Palm Beach County Bar Association, 2015
  • Seminar - Give Peace A Chance, Association of South Florida Mediators, 2014
  • Certified Guardian Ad Litem Program, Fifteenth Judicial Circuit, 2014
  • Case Law Update: Stay up to Date and Learn, The Florida Bar – Family Law Section, 2014
  • A View From the Bench – Reality Check for Litigants, Association of South Florida Mediators, 2014
  • 6th Unified Family Court Summit, Seventeenth Judicial Circuit, 2014
  • Family Law Section: Raising the Bar, Broward County Bar Association, 2013
  • How to Protect Your Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Or Deaf/Blind Client, The Florida Bar: The Americans With Disabilities Act:, 2012
  • TWZ Enterprises: Mediation and Negotiation Strategies & Ethics of Alternative Dispute Resolution, 2012
  • Alaska Bar Association: This Would Never Happen in Civil Practice, 2012
  • Lexis Nexis: Digital Piracy of Intellectual Property Rights and Content Protection, 2012
  • The Florida Bar - Young Lawyers Division: Government Symposium, 2012
  • The Florida Bar: Florida’s JNC Composition, The Past, Present and Future, 2012
  • Attorney David Thomas: “Parenting Course”, 2012
  • Advocates for Human Rights: “Stop Violence Against Women”, 2012
  • The Florida Bar: Foreclosure Litigation in Florida, 2011
  • The Florida Bar: Survey of Florida Law, 2010
  • The Florida Bar – Family Law Section: Alimony in Florida Law, Mediation, The Florida Bar Foundation, 2009 - Present
  • The Florida Bar – Family Law Section: Domestic Relations, 2009
  • The Florida Bar – Family Law Section: How to Represent Parents, 2009
  • The Florida Bar – Family Law Section: Domestic Violence in Florida, 2009
  • The Florida Bar: Identifying the Mentally Ill, 2009
  • The Florida Bar – Family Law Section: Foreclosures in Family Law, 2009
  • Broward County Bar Association - Family Law Section: Raising the Bar, 2009
  • The Florida Bar Family Law Section: Board Certification Seminar, 2009
  • The Florida Bar – Family Law Section: Dealing with Paternity, 2008
  • The Florida Bar – Family Law Section: Legislative Update on Domestic Relations Seminar, 2008
  • The Florida Bar - Survey of Florida Law, 2008
  • The Florida Bar – Survey of Florida Law, 2008
  • The Florida Bar – Family Law Section: Family Law, 2008
  • The Florida Bar: Ethics Update, 2008
  • The Florida Bar: Family Law Section: What It Costs To Be Mine, 2007
  • The Florida Bar – Family Law Section: Advanced Seminar on Family Law, 2007
  • Broward County Bar Association: Parental Relocation After Enactment of Section 61.13001, Florida Statutes, 2007
  • The Florida Bar – Family Law Section: Military Issues in Family Law, 2007
  • The Florida Bar Family Law Section: Board Certification Seminar, 2007
  • The Florida Bar – Family Law Section: Family Law Ethics, 2006
  • Broward County Bar Association - Family Law Section: Raising the Bar, 2006
  • The Florida Bar: Principles of Professionalism, 2006
  • The Florida Bar – Family Law Section: Changes: Future Custody Laws, 2006
  • The Florida Bar – Family Law Section: Legislative Update, 2006
  • The Florida Bar: Internet Evidence, 2006
  • Broward County Bar Association: Bench and Bar Conference, 2005
  • The Florida Bar – Family Law Section: Equitable Distribution, 2005
  • The Florida Bar – Family Law Section: Support Enforcement Division Seminar, 2005
  • The Florida Bar – Family Law Section: Legislative Update Seminar, 2005
  • The Florida Bar: Maximizing Your Trial Effectiveness, 2005
  • The Florida Bar – Family Law Section: Collaborating with a Forensic Accountant, 2005
  • The Florida Bar: Hurricane Disaster Plan, 2005
  • The Florida Bar – Family Law Section: Child Support & Alimony, 2005
  • The Florida Bar – Family Law Section: Advanced Mediation Training, 2005
  • The Florida Bar – Family Law Section: Peacing Together Your Divorce, 2005
  • The Florida Bar: Advanced Cross Examination, 2004
  • The Florida Bar – Family Law Section: So You Want To Represent A Kid, 2004
  • The Florida Bar: Masters Seminar on Ethics, 2004
  • The Florida Bar – Lead, Model, Or Get Out Of The Way, 2004
  • Advanced Mediation Training: Effective Mediation and Arbitration, 2004
  • Advanced Mediation Training: Ethical Dilemmas, 2004
  • The Florida Bar: Solutions to Discovery, 2004
  • The Florida Bar – Family Law Section: Family Law, 2004
  • The Florida Bar – Family Law Section: Custody Cases, 2003

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Association of South Florida Mediators
  • Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce
  • Broward Christian Lawyers Association
  • Calvary Chapel Boca Raton
  • Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale
  • Collaborative Family Law Professionals of South Florida
  • Saint Ambrose Catholic Church
  • South Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • South Palm Beach County Chapter - Florida Association of Women Lawyers

Pro Bono Activities

  • Attorney Ad Litem for Children in Dependency Court
  • Attorney for Indigent Parents in Dependency Court , 1998 - Present

The Law Firm of Catherine I. Favitta has been serving clients and families in South Florida, especially Palm Beach County and Broward County, for over thirty years, including Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Briny Breezes, Delray Beach, Highland Beach, Juno Beach, Jupiter, Lake Worth, Lantana, Manalapan, Ocean Ridge, Palm Beach, Palm Springs, Palm Beach Gardens, Palm Beach Shores, Palm Springs, Riviera Beach, Royal Palm Beach, South Palm Beach, Wellington, West Palm Beach, Coconut Creek, Coral Springs, Dania Beach, Davie, Deerfield Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Hallandale Beach, Hollywood, Lighthouse Point, Miramar, Pembroke Pines, Plantation, Pompano Beach, Southwest Ranches, Sunrise, Tamarac, Weston, West Park, and surrounding areas.