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Macci & Kates, Law Offices of Elizabeth J. Kates, Esq., 
Florida family law appeals

Elizabeth J. Kates Florida family law appeals

The Law Offices of

 Write, email or call: 954-979-8783

 Elizabeth J. Kates, Esq.
 (Coconut Creek)
 4411 Northwest Tenth Street
 Pompano Beach, FL 33066
 Florida Bar No. 309486

Pompano Beach Coconut 
Creek wills trust probate and family appellate lawyer

Elizabeth Kates (JD, LLM taxation) has been a lawyer for more than three decades. In addition to family law appellate work, consulting and writing for lawyers around the country, Attorney Kates maintains a local practice in South Florida, including:

FAMILY LAW: cohabitation and domestic partnership issues and legal documents, premarital and post-nuptial agreements, intra-family asset transfers of real property and businesses; pre-divorce coaching and planning, post-dissolution financial planning and retirement issues; child custody and shared parenting issues, including issues arising out of the forensic testimony and reports of psychologists, mental health experts and guardians ad litem, bad child custody evaluations and psychological malfeasance, and badly drafted marital settlement agreements and orders.

ESTATE PLANNING, ELDER LAW: wills, codiciles, trusts, trust amendments and restatements, probate, probate avoidance, waivers of spousal rights on death, revocable living trusts, testamentary trusts, special needs trusts, insurance trusts and other trusts, asset protection, durable powers of attorney and other types of powers of attorney, health care surrogate and proxy documents, preneed guardianship issues, living wills, medicaid planning such as personal services contracts; real estate transfers including quit claim deeds, enhanced life estate deeds (ladybird deeds), advance directives, protection of disabled children and heirs; estate tax issues, and representation of executors and trustees.

BUSINESS LAW: Ms. Kates has been a corporate and general counsel for Fortune 500 companies, such as Revlon, is an American Arbitration Association trained mediator, and has substantial experience in real property, commercial real estate transactions, residential and commercial (shopping center) leasing, contract negotiations and drafting, alternate dispute resolution, formation and dissolution of corporations, partnerships and other businesses issues, corporate, shareholder and partnership deals and agreements, employment contracts and noncompete agreements, stock and asset sales and purchases; and litigation management and consulting.

Palm Beach divorce and family appellate lawyer

Family Law Appeals Throughout the State of Florida
Broward County and Palm Beach Family Law and Estate Planning

Prenuptial agreements; cohabitation agreements; private mediation and arbitration pre-divorce planning; post-divorce planning; appeals from all Florida family courts; alimony and divorce tax issues; QDRO; divorce estate planning issues; personal divorce coaching and attorney management; help with problematic forensic psychologist, custody evaluation, guardian ad litem, and therapist issues in family court cases; consulting to lawyers; case strategies; timesharing (child custody) and parenting plan issues; attorney ethics; judicial ethics and disqualifications; child development research and co-parenting issues; parental alienation; post-divorce relocation; children's attorney ad litem; constitutional las and gender discrimination issues in family law cases; brief writing, research, and editing; marital settlement negotiations; property division; equitable distribution transfers post-judgment financial planning; general parenting and educational issues.

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