FAMILY LAW AND BUSINESS ATTORNEYS

We Specialize in Divorce, Family Law, and Business Disputes

Richard A. Schurr, P.A., is a law firm with an office located in the heart of Coral Gables. Richard A. Schurr, Esq, Andrea J. Lehner, Esq, and Peter A. Rodriguez, Esq. are experienced in litigating and negotiating simple and complex cases. At Richard A. Schurr, P.A., our Coral Gables divorce lawyers understand that cases can be difficult, and any legal issue can have a profound impact on you and on your family. The attorneys at Richard A. Schurr, P.A. provide exceptional, smart, and aggressive representation to clients all over South Florida including clients in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Monroe, Collier, Lee, and several other counties around the State of Florida.

Divorce and Family Law

Over the years, we have handled many different types of divorce, child custody, and family cases. We recognize that no two cases are the same, just like no two people are the same, and every case requires a detailed analysis to determine what is in the client’s best interest based on their particular needs, goals, and circumstances. Whether your case is high conflict, amicable, or overrun with potential complications, the divorce lawyers at our Coral Gables firm have the skills necessary to guide you through the litigation process every step of the way. We remain in constant communication with our clients and ensure that there are no surprises.

Divorce is often one of the most difficult events to occur in a person's life. In fact, in every day conversations one will hear people recount certain aspects of their divorce, the litigation and negotiations surrounding their divorce, and child custody disputes. Handled properly, a divorce or other family matter need not be financially, or emotionally devastating. We take pride in assisting our clients in resolving complex issues quickly, either through aggressively pursuing the matter, or seeking an immediate negotiated resolution, as well as counseling our clients through such a difficult life experience. Too many lawyers tell their clients what they want to hear, but we are committed to informing you about all aspects of your matter so that you can make an informed decision about what is best for you and your family. Our Coral Gables divorce attorneys take a team-oriented approach to handling our client's cases to ensure that each client has access to the divorce attorneys in our law firm and can offer you the kind of legal guidance and support that you need.

We can assist you with any area of divorce and family law including:

  • Filing your divorce case and navigating you through the process;
  • Child support and timesharing;
  • Drafting Marital Settlement Agreements;
  • Enforcing Martial Settlement Agreements;
  • Setting Aside Martial Settlement Agreements;
  • Modifying Final Judgments;
  • Relocating your children to other jurisdictions;
  • Paternity proceedings;
  • Domestic violence and abuse;
  • Preparing Pre-Nuptial and Post Nuptial Agreements;
  • Family law appeals; and
  • Mediation.
Owning a Business and Getting Divorced

Complex issues often arise in divorce cases. Owning a small business, retirement assets, or real estate that includes both marital and non-marital components can be complicated in a divorce, and if not handled properly, can be devastating to the value of the asset. Such assets require special attention and expertise. These situations often require disclosure of sensitive and confidential financial documentation and trade secrets, and often times business valuations and appraisals are necessary. Being assisted by experienced and educated attorneys as early on in the process as possible can assist you to ensure that your business interests, investments, and future, are well protected, that your business’ financial information remain protected, and your trade secrets are not disclosed publicly. Our Miami area lawyers have experience in working with all types of businesses and professions including doctors, lawyers, accountants, professional athletes, retail, real estate, manufacturing, distributors, car dealerships, recycling, transportation, and many other types of businesses. By identifying unconventional strategies and by applying Richard A. Schurr, Esq.’s background in forensic accounting, financial planning, income taxes, and business law, our firm is able to achieve very successful results for our clients.

Psychological Issues / Guardians / Parenting Coordinators / Substance Abuse

Many divorce cases also involve complicated psychological issues, developmental delays or special needs, domestic violence, and / or substance abuse issues. If necessary and appropriate in your case, and to protect the best interests of the children involved, we will seek the appointment of a Guardian ad Litem to represent the interests of the children and to make recommendations to the court. If necessary and appropriate we will seek the appointment of a parenting coordinator to assist in dealing with children's issues. If necessary or appropriate we will seek to have a person evaluated for substance abuse problems, and/or we will seek to have a mental health evaluation performed on a party if appropriate.

While often times it is best to try and settle your case through competent and skilled negotiation, Richard A. Schurr, Esq., Andrea J. Lehner, Esq., and Peter A. Rodriguez, Esq. do not shirk in the face of adversity. We have the energy, experience, knowledge, and skill set to move your case forward toward a satisfactory settlement, or through litigation.

Business Matters and Disputes

We also have the expertise, education, and experience to assist you with all types of business matters and disputes. Many companies deal with litigation at some point in the course of their operations, many times owners of small family-owned companies may disagree on its objectives or as to fundamental decisions, and two companies may disagree regarding the interpretation of a contract. In any of these situations, it is wise to seek knowledgeable business litigation attorneys to assist you with your business dispute. Our Miami business attorneys pursue favorable resolutions while trying to avoid excessive costs. We can assist you with all types of business disputes and legal issues. Our business practice areas include:

  • Breach of contract;
  • Business dissolutions;
  • Non-competition agreements;
  • Employment agreements;
  • Business divorces;
  • Business succession;
  • Business transactions;
  • Buying/selling business;
  • Contract disputes;
  • Fraudulent business practices;
  • Merger and acquisition;
  • Partnership disputes;
  • Shareholder disputes;
  • Tax disputes; and
  • Receiverships.

As lawyers in Miami, we know that most litigation matters will eventually be sent to mediation at some point along the way, which will require your attorney to have expertise in negotiation. Richard A. Schurr, Esq. has attended the Negotiation Master Class at Harvard Law School and is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator with more than 15 years of experience. The attorneys at Richard A. Schurr, P.A. understand how the negotiation and mediation process works, and how to obtain the best possible results for our clients.

In addition to Florida, we represent clients across the country; we have handled cases and conducted trials in California, Colorado, New Jersey, and Kentucky. Our firm also has English and Spanish speaking staff to assist you. Please contact our office at 305-204-4924 to arrange a consultation to discuss your matter with one of our divorce lawyers.

Richard A. Schurr, Esq., a well known divorce attorney in Miami, has been recognized by Martindale-Hubbell with the highest rating of AV Preeminent; has a 5 star rating from AVVO and has been awarded the Avvo Client’s Choice Award; has been named as a Super Lawyer for 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018, and has been rated a Top Attorney by Florida Trend Magazine for 2011, 2013 and 2018.

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Client Reviews
★★★★★
Rick is very knowledgeable and helpful in understanding the needs of my family. He sorted through all financial, business and psychological issues relating to my divorce. I highly recommend Richard Schurr to anyone seeking legal help with a divorce and/or business matters.
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My divorce was a surprise and devastating. Rick helped me navigate my way through the process. He negotiated an outstanding settlement and protected my future and the future of my children. He kept me calm and focused. Robin
★★★★★
Thanks to Rick, my children and I are going to be okay. And as Rick has repeatedly assured me, someday we are going to be better than okay. If you want a smart, fair, empathetic advocate in your corner then Rick is your man. Nicole
★★★★★
I can testify that Mr. Schurr is one of the Best Representation I ever had. I strongly believe if someone is looking for a Top Professional and serious representation, shall look no further. Mr. Schurr is the right choice. I am very happy with the representation and I will highly recommend the assistance of Mr. Schurr, for any Legal matter, you will never be disappointed. Giancarlo
★★★★★
Hired Richard in December for my employment case, and I received the settlement I deserved in January. He is an amazing lawyer, extremely smart and clever and always looking out for my best interest, throughout my entire case. Recommend him 100%! Thank You Richard!!! Joanne