Divorce is difficult.TM

It doesn't have to be devastating.

With decades of experience as a divorce lawyer in New York City and Florida, Mara Bernstein helps her clients reach optimal solutions without prolonged, expensive conflict. Together with her team of divorce professionals, Mara addresses each client's unique circumstances in a streamlined, private, and confidential process.

Divorce is difficult.

It doesn't have to be devastating.

When you take control of your divorce, rather than letting a judge who knows nothing about you make all the decisions, you get the results you want and your family deserves. Mara Bernstein empowers her clients to control the timing, cost, and outcome of their cases within a confidential process outside of the court system.

The decision you make about how you get divorced, negotiate a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement, or resolve other family law matters is one of the most important you will ever make. It will affect your family, your finances, and your future.

Most of all, it will affect your peace of mind.

Meet Mara Bernstein

FAMILY AND MARITAL ATTORNEY
COLLABORATIVE DIVORCE ATTORNEY
DIVORCE MEDIATOR
GUARDIAN AD LITEM

With an undergraduate degree from Cornell University and a law degree from Brooklyn Law School, Mara began her career three decades ago as a divorce litigation attorney at a preeminent New York City family and marital law Firm. Licensed to practice law in both New York and Florida, Mara now practices in South Florida with Barry Finkel, Esq, at the Law Offices of Barry I. Finkel, P.A., with offices in Boca Raton and Fort Lauderdale. Whether it’s Collaborative Divorce, Divorce Mediation or litigation, Mara will educate you, guide you and advocate for you so that you enter the next chapter of your life emotionally and financially secure.

Services

Icon of a feather pen in an inkwell

Collaborative Divorce

Unlike divorce litigation, Collaborative Divorce provides clients with a private and confidential out-of-court divorce. The parties control the timing, expense, and outcome of their divorce or other family law matter.

Icon of a balance scale

Mediation

Like Collaborative Divorce, mediation provides clients with a confidential, out-of-court resolution to divorce and other family law matters. When people are unable to resolve family law disputes, it is common for the parties involved to meet with an objective third party to mediate the dispute. Mediation can proceed with or without lawyers depending on the complexity of the case.

Icon of People at a Hearing

Litigation

Cases in which the parties cannot agree or where one party has violated court orders or agreements require a judge to decide the outcome of an issue or case. In these instances, Mara works with esteemed trial lawyer Barry Finkel.

Icon of a document and a pen

PRENUPTIAL AND POSTNUPTIAL AGREEMENTS

Approximately half of all marriages end in divorce, which is why planning for the future is essential—especially for those with children from prior relationships, premarital businesses, or inherited wealth.

Icon of a Briefcase

CUSTOM SERVICES AND LEGAL CONSULTING

After decades practicing divorce and marital law in New York City and now in South Florida, Mara can help you with a wide variety of issues related to divorce and family law.

Talk with Mara

Call our office to schedule an appointment so Mara
can help you make the decision that's right for you.

BOCA RATON OFFICE:

3010 North Military Trail
Suite 210
Boca Raton, Florida 33431

FORT LAUDERDALE OFFICE:

12 SE 7th Street
Suite 602
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

Areas of Practice

COLLABORATIVE DIVORCE
COMPLEX DIVORCE LITIGATION
DIVORCE MEDIATION
PRENUPTIAL & POSTNUPTIAL AGREEMENTS
PATERNITY
ASSET DIVISION & EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION
PARENTING, CHILD CUSTODY & CHILD SUPPORT
ALIMONY/SPOUSAL SUPPORT
HIGH NET WORTH DIVORCE
CUSTOMIZED CONSULTING