Relentlessly Committed to the Rights of Each Client
-AV Rated Attorney Specializing In All Aspects of Family, Divorce Law & Civil Litigation. -Board Certified Specialist in Marital and Family Law. -Designated as a "Florida Super Lawyer" by Law and Politics. -Rated as a "Top Lawyer in South Florida" by the South Florida Legal Guide. Distinguished, experienced attorney specializing in all aspects of marital and family law. Marilyn J. W. Cesarano is nationally recognized in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers as an AV Rated attorney. She has more than 25 years of experience representing clients in Miami and throughout South Florida in marital and family law cases and civil litigation. Distinguished attorney helping clients obtain results. Individual Attention The law firm's mission is simple: to give each client the most caring, individual attention and vigorous representation possible. We strive to empower you to achieve your goals whether through settlement negotiations or litigation. Good Faith We understand that family law matters can be stressful, emotional and at times confusing. We provide you with straightforward, honest answers to all your questions to ensure that you fully understand what to expect as your case moves forward. Commitment to Efficiency We are committed to providing our clients with the highest quality of service in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Clients Our representative clients include attorneys, physicians, business owners, high net worth individuals, educators, public employees and clergy. We handle straightforward as well as complex marital and family law cases. We have over 25 years of experience litigating or settling complex cases involving the valuation and distribution of assets such as businesses, medical practices, residential and commercial real estate, intellectual property, securities stock options, trust funds and valuable tangible personal property. Ready for Trial We have the determination, tenacity and skill required to successfully litigate your case when litigation provides the best means of resolving your legal issues. Whenever possible, we work diligently and in good faith with the other side to reach a fair settlement and positive results. However, if litigation is necessary, our courtroom experience and meticulous preparation give us an edge as an assertive, strategic advocate.
9350 South Dixie Highway, Suite 1450
Miami FL 33156
Marital and Family Law
Experienced Florida marital and family law lawyer We have over 25 years of experience in all aspects of family law including but not limited to the following: -Dissolution of Marriage. -Alimony and spousal support. -The Equitable Distribution of marital assets. This may include the valuation of assets such as businesses, real estate, partnerships, securities, intellectual property and other tangible and intangible assets. -Shared parental responsibility for minor children and each parent's right to time-sharing. -Child support. -Distribution of personal property, bank accounts, securities and other tangible and intangible property. -Sale or possession of the marital home. -Pre- and post-nuptial agreements. -Paternity. -Domestic partnership and same gender issues. -The tax effects of equitable distribution and support.
Nationally recognized in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers as AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated.
Board Certified Specialist in Marital and Family Law.
Designated as a "Florida Super Lawyer" by Law and Politics.
Rated as a "Top Lawyer in South Florida" by the South Florida Legal Guide.
Marilyn J.W. Cesarano has more than 25 years of experience in marital and family law and litigation. Prior to opening her own firm, Marilyn J.W. Cesarano was a partner at a major Miami law firm where she practiced not only family law, but also represented individuals and businesses in complex civil litigation matters, including contractual disputes, business and property valuations and tax assessments. Since 1994, she has concentrated her practice primarily in the area of marital and family law.
Professional Affiliations and Recognitions
The United States Supreme Court
The Washington State Bar Association
The Florida Bar
First Family Law Inns of Court (Miami Chapter)
Florida Rules of Civil Procedure Committee, 1995 to 1997
Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure Committee (Vice Chair), 2003
Guardian Ad Litem Program
Recipient: Distinguished Service Award, Public Interest Law Bank (1983)
Co-Author: "Child Support Past Majority," Florida Bar Journal, 1983
-Master of Laws, London School of Economics (University of London), 1976
-J.D., cum laude, Seattle University, 1975
-B.A., French, University of Washington, 1968
-Junior League of Greater Miami (Foundation Board Member 2007-2009)
-Surf Club Debutante Ball Committee (Chair 2006, 2009-2010)
-Camarilla Club (President, 2009)
-The Two Hundred Club of Greater Miami, Inc.
-Coral Gables Community Foundation
-Coral Reef Yacht Club
-Young Patronesses of the Opera (2011 Gala Chair)
-The Cotillion Club
-Chorister, St. Thomas Episcopal Parish Choir
Areas of Practice include
-Dissolution of Marriage, Alimony, Equitable Distribution of Assets
-Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
-Child Support, Shared Parenting and Time-Sharing Issues
-Same Sex/Partnership Issues
London School of Economics
Master of Laws,