Family Law and Divorce Attorney serving Tavares, Leesburg, Eustis, Mt. Dora, The Villages® community and surrounding areas

(352) 343-0091 131 W Main St, Tavares, FL 32778

Not all attorneys are cut from the same cloth. When you expect the best representation, call Benjamin J. Cox for the skills, experience and expertise you deserve.

Benjamin A. Cox Attorney
“As a Lake County Family Law Attorney and former President of the Lake County Family Law section, my expertise and sensitivity enable me to cut through the most complicated, even deceptive, claims and counterclaims to protect my clients’ rights.“

— Benjamin J. Cox
Family Law Attorney with 38 years experience

Benjamin Cox, Attorney

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If you need help getting through the divorce, custody or support process, then contact the offices of Benjamin J. Cox and we will be glad to help.

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Latest Blog Posts

Regarding the Marital Residence in a Divorce

Sunday, April 4, 2021

Divorcing parties often consider the possibility of one party buying out the other’s one-half ownership interest in their marital home. However, I always raise a few “what ifs” if my client is the one contemplating the option of being bought out:

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Contested Divorce or Uncontested Divorce?

Thursday, March 18, 2021

People often ask me what I charge for a divorce that is “uncontested”. My initial questions are to establish whether they truly have an uncontested divorce case. If they have children, they will sometimes tell me they have agreed to a 50/50 timesharing (formerly called custody). I then ask whether they have discussed what will be paid in monthly child support, very often they respond with, “neither of us will pay child support to the other”. My follow-up question is, “ok, so do you both make the same amount of money?” Usually, I will get a response such as well no, he/she earns a lot more than me. When one party earns significantly more, the parent with the greater income will normally have to pay some amount of support to the other.  Of course, people have often not considered the issue of income disparity and believe the 50/50 time-sharing arrangement precludes one party from having to pay the other any child-support.

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Benjamin J. Cox, Attorney at Law
131 W Main St
Tavares, FL 32778

(352) 343-0091 (phone)
Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm
Saturday 9am to 12pm
Special appointment times by request

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