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

(352) 343-0091 500 W. Caroline St., Tavares, FL 32778

About Cox Law Firm

Cox Law Firm P.A. handles varied and sometimes complex divorce and family law cases, many of which require the input of expert psychologists, guardians ad-litems and parenting coordinators to determine the most appropriate parenting plan and timesharing arrangements with children.

Our office has successfully negotiated and settled divorce cases with marital assets totaling millions of dollars. These cases frequently require the ability to uncover of hidden and concealed marital and corporate assets utilizing the help of expert CPAs, certified business evaluators and forensic accountants to account for all assets, despite clever and convoluted attempts to conceal them. Because of my 32 years of experience, I have the know-how and vital skills required to present your case at trial if we are unable to reach a fair and equitable settlement.

Benjamin J. Cox is the former President of the Lake County Family Law section, and one of the members of the statewide committee that was responsible for the proposed major changes to Chapter 61 of the Florida Statutes. The new legislation replaced outdated philosophies of custody and parenting with specific, new language and definitions to guide attorneys regarding parenting plans and time sharing between parents and their minor children.

Cox Law Firm, Tavares, FL

Benjamin Cox, Lawyer

BENJAMIN J. COX

Attorney and Counselor at Law

Hello, I have been practicing law since 1983 and have gained specific insight and expertise in family law, and have made it my primary focus for more than 32 years. I have handled many complex and often times highly emotional divorce cases with the parties battling over time-sharing (previously referred to as custody), cleverly hidden marital assets, as well as matters involving DCF with allegations of child abuse and/or neglect. Whatever your particular circumstance, you will not be disappointed with your choice to hire me in your time of need.

Take the first step.

You don’t have to do this alone.

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.

Or, you can call our office at (352) 343-0091.

Or, you can stop by our office in downtown Tavares, just steps from the Lake County Courthouse.

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Latest Blog Posts

Can we change the original terms of our divorce?

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

When you’ve received your Final Judgment of Dissolution of Marriage in Florida, you’ve seemingly reached the end result. This doesn’t mean, however, that your divorce terms are final forever. In Florida, if you are dissatisfied with your divorce outcome, there are several avenues to explore in appealing or modifying the final divorce decree.

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Step Parent Rights

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

A divorce is never an easy situation to be in, and one thing that makes it even harder is having children in the mix of things. With biological parents, they typically share equal rights to custody of the child(s) in question unless determined otherwise by a court of law. What if there is only one biological parent and the other a step parent? What kind of rights do step parents have during a divorce? That’s one of the more difficult questions a step parent will have to find out in case of divorce proceedings. The following will provide more information on staying in a step child’s life after divorce.

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Benjamin J. Cox, Attorney at Law
500 W. Caroline 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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