legal protections for your modern family

Important milestones in life, such as settling down with the person you love or starting a family, often come with complex legal implications. No matter what your stage of life, sound legal advice can help protect your rights and assets. Elizabeth F. Schwartz, PA was founded in 2001 to serve the unique legal needs of the modern Florida family. Call us today at 305-674-9222 to see how we can help.


Concerned about LGBT rights in the wake of the 2016 election?

In light of possible negative policy changes towards LGBTQ people from the next U.S. presidential administration, the National Center for Lesbian Rights put together a FAQ for our community about legal protections that are important to know about that people can take action on before the next administration, or soon after. Click here for more information.


Before I Do: A Legal Guide to Marriage, Gay and Otherwise

Elizabeth is proud to announce the publication of her book, "Before I Do: A Legal Guide to Marriage, Gay and Otherwise," which was published by The New Press on October 4th, 2016 and is available now for purchase or from a library near you!


Our Services

Our primary practice areas are as follows:

  • Family formation, including adoption, surrogacy and other assisted reproduction technologies

  • LGBT law

  • Estate planning, trusts, and probate

  • Pre- or post-nuptial, donor, co-parenting and other agreements

  • Divorce, relationship dissolution, and family mediation

  • Creative conflict resolution

To learn more about a specific practice area, please click here.