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Gainesville Divorce and Family Law Attorney

Serving North Central Florida since 1983

I am Katherine E. Macdonald, and I represent clients in Gainesville and throughout north central Florida in a wide range of legal matters, including family law, divorce, probate and estate planning.

Since I earned my Juris Doctorate with honors from the University of Florida in 1983, I have been practicing law. My paralegal Melissa Salyer has been with the firm since 1988. Together, we provide our clients with experienced, hands-on legal representation.

About My Practice

My practice is focused on just a few key areas of law: family law, estate planning and probate. Regardless of your legal needs, you can rely on me to keep you informed throughout every step of your case.

Family Law

As a Gainesville divorce and family law lawyer, I handle an array of family law matters, including divorce, child custody, child support, parenting plans, time sharing, parental relocation, spousal support, paternity, fathers' rights and domestic violence. I also handle child custody and child support modification as well as enforcement of these orders. I represent men and women equally and have extensive experience with litigated family law hearings.

Probate and Estate Administration

I will help you navigate the complex probate process to ensure that you meet all of your obligations in an efficient and timely manner. From getting the will admitted to probate and appointing a personal representative to will contests, I have the experience to represent you in every phase of estate administration.

Estate Planning

Using tools such as wills, trusts, living wills and durable power of attorney, I will help you create an estate plan that helps you achieve your unique goals.

Contact a Knowledgeable Alachua County Family Law and Estate Planning Lawyer

To discuss your legal concerns with an experienced attorney, contact me online or call the firm at 352-373-6323.

Our office hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. After-hours and weekend appointments are available by special request. Our office is located just three blocks from the Alachua County courthouse in Gainesville, with free parking in the back.

The hiring of a lawyer is an important legal decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask me to send you free written information about my qualifications and experience.

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Katherine Elizabeth Macdonald
309 NE 1st St.
Gainesville, FL 32601
Phone: 352-373-6323
Fax: 352-372-3464
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