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Family. Matters.

More than your lawyer, your partner in law
Divorce
Experienced Representation
Over 20 years of experience

There is nothing messier than dividing a family’s time, money, assets and protecting a spouse and children’s financial future.  Parra Harris Law has been successfully helping clients navigate these complex divisions while simultaneously preserving the new family relationships that will continue to exist after the divorce.  Learn More

Custody
Protecting what matters most
Trusted Advocate

It is important to realize that there is no set method in how judges decide time sharing – no longer called visitation or custody. For this reason, it is critical that you have a Child Custody attorney that is familiar with the law and procedures on how to establish a Parenting Plan and Timesharing Schedule that makes sense for you and your family.  This is what an experienced family lawyer can do in custody cases working on your behalf.  Learn More

Support
Defending your financial rights
Alimony & Modifications

We handle all family law matters in Jacksonville, Florida and the Northeast Florida area: Duval, Clay, Nassau, St. Johns counties. Our practice includes equitable distribution matters, business valuations, asset protection, alimony, child support, enforcement, contempt, modifications and other support issues.

Meet Paola Parra Harris

Family Law Attorney

Voted “Woman Lawyer of the Year” by her peers in the Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association, Paola Parra Harris has been practicing Family Law in Jacksonville since 1998.

She has a family of her own and takes seriously the concerns of her clients and is a zealous advocate for each and every client. She takes tremendous pride that her law practice concentrates in all areas that affect family disputes and that is successful at achieving positive results for her Family Law clients.

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What We Do

The Family Law Attorneys at Parra Harris Law have been practicing Family Law for more than 20 years and we understand the sensitive and complex issues that family law cases present.

We provide effective and efficient ways to reach your goals making sure our clients understand their options and rights along the way.

Whether resolving your family law matter amicably through negotiation or mediation, or when necessary, by litigation, we are prepared to fight as an advocate on your behalf to make sure that your best interests are represented.

  • Child Custody / Timesharing
    Child custody can create much more emotional upheaval.

    Child Custody is the most difficult issue that must be addressed when parents co through a divorce. Bitter arguments can ensue and many times the children become innocent bystanders.

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  • Divorce
    An emotional event that you need a competent and experienced divorce attorney to navigate through.
    If you are contemplating a divorce or have been served with a petition for dissolution of marriage, you need to think about the short term and long term security of you and your children. Divorce can be an emotional and volatile event and you need a competent, qualified and experienced divorce attorney working for you.
  • Paternity / Child Support
    Paternity and DNA testing is important but emotionally charged issue.

    Legal matters regarding paternity testing, DNA testing and child custody are emotional and contentious. You need to make sure that you choose an experienced paternity attorney that will take the time to guide you through this taxing process.

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  • Domestic Violence
    It is not just physical violence, it can also be emotional abuse, threats, harassment and stalking.

    If you are a victim of domestic violence or have been accused of domestic violence, it is important that you engage an experience domestic violence attorney that will move quickly to ensure that your rights are protected.  Contact us today for a confidential consultation.

  • Division of Property in Divorce
    During an emotional time in your life, you need an advocate that will make sure that you are not taken advantage of in a divorce.

    Financially speaking,  divorce is mostly about the division of marital property (and debts). To protect your family and your future, you must be sure that you have a full and complete financial picture prior to settling a divorce. Make sure that your rights are protected.

  • Contempt & Enforcement / Modification
    Many times, this stress and heightened feelings can extend past the final judgment and dissolution of marriage.

    There are times after the final order entered that one party decides that they are not going to follow the court orders.  At that time you need to contact the Contempt and Enforcement attorneys at Parra Harris Law to help you set a plan of action to ensure that the orders are followed.

Facing a Divorce in Jacksonville, Fl?

What you can expect from the family law attorneys at Parra Harris Law

Competence

With over 25 years of experience in the legal field in Jacksonville, we understand that what is at stake is the most important issue in the world of our clients, which is why every member of our team will pitch in to work on your case. We have the skill and resources to handle all aspects of your litigation.

Compassion

We are advocates for the welfare of families we serve.  We are committed to giving our clients the attention and dedication they need to succeed through the uncertain times in their lives.  Our experience will help guide and support you and your family through the legal process and beyond.

Positive Results

Our attorneys are committed to providing the citizens of Jacksonville and surrounding areas with superior legal representation. Our record of successful results and our clients’ testimonials offer proof of our history of providing excellent representation and legal services to our clients.

Clients'
testimonials

With over 20 years of experience, the divorce attorneys at Parra Harris Law have represented thousands of clients providing compassionate, competent and positive results for you.

Community Spotlight
  • Jacksonville Woman Lawyers Association “Woman Lawyer of the Year” (2012)
  • Mayor’s Hispanic American Advisory Board, Chair (2011- 2012)
  • Mayor Alvin Brown Legal Transition Team (2011)
  • Read It Forward Jacksonville Coalition, Advisory Board Member (2015- present)
  • Leadership Jacksonville Class of 2003, (Selections Committee 2003–present)
  • Jacksonville Business Journal, “Up & Comer” (2003)
  • North Florida Hispanic Leadership Alliance, Board Member (2008- present)
  • Rotary Club of San Jose, President (2012-2013), Treasurer (2011-2012), Secretary (2010-2011).
  • JaxPort Task Force (2014-2015)
  • Catholic Charities of Jacksonville, Chair (2017)
  • Catholic Charities of Jacksonville, Board of Directors (2011 – present)
  • Junior League of Jacksonville, Board of Directors (2006-2007)
  • Rotaract of Florida’s First Coast (President, 2002–2003; Secretary, 2001–2002)
  • Catholic Lawyers Guild, Member (1997–Present)
  • Florida Bar Association, Grievance Committee (2014- present)
  • Jacksonville Bar Association, Co-Chair Naturalization Committee (2005- present)
  • Jacksonville Pro Bono Attorney Area Legal Aid
  • Florida Costal School of Law, Adjunct Professor (2011-2012)
  • The Bolles School, Parents Council (2011 – present); First Grade Room Mom (2012-2013)
  • San Jose Catholic Church – Catechist (1999 – 2005)
  • Southside United Methodist Church – VBS Teacher (2008 – 2012)
  • EcoLatino, Top 10 Most Influential Hispanics of North Florida (2011)
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