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Doreen Yaffa

Doreen Yaffa


Family Law and Divorce Lawyer
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Yaffa & Associates
Boca Raton, FL

About Doreen Yaffa

Attorney Biography

Doreen Yaffa is one of a handful of divorce attorneys in Boca Raton and Palm Beach County, FL, who is Board Certified in Marital and Family Law. Her practice is focused on high income and high asset divorce cases in Boca Raton, FL.

To earn a designation as board certified in marital and family law in Florida, an attorney must complete a complex battery of tests and training.

Only six percent of eligible Florida bar members are Board Certified. The Florida Bar explains that "Board certification recognizes attorneys’ special knowledge, skills and proficiency in various areas of law and professionalism and ethics in practice."

Board certified lawyers are evaluated for Professionalism and Tested for Expertise.

Certification is The Florida Bar’s highest level of evaluation of the competency and experience of attorneys in the 24 areas of law approved for certification by the Supreme Court of Florida.


Practice Areas

 
Family Law (50%)
 
Divorce (50%)

Résumé - Doreen Yaffa

Bar Licenses

Florida State Bar
Florida
Member in Good Standing
1994

Work Experience

Yaffa & Associates
1995

Education

Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center
J.D.
2001

Florida Atlantic University
Bachelor’s Degree
1990

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Specialty Certifications

The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
Board Certified Specialist
Marital & Family Law
The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
2001

Associations

Family Law Committee
South Palm Beach County Bar Association
20022015

Awards & Recognitions

AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
2016

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Contact Doreen Yaffa

Doreen Yaffa
Yaffa & Associates
301 Yamato Rd Suite 2190
Boca Raton, FL 33431
www.yaffapa.com
Office: 561-276-3880
Fax: 561-274-0910

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Bar Membership Information

Membership with The Florida Bar -

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Specialty Certification Information

Board Certified in Family Law -

Florida Bar Board Certification in Marital and Family Law - Lawyers certified in Marital and Family Law by the Florida Board of Legal Specialization have demonstrated substantial involvement in this area of the law.

The practice of family law in the state of Florida generally hinges on statutory and procedural laws that are specific to this state.


Under Rule 6-6.2, "marital and family law" is defined as the "practice of law dealing with legal problems arising from the family relationship of husband and wife and parent and child, including civil controversies arising from those relationships."


The definition of marital and family law includes the actual pretrial and trial process, as well as "evaluating, handling, and resolving such controversies prior to and during the institution of suit and postjudgment proceedings."



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