K. Dean Kantaras, P.A.
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Compassionate & Experienced

Custody Lawyer

At K. Dean Kantaras, P.A., we know that there is nothing more important than preserving the relationships you have built with your children.

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Largo Child Custody Attorney

Our Mission Is to Protect What Matters Most: (727) 777-6866

Going through divorce is stressful enough and, when children are involved, the process can become especially complicated. At K. Dean Kantaras, P.A., our team genuinely cares about providing clients with the guidance they need to work through their child custody case as favorably as possible. Highly skilled in both negotiation and litigation, we are prepared to represent you if your case must be handled in the courtroom. Whether you and your former spouse are able to establish the terms of your child custody arrangement amicably, or your situation must be handled in front of a judge, you can be confident that your case will be in highly qualified hands when you turn to our firm for assistance.

How Is Custody Determined?

First and foremost, determining who will get custody is based on the best interests of the child. However, what is in the best interests of the child actually depends on a number of factors.

  • Environment
  • Parent-Child Relationships
  • Health of All Parties
  • Health & Developmental Adjustments
  • Child’s Living Pattern
  • Child’s Preference

You May Be Wondering...

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Questions

  • Is custody granted to only one parent?

    Answer

    Not always. It is actually common for courts to grant at least partial custody to both parents—also known as joint custody. While joint physical custody refers to the child spending a substantial amount of time with each parent, joint legal custody refers to the parents determining important decisions together, such as those involving medical, educational and religious matters.

  • Will I have to take my case to court?

    Answer

    It is not uncommon for a child custody case to need to be taken to court. When you work with our firm, we will try to help you reach an amicable resolution; however, this is not always possible. If you are unable to resolve your case peacefully, we are prepared to represent you in court, where we will ensure your rights and your child’s interests are protected.

  • Can anyone other than a parent obtain custody?

    Answer

    In some situations, parties other than the child’s parents may wish to obtain custody, such as grandparents, an aunt, uncle, or family friend. This may be referred to as non-parental or third-party custody, and is often closely related to obtaining guardianship the child.

  • Why do I need an attorney?

    Answer

    The family law system can be complicated, and child custody processes can be personal and emotional. You need a lawyer who will guide you through the family law system, ensure your process goes as smoothly as possible, and help you reach a solution that is tailored to meet you and your child’s unique needs.

  • Meet Your Family Law Team

    Supportive Counsel. Passionate Advocacy. Proven Solutions.

    At K. Dean Kantaras, P.A., we are committed to helping people reach the customized solutions they need to work through divorce and other family law processes. These types of legal processes can be overwhelming and emotionally draining, and typically call for the assistance of a seasoned lawyer. When you come to our firm for assistance, you can be confident that your case will be in the hands of a team who genuinely cares about protecting you and your family's best interests, and wants to see you move forward as favorably as possible. The law firm you choose to represent you should have the right combination of experience and compassion to ensure your legal issues are handled effectively while keeping you clearly informed along the way. Our working relationship with clients is based on open, honest and straightforward communication combined with accessibility. We listen to the wishes of our clients while providing informed legal advice.

    Our firm is led by Attorney Kantaras, who is board certified in marital and family law by the Florida Bar. This board certification classifies our attorney as a specialist in his field, giving clients confidence knowing their case is in the hands of a true legal expert when they choose our firm's legal guidance. With plenty of experience and a reputation for helping clients successfully navigate through all types of family law matters, our team is ready to help you begin your next chapter as well, whether your situation can be resolved peacefully or calls for litigation in the courtroom.

Why Hire Our Firm?

We're Focused On You!

  • Board Certified Specialist in Family Law

  • Over 40 Years' Combined Experience on Your Side

  • Selection for Florida Super Lawyers- Top 5%

  • Top Rating for Ethics & Skill of AV Preeminent

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Client Testimonials

Your Case is in Good Hands

  • “Dean, Stephanie & everyone in the office have been thorough, prompt & efficient. I am pleased with how they have handled my very complex case as well as treating me with respect.”

    CM

  • “I have had such an easy divorce thanks to dean and his team they are all very nice and informative”

    JDC

  • “Mr. Kantaras and Mrs. Beach are an absolute God send! Shelly is super patient with my phone calls and questions when I have them. I would highly recommend this law firm!”

    ANV

  • “I have the best team of legal eagles in the world. Thank you all so very much. This has been a very difficult time for me, and thanks to you, it's a little better today.”

    MS

  • “She was confident in her presentation and knowledge of the details regarding my case, and helped put my nerves at ease. I was very pleased with the outcome. ”

    CM

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