Jacqueline Valdespino

Valdespino & Associates, P.A.

Child Custody Lawyer | Serving Coconut Grove, FL

Se Habla Español

2641 Abaco Ave.
Coconut Grove, FL 33133

A Florida Law Firm Where Family Comes First

The legal team at Valdespino & Associates PA understand that when you're calling on their services, you are experiencing one of the more traumatic times in your life. That's why you need a calm, cool and collected team on hand who can help you through the stressful legal process, using their knowledge and skill to make it as speedy and painless as possible, and to get a resolution that works for you.

Our legal system protects us all, but it can also be complex with red tape and regulations to navigate. Our team can help you through the process and save you time and money. Valdespino & Associates PA focuses on family law and offers a range of domestic legal services including mediation and custody settlements, alimony payments, contested hearings and trials.

A Florida law firm, we represent people going through stressful divorces and focus on counselling clients to determine clear objectives and tactics. We provide quality legal representation while having a clear understanding of all the conflicting emotions and issues involved. And should a case go to trial, our experienced attorneys come out fighting to protect your family’s rights.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Divorce
  • Custody Disputes
  • Alimony Payments
  • Contested Hearings
  • Mediation

Call Valdespino & Associates, P.A. today at 305-442-1200 to arrange your initial consultation.

Attorney Jacqueline M. Valdespino

Jacqueline M. Valdespino has been a practicing Florida attorney for over twenty five years, specializing in the field of matrimonial and family law. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies from Georgetown University and her Juris Doctor degree from The University of Miami School of Law.

Jacquie provides expert litigation services in contested matters such as dissolution of marriage, child support, timesharing, adoption, property distribution, paternity, support unconnected with dissolution, enforcement, modification of pre-marital and post-marital agreements and cohabitation agreements. Jacquie believes in a team approach; she guides the client through the maze of the legal process and expects and welcomes the client to be involved and participate in the process.

Jacquie believes clients should always be informed about their legal rights. She has therefore penned many articles for a number of publications about family law. She has been recognized by her peers in the legal community on numerous occasions, and frequently speaks at many of the top seminars and conferences throughout the United States. She is a past Assistant Attorney General of the Department of Legal Affairs at the Office of the Attorney General and is currently a founding partner of Valdespino & Associates, P.A. Jacquie has been a guest lecturer at The University of Miami School of Law and Florida International University School of Law on matrimonial and family law.

Throughout her career, Jacquie has been appointed in several pro bono cases in the area of family law and she has received numerous awards for her pro bono work. In 2003, Jacquie received the Tobias Simon Award, the highest honor bestowed on a Florida Lawyer by the Florida Supreme Court. The American Bar Association awarded Jacquie with the Ann Liechty Child Custody Pro Bono Award for her representation of children in contested family matters. For more than 8 years in a row, she has been selected as one of Florida's Super Lawyers for Family Law. Super Lawyers are considered leading attorneys in the area of law in which they practice. She has also acquired the notable Best Lawyers in America award, which she still holds today. Jacquie was designated a Preeminent Lawyer by Martindale Hubble, and she maintains an AV Rating.


Valdespino & Associates, PA were recommended to handle my Divorce by my longtime corporate attorney, Moises Grayson whom I trust explicitly. Divorce by definition is one, if not the most heart wrenching and difficult personal experiences a person will face in their lifetime. Valdespino & Associates provided me concise, expert legal advice, while never forgetting to render their support to effectively deal with the personal mental anguish I went through. Jacqueline Valdespino and her capable staff handled all of the filings, responses and other legal requirements on timely manner which significantly shortened this difficult process. Valdespino & Associates advice and counsel proved invaluable to reaching a fair and just resolution to my Divorce which has allowed me to move forward in my life with no regrets or hard feelings towards anyone, which again by definition is not usually the case in Divorces.

In what has been the most difficult time of my life, Jacqueline Valdespino offered me the most sincere and practical advice, and best counsel and representation.

Since our first meeting she was both calming and empowering. I was especially reassured by her sensitivity and expertise when it came to our children. Jacquie helped me think clearly when my emotions would take over. I found Jacquie to be a unique combination of amazing strength, and true compassion. Valdespino and Associates led me through then end of one stage of my life, and helped me reach the beginning of another.

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No one wins in divorce. It affects the children, relationships with friends, relatives, business and your every waking moment while you go through perhaps one of the most stressful periods in life. Jacqueline Valdespino's wealth of knowledge of matrimonial and family law made my transition a very speedy and reassuring experience. I was truly blessed to have decided to make Jacqueline Valdespino my choice to represent me during this turbulent time.

Jacqueline M. Valdespino was invaluable in helping me through a difficult time. It was just over six years ago when I was hit with one of the biggest changes in my life, when my husband asked for a divorce. I had no idea where to begin or how to protect our son in this horrible moment. Mrs. Valdespino was there for me throughout the process and has been there for me since. She counseled me on what I needed regarding this process and explained, through examples and in a way I could understand, the need for changes. She consistently and attentively listened to my concerns and gave her thoughts and guidance as a responsible lawyer . She looked after my future interests, not only as a divorced person, but also as a mother and provider. She continues to look out for me and our son. I recommend her, without reservation.

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After 8 years 3 different lawyers who promised me results in my divorce proceedings and did not deliver, I hired Valdespino & Associates, PA and we finalized the proceedings to not only a successful conclusion in less than 1 yr but to the one I had desired. I discovered that with the experience of the Valdespino team and the integrity of delivering what they promised was the major difference in finally settling my proceedings and getting a long term agreement that protected me for the term that was in question. In addition, I hired Valdespino & Associates PA for a Employment Contract that had to be completed in less than 1 week and it was not only completed but with highly innovative suggestions that protected me and my family up to the year of retirement and beyond.

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