Practice Areas

Divorce & Family Law

Whether you’re facing an uncontested divorce where all the issues have been resolved, or a complex, contentious, contested divorce that requires serious and extensive litigation, Elrod & Elrod offers legal advice and representation to help get you… Read More

Florida Divorce

The decision to end your marriage can be a difficult one. The Jacksonville, Florida law firm of Elrod & Elrod is here to help, and has been counseling and advising people who are considering filing for divorce since 1966. Read More

Flat Fee, Low Cost Divorce (Uncontested Divorce)

Many people mistakenly believe that divorce must be a long, expensive procedure. In certain circumstances, a Florida uncontested divorce can be a simple and inexpensive process. When both spouses agree on property division, alimony, child custody, an… Read More

Military Divorce

If you or your spouse are a member of the United States military and are considering divorce, you face some special considerations. Elrod & Elrod has been serving the needs of Jacksonville, Florida’s military families since 1966. Read More


If you are considering Florida divorce, you are likely concerned about whether you are entitled to alimony, or whether you will be required to pay alimony. Read More

Child Custody / Time Sharing

When a Florida couple is seeking a divorce and has children, the court will make child custody and child support decisions based on what is in the best interests of the child. Read More

Child Support Enforcement

Whether you pay child support or are owed child support, the Jacksonville, Florida law firm of Elrod & Elrod can help. Read More


When the two parties are amicable, they are often able to resolve paternity issues out of court. But if there is a dispute concerning paternity, a paternity action may be necessary. Read More

Domestic Violence Injunctions

Whether you have been wrongfully served with a restraining order for domestic violence or need to protect yourself against domestic violence, Elrod & Elrod can help. Read More

Property Division / Equitable Distribution

When it comes to property division in a divorce, Florida is an “equitable division” state. While this means that the judge will divide marital assets “equitably” this does not necessarily mean that marital assets will be divided equally. Read More


If you’re tired of harassing calls from bill collectors, or find yourself in dire financial straits and are curious if bankruptcy is right for you, Elrod & Elrod can help. Read More

Chapter 7

Chapter 7 bankruptcy, also known as “fresh start bankruptcy,” can be used if you have debt stemming from unpaid credit cards, medical bills, utility bills, old tax obligations, or personal loans. Read More

Chapter 13

Chapter 13 bankruptcy, also known as a “reorganization bankruptcy, helps people struggling with financial hardship but who earn too much money to qualify for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Read More

Chapter 11

Chapter 11 is most commonly used by corporations or LLCs that will continue to operate after bankruptcy, or businesses that will wind down and ultimately close down and dissolve. Read More

Wills & Probate

Elrod & Elrod offers northeast Florida residents a full range of estate planning, probate, and estate administration services to help you and your family meet your financial goals while minimizing estate and wealth transfer taxes. Read More