West Palm Beach, Jupiter, Boca Raton & Stuart, Florida Attorneys

Eddie Stephens

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Areas of Practice
  • Family and Marital Law
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Timesharing
  • Alimony or Spousal Support
  • Division of Marital Property
  • Pre-nuptial and Pre-marital Agreements
  • Parent Relocation Enforcement
  • Paternity and Child-Related Disputes
  • Restraining Orders
Eddie Stephens

After starting his career as an attorney for the Palm Beach County Property Appraiser’s Office, Stephens has developed a successful family law practice focused on highly disputed divorces. Through hundreds of hearings and dozens of trials, Stephens has honed his practice by making straightforward arguments that bring opposing sides closer together in order to find a successful resolution. Most importantly to Stephens, he litigates in a manner that minimizes the impact of divorce on children.

Certifications
  • Board Certified in Family and Marital Law
Honors
Seminars & Presentations
  • Top 10 Family Law Cases of the Year, April 2013 (Palm Beach Bench/Bar Conference)
  • Become Your Own Hero, The Ordinary Secret to Living an Extraordinary Life, March 2013 (Raleigh, North Carolina)
  • All Kinds of Temporary Relief, January 2013 (Board Certification Seminar; Advanced)
  • Case Law Update,  November 2012 (Telephonic; Florida Bar; Intermediate)
  • Statutes, Rules and Important Cases, October 2012 (Palm Beach County Bar;  Beginner)
  • Become Your Own Hero; The Ordinary Secret to Living an Extraordinary Life, July 2012 (San Diego, California)
  • Pre-nuptial Agreements, July 2012 (Webinar; Lawline; Intermediate)
  • Family Law Case Update, March 2012 (Palm Beach Bench/Bar Conference)
  • Case Law Update, November 2011 (Telephonic; Florida Bar; Intermediate)
  • Case Law Update, July 2011 (Webinar; Lawline; Intermediate)
  • Family Law Case Update, March 2011 (Palm Beach Bench/Bar Conference)
  • Recent Family Law Cases (Webinar; Lawline; Intermediate)
  • Case Law Update, November 2010 (Telephonic; Florida Bar; Intermediate)
  • Attorneys’ Fees, Enforcement & Charging Liens, December 2009 (Telephonic; Florida Bar; Intermediate)
  • Case Law Update, October 2009 (Telephonic; Florida Bar; Intermediate)
  • Co-Chair; View from the Bench, May 2008 (Telephonic; Florida Bar; Advanced)
  • Case Law Update, May, 2008 (West Palm Beach; Palm Beach County Bar)
  • Personal & Professional Risk Management, March 2008 (San Diego, CA)
  • DROPS COLA’s and Deferred Retirement, February 2008 (West Palm Beach, FL; Palm Beach Bar; Intermediate)
  • Evidentiary Issues in Relocation Cases, March 2007 (West Palm Beach, FL; Palm Beach Bar; Intermediate)
  • Ethical Issues in Family Law,  January 2007 (West Palm Beach, FL; FAWLS/Legal Aid; Beginner)
  • Host of Ethics; View from the Bench, August 2006 (Telephonic; Florida Bar; Advanced)
  • Enabling Others to Lead, October 2006 (Louisville, KY)
  • Fish Out of the Water; Ethical Issues in Family Law, March, 2006 (West Palm Beach, FL; Palm Beach Bar; Beginner)
  • Personal and Professional Risk Management, June 2006 (Atlanta, GA)
Publications
Professional Memberships
  • Florida Bar CLE Committee (2004 – Present)
    • Vice Chair; 2006-2008, Co-Chair; 2009
  • Florida Bar Publications Committee (2009 – Present)
    • Editor; 2010 – Present
  • Florida Bar Family Law Certification Committee; (2006 – 2010)
    • Vice Chair; 2008 – 2009; Chair; 2010
  • Florida Bar Family Law Website, Editor (2006 – 2009)
  • Delta Sigma Pi, Professional Business Fraternity
    • Leadership Foundation; Trustee Emeritus
  • Phi Alpha Delta, Professional Legal Fraternity
Education
  • Stetson University (J.D., 1997)
    • Chief Justice, Honor Court
  • University of Miami (B.B.A., 1994)
Community and Civic Service
  • Kiwanis Club of Flagler Sunrise, Past Distinguished President
    • Hixson Recipient
    • Board Member (2000-2007)
    • Perfect Attendance (2000-2007)
  • Boy Scouts of America; Adult Leader
  • Over 100 hours reading to children as a part of Palm Beach County Library “Let’s Read” program