Attorney Shannon McLin Carlyle was appointed to the Executive Council of the Florida Bar’s Marital & Family Law Section. As is tradition, she was sworn in at the Family Law Section Installation Luncheon held at The Florida Bar’s annual meeting. The Family Law Section promote the objectives of The Florida Bar by improving the administration of…
197 So. 3d 612 (Fla. 5th DCA 2016). Shannon McLin Carlyle and her colleagues successfully obtained reversal of a final judgment of dissolution of marriage on the issues of calculation of child support, equitable distribution, and an award of post-valuation profits. http://www.5dca.org/Opinions/Opin2016/070416/5D15-54.op.pdf
176 So. 3d 336 (Fla. 5th DCA 2015). In this divorce matter, Shannon McLin Carlyle and her colleague successfully had the case reversed and remanded to the trial court to reconsider numerous rulings erroneously made in the former wife’s favor.
147 So. 3d 1048 (Fla. 5th DCA 2014) In a complicated divorce matter, the trial court agreed with the wife’s contention that certain alimony payments were actually shareholder distributions from the marital business. The trial court awarded the wife one-half of the distributions from that business, as well as attorney and expert witness fees. Shannon…
135 So. 3d 537 (Fla. 5th DCA 2014) In a divorce case involving numerous issues, Shannon McLin Carlyle persuaded the appellate court to find that the former husband was entitled to credit for certain material funds used during the proceeding to pay attorney’s fees.
126 So. 3d 1236 (Fla. 5th DCA 2013) In a complicated case involving an adoption agency and the father of a child, Shannon McLin Carlyle successfully persuaded the appellate court to reverse and remand an Order which dismissed the adoption agency’s second petition to terminate parental rights.
129 So. 3d 320 (Fla. 2013) In this groundbreaking parental rights case, the Supreme Court of Florida (in a lengthy 4-3 decision) agreed with the Firm that its client, T.M.H., had parental rights to a child she raised with her partner, D.M.T. The same sex couple wanted to have a child, and T.M.H.’s ova was…
113 So. 3d 987 (Fla. 5th DCA 2013) In a complicated divorce case involving nine issues on appeal filed by the Former Husband, Shannon McLin Carlyle was successful in affirming all rulings in the Former Wife’s favor with the exception of one minor issue concerning a life insurance policy.
109 So. 3d 862 (Fla. 1st DCA 2013) Shannon McLin Carlyle and Kelly L. Rooth successfully challenged two orders entered against their client in a family law matter. The First District reversed and remanded the case for further proceedings.
98 So. 3d 715 (Fla. 2d DCA 2012) Shannon McLin Carlyle represented the Appellee’s ex-husband in a case where he was ordered to pay temporary alimony as well as attorney’s fees. The Opinion successfully reversed the award of attorney’s fees in favor of the former husband.