Family Law Attorneys

Gary Dolgin

Gary S. Dolgin is a Board Certified Expert In Marital and Family Law, one of only 26 in Hillsborough County, and one of only 270 in the entire State of Florida who have achieved this distinction. He is also a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator.

Gary Dolgin is an expert in all aspects of family law including divorce, child custody, child visitation, international and interstate child custody issues, child custody modification, child support, child support modification, spousal support, alimony, alimony modification, motions for contempt for failure to pay child support or alimony, domestic violence injunctions, complex dissolution of marriage actions, as well as postnuptial and prenuptial agreements.

At the Law Offices of Gary Dolgin we understand that when you are having family legal issues such as divorce, you need an expert who can guide you through your dispute with confidence, taking care of your best interests and treating you like family.


While many lawyers may handle marital and family law matters at various levels, only those who have met the requirements of Board Certification are allowed to identify themselves as a “specialist.” Certification is the highest level of recognition by The Florida Bar of the competency and experience of attorneys in the areas of law approved for certification by the state Supreme Court.

Board Certification requires lawyers to pass a comprehensive examination that evaluates a high level of knowledge, skills, and expertise in a specialty field. Each Board Certified lawyer undergoes a rigorous peer-review process that assesses competence in a specialty field, as well as professionalism and ethics in the practice of law.

Also being a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator, you can rest assured that Gary Dolgin has the knowledge and skills necessary to represent you during your marital and family disputes efficiently and effectively.

Gary Dolgin is the author of the “Temporary Relief” chapter of Florida Dissolution of Marriage (Fla. Bar CLE 14th Ed. 2018, Fla. Bar CLE 13 th Ed. 2017, Fla. Bar CLE 12th Ed. 2015 , Fla. Bar CLE 11th Ed. 2012, Fla. Bar CLE 10th Ed. 2010, Fla. Bar CLE 9th Ed. 2008, Fla. Bar CLE 8th Ed. 2006, and Fla. Bar CLE 7th Ed. 2004). This book is published by The Florida Bar and is widely used as a reference by attorneys and Judges when it comes to divorce issues in Florida.

Gary has also published various other articles and lectured on a variety of family law topics.

With Gary Dolgin’s consistent track record of uncompromising ethics and his reputation among peers and judges in the Tampa community, you can feel confident knowing that your case in great hands.


When going through a family law issue, everyone wants the best family lawyer possible who will be capable of helping them get through their issue with the best possible outcome.

With over 30 years of experience in all aspects of family law and divorce issues, you can put your trust in Gary Dolgin to help guide you through your family law issues and divorce issues with expertise, integrity and compassion.

To schedule a consultation with Board Certified Expert in Marital and Family Law, Gary S. Dolgin, please call (813) 999-2772, and it will be our pleasure to help you.


At the Family Law Offices of Gary S. Dolgin, we specialize in all issues relating to family and marital law.

With our expertise and thorough knowledge of family law in Hillsborough County, Florida, we are here to help you with any type of family legal dispute you may be facing, including:

  • Divorce
  • Legal Separation
  • Child Custody
  • Child Visitation
  • International and Interstate Child Custody issues
  • Child Custody Modification
  • Paternity Issues
  • Child Support
  • Child Support Modification
  • Spousal Support
  • Alimony
  • Alimony Modification
  • Failure to Pay Child Support or Alimony
  • Domestic Violence Injunctions
  • Division of Marital Assets & Liabilities
  • Complex Dissolution of Marriage Actions
  • High Asset Divorce
  • High Conflict Divorce
  • Property Agreements
  • Postnuptial and Prenuptial Agreements

If you are having any type of family legal matter, and need a reputable and reliable family lawyer in the Tampa Bay area, Board Certified Expert in Marital and Family Law, Gary S. Dolgin is here to help you.

When you come to the Law Offices of Gary Dolgin, we will treat you like family. We will guide you through the process and explain everything that is going to happen.

To schedule a family law consultation with Board Certified Expert in Marital and Family Law in Tampa, Gary S. Dolgin, please call (813) 999-2772, and it will be our pleasure to help you.

Testimonial Videos:

One of Gary Dolgin’s former divorce clients, Jennifer, is thankful to Gary for helping to guide her through her divorce 14 years ago.

As a Stay-At-Home Mom, Jennifer needed an aggressive and knowledgeable divorce attorney in Tampa who would help stand up for her and protect her best interests through her divorce.

It took over 2 years for Jennifer and her ex-husband to come to a final divorce agreement and Jennifer is happy that she selected Gary Dolgin to represent her.

Jennifer greatly appreciated Gary’s superior abilities to prepare her for and help her through numerous mediations.

She was also grateful to Gary for making sure that the details of her settlement agreement would allow her to be financially secure as she transitioned from being a Stay-At-Home Mom to entering the workforce again.

Watch this video to hear what Jennifer has to say about Gary Dolgin’s exceptional representation during her divorce.

Melinda’s divorce was challenging because her ex-husband was not willing to negotiate on several issues and tried to discredit her with expert witnesses in court.

Having a child with autism and multiple sclerosis, Melinda had not worked outside of the home for over 6 years and had no source of income when she and her ex-husband separated.

Gary Dolgin helped Melinda get an emergency court order for alimony and child support during her divorce to help pay her bills and medical expenses for her child.

Through Gary’s expertise and knowledge during court proceedings, Gary was also able to defend Melinda against her ex-husband’s expert witnesses and helped Melinda gain sole custody of her two children.

Melinda is grateful to Gary for all the support and superior representation he provided her during her challenging divorce process.

In this video, Melinda shares what she has to say about Board Certified Expert in Marital and Family Law, Gary Dolgin representing her during her divorce and helping her with child custody, alimony, equitable distribution and child support.

When Kevin Carey served as Hillsborough County Circuit Court Judge in the Family Law Division, Gary Dolgin appeared before him several times representing clients in family law cases.

Kevin Carey was so impressed with Gary Dolgin’s abilities as a divorce attorney and family law attorney, that Kevin retained Gary to be his own divorce attorney when Kevin’s marriage was ending in 2007.

As a former Family Law Judge and fellow Family Law Attorney, Kevin has the utmost respect for Gary as a top divorce attorney in Tampa and Board Certified Expert in Marital and Family Law.

Watch this video to hear what former Judge Kevin Carey has to say about Gary Dolgin.