Holly Derenthal

Family Law Attorney

Holly is an experienced marital and family law attorney. She provides sensitive but straightforward legal advice to help men and women facing difficult and emotional situations. Holly has a deep understanding of all aspects of complex family law issues. Her goal is to avoid lengthy and expensive litigation; however, she never loses sight of the best interests of her clients. Holly provides compassionate yet straightforward legal advice, with efficiency and thoughtful solutions.

Legal Focus

  • Adoption
  • Alimony
  • Appeals
  • Child Support
  • Collaborative Law
  • Custody and Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Family Violence
  • Modification of Custody and Support
  • Paternity and Legitimization
  • Post-Decree Enforcement (Contempt)
  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
  • Property Division
  • Restraining and Protective Orders

“I understand that my clients are going through gut-wrenching times and my goal is to meet them where they are and guide them through the legal process, with a focus on practical outcomes that make sense.”


  • Adjunct/Associate Legal Skills Professor
  • Florida Bar; Family Law Section
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Seminole County Bar Association
  • Central Florida Association of Women Lawyers
  • Central Florida Family Law American Inns of Court


  • University of Florida
    • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Chemistry
  • University of Florida College of Law
    • Doctor of Law (J.D)
  • Research Editor of Florida Law Review
  • Adjunct/Associate Legal Skills Professor

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