Marital & Family Law Litigation Attorney with 29 years experience. Ann Marie Gilden was an Assistant State Attorney in Lake County from 1987 to 1990, and in Orange County from 1990 to 1995. She obtained a great amount of trial experience as an Assistant State Attorney doing an extensive number of jury trials. She tried a wide variety of criminal cases, including murder cases. She left the State Attorney’s Office in 1995 and started her own law practice. Initially her areas of practice included Marital & Family Law and Criminal Law. She represented clients in trials including the Federal Court in the Middle District of Florida which consisted of complex and protracted litigation. She also litigated many Family Law Trials. Since the year 2000, she has dedicated her practice almost exclusively to Marital & Family Law cases. She also does Adoption and Guardianship cases. Her Orlando Marital & Family Law Practice consists of divorce cases including complex Divorce cases with substantial financial assets, Contested Divorce cases, Uncontested Divorce cases, and Collaborative Divorce cases. She has had numerous Hearings and Trials on cases involving Divorce, Custody, Paternity, Alimony, Co-parenting, Time Sharing, and Child Support. She has also represented clients at Hearings on Injunctions for Protection Against Domestic Violence. Ms. Gilden has represented Grandparents and Relatives in obtaining Temporary Custody of Child(ren) when the parents are unfit. Ms. Gilden has done numerous adoptions for Foster parents, step-parents, and relatives who want custody of a child who has been living with them. Mrs. Gilden has represented Parents, Relatives, and Foster Parents in cases involving the Department of Children and Families Services. Ms. Gilden has also received recognition from the Orange County Bar Association and Florida Supreme Court in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.