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We are a general practice law firm with offices in Sarasota, Florida. We offer a broad array of services in multiple practice areas, serving individuals and small businesses in Southwest Florida.

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Areas of Practice

We live in unprecedented times, where the real estate collapse, credit restraints, and high unemployment have combined to create a perfect storm of misery for families and small businesses. [...]

Chapter 7
Florida Chapter 7 bankruptcy is available to individuals and businesses, and is called a "liquidation case." Under Chapter 7 bankruptcy Florida laws, individuals are permitted to retain certain exempt property [...]

Chapter 11
Florida Chapter 11 can be filed by individuals or businesses and offers a flexible approach to restructuring debt. This type of case permits the Debtor to retain control of its property while reorganizing debts [...]

Chapter 13
Chapter 13 Florida bankruptcy is available to individuals only, and is called a "wage earner case." Under Chapter 13 in Florida, individuals typically keep all of their property (that they want to keep), and pay back some [...]

Bankruptcy FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions about Bankruptcy.

Debt Mitigation
Debt Mitigation is a permanent change in one or more of the terms of a mortgagor's loan, allows the loan to be reinstated, and results in a payment the mortgagor can afford. [...]

Estate Planning
Estate Planning is the process of preparing documents to make sure your wishes are carried out in the event you can no longer make decisions for yourself. We have attorneys to handle every aspect of your estate planning [...]

Florida Probate law is a specialized practice area involving the administration and transfer of assets at their death according to a person’s Last Will and Testament or under Florida’s laws of distribution in the absence of a will. [...]

Guardianship is the legal process of appointing another person to manage the affairs, medical decisions, and property of a minor or an incapacitated adult. This process involves the filing of a court petition [...]

Elder Exploitation
Elder Exploitation is the practice area that focuses on the protection of the elderly from the exploitation of third parties. Often, this involves bringing a combination of lawsuits against wrongdoers, some of whom could be family members [...]

Civil Litigation
Civil litigation is the attempt to resolve disputes between private parties, usually through the utilization of the judicial system. Upon the submission of allegations constituting a valid cause of action [...]

Real Estate
Whether you are buying, selling, refinancing, or lending/investing, we can provide you with the legal services that you need [...]

Personal Injury
Personal Injury Law, also called Tort Law, covers any wrong or damage done to a person, his property, his rights, or reputation due to the negligence or wrongdoing of another. The injury can be physical or psychological [...]

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