We are experienced in divorce and family law, including adoption and name changes. We have helped thousands of individuals and families resolve these issues in a caring, supportive and responsive environment. I have employed highly qualified associate attorneys and legal staff to assist me in reaching my goal of providing excellent legal services to my clients.
As property is divided in divorce, and one household is divided into two, divorce sometimes has the unexpected consequence of serious financial issues leading to bankruptcy. We provide experienced Chapter 7, Chapter 11, and Chapter 13 bankruptcy law legal services. Even without divorce, we can help if your debt is unmanageable and you are threatened by home foreclosure.
Our area's of practice include the following: contested and uncontested divorce, military divorce, paternity, child support, child custody & visitation, child relocation, alimony, asset/debt division, retirement/pension division orders (military & private), enforcement and modification of final judgments, adoption, name changes, domestic violence injunctions, pre and post marital agreements, consumer/business bankruptcy chapters 7, 11 & 13, as well as foreclosure defense.
511 West Bay St. Suite 450
Tampa FL 33606
We offer a 30-minute free initial consultation with one of my attorneys.
We offer flat fees for uncontested divorce, paternity actions and name changes. In other cases, we have initial retainers which are geared to the individual client and the estimated amount of work to be done. We can offer flat fees for Bankruptcy Chapter 7 and
$300 for Lynette Silon-Laguna, $225 for associate attorneys, $125 for legal assistants and paralegals. I also have very well-qualified associate attorneys and legal staff who are experienced enough to handle all family law, divorce, and bankruptcy cases.
Monday through Thursday
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
I have always had a great interest in the fields in which I practiced before and during law school. For family and divorce clients, our goals are to reduce stress and to resolve cases amicably, if at all possible. Usually it is possible. If not, then we aggressively represent the client before the Court as to all legitimate matters. Bankruptcy and other debt issues are often a part of a divorce and even if they are not, we give personal attention to our clients throughout their case.
I believe that clients should educate themselves on legal issues; however, it is definitely preferable for clients to follow the advice of their attorney, as there is contradictory legal information available. Although this information might apply to one case, it may not apply to another with similar circumstances.
We are willing to review documents prepared by clients at our hourly rate.
I founded the law firm of Lynette Silon-Laguna, P.A., in 1997 to provide effective, amicable and empathetic legal solutions exclusively to family law issues.
I can empathize with people going through divorce or having other family issues, as I, as well as others I know, have had to deal with these issues.
My strengths, as well as the strengths of my associate attorneys and legal staff, are that we are assertive, dependable, ethical and treat our clients, as well as all who are involved in the case, with consideration, timeliness and respect. Our style is one of desiring to resolve issues amicably and this is what we portray to the other party, his or her attorney, and the assigned judge. We return phone calls, emails, etc. as expeditiously as possible, and if we cannot do so within a reasonable time, someone will contact the party and let him or her know that we have the message and will get in contact at a designated time. I have worked hard to build an excellent reputation in the community, and I intend to keep it that way.Personal interests:
I love walking my dogs, exercising, snow skiing, computers, business, learning new skills and traveling with my husband (when possible, etc.)
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