Dearr Perdigon Attorneys at Law

It is our goal to ensure that our clients' best interests are represented effectively. We work tirelessly to obtain optimal results for every case. We guide you carefully to make sure that you are fully informed throughout your case.

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Main Office

Main Office
One Datran Center , Suite 1701
9100 South Dadeland Boulevard
Miami  FL  33156-7817

Phone
  • 305-670-1237
Fax
  • 305-670-1238
Divorce
Florida Family and Divorce Law
Full-service family law firm in Miami
Whether you are anticipating the joys of adoption or experiencing the frustrations of marital conflict, Dearr Perdigon, Attorneys at Law can help. Dearr Perdigon, Attorneys at Law has served families in South Florida for over 20 years. Our family law attorneys provide legal services in all areas of family law:
-Adoption
-Alimony
-Child custody and visitation
-Child support
-Child support modification and enforcement
-Divorce
-Juvenile delinquency and dependency proceedings
-Mediation
-Pre- and post-nuptial agreements

Adoption
Dearr Perdigon, Attorneys at Law assists families with all aspects of international and domestic adoptions. Our attorneys handle the legalities of your adoption so that you can concentrate on your new family member.

Alimony
Divorce should not lead to financial crises. The attorneys at Dearr Perdigon, Attorneys at Law help you establish an equitable amount of spousal support.

Child custody and visitation
Our divorce attorneys protect your parental rights to raise your children in an appropriate and supportive home.

Child support
An attorney from our firm can ensure that you receive or pay an equitable amount of the financial support required to raise your children in a healthy, happy environment.

Child support modification and enforcement
Child support payments do not change unless the court modifies the child support order. If either the custodial or the noncustodial parent experiences a significant change in circumstances, our attorneys can guide you through the proper legal procedures to modify your child support payments accordingly.

Divorce
Through mediation or litigation, our divorce law firm can help you gain the most equitable results from your divorce, including fair distribution of assets, division of the marital home, child support payments and child custody rights.

Mediation
Mediation puts the decisions in your hands and can often provide more expedient, predictable results than a trial. The skilled negotiators at Dearr Perdigon, Attorneys at Law can help you obtain the most equitable divorce settlement.

Pre- and post-nuptial agreements
We expect the unexpected and draft premarital agreements that protect both spouses' interests and that can alleviate some of the stress should you ever divorce.
Real Estate
Florida real estate attorneys with over 20 years of experience and success
Dearr Perdigon attorneys have closed over one thousand successful real estate purchase, sale, lease and finance transactions throughout Florida. Dearr Perdigon attorneys individually guide and counsel clients through every aspect of each real property transactions by applying their extensive deal skills and perspective, along with their vast knowledge of real property transaction law. Dearr Perdigon attorneys also apply two decades of localized market experience, coupled with their intimate working relationships with industry professionals to make the difference for our clients: achieving successful closings, ownership and operations versus missed opportunities. Dearr Perdigon attorneys' possess the character, experience and ability to help you.

-Residential home sales transactions
-Commercial property sales transactions
-Homeowners associations
-Condominium law
-Landlord-tenant disputes
-Evictions
-Foreclosures
-Real estate contracts
-Eminent domain
-Zoning, land use and building permits
-Boundary and easement disputes
-Title disputes

Real estate litigation attorneys
Real estate litigation requires substantial knowledge about property laws and civil litigation, as well as a dynamic courtroom presence. At Dearr Perdigon, Attorneys at Law, our attorneys possess the specialized knowledge necessary to successfully litigate your real estate disputes.

Real estate negotiators
Some disputes are better solved outside of the courtroom. Our effective mediators guide negotiations to protect your interests. By retaining an experienced mediator to strategize during the contract negotiation process, you can often prevent disputes from arising at a later stage in the real estate transaction. This can save time, costs and frustration.

Craig R. Dearr

Miami native Craig R. Dearr has been practicing law in South Florida for the past 31 years. Having attended the University of Miami for his undergraduate, graduate and law school studies, graduating with honors in 1975 with his BA degree in history and his JD in 1981, Craig began his practice in 1981 as a sole practitioner, concentrating in commercial litigation and family law. Craig is a member of the Florida Bar and U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida. In 1985 he joined the South Miami firm of Brodie and Marder, P.A. as an associate and was assigned most of the litigation for the firm's largest client, The Trust Bank. In January 1986 The Trust Bank hired Craig as General Counsel to start its first legal department. As General Counsel, Craig was responsible for all of the bank's litigation and advised upper management and the Board of Directors in all matters relating the day to day affairs of the bank, including meeting with the bank's Chief Executive Officer and President regarding most legal issues faced by the bank, which expanded from two to five branches during the time Craig served as General Counsel. In 1987 Craig returned to private practice as a sole practitioner, again concentrating on the representation of small businesses and individuals in the fields of construction litigation, commercial litigation, real estate and family law. In 1989 Craig formed Craig R. Dearr, P.A. with the firm's offices in One Datran Center. In 1998 the firm's offices were moved to Two Datran Center until 2007 when Craig joined with Scott J. Perdigon to form Dearr Perdigon, Attorneys at Law with offices in One Datran Center. In 1999 Craig was awarded the highest possible peer review rating in legal ability and ethical standards of "A-V" by Martindale-Hubbell, which rating he still maintains today.

During his 31 years of practice Craig has been active in both professional and civic organizations. He is a member of the Florida Justice Association and the Miami-Dade Justice Association. He is a former member of the board of directors (1993-2003) of the Miami-Dade Justice Association and past chair of the association's Committee on Professionalism. Craig has also been a member of the Supreme Court Historical Society and Florida Association for Women Lawyers. In additional to his professional affiliations, Craig was a founding member of the Miami-Dade County Domestic Violence Oversight Board, which advises the Miami-Dade County Commission on all issues relating to Domestic Violence, and served on the board from 1994 to 2008. Craig has lectured in South Florida and other parts of the state on issues relating to Domestic Violence and Professionalism through the Florida Bar as well as acting as a mentor to law school students through the Florida Bar's mentoring program. Craig has also served the community as a member of the board of directors and as President of the board of Greenfield Community Day School. In addition, Craig has served as a board member and pro bono General Counsel for Up Front, Inc. a non-profit drug education program, a coach for the University of Miami's mock trial team and a volunteer "construction worker" for Habitat for Humanity. Craig has also served on the Board of Directors of the Alper JCC in South Dade and the Florida Bar Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee. He is currently President of the Board of Directors of the Miami Acting Company where he also serves as pro bono General Counsel.

Position
-Member

Practice Areas
-Commercial Litigation
-Business Law
-Contracts
-Real Estate Litigation
-Real Estate Law
-Probate
-Trusts and Estates
-Family Law
-Divorce
-Child Custody
-Marital Agreements

Admitted
-1981, Florida and U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida including Trial Bar

Law School
-University of Miami, J.D.

ISLN
-907961053

Member
-The Florida Bar
-Miami Dade Justice Association (Member, Board of Directors, 1993-2003; Chairman, Professionalism Committee, 1997-2000)
-The Florida Justice Association
-The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (1982-2004)

Community and Civic Activities
-Founding member of the Miami-Dade County Domestic Violence Oversight Board (1994-2008)
-President of the Board of Directors of Greenfield Community Day School (1999-2002)
-Member of the Board of Directors of the Dave and Mary Alper JCC (2001
License
  • Bar Number: 328170
    Florida , 1981
Education
  • University of Miami
    Juris Doctor , 1981

Scott J. Perdigon

Position
-Member

Practice Areas
-Real Estate
-Commercial Real Estate
-Corporate Law
-Business Law
-Contracts
-Construction Litigation

Admitted
-1996, Florida

Law School
-St. Thomas University - Miami, FL, J.D.

ISLN
-911947753

Member
-The Florida Bar

Biography
-President, Board of Trustees, Dade Marine Institute.
-Past Director, Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce.

Birthplace
-San Diego, California
License
  • Bar Number: 82066
    Florida , 1996
Education
  • St. Thomas University School of Law
    Juris Doctor , 1995

Wendy S. Rounds

Wendy S. Rounds, an associate with Dearr Perdigon, was born in New York, New York, but grew up in Miami, Florida. She graduated with a BA degree in Sociology from the University of Miami and a Juris Doctorate from Nova Southeastern University. Wendy is a member of the Florida Bar, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida and is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States of America. After graduating from law school, Wendy married and moved to Texas where she became the City Attorney in Beeville, Texas. After spending a year in Texas, she returned to Miami and went to work for Legal Services of Greater Miami where she gave legal advice to the elderly. While still working for Legal Services, Wendy did some part-time legal work for Craig R. Dearr P.A. which eventually turned into a full time associate position. As an associate with Dearr Perdigon, Wendy's areas of concentration are in the representation of small businesses and individuals in the fields of construction litigation, commercial litigation, family law, probate, wills, trusts and estates.

Position
-Associate

Practice Areas
-Family Law
-Probate
-Wills
-Trusts and Estates
-Construction Litigation
-Commercial Litigation

Admitted
-1988, Florida and U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
-2008, United States Supreme Court

ISLN
-911948965

Law School
-Nova Southeastern University, J.D.

Member
-The Florida Bar

Birthplace
-New York, N.Y.
License
  • Bar Number: 746835
    Florida , 1988
Education
  • Nova Southeastern University
    Juris Doctor , 1988

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