Practice Areas Overview
Linda I. Braithwaite, Attorney At Law, is dedicated to assisting clients across West Florida and throughout the state in a range of legal areas. With nearly 20 years of experience in the practice of law, Ms. Braithwaite has the expertise to provide professional representation in any of the following types of cases. For details about how she can be of assistance in your particular situation, contact Linda I. Braithwaite, Attorney At Law. Ms. Braithwaite's areas of expertise include:
Divorce and other family law disputes touch on some of the most sensitive issues in our lives, requiring the assistance of an attorney who can provide compassionate support while obtaining a favorable resolution as swiftly as possible. As an active member of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, and a Board Certified Specialist in both Marital and Family Law, Linda I. Braithwaite has the skills and expertise to handle:
-Parenting Plans/Child Custody
-Family Law Appeals
In addition to her extensive trial experience, Ms. Braithwaite is both a Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator and trained in collaborative practice. Unlike traditional litigation, in which the process requires that parties to a divorce assume adversarial stances, these forms of alternative dispute resolution encourage an open dialogue that may be more likely to result in an agreement that is in the best interest of both spouses. Each of these forms is subject to certain rules and formalities; to examine which type of alternative dispute resolution may be an appropriate avenue to pursue in your particular case, contact Linda I. Braithwaite, Attorney At Law today.
Sometimes criminal charges arise in conjunction with particularly difficult divorce cases. Whether the issue at hand concerns an allegation of domestic violence or a restraining order, Ms. Braithwaite has the background and experience to defend her clients against unwarranted accusations that have arisen due to the heightened emotions that often come into play in these cases. In addition, she can draw on her strong roots in the legal community to refer any criminal defense matters outside her area of expertise to an appropriate local attorney.
When an accident was caused by the negligence or carelessness of another, Florida law entitles injured victims to recover for the damages they have suffered. Whether the harm they have sustained is the result of a motor vehicle accident, slip or fall on unsafe premises, dangerous consumer product, or other cause, Linda I. Braithwaite, Attorney At Law can provide the advocacy victims need to obtain the full recovery to which they are entitled. Recoverable damages typically include economic damages, such as medical expenses, lost wages, or other tangible losses, as well as non-economic damages, which encompass the emotional losses suffered by the plaintiff. In cases where the defendant's actions were particularly egregious, the plaintiff may also be entitled to punitive damages.
In addition to the services above, Ms. Braithwaite has assisted clients needing representation in bankruptcy in connection with a divorce. Her services in this area include both representing clients in filing for bankruptcy, and advocating for the interests of her clients when their spouse or former spouse has filed for bankruptcy, threatening their ability to receive the support payments that have been lawfully awarded to them by the court. For more information about her experience in the area of divorce-related bankruptcy, contact the West Florida law office of Linda I. Braithwaite, Attorney At Law, today.