Bankruptcy Firm practicing in the Sarasota-Bradenton-Lakewood Ranch area
Civil law with a major focus on bankruptcy. Other areas of expertise are civil litigation, personal injury, real estate, probate, guardianship, estate planning, and corporate representation.
5391 Lakewood Ranch Blvd. N.
Sarasota FL 34240
Yes, for bankruptcy, probate and injury cases.
Yes, for certain bankruptcy, probate and estate planning matters, we can do the case on a flat fee.
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8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Yes, where permitted.
We are a small office, so our entire office will be available to work on your file.
We use mediation in nearly all litigation cases.
In some cases, yes.
We believe in achieving the best outcome at the least expense to clients. Example: We could litigate an injury case and recover $50,000 for a client, at an expense of $20,000, and a 75% success rate. Or, we could settle at $30,000 on expenses of $5,000, and a 100% success rate. In most circumstances, negotiating the settlement will be the superior option because it balances the risk, time, and expenses against the client's funds in a manner that best guarantees a recoupment.
We want our clients to be well informed and to understand the legal basis for our strategy. A well-informed client is usually in a better position to aid in the representation.
In certain limited capacities, yes, provided proper disclosure is made.
The principal attorney, Christopher D. Smith, has practiced law for over 13 years. He established his practice in Lakewood Ranch, Florida in 2005. Board Certified in Consumer Bankruptcy Law by the American Board of Certification.
Bar Number: 605433
Georgetown University Law Center
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