Life has become more complicated than it’s been in many decades. With a high unemployment rate and the bottom falling out of the mortgage business, you’re left with a perfect recipe for national disaster. Hard-working people are now struggling from week-to-week while their investments for the future have collapsed. Where do they turn for help? IBE member Christopher D. Smith.
The Law Office of Christopher D. Smith, is a general practice law firm located in Sarasota, representing clients throughout the State of Florida. Their lawyers can assist you with most legal areas including Bankruptcy, real estate, Civil Litigation, Estate Planning, Probate, Elder Exploitation, Personal Injury, and Guardianship law. Their attorneys and paralegals provide you with excellent customer service and believe that you, the client, is their greatest asset.
Depending upon what kind of case you have, SmithLaw offers some free initial consultations, and they charge competitive rates, as well. SmithLaw offers personalized service and a team approach. Their experience has been that most clients appreciate and prefer the close, informal relationship that SmithLaw offers.
When facing an underwater home, lack of credit, escalating bills, and a difficult employment environment, bankruptcy could be the best legal option to obtain a fresh start. Christopher Smith is a Florida bankruptcy attorney with significant experience in this field.
There are many types of bankruptcy filings. It is important to look at your situation objectively, and determine which type of bankruptcy filing is best suited to your needs. For your convenience, SmithLaw has created a quick comparison guide that they can send you if you call their office at 855-746-3900. At that time you can schedule your free bankruptcy consultation.
Civil litigation can be expensive and complex and should never be entered into lightly or without professional counsel. It is a good idea to consult with an experienced Florida civil litigation attorney at SmithLaw before pursuing or defending a litigation matter. At SmithLaw, most civil litigation cases are accepted and may be accepted on a contingency basis.
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. SmithLaw has attorneys to handle every aspect of your estate planning, with particular knowledge of issues applying to Florida residents or property/business owners in Florida.
Florida Probate law is a specialized practice area involving a person’s Last Will and Testament, involving the administration and transfer of assets according to a person’s Last, or, in the absence of a Will, under Florida’s laws of distribution. At SmithLaw, they have experience with Florida Probate law. Christopher Smith is a Florida Probate attorney, and will In the event of a death, follow Florida probate law.
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 and requires court oversight, monitoring, and the appointment of either a knowledgeable person or a professional. You should have an attorney to pursue a guardianship action for a loved one or a person in need.
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, but must come about by the actions of your employer, a manufacturer, your doctor, your landlord, or some other third party that has a responsibility to you of ordinary care. A personal injury can occur at work, in a traffic accident, during medical treatment, a slip and fall, or because of a faulty product or repair.
SmithLaw offers Florida Personal Injury lawyers you can rely on. With their team and track record, you can rest assured that your case is in safe and capable hands. Christopher D. Smith graduated cum laude from Harvard University and his Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University (Washington, D.C.). A long-time resident of Florida, Mr. Smith also graduated from Pine View School in Sarasota. He is a member of the bars of Florida, Virginia and Washington, D.C., and is admitted to practice in the Middle and Northern Districts of Florida.
Attorney Smith employs the attorneys on his staff who are the most qualified to do the job. From law clerks to the office Manager, he knows that if you’re going to do the job right, get the best people to do the job. Log onto their websitewww.chrissmith.com for a look at the staff and the many ways they can help you now. SmithLaw is located at 5391 Lakewood Ranch Blvd N., Suite 203, Sarasota, Fl. 34240. You can also call them locally at 941-907-4774.