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Linda W.

Attorney
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West Palm Beach, FL
40 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL
University of Miami School of Law

o Experience includes meeting with clients, numerous court appearances and mediations concluded with successful settlements. Exceptional communication skills both oral and written. Available to travel…. Flexible schedule. A general practice with emphasis in contracts of any nature, landlord/tenant/ real estate, leases, prenuptial and antenuptial agreements, wills and trusts, collections, business..... * In addition, Florida Real Estate License with extensive experience in this area as well. • o Skills: Legal Matters · Legal Practice · Interpersonal Skills · Employment Contracts · Time Management · Mediation · Legal Document Preparation · Commercial Contracts · Writing · Dispute Resolution · Attention to Detail · Real Estate · Contract Negotiation · Due Diligence · Breach of Contract · Analytical Skills

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July 24, 2023
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July 26, 2023

Tamla L.

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Jacksonville, FL
5 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL
Florida Coastal School of Law

Led by Tamla N. Lloyd, Esquire, our firm prioritizes a client-centered approach and aim to provide comprehensive, personalized services to help clients achieve their legal goals.

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July 31, 2023

Joeie S.

Managing Member, The Skelly Law Firm
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Cape Coral, FL
2 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL
Western Michigan University Thomas Cooley Law School

Attorney Skelly is a midwestern transplant from Iowa. She has been in Florida for the past 11 years. She went to undergrad at Buena Vista University, which is a small liberal arts college in Storm Lake, Iowa. After graduating with her Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, she went on to obtain her Master's degree in criminal justice from Kaplan university, which is now Purdue Global. While attending school full time for her Master’s degree, Attorney Skelly worked full time in social services helping children and their families who were involved in the dependency system. Attorney Skelly has a professional background in child welfare and social services having worked for 18 years in the field. Attorney Skelly always had a lifelong dream of becoming a lawyer and decided to fulfill her goal in May of 2019 by starting law school at Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School at their Riverview campus. She did their accelerated program and completed law school in just over two years and graduated magna cum laude with honors. Attorney Skelly also received certificate of merit awards, which means attaining the highest grade in the class in secured transactions, research and writing, and family violence practice. While in law school Attorney Skelly was a teaching assistant to two tenured professors as well as a note taker for those students who had accommodations. She was also awarded the Alumni Association’s Distinguished Student Award. In her legal career, Attorney Skelly started out at the State Attorney’s Office in Fort Myers, FL. She helped prosecute several cases and personally worked as second chair on 9 jury trials and one bench trial. Once Attorney Skelly passed the bar, she worked for a family law firm under a board certified marital and family law practitioner where she gained tremendous knowledge in the area of family law which includes divorce, paternity, child custody/parenting plans, alimony and child support as well as domestic relations issues such as domestic violence injunctions. Attorney Skelly is also certified as a Guardian ad Litem and can serve as a Guardian ad Litem in family court cases. Attorney Skelly is a proud member of the Florida Bar, the Lee County Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.

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August 1, 2023

Timothy J.

Corporate Counsel
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
8 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL, IL, WI
Illinois Institute of Technology: Chicago-Kent College of Law

Financial Services, Business, Corporate, Personal Injury, and Healthcare. I've represented fortune 100 companies and defended individuals in personal debt litigation. Wide breadth of experience, ready to assist.

Loi L. on ContractsCounsel
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August 6, 2023

Loi L.

Business Lawyer
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Miramar, Florida
23 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL
Florida State University

Loi Laing is a seasoned contract lawyer with a meticulous eye for detail and a passion for delivering excellence. Currently a legal consultant for KPMG, most recently she has also worked in San Francisco for Silicon Valley startups. Holding a Juris Doctorate from Florida State University College of Law, Loi has also studied law at Oxford University and the University of the West Indies. Throughout her career, Loi has a proven track record in meticulously reviewing and drafting contracts across various legal domains. She possesses a robust legal foundation that spans commercial business, tech, entertainment, and real estate law.

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August 18, 2023

Michael D.

Attorney
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Jacksonville, Florida
28 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL
Regent University School of Law

Primary areas of expertise are in providing solutions to folks in financial distress. Best suited for those tasks where out-of-the-box performance is expected and needed.

Kim G. on ContractsCounsel
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September 6, 2023

Kim G.

Business Lawyer
Free Consultation
Tallahassee
27 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL
Florida State University College of Law

Attorney and mediator with extensive experience in negotiating, drafting, and managing contracts in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors.

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September 6, 2023

Kahlee S.

Managing Partner
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Mount Dora, Florida
3 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law

I opened Hestia Legal when I was 6 months pregnant with the focus on educating and assisting families in my community. While the majority of my practice revolves around Estate Planning, I have a history of experience with contract and general business agreement drafting, discovery drafting, and general litigation document drafting.

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D. Cassie B.

Managing Partner
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Riverview, FL
15 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL
University of Miami School of Law

Cassie has spent more than a decade handling all aspects of litigation, focusing on divorce, family law, Personal Injury Protection (PIP) claims, contracts, fraudulent insurance claims, and bodily injury claims. She has worked at small boutique law firms, in house for major insurance carriers, and most recently as a partner at a large nationwide practice. She has served as lead counsel on thousands of cases statewide. Cassie now contributes this knowledge and experience for the benefit of her clients. She is zealous about obtaining the best financial outcome for her clients and supporting them while they navigate the difficult terrain of family law, contracts, insurance claims, and personal injuries.

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Estate Planning Legal Questions and Answers

Estate Planning

Last Will and Testament

Florida

Asked on Apr 23, 2023

Can I make changes to my will after it has been created?

I recently created a will, and my family and financial situation has since changed. I'm wondering if I can make changes to my will to reflect these new changes, or if the will I created is now set in stone. I'm looking for guidance on how to proceed and make sure my wishes are accurately reflected.

Diane D.

Answered May 10, 2023

yes.

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Estate Planning

Last Will and Testament

Florida

Asked on Apr 18, 2023

What is a will, and why is it important to have one?

I am a married adult with two children and I am looking to secure my family's future. I am concerned about what will happen to my assets and my family if something were to happen to me. I want to make sure that my wishes are respected and that my family is taken care of, so I am looking to learn more about wills and how they can help me.

Diane D.

Answered May 2, 2023

A will allows you to select the persons who you want to receive what you own when you die. Without a will, the court may step in and distribute your assets according to your state's law. With a will, you control what happens with your property, and you can leave specific property to specific persons, and you can appoint specific persons to manage and handle distributing your property. Having a Will can save your heirs significant expense during probate and prevent feuding among them.

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Employment Contract

Florida

Asked on Apr 12, 2023

What's vacation time in an employment contract?

I recently accepted a new job and I was provided an employment contract to review. In the contract, there is a section about vacation time, but it is not very clear. I'm trying to understand what vacation time is included in the contract and what the expectations are for taking time off. I want to make sure I have a clear understanding of my rights and responsibilities regarding vacation time before I sign the contract.

Diane D.

Answered May 10, 2023

You can create your own will. However, having an attorney draft it for you will ensure that your wishes are carried out in all circumstances. Doing it yourself without having any experience may cause many problems after your demise.

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Estate Planning

Durable Power of Attorney for Finances

Illinois

Asked on Apr 19, 2023

What’s the Difference between General POA and Durable POA

I’m trying to get POA over my Mother Financial because she not Paying the Mortgage which is past over due along with some Bills she hasn’t paid on in months I don’t us to lose our home and she suffers from Dementia and we Both recently suffered from a stroke I would appreciate if you respond to my message beside With a Hi There !

T. Phillip B.

Answered Jun 3, 2023

I'm not a fan of either term as I find they just confuse things. Durable usually is referring that it remains effective after incapacity. Sometimes general is looked at as terminating at becoming incapacitated. Another term which comes up is springing which this one makes more sense where it isn't effective immediately but upon a date or occurrence (usually someone being deemed incapacitated). I don't think I'd ever create a POA where it terminates at incapacity since that's when I'd need it to work. Now you say your mother has dementia. Will she understand what she is signing and the purpose of the document? If not, she doesn't have the required mental capacity to establish a POA and will have to have a guardian appointed by the court.

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Estate Planning

Fee Agreement

California

Asked on Mar 7, 2023

Do I need to provide my personal and assets info to an estate planning attorney before signing a fee agreement so they can begin prepping a living trust

Looking for an estate planning attorney to prep a living trust and all other necessary docs

Jane C.

Answered Mar 10, 2023

No. You do not need to provide any information until you agree to work with the attorney.

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