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Our Tampa lawyers help businesses and individuals with their legal needs. A few of the major industries that represent Florida's economy include aerospace, life sciences, and manufacturing.

Our platform has lawyers that specialize in estate planning law. Estate planning lawyers typically provide advice and develop a plan to mitigate or avoid estate taxes, which may include drafting living trusts, living wills, power of attorneys, and other legal services. ContractCounsel’s approach makes legal services affordable by removing unnecessary law firm overhead.

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July 31, 2022

Gill D.

Attorney
Free Consultation
Tampa
15 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL
Stetson University College of Law

Erik has been a practicing attorney in Florida for over a decade. He specializes in employment and real estate contracts. He has represented clients big and small and can assist with any contract issue.

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October 26, 2022

Adalbert M.

Managing Partner | Attorney
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Port Saint Lucie, FL
3 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL
Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School

Dynamic Attorney helping people and small business owners protect their assets. Founding Attorney at THE CYA LAW FIRM, PLLC, in Port Saint Lucie, Florida. Offering a wide range of legal services including: Living Trusts and Wills, POA and Advanced Directives, Business Formation, Contract drafting, Business Counsel, Prenuptials and Postnuptials, and more. **Licensed in Florida and fluent in English and Spanish.

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December 15, 2022

Lauren W.

Attorney
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New Port Richey, Florida
3 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School,

Accident and injury attorney. Prior to going to law school I was a paralegal for 12+ years primarily in personal injury. I also worked for a local school district as the Risk Manager and a Buyer in Procurement where I facilitated solicitations and managed all the contracts for the district.

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January 23, 2023

David A.

Family Lawyer
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Florida
42 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL
University of Florida

Graduated UF Law 1977. 40 years experience in Family Law/Divorce and Prenuptial Agreements. Rated "AV Preeminent" By Martindale Hubble, the oldest lawyer rating firm in the USA. Top 5% of attorneys in Florida as reviewed by Judges and other Lawyers (not client reviews). Personal prompt service and easy to contact--available 24/7. Good negotiator and very personable. My clients are my priority.

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Antoine D.

Owner
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Fort Lauderdale
8 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL
Howard University School of Law

In his firm, Talented Tenth Law, Antoine focuses on helping people maximize their protection and prosperity in the courtroom and the boardroom. His firm’s services include representing people in lawsuits involving breach of contract, many types of civil lawsuits and helping business owners win government contracts among other things.

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March 23, 2022

Joann H.

Attorney at Law
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Miami
24 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL, NY
University of Buffalo School of Law; SUNY at Buffalo School of Law

I practiced law for the past 22 years in Immigration, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure, Civil Litigation, and Estate Planning. I am interested in downsizing to a more workable schedule to allow the pursuit of other interests.

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May 24, 2022

Josh L.

Director of Art and Business Law
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
9 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL
Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law

Josh is a founding partner and the director of Art and Business Law for Twig, Trade, & Tribunal PLLC a local Fort Lauderdale law firm. His practice focuses on Art and Business law including art transactions, legal strategy, art leasing, due diligence, contract drafting, contract negotiations as well as other facets of Art Law including consulting for all market participants. He also advises clients regarding issues for Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) again focusing on contract drafting, strategic guidance, and other factors as it relates to art produced as NFTs having given numerous presentations on the subject.

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June 13, 2022

Jason Q.

Attorney / Owner
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Sarasota, Florida
16 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL
Wake Forest University School of Law

I am a Florida estate planning and probate attorney helping clients achieve their goals through personalized legal strategies. Excellent communication, thorough preparation, and accurate execution are the keys to success.

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September 8, 2022

Tiffanie W.

Attorney
Free Consultation
Florida
5 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL
Florida Coastal School of Law

Tiffanie Wilson is a business transactions and personal injury lawyer. She helps clients realize their business goals by expertly drafting contracts, providing sound legal advice, and working for justice for injured clients.

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September 19, 2022

Max L.

Attorney
Free Consultation
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
18 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL
The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Hi there. My practice focuses on several aspects of business law, including business entity formation and organizational documents, trademark and copyright, tax disputes, and contracts. I work with quite a few creative entrepreneurs, such as photographers, artists, and musicians.

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January 24, 2024

Brian R.

Attorney
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Coral Gables, FL
21 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL
University of Miami

Brian M. Rokaw has negotiated, drafted, and reviewed a multitude of contracts, resolutions, and agreements for a wide array of business owners. Brian has represented clients who are starting a business, selling a business, buying a business, creating a partnership, establishing a corporate entity, as well as those that are dissolving a business throughout the State of Florida. Brian M. Rokaw is knowledgeable and experienced in all real estate related matters, both residential and commercial including closings, financing, and litigation. Brian has drafted hundreds of deeds, affidavits, bills of sale, and settlement statements. Brian has represented clients in all areas of the real estate industry, including buyers, sellers, developers, management companies, brokers, and investors throughout the State of Florida. Brian M. Rokaw has successfully defended against actions and negotiated settlement agreements involving all types of consumer debt. Brian has represented homeowners and commercial property owners that are facing foreclosure, being pursued by judgment creditors, consumers burdened by secured and unsecured financial obligations, as well as collection accounts throughout the State of Florida.

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February 11, 2023

Moxie M.

Employment Lawyer
Free Consultation
Los Angeles, CA
14 Yrs Experience
Licensed in CA, FL, OH
Stetson University College of Law

Lindsey has always been deeply invested in the power of knowledge; she was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio before making her way to Miami University for a dual Bachelor's degree. Afterward, Lindsey completed a Juris Doctor at Stetson University with an International Law concentration before earning a Health & Hospital law Certificate from Seton Hall School of Law. After graduating law school, Lindsey began her career as an associate at a Florida-based insurance litigation firm. She eventually transitioned to become a multi-year Rising Star in Employment Law by Super Lawyers as a labor and employment lawyer with Scott Wagner and Associates, supporting clients in Florida, California & Ohio with employment law matters. Her expertise covers counseling on workplace policies/handbooks; investigations into EEO discrimination/retaliation claims; wage disputes & wrongful terminations - equipping employees across multiple states for success in the ever-changing modern workforce landscape. Leveraging extensive knowledge of state/federal regulations gained from handling dozens of cases over many years, Lindsey has established herself as a leader in the field. Lindsey is a seasoned litigator, well-versed in the complexities of employer and employee disputes. She has represented clients on both sides during numerous mediations and provides an informed perspective when advocating for her clients' interests. She sharpened her dispute resolution skills by completing Harvard Law School's Negotiation Mediation course as part of their Executive Education Program as well as a Florida Circuit Civil Certified Mediator - making her qualified to mediate Circuit Civil cases in Florida as well as California and Ohio. Her breadth of knowledge provides valuable insight into the complexities each side faces while navigating their way through conflict mediation situations. With her varied expertise in the world of entertainment industry employment law, Lindsey has become a go-to source for Hollywood professionals, studios, and companies looking to make sure their legal considerations and entertainment contract law knowledge is up to date. From contract negotiations and employment advice to her outstanding knowledge of current regulations, she provides clients with everything they need for success both now and into the future. Lindsey dedicates her time and expertise to advancing the legal community. She proudly serves on the Executive Council for Florida Bar Association Labor and Employment Section, as well as with American Bar's Membership Outreach Committee in a leadership role. Lindsey is also an respected LA Magazine Editorial Board Member while Co-Chairing both LACBA CLE Event Dinner Committees - focusing on labor and employment law developments. Lindsey is passionate about providing accessible legal services to those in need. She serves on the Pro Bono Mediation Panel for the U.S Central District Court of California, volunteers as a mediator with California Lawyers for Arts and acts as Settlement Officer with Los Angeles Superior Court's ResolveLA program - all while donating her time towards resolving disputes through pro bono mediation at Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC). Lindsey is a globetrotter, an outdoor enthusiast, and dedicated sports fan all rolled into one. While splitting time between California, Florida and Ohio she has the best of three world - from hiking trails to family gatherings there's always something interesting on her horizon! Plus with photography as a hobby Lindsey enjoys capturing life’s precious moments so they can be treasured for years to come.

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Estate Planning Legal Questions and Answers

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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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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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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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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Last Will and Testament

Illinois

Asked on Mar 21, 2023

How often should I review and update my will?

I am asking this question because I want to ensure that my will is up-to-date and reflects any changes in my life circumstances, such as marriage, divorce, birth or adoption of a child, or changes in my financial situation. I am also interested in understanding how frequently I should review and update my will to ensure that my assets are distributed according to my wishes in the event of my death.

Talin H.

Answered Apr 21, 2023

You basically just answered your question. You should review and update your will whenever a major life event happens that might influence how your assets are distributed in the will. The rule of thumb is the addition or subtraction of a family member, or addition, or subtraction of a major asset like a home purchase.

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