We take a personal approach to handling our client's cases and believe that direct contact helps them through a difficult time. The legal system can be intimidating and overwhelming, however, we will be there every step of the way guiding you through to a positive outcome.
The legal world can be an intimidating environment. Assisting clients through some of their most difficult times, walking them through each step of the process and seeing the light at the end of the tunnel has been a rewarding experience for the past 20 years.
very knowledgeable and understanding
The initial consultation allows both the potential client and attorney to discuss expectations and the applicable law pertaining to their unique situation. The sign-up process is quick, easy and can be completed by electronic mail.
I've been practicing law for 20 years and hold a bachelors degree from St. John's University in New York and a law degree from Stetson University in Florida.
Fees for legal services depend on the complexity of the case being handled. Marital and family law cases or billed on an hourly rate and usually require an initial retainer to start representation. Criminal cases are billed on a flat fee basis.
Born and raised in New York City, I attended Saint John's University in Queens, New York obtaining my Bachelor's of Science degree. I obtained my law degree from Stetson University College of Law in St. Petersburg Florida. After admission to the Florida Bar my legal career began as a criminal prosecutor at the Office of the State Attorney in Clearwater Florida. The Foote Law Firm was founded in 2004, with a focus on Divorce, Family and Criminal Defense.
We have handled complex Divorce and child custody cases. We have represented many clients who needed changes to their divorce decrees, child support and custody arrangements.
We have also handled all criminal cases including major felony and misdemeanor cases.
When considering hiring an attorney, it is important to ask about the attorney's experience in the particular area of law that you are interested in. You should ask whether or not the attorney has handled cases like yours, has extensive trial experience and what the results have been. It is also important to know how accessible the attorney is to speak with you and answer questions while handling the case.