We Solve Family Law Problems
Tampa, Florida Board Certified Divorce and Family Law Attorney
One of the most difficult and stressful experiences that a person can go through in life is the litigation of a divorce or other family law matter. Whether you are facing a divorce, paternity, or other family law action, it is often an emotional time for you. No two family law cases are alike; each one presents its own unique circumstances and challenges. That is why you need a divorce & family law attorney in Tampa who is a Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist in Marital & Family Law and who understands the serious and sensitive nature of your situation.
Many people who need an attorney have serious communication problems with the other party or the other party is making unreasonable demands rendering it impossible to get their divorce, paternity, or other family law matter resolved fairly and amicably. When you need a divorce or family law attorney, the attorney you choose to represent you is a very important decision. Your interests must be represented by an experienced and skilled family law lawyer who understands that your situation is unique, will vigorously advocate for your rights, and aggressively pursue the outcome that you want and deserve.
Scott Davis is designated as a Board Certified Specialists in Marital and Family Law by The Florida Bar. Board Certified attorneys are the only lawyers allowed to identify themselves as “Florida Bar Board Certified,” “specialists,” or “experts” in their area of practice. Certification is the highest level of evaluation by the Florida Bar of the competency and experience of an attorney. Mr. Davis is also A/V rated by Martindale-Hubbell, a testament to the fact that his peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence.
Divorce cases can involve the issues of a parenting plan and time-sharing schedule (formerly known as child custody), parental relocation, equitable distribution of assets and liabilities (property division), alimony, child support, and claims for attorney's fees, costs, and suit money. Paternity actions are appropriate when the parties were never married but have minor children in common, and can involve the issues of biological paternity, a parenting plan and time-sharing schedule, child support, and claims for attorney's fees, costs, and suit money.
Our team is dedicated to providing highly skilled representation and personalized attention to our clients with the goal of aggressively protecting their rights throughout the litigation process. We understand that divorce and other family law matters are fraught with emotion, stress, and uncertainty. We listen carefully to your concerns, give you the personalized attention that you deserve, and utilize a balanced and solutions oriented approach to solving your problems. We are dedicated to our work, compassionate about our clients, and represent them with professionalism and integrity. In fact, Mr. Davis is often called on by other local family law attorneys to provide advice in their cases.
In some cases, parties are able to resolve their matter in the early stages such as pre-suit negotiations or mediation. Other times, one party continues with unreasonable demands, and it is necessary to present the case to the court. Mr. Davis is a former state prosecutor with 19 years of courtroom experience. He possesses the wide-ranging ability to engage in artful negotiation or aggressive litigation, whichever your situation requires. In either event, you receive personalized attention and you and your family’s best interests are his primary concern. Mr. Davis provides thoughtful strategy throughout every step of your case. If your case goes to trial, Mr. Davis thoroughly prepares for trial and zealously fights to protect you, your rights, and the rights of your family.
Mr. Davis is also a divorced parent with young children. From his own life experiences, he personally understands the need to protect your assets and children as well as the complexities that often arise when families separate. He fully comprehends your need to move on with your life.
In cases involving children, our team offers practical and real life suggestions on how to fix or improve a co-parenting relationship. When necessary, we also recommend highly qualified professionals such as parent coordinators and family therapists to reverse the damage that occasionally results from the stress of the litigation process.
Perhaps most importantly, we treat you with the courtesy and respect that you deserve during every step of the process. We take on your problems as if they are our own and constantly think about strategy, allowing you to sleep better at night.
The firm has provided successful results for our clients year after year, and will personally handle your family law matter at all stages. Our cases range from simple uncontested matters to complex and highly contested parenting plan cases, child relocation cases, alimony and child support cases, high net asset divorces, military divorce cases, and domestic violence matters.
We also represent clients in post-judgment modification cases where one or both parties are seeking to modify a parenting plan or child time-sharing schedule, alimony, or child support, as well as enforcement and contempt actions where one party is seeking to enforce the other party’s compliance with court orders.
We represent clients in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Polk, Manatee, and Sarasota counties, and stand ready to help you.
We believe that personalized representation starts with you and that the best way to protect yourself is to have a Florida Bar Board Certified Divorce & Family Law Attorney on your side. If you have questions, or would like to schedule a consultation at our Tampa office, please call (813) 251-6222. We look forward to meeting and helping you.