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Helping Families Through Difficult Times

Achieving a healthy, functional family is something for which we all strive. However, family relationships can become strained and break down in the face of serious personal issues. When this happens, you can face the family law court system with little knowledge of what to expect or how to navigate its complexities. 

At McDermott Law Offices, PLLC, we offer compassionate and practical guidance through these difficult times. We work hard to help families resolve their issues, restore relationships, and move forward. Our firm provides representation in many family law issues with various resolution methods based on your needs and circumstances,

Need legal help with a family law issue? Book a consultation with our Sarasota lawyer by contacting us by email or at (941) 837-5071

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Meet Paul McDermott, Esq. Serving Clients Since 2001

Read more about our compassionate and experienced attorney, and see how McDermott Law Offices can help you.

5-Star Reviews From Clients Like You

    "They Actually Care"

    Paul & Louise were amazing!! He was patient with my case, despite all the bumps in my case and understood my situation.

    - David A.
    "Personable and Genuine"

    He was respectful, experienced, personable, and genuine. Throughout the entire divorce process, I was not once disappointed.

    - Teresa H.
    "Empathy, Creativity, & Integrity"

    This team demonstrated incredible empathy, creativity, integrity, wealth of knowledge, and humor when helping me with my divorce. They lead me step by step with projected timelines, options, and reality checks.

    - Eduardo L.
    "Calm and Considerate"

    Paul was always calm, organized, and helpful during my time of need. The team was also very caring and considerate like it was their own life they were dealing with!

    - Casey E.
    "Kindess in a Legal Team"

    Paul and Louise were professional, knowledgeable, prompt in my returning my calls and above all else, kind to the situation at hand.

    - Joanne H.
    "Excellent Counsel"

    I strongly recommend using Paul McDermott. Paul always had my best interests in mind when deciding our course of action.

    - William G.
    "Extremely Efficient"

    Paul is a good listener, gave sound advice, didn't waste time, and was extremely efficient, timely and took a sincere interest in representing me.

    - David E.
    "Excellent Legal Expertise"

    As you can imagine any divorce is traumatic. Working with Mr. McDermott made the process better. His good listening skills, compassion and legal expertise were excellent.

    - Jeffrey H.

We do this by providing parental assistance in addressing the following:

  • Helping children maintain a healthy relationship with both parents
  • Helping children maintain their routines and their existing bonds with extended family
  • Helping children adjust to a new home and new routines
  • Helping children avoid the legal system if at all possible

Our family lawyer is here to assist the entire family through the often turbulent event of divorce and post-divorce disputes. As a collaborative law attorney, Mr. McDermott is trained and skilled in helping families resolve differences at these critical times so everyone can move forward with dignity and security. 

Book a confidential consultation with our family law attorney in Sarasota by contacting us at (941) 837-5071

  • Compassionately Aggressive
    We understand this can be a difficult process; we care for the person behind the case, while still fighting aggressively for your rights.
  • Responsive and Reachable
    You'll never wonder where your case stands; we'll return you calls and walk you through the process every step of the way.
  • Prioritizing Your Experience
    We have served thousands of clients, providing excellent customer service with the utmost integrity.
  • Serving Clients Since 2001

    Paul McDermott has been effectively advocating for clients like you for over twenty years.

Assisting You & Your Children Through Divorce

We understand that divorce can be a highly emotional and stressful experience, especially for children. We strive to help our clients move past initial emotions and focus on practical matters such as alimony and property division, child custody and support, and the other legal issues that must be addressed.

We are committed to you through divorce while protecting your financial and personal interests. We do this by addressing the following:

  • Drafting and filing necessary legal documents
  • Negotiating with opposing counsel to settle disputes
  • Representing clients in family court and, if necessary, in circuit court
  • Enforcing orders already issued by the court

For our clients who are parents, we work hard to help you address the impact of divorce on your children and minimize any potential harm.

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