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Areas of Practice

The Landis Graham French law firm members have a great deal of individual experience and areas of law in which they practice. It is crucial that you have not only a good attorney, but a good attorney in the specific area of your concern. Landis Graham French can provide you with that attorney.

Appellate Practice

Attorneys appear and argue before District Courts of Appeal as well as the Supreme Court of Florida, on behalf of petitioners and respondents, in both civil and criminal matters.

Corporate & Business Entities

Business clients are supported in attaining their goals by identifying their special needs, then the full range of legal support required, including preparation of buy-sell and employment agreements, sale of business assets, forming new business entities, and other transactions.

Elder Law

The firm provides legal services and advice regarding Medicaid planning, income trusts, powers of attorney and other Elder law matters.

Eminent Domain & Condemnation

We represent property owners whose land is being sought. We have litigated issue of value, appropriateness, inverse condemnation, and attorney’s fees in cases involving business, residential, agricultural, vacant, and investment properties, as well as oil, gas and mineral rights.

Family and Marital Law

We represent clients in all aspects of family law, including pre-nuptial planning, dissolution of marriage (divorce), post-dissolution issues such as child support, modifications of parenting plans, modifications of parenting plans, and modifications of alimony.  We also represent clients in petitions for injunctions against domestic or repeat violence.

Governmental Agencies

Representing local governmental agencies with respect to their operations.

Industrial Development & Governmental Financing

Our lawyers have more than 40 years experience representing the borrowers or issuer of bonds in Volusia County.

Labor & Employment

We represent employers in matters of labor and employment law issues.

Landlord/Tenant Law

Governs the rental of commercial and residential property, and is composed primarily of state statutory and common law, and Federal statutory law when appropriate. Helping both landlords and tenants achieve a quick and efficient resolution of whatever issues confront them. Covers many areas, including commercial, residential, mobile home parks, and governmental leases.

Litigation/Trial

Attorney appearances on behalf of clients in both federal and state courts, including circuit court, county court, and small claims, handling both jury and bench trials. We represent clients through all stages of the legal process, as trial lawyers participate in virtually all areas of litigation.

Mediation and Arbitration

We can also provide alternative dispute resolution, which, when possible, can be a more cost-effective and expedient option.

Oil, Gas & Mineral Law

Involves litigation of reservation of rights in real property located throughout the state and participation in negotiations for the development, leasing, and production of oil, gas and mineral rights.

Probate, Trust & Estate Litigation

Representing fiduciaries, personal representatives, beneficiaries, and interested third parties in litigation involving probate and trust matters, including will contests, estate tax litigation, fiduciary relationships, and other trust and probate issues.

Real Estate: Commercial and Residential

Many of our attorneys practice in this area, which includes real estate transactions and land use issues, covering purchase, sale, lease, development, financing, construction, title issues, eminent domain, boundary disputes, foreclosures, bankruptcy, probate and estate administration, environmental law, community associations, and more.

Serious Bodily Injury and Wrongful Death

Expert representation for clients involved in major personal injury cases, such as automobile and general casualty, premises liability, animal bites, bad faith litigation and conventional negligence litigation in state and federal courts.

Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning

Landis Graham French offers complete trust and estate planning services, ranging from preparation of a simple will to providing complicated tax planning services for large estates. Services include preparation of new estate plans, wills, revocable living trusts, powers of attorney, living wills, conveyance of property, charitable giving, probate, trust administration, estate or trust dispute litigation, petitions, and generation transfer of family businesses.

Zoning, Planning & Land Use

Extensive experience with zoning and planning practices in Volusia County, offering a full range of services in zoning and land use matters. We have represented governmental entities, and been involved in the development of zoning and planning ordinances. Our members are familiar with the peculiarities of the development of the real property history of Volusia and Flagler Counties.

Are you looking for something not listed? The above list is not all-inclusive. If the matter is something we do not handle, we are a member of the Florida Law Network, a group of independent law firms that, working collectively, extends the reach of its members statewide, to expand the scope of its firms, improving the quality of legal services as well as increasing efficiency and lowering the costs of providing these services. We will be happy to assist you with a referral.

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