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Whether you are facing divorce, child custody proceedings, child support adjustments, or any other sensitive family law matter, our boutique law firm can provide the guidance and advocacy you need to achieve the right outcome. Our lawyers can also guide you through financial difficulties relating to your business. Request your consultation today at our Bartow office to find out why so many people in need put our lawyers in their corner.
Expert Legal Services Provided by Our Lawyers in Bartow
Experience and qualifications matter when it comes to family law and financial challenges affecting your business. These qualities are exactly what the Sutton Law Firm brings to each and every case we take. Debra J. Sutton has board certification in family law and appellate practice. Business attorney Matthew J. Kovschak has been guiding clients through complex legal challenges for more than 35 years. When your family or your business venture needs exceptional legal counsel, our attorneys are here to provide effective advocacy.
Our Bartow family law office provides the accessibility, privacy, and welcoming environment you need in order to minimize the stress that frequently accompanies matters of family and business law. Ms. Sutton and Mr. Kovschak are lawyers who look forward to meeting you and working together to find a legal solution that serves your best interests.
Family law attorney Debra Sutton and business law attorney Matthew Kovschak.
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I highly recommend Ms.Sutton to everyone. She has incredible knowledge and very professional. Her and her staff, the ladies at the office went above and beyond, listened to me and helped me and my children through a very difficult case. They are kind and caring human being. I am forever grateful to the Sutton Law firm.View on Google
Mrs Debra Sutton has been amazing! Very up front and honest! She has so much knowledge and know how about the laws and how to handle situations. My husband Has been fighting his ex wife for almost 8 yrs now and everything is a fight. Our previous lawyer wasn’t doing squat about her and her actions. You can’t go wrong if you hire Ms Sutton and her team to get the job done!View on Google
You'll Find Us in the Heart of Bartow
It's easy to reach our Bartow family law office, located right on Main Street in Bartow. We are just west of the golf course, and a block away from the Bartow Courthouse. If you have any difficulty finding us, please don't hesitate to give us a call. Our attorneys also have offices in Lakeland and St. Petersburg.
The Mann Manor The Sutton Law Firm's Historic Bartow Office
Your Board-Certified Family Law Attorney Debra J. Sutton
Only two percent of Florida attorneys have board certification, and only one percent are certified in family law or appellate practice. Family law attorney Debra J. Sutton, founder of the Sutton Law Firm, stands among that one percent because she has exhibited exceptional skill, competency, legal knowledge, ethics, and professionalism. She also takes it upon herself to undergo continuing legal education that allows her to provide her clients with the caliber of legal counsel they need in divorce and other family law matters.
Your best interests are Ms. Sutton's best interests, and as your attorney, she will use the full reach of her abilities to make certain you achieve an outcome that allows you and your children to prosper. If domestic violence is a factor in your case, Ms. Sutton will make sure the courts respect your rights. As someone who assisted abused women and children in shelters before her law career, she is passionate about this aspect of her work.
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Our Lawyers Are Here to Find the Solution That Serves You Best
When changes in your family or your livelihood become legal matters, the path forward can become complex very quickly. Fortunately, our attorneys have the credentials and track record of success to provide effective advocacy that protects your family, your business, and your future.
If pending litigation regarding divorce, property division, child custody, or business-related bankruptcy has the potential to change the course of your life forever, don't settle for anything less than attorneys who have spent decades in practice and exhibit excellence in their field. To book your case review with Debra Sutton or Matthew Kovschak, please send us a message online or call our Bartow office today:
Matthew J. Kovschak Over 35 Years in Business Law
No matter what stage of development your business is in, Mr. Kovschak can help you through the dilemma you are facing. Whether your business is new or nearing its conclusion, he can help you make decisions based on strategies designed to benefit you the most.
If you want to avoid taking a case to trial, Mr. Kovschak can serve as a mediator between parties in order to reach an agreement without long, expensive court hearings.
Regardless of whether you lead a small business or a corporation, face simple obstacles or a complex case, Mr. Kovschak has the legal aptitude to help you protect your interests.
Mr. Kovschak's Affiliations
"Your office made a big difference in our lives."
Sutton Law Firm is awesome. Matt Kovschak was professional and knowledgeable. He went above and beyond to help us receive the outcome we desired. If your in need of a great attorney, I would highly recommended Matt Kovschak at Sutton Law Firm.View on Google
When my husband and I had our first meeting with Sutton Law Firm it was like a breath of fresh air. We had been trying to get help with a judgment lawsuit we had been trying to collect on with no success, but we feel like we are on the road to getting this done. Mr. Kovschak, our Attorney, listen to information re: our case he went above and beyond to explain to us about the lawsuit. Your office made a big difference in our lives.View on Google
Sutton Law Gives Back
Sutton Law Firm is proud to be a part of Bartow and the communities it serves from its Lakeland and St. Petersburg offices. That's why we are glad to contribute to programs that benefit our neighbors. Our attorneys founded Care to Dance, Inc. in 2011, which benefits those suffering from Alzheimer's disease, dementia, Parkinson's disease, and other chronic health conditions. We also contribute to:
- Florida Rural Legal Services
- Bartow Kiwanis Club
- Dancing Under the Stars
- Little River Band’s Veterans Day Tribute
Do you feel a ruling pertaining to your family law or business law case was unjust? Our attorneys can help you file an appeal to fight for a more favorable outcome.
In Florida, the courts appoint a guardian for children when parents die or become incapacitated, as well as if the child collects an inheritance, jury award, or insurance policy exceeding an amount that the state allows. Ms. Sutton can help advocate for your guardianship in these cases.
Debra Sutton has spent over three decades enforcing the rights intended to maintain her clients' safety. These include your right to restraining orders and access to knowledge that could prevent harm to you or your family. If you have been the victim of physical, psychological, or financial abuse, Debra Sutton will make sure your rights aren't violated during court proceedings.
Our Complete Legal Services
- Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation)
- Appellate Practice
- Business and Personal Bankruptcy and Reorganization
- Business Litigation
- Child Custody
- Custody Modification
- Child Support
- Collaborative Divorce
- Collaborative Law
- Domestic Violence
- Equitable Distribution
- Exploitation of Seniors/Elderly
- Family Law
- Fathers' Rights
- High-Asset Divorce
- Jurisdictional and Venue Disputes
- Legal Separation
- Mediated Divorce
- Parenting Plans
- Post-Judgment Enforcement and Modifications
- Postnuptial Agreements
- Prenuptial Agreements
- Property Division
- Time Sharing
- Victims' Rights
- Writ of Habeas Corpus