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Brendan Noel Guilford

Brendan Noel Guilford

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  • Family Law, Divorce, Domestic Violence ...
  • Florida, Michigan
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BRENDAN N. GUILFORD was born and raised in Kalamazoo County, attending Vicksburg High School. He went on to earn his Bachelor of Arts undergraduate degree in Political Science from Alma College in 2005. After moving to Florida with his wife, Brendan received his law degree from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale. While attending law school, he clerked for the community association firm Kahan Shir, PL in Boca Raton, FL. After graduating from law school, he relocated to the Tampa Bay region with his family in mid-2009. While working in and around Tampa, Brendan worked as an of-counsel attorney for civil litigator Kerry Brown, Esq. and later as an associate family law attorney for Bill Beck Law, P.A. He now is a sole proprietor and principal of Guilford Law, PLLC in Kalamazoo, MI. Brendan resides in Portage with his wife and twin boys. Brendan became a member of the Florida and Federal Middle District of Florida Bars in 2010 and a member of the State Bar of Michigan in 2015. He is also trained as a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator. Brendan's areas of practice are primarily focused within family law, including divorce, post-judgment modifications, paternity matters, domestic violence and child support-related issues. He has also assisted clients with legal issues relating to community association law, business litigation, defamation, employment law, landlord-tenant law and bankruptcy.

Practice Areas
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
  • Free Consultation
    In-person consultations for most matters are offered without any cost.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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US District Court - Middle District of Florida
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  • English
Professional Experience
Guilford Law, PLLC
- Current
Associate Attorney
Bill Beck Law, P.A.
Of Counsel Attorney
Law Office of Kerry Brown, Esq.
Nova Southeastern University
Honors: Dean's List
Activities: Inns of Court, 1L Mentoring Program
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Volunteer of the Month
Comunity Law Program
Professional Associations
St. Petersburg Bar Association
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Canakaris American Inn of Court
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Community Law Program - Family Law Clinic
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Community Law Program - Divorce Forms Clinic
Volunteer / Presenter
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St. Pete Bar Association - Oktoberfest Fundraiser
Committee Member
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Articles & Publications
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Speaking Engagements
Basic Florida Family Law Motion & Form Practice, Saint Petersburg, FL
Community Law Program - Divorce Forms Clinic
Family Law Mediation - 2010-2015
Florida Supreme Court
Websites & Blogs
Legal Answers
1 Questions Answered
Q. If the custodial parent is receiving ssi benefits for a child do they have to notify the court, as a type of income?
A: SSI benefits are not typically considered income for purposes of child support calculation.

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Contact & Map
Guilford Law, PLLC
821 W. South Street
Ste. D
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Toll-Free: (269) 389-0687