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Michael Ferrin

Michael Ferrin

Anderson & Ferrin Attorneys at Law PA
  • Divorce, Bankruptcy, Family Law ...
  • Florida
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Biography

Michael Ferrin has been practicing in the areas of of Domestic/Family law and Bankruptcy Law for over 13 years. Mr. Ferrin's experience has given him a unique ability to understand the difficulties one can face when confronted with the issues involved in these areas. Mr. Ferrin prides himself on treating each client as if they were family and making sure that as a client you are well informed and receive the highest level of representation. Mr. Ferrin has been a resident of Florida for over 25 years. He was born in New Orleans and raised in Key West Florida. He received his bachelors in Business Administration from the University of Florida and his law degree from Barry University School of Law. Mr. Ferrin has always had the desire to help individuals which is why he has always worked in private practice. On his path to helping individuals Mr. Ferrin had the opportunity to work for one of Central Florida's largest private bankruptcy firms. While doing so he was able to represent many individuals and small businesses in their bankruptcies some of which had debts exceeding twenty million dollars, $20,000,000. Mr. Ferrin is involved in the following organizations and affiliations: US Bankruptcy Court Middle District of Florida, The Florida Bar, American Bar Association, The Central Florida Bankruptcy Lawyers Association, Central Florida Family Law Inns of Court, and the Orange County Bar Association. Additionally, Mr. Ferrin is a former adjunct professor for Everest University.

Practice Areas
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Bankruptcy
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    we offer payment plans
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney
Anderson & Ferrin Attorneys at Law PA
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Attorney
Budgen Law
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Education
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
J.D. (2007) | Law
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University of Florida
B.S. (2003) | Business
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Awards
Rising Star
Superlawyers
Rising Star
Superlawyers
Rising Star
Superlawyers
Orlando’s No. 1 Legal Elite
Orlando Style
Clients Choice Award
Avvo
2013 Attorney Award
Avvo
Pro Bono Award for 2012
Orange County Legal Aid
Professional Associations
Seminole County Bar Association
Member
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Orange County Bar Association
member
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Chapter 7 Commercial Bankruptcy Strategies
Aspatore Book publication
Inside the Minds: Chapter 7 Consumer Bankruptcy Strategies
Aspatore Book publication
Speaking Engagements
Family Law Workshop for Paralegals, Orlando, FL
Halfmoon Education Inc
Top 8 Complications in Bankruptcy, Orlando, FL
NBI
Financial Divorce Settlements From Start to Finish, Orlando, FL
NBI
Certifications
Attorney
Florida State Bar
Websites & Blogs
Website
Blog
Legal Answers
16 Questions Answered
Q. How do I get a Puerto Rican divorce?
A: If she has been living in Puerto Rico for 6 months or more, or she has never lived in Florida, you should contact an attorney in Puerto Rico and file your divorce there.
Q. Am I entitled to half the house if I get a divorce?
A: If the home was purchased before the marriage it would be considered non-marital. But, if you or your husband have been making payments on the home during the marriage or have made improvements on the home during the marriage there may be a marital component to the home which would provide you with an interest in the equity. As for whether you may be responsible to support your husband, it is very difficult to answer that question without knowing much more about your case. I would recommend that you speak to a local attorney in your county to get move information of your rights.
Q. How do I get a divorce if my Spouse will not agree to it? No Property or children. Haven't been together in 4 years.
A: Good morning. IF your spouse refuses to agree to a divorce you can move forward with a contested divorce. For a contested divorce you do not need his agreement to move forward. If you were to retain our office, we would draft all of the necessary paperwork and once everything is filed with the court the clerk would issue a summons. Once the summons is issued we would then have your husband served with the paperwork and once he is served he would have 20 days to file a response. If you have additional questions or are interested in scheduling an appointment, please feel free to contact our office. Thank you and have a great morning.
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Contact & Map
Anderson & Ferrin, Attorneys at Law, P.A.
1115 E Livingston St
Orlando, FL 32803
Telephone: (407) 412-7041
Fax: (407) 802-2283