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Michael Ferrin

Michael Ferrin

Anderson & Ferrin Attorneys at Law PA
  • Divorce, Bankruptcy, Family Law ...
  • Florida
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Reviewed by R. S. December 1, 2019
Filing bankruptcy is an anxious situation made less stressful with a good attorney.
There's a lot of confusing paperwork in bankruptcy but Michael made the process easy and less frightening. He took the time to answer all my questions, meeting with me when I needed help and giving me good advice and guidance every step of the way. When I had to go to court, he stood next to me and spoke for me, which meant a lot as I'd never been to court before. Bankruptcy is a distressing situation but having someone in my corner who was nonjudgmental, gave good advice and helped me through the process took the sting out of a legal necessity.
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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
Video Conferencing
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    we offer payment plans
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    we offer payment plans
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
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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
- Current
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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
12 Questions Answered
Q. How to file for divorce?. All kids are grown and out of the household. How do the pensions split. 35 years married
A: Generally, any assets accumulated during the marriage will be equitably divided which usually starts at 50/50. There other issues that need to be considered if some of the assets existed prior to the marriage. I would recommend speaking with an attorney to discuss the details as the details can make a big difference.
Q. I'm currently divorcing. Am I entitled to passive growth on my husbands premarital accounts?
A: Unfortunately, if your husband did not contribute anything to the premarital assets during the marriage you would not be entitled to any of the passive appreciation.
Q. Can i move states before filing a divorce when children are involved?
A: You are allowed to move before you file for divorce even without your husband's consent but the issue will be that your husband can then file for divorce once you have moved and ask for the children to be returned. If your husband is in agreement for you to move out of state make sure to get it in writing as this will assist you if he tries to raise any issues once you move. In addition, if you do move, the state that you move to would not get jurisdiction to address any of the issues until you have lived there for at least 6 months.
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Anderson & Ferrin, Attorneys at Law, P.A.
1115 E Livingston St
Orlando, FL 32803
Telephone: (407) 412-7041
Fax: (407) 802-2283
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