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Richard V. Ellis

Richard V. Ellis

Richard V. Ellis Bankruptcy & Family Law Attorneys
  • Bankruptcy, Divorce, Family Law
  • Florida
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Gary Ira Gassel January 20, 2021
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
I have know Richard for over 25 years and have had cases with him and in opposition to him and is an excellent attorney
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Biography

Born and raised in Sarasota, Florida, Richard Ellis graduated with honors from the University of Florida in 1976 and received his law degree from Loyola University New Orleans in 1979. Mr. Ellis has served on the City of Sarasota Planning Board, City of Sarasota Board of Adjustment, and currently serves as Special Magistrate for the City of Sarasota, a position he has held since 1999.

Mr. Ellis has filed in excess of 5,000 Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases over the past three decades and has handled hundreds of family law matters since beginning practice in 1979.

Mr. Ellis spends his free time with family, including a 2-year-old granddaughter to which he is devoted. He maintains an interest in current events, sports, and reading.

Practice Areas
Bankruptcy
Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
Divorce
Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Video Conferencing
  • Zoom
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Attorney
Richard V. Ellis Bankruptcy & Family Law Attorneys
- Current
Magistrate
City of Sarasota
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Attorney
Hausburg & Ellis, P.A.
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Education
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
J.D. (1979) | Law
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University of Florida
B.A. (1976) | Political Science
Honors: Honors
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Awards
Excellent Rating
Avvo
Client Champion - SILVER
Martindale-Hubbell
Distinguished Peer Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Elite Top Attorney - Consumer Debt
Elite Top Attorneys
Client's Choice Award
Avvo
Professional Associations
Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association
Member
Current
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Sarasota County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Florida State Bar  # 288322
Member
- Current
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Publications
Websites & Blogs
Website
Richard V. Ellis Law Website
Blog
Richard V. Ellis Law Blog
Videos
https://sarasotabankruptcy.com About Our Sarasota Law Firm Our years of experience handling bankruptcy and family law matters rivals that of any firm, yet our smaller size allows us to serve clients... What's the Bankruptcy Process Like?

https://sarasotabankruptcy.com About Our Sarasota Law Firm Our years of experience handling bankruptcy and family law matters rivals that of any firm, yet our smaller size allows us to serve clients...

What Is a Loan Modification? What Is a Loan Modification?

What Is a Loan Modification?

Making the decision to file for bankruptcy Making The Decision To File For Bankruptcy

Making the decision to file for bankruptcy

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy - How Are Payments Calculated? Chapter 13 Bankruptcy - How Are Payments Calculated?

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy - How Are Payments Calculated?

Can bankruptcy stop a foreclosure? Can Bankruptcy Stop a Florida Foreclosure?

Can bankruptcy stop a foreclosure?

Bankruptcy - Chapter 7 or Chapter 13? Bankruptcy - Chapter 7 or Chapter 13?

Bankruptcy - Chapter 7 or Chapter 13?

https://sarasotabankruptcy.com My name is Richard Ellis. I’ve been practicing in Sarasota since 1979. I went to Sarasota High School. I’m a local guy and the focus of my practice has... How Bankruptcy Can Save Your Home

https://sarasotabankruptcy.com My name is Richard Ellis. I’ve been practicing in Sarasota since 1979. I went to Sarasota High School. I’m a local guy and the focus of my practice has...

https://sarasotabankruptcy.com I get a lot of calls from small businesspeople. This has been a rough year. 2020 has been a rough year for the small businessman. One of the things... How Bankruptcy May Be Able To Save Your Business

https://sarasotabankruptcy.com I get a lot of calls from small businesspeople. This has been a rough year. 2020 has been a rough year for the small businessman. One of the things...

https://sarasotabankruptcy.com About Our Sarasota Law Firm Our years of experience handling bankruptcy and family law matters rivals that of any firm, yet our smaller size allows us to serve clients... How Long Does The Bankruptcy Process Take?

https://sarasotabankruptcy.com About Our Sarasota Law Firm Our years of experience handling bankruptcy and family law matters rivals that of any firm, yet our smaller size allows us to serve clients...

https://sarasotabankruptcy.com ???? Oftentimes, we're asked if it's possible for someone to keep their vehicles during and after filing for bankruptcy. It's a common and good question, as consumers need to... Keeping Your Vehicle After Bankruptcy

https://sarasotabankruptcy.com ???? Oftentimes, we're asked if it's possible for someone to keep their vehicles during and after filing for bankruptcy. It's a common and good question, as consumers need to...

https://sarasotabankruptcy.com We’ve discussed in other videos the fact that there are really two main tests that the Chapter 13 trustee takes a look at. He looks at what’s called the... The Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Trustee

https://sarasotabankruptcy.com We’ve discussed in other videos the fact that there are really two main tests that the Chapter 13 trustee takes a look at. He looks at what’s called the...

https://sarasotabankruptcy.com I get a lot of calls from people that say that their wages are being garnished as a result of a judgment. So many times it’s from a judgment... Wage Garnishments & Judgements

https://sarasotabankruptcy.com I get a lot of calls from people that say that their wages are being garnished as a result of a judgment. So many times it’s from a judgment...

https://sarasotabankruptcy.com Something new in the bankruptcy – when I say new, it has been there for probably four, five years. Now it’s a modification plan where you can actually force... What Is a Loan Modification?

https://sarasotabankruptcy.com Something new in the bankruptcy – when I say new, it has been there for probably four, five years. Now it’s a modification plan where you can actually force...

https://sarasotabankruptcy.com My name is Richard Ellis and one of the topics that people ask me about frequently is, “What is a bankruptcy trustee?” Well, I actually have some different types... What Is The Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee?

https://sarasotabankruptcy.com My name is Richard Ellis and one of the topics that people ask me about frequently is, “What is a bankruptcy trustee?” Well, I actually have some different types...

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Richard V. Ellis Bankruptcy & Family Law Attorneys
2187 Ringling Blvd
Sarasota, FL 34237
Telephone: (941) 351-9111
Fax: (941) 351-9804
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: We can do weekend consultations. We can also see you after 5 PM if necessary.
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