Dawn Marie Bates-Buchanan

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Bradenton, Florida 34205
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I am currently the Managing Partner/Owner of the Bates-Buchanan & Savitsky Law Group, P.A., a boutique law firm handling cases as a Mediator in Family Law and Circuit Civil Foreclosure Mediation in State Court and Bankruptcy, as well as Bankruptcy (Chapter 13 Mortgage Modification Mediation), Estate Planning (Wills, Living Wills, Trusts), /Probate, Animal Law, Foreclosure Defense, Civil Mediation, Counsumer/Housing, Family Law/Dependency/Kinship Adoption. I have also been a Foreclosure Defense contract attorney at Gulfcoast Legal Services, Bradenton, Florida office. I am the immediate past managing attorney, with GLS. I had been with GLS since September of 2006, but have been practicing law since September 1999, for legal serivces and primarily practices domestic violence family law. I have been practicing elder law since 2006, helping Seniors with defense of consumer, housing, landlord/tenant issues and providing help with foreclosures and estate planning. In 2011 I opened by own firm and have specialized in Bankruptcy, Estate Planning, Probate, Consumer Defense Law, Foreclosure Defense and Family Law.

I am also a Certified Family Law and Circuit Civil Mediator with special training in Foreclosure Mortgage Modification Mediation. I am also certified as a Collaborate Family Law Attorney. Collaborate Family Law is a non-litigation path to resolving family issues and creating peace. For more information go to nextgenerationdivorce.com.

I offer a consultation for $75.00, but if you hire me or my firm then the consultation fee is credited towards your retainer.

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Areas of Practice 1) Family Law/Dependancy Law, 2) Kinship Adoption, 3) Foreclosure Defense, 4) Estate Planning/Probate, 5) Animal Law/Trusts, 6) Consumer/Housing Law and 7) Civil Mediation and Bankruptcy.
Law School Stetson University College of Law, J.D., 1996
Education University of South Florida, Bachelors Degree in Criminology, Sociology and Child Psychology
Bar Member / Association Manatee County Bar Association
Experience 15 years
Most recent firm Bates-Buchanan & Savitsky Law Group, P.A.
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