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LEGAL Services for Brits: UK-Florida Solicitors + Attorneys

LEGAL ADVICE IN FLORIDA from FABB’s team of British Attorneys and Solicitors below. Tip to Brits :  SEEKING [and paying for] PROFESSIONAL ADVICE IN A FOREIGN COUNTRY, THE USA IN THIS CASE,  IS CRUCIAL.
British residents in Florida contact us frequently seeking UK-USA legal advice.  They feel more comfortable opening up to a fellow expat who has also faced the hurdles of working and living here OR who has specialist UK-USA legal insights no American lawyer can match OR is a UK-based solicitor/barrister.  FABB has established members of the legal profession, all British lawyers licensed in Florida OR UK solicitors.  Like all attorneys, each specialises in a different area.  If he/she cannot handle your case they can refer you to a trusted colleague.  Each has clients or legal associates in Florida and the UK.   Consult the list below and contact the one best suited to your needs.  —PK, FABB President

►  SERVING YOU IN FLORIDA and THE UK!!  The UK Law firm of Wayman and Long has offices in Kissimmee and Suffolk UK, to advise Brits on both sides of the pond. They have 2 partners who split their time between the UK and Central Florida.  Members of FABB, the Florida Association of British Business, the firm offers the following legal services:  Wills & probate for UK-USA and expats, Lasting Powers of Attorney including personal welfare and property & finance; UK conveyancing including landlord and tenant contract issues, commercial conveyancing and land issues; Family law issues such as divorce, separation, mediation and all aspects of children law.  To discuss your needs, contact partner Phil Povey via email to phil@waymanandlong.co.uk, use the online form or call 01787 277375 in UK and [407] 533-2698 in Kissimmee.   Company website  www.waymanandlong.legal

►    SANDRA CAMPBELL is a UK qualified solicitor, based in the UK who spends her time between Florida and the UK.  Do you need advice on UK legal matters?  Or maybe you want to move back to UK from Florida with your foreign spouse/children?   Now you can contact a qualified legal professional who can advise on any UK matter:  UK wills, inheritance, credit card debts, mortgages,  divorce,  immigration over to the UK,  UK property or business affairs or any form of litigation in the UK.   She can refer you a other UK solicitors she works with,   if necessary. Her company in the UK is Campbell and Co. solicitors in Harrow, with an office also in Mayfair, London.   A member of  Florida Association of British Business [FABB] since 2005, Sandra also has  a home in Boca Raton and advises British expat clients in all parts of Florida.   Contact Sandra directly on her Florida cell [954] 304-2282 OR at her UK office on 01144 0207 016 9995 or UK cell 07956 026 476.   Or email your legal query to:  Sandra@campbellandcosolicitors.co.uk   On Subject line put:   TO SANDRA CAMPBELL FABB legal query.

►   WILLS:    If you’re a Brit living in Florida,  [and therefore more likely to die here],  make your will in Florida.   If you ever move back to the UK,  then make a new one over there.   We recommend you use Sandra Campbell or Phil Povey above above to draw up a UK will.  

► ►  FOR IMMIGRATION MATTERS ONLY,   FABB has a Florida-based immigration firm we have worked work exclusively for many years, not shown on this page.  Legal Immigration Services:  See the IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY WE RECOMMEND page on this website—click on the green EMIGRATE button on Home page.   They specialize in British clients and we recommend them highly.   Florid and UK offices. 

►  PUBLIC SERVICE CORNER, especially for newcomer Brits:   Florida is the most fraudulent state in the USA—official FBI statistics. If you have been scammed or suspect one, report it to:  The Attorney General’s office via  www.myfloridalegal.com   or   Call tollfree 1-866-9NO-SCAM.   

NOTE:    ALL ATTORNEYS AND LEGAL MATTERS IN FLORIDA ARE GOVERNED BY THE FLORIDA BAR.   A lawyer cannot practise in Florida unless he/she is licensed there or partners with a local Florida lawyer who is.  To verify if a lawyer is licensed in Florida, peruse the state’s only official website   http://www.flabar.org

►►►  Find legal forms on Florida’s official website www.flcourts.org

££   TIP:  WANT TO SAVE WHEN TRANSFERRING over UK CURRENCY?   DON’T USE YOUR BANK!  Use Moneycorp.  [ I use Moneycorp myself–FABB President.]   TO FIND OUT MORE:    Phone Moneycorp’s Kelly Cutchin on  [863] 207-6616 at their USA HQ in Orlando to ask all your questions.  Or email your query to  kelly.cutchin@moneycorp.com The pound is shaky.  That affects all expats in Florida who still have UK dealings. To transfer your precious funds, we highly recommend you use the services of Moneycorp.  At lower rates than any bank!  This will save you fees and grief, as we Londoners say!  What your own bank won’t do is save considerable  exchange fees, like Moneycorp.   NOW is an advantageous time for you to transfer any funds you have.  THE BEST WAY:   Moneycorp, the UK company with an office in Florida and droves of satisfied Florida clients. It is the only UK currency exchange company licenced to deal in 50 states.   Many expat Brits here have used this currency service for years and report huge savings and satisfaction.     Moneycorp’s HQ is in England.   Posted by the Florida Association of British Business [FABB].  Moneycorp have been trusted members since 2005.  


flagman►  YOUR UK PENSION:  ARE YOU OVER 55?  DID YOU PAY INTO A UK COMPANY/PRIVATE PENSION?    Do you know whether and how you can access your lump sum and bring it over to the USA?    For a FREE review of your UK pension contact Mark Solomons in Florida with Florin Pensions direct on [561] 793-1311 or via email  msolomons@florinpensions.com  On Subject line put:  “To Mark Solomons—UK pension query”.    Include your name + city + phone + a sentence about the type of company/private pension you paid into. Mark is a longtime member of the Florida Association of British Business.  As FABB’s UK pensions expert he has unfrozen many pensions for USA expats over the years.   

► ARE YOU A BRIT LIVING IN FLORIDA?  OR UK BRIT WITH PROPERTY THERE?  Sign up for our eBritnews email—invitations to local British events and info relevant to expats.  Send email to  britishbusinessflorida@gmail.com  On subject line put:  Receive Florida eBritnews. IMPORTANT:  Must include your Florida city + contact phone.