WELCOME TO THE LAW FIRM OF
KEITH S. BARNETT, P.C.
Quality Professional Services and Personal Attention
A WORD ABOUT THE FIRM
The Law Firm of Keith S. Barnett P.C., prides itself on its dynamic and dedicated work environment. It is fully staffed with professionals committed to providing the highest quality of service to its diversified individual, business, and corporate clients in the United States and abroad.
For more than 30 years, Mr. Barnett has prided himself on delivering the finest and most comprehensive legal services and has achieved considerable recognition within the legal community for his legal knowledge, trial techniques, and advocacy skills. Mr. Barnett has developed his outstanding reputation because of his honesty, dedication, compassion, determination, work ethic, and professionalism.
People place their trust in the firm due to an undeniable track record of achieving favorable results for its clients, within the bounds of the law.
The Firm's commitment to customer satisfaction has driven them to aim their focus on cost efficient solutions with the help of a culturally, educationally, and professionally diverse team. To ensure effective communication, the firm is equipped with staff members fluent in English, Spanish, and a variety of Chinese dialects.
SCOPE OF LEGAL PRACTICE
IMMIGRATION LANDLORD/TENANT FAMILY LAW CRIMINAL LAW REAL ESTATE PERSONAL INJURY
U.S. Immigration Laws are very complex and embody our government policies for determining who is allowed to enter our country, for how long, and with what benefits and responsibilities. Special laws also apply to foreign nationals who enter without permission, overstay their visa, lose their legal status, seek asylum, or protective status. Federal Immigration Laws control how detention, exclusion, and removal/deportation proceedings are carried out, along with the legal remedies and process for challenging unfavorable decisions. The Federal Government has also established distinct rules which govern the naturalization process for individuals who wish to obtain Lawful Permanent Resident Status, or desire to naturalize and become a U.S. Citizen.
Since Immigration Laws are complex and constantly evolving, our firm can help you understand in a clear and concise manner, how such laws apply to your personal situation. Because of our broad experience and extremely competent support staff, we are able to provide you with a detailed explanation regarding your best legal options. We also pride ourselves on being able to offer well thought out strategies and creative solutions to a variety of difficult problems.
State statues and common law duties govern the rights of those who own and rent commercial and residential property. It includes elements of both real property and contract law and deals with various issues, including those pertaining to rent, fees and deposits, habitability, privacy, eviction, and discrimination.
Without question, landlord/tenant law can be a complex area of law and involves very important and sensitive legal issues. Regardless if a particular dispute is resolved by an agreement or court ruling, there may be significant financial repercussions for the respective parties. Fortunately, we have developed an excellent reputation for helping our clients reach their specific goals in a very efficient and cost effective manner. Our success in this field is the result of our dedication, hard work, understanding of the law and strong advocacy skills.
MATRIMONY & FAMILY LAW
This area of law encompasses a broad range of legal topics involving marriage and children. Common family law subjects include those involved in divorce or annulment, custody battles, maintenance/ alimony disputes, child support/ visitation conflicts. Family law may also involve issues regarding adoption, guardianship, domestic violence, and the issuance of restraining orders.
Since these issues are extremely important and may have long term consequences, our firm will be sensitive to your concerns and will provide compassionate and effective representation through this emotional and stressful time.
Every state has established a body of rules and statues that define conduct prohibited by the government because it threatens the safety and welfare of others. Such laws are contained in a State's Penal Code which defines what constitutes a violation of law, the severity of any offense, and the requisite punishment. Criminal cases are generally categorized as felonies or misdemeanors based on their nature and the maximum possible punishment.
We provide aggressive representation for those charged with anything from simple traffic tickets to the most serious misdemeanor or felony cases in the state and federal courts. Since we understand that more often then not a persons liberty is at stake, we review each case thoroughly and our professional recommendation is always discussed with the client before making any decision in a criminal case. Once we determine how best to proceed, we will strategize and keep the client and family informed of all developments. It is our objective to make sure that your rights are protected and that we achieve the best possible disposition.
REAL ESTATE/PROPERTY LAW
This is a complex practice area that deals with a wide variety of related issues including the following: rights and interests in real estate and real property, sales and purchases, easements, nuisance, zoning, and foreclosure. Since, real property disputes can often be contentious and extremely time sensitive, prompt court intervention is often necessary to obtain a temporary injunction or a declaration of the parties' rights. Depending upon the complexities of the real estate dispute, arbitration, and mediation can sometimes offer a more efficient and cost effective dispute resolution.
Whether you need assistance with a real estate purchase or sale, business formation or property dispute, we provide efficient personalized service. Because of our extensive experience and knowledge in this field, we strongly believe that our clients will feel confident that their questions and concerns are addressed in a professional manner and that their objectives will be met.
MULTI MILLION DOLLAR VERDICTS & SETTLEMENTS
Whether it be an auto accident, construction, premises accident, or claim of medical malpractice, the ultimate goal for a client is to receive monetary compensation for the pain and suffering, medical bills, and/or loss of income resulting from their injuries. Since the legal process can often be complicated, making the right decision regarding who will handle your case should be of major importance.
Unlike many other attorneys, from the moment that you retain our services, we take a comprehensive approach regarding your case that involves the use of experienced investigators to obtain relevant reports, to photograph the accident scene, to determine the cause of the accident or injuries, and to locate witnesses so that appropriate supporting statements can be promptly obtained.