Real Estate, Title and Closing Services: Carl is well experienced in a wide variety of real estate transactions including purchases, title and closings. In addition, Carl's law firm also handles asset based and real estate financing, acquisitions and development, leasing, zoning, permitting, conveyances, environmental and other title matters. Loan Modification and Foreclosure Defense: Carl is currently assisting numerous clients in the foreclosure process and with modification of their current loans, including both rate and principle reduction and is in the forefront of aggressive defense in foreclosure litigation. Corporate Law:The law office of Carl A. Cascio P.A. serves business organizations of many different sizes, assisting with corporate formation, capitalization, stockholder agreements, and corporate financial transactions, negotiation and preparation of contracts, licensing matters, employee relations and much more! Commercial and Business Litigation: Carl has extensive experience in a wide-ranging number of business and personal matters. Carl has represented large corporations and small, closely-held companies, as well as individuals, in both the state and federal courts in Florida. Carl's approach to litigation is both pragmatic and aggressive. While aggressiveness has its place in litigation, we believe it must be tempered with intelligence and common sense. While we have litigated many cases through trial, we believe alternative methods of resolution, used efficiently and creatively in certain cases, have an equal place in resolving civil disputes where applicable. Wills, Estate Planning and Living Trusts: The law office of Carl A. Cascio P.A. is well-versed in a wide variety of legal issues relating to planning and administration of estates. Our representation includes providing advice and preparing documents that will effectuate the client's intentions as to the disposition of his or her property upon death for example. For high net worth individuals, we prepare documents designed to eliminate or minimize as far as possible the imposition of estate and death taxes, which can seriously erode the value of the assets which the client wishes to pass on to his or her family. Our services also include preparing documents for the business owner, which are designed to effectuate the efficient transfer of the business and its control to the next generation, while minimizing taxes. Litigation: Not only does Carl represent clients in business litigation matters, but Carl also handles other complex litigations. Carl believes that in any litigation matter his clients want to know immediately the answers to two questions - what are their chances of success and how much is this going to cost? We provide the best answers available to these questions at the outset of any litigation and update our answers as the litigation progresses. A thorough review and evaluation of the matter is undertaken, and reviewed with the client, at the beginning of the engagement. Thereafter, we stay in close contact with the client as the matter progresses. We stress communication with the client at all times. Our goal in litigation matters is straightforward - to resolve disputes to the complete satisfaction of the client as efficiently and economically as possible. Guardianship: Are you or someone you know experiencing guardianship issues when it relates to a relative or child? In most cases Guardianship proceedings are necessary when someone cannot act for themselves. It is most commonly needed when an elderly parent is no longer able to make medical or financial decisions for themselves. If your relative is not capable of handling his or her affairs, you may need a guardianship then contact our office for more information. Establishing a guardianship can be relatively inexpensive. Mr. Cascio is a very well respected attorney in this field and is routinely appointed by the courts to represent the interests of parties in Guardianship cases. Probate: The area of law commonly referred to as Probate law deals primarily with the administration of the assets of people who have passed away and the law offices of Carl A. Cascio P.A. has the experience needed to handle any probate related cases. The probate process exists to allow the orderly administration of a decedent’s estate, the satisfaction of the decedent's just debts and the distribution of the remaining assets to the heirs or beneficiaries. Municipal Law: Municipal law is much more than advising zoning boards, representing school districts, and advocating for development authorities. It's about working with local governments to create the best communities for their citizenry. It's also about helping individuals and businesses develop their interests while meeting their tax, environmental and legal obligations and Carl knows how to do just that.