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Advocates for Your Family

Fort Myers Family Law Attorney

Call (239) 970-6844 for dedicated advocacy.

Family law matters are personal and emotional. When you are facing a difficult decision or case regarding your family, you can't trust just anyone. At Your Advocates, we can provide you with an attorney who will be both your emotional and legal support. Our team is committed to helping you in every way possible. We'll take care of the legal documents and court appearances so you can focus on recovering emotionally from a difficult situation or decision.

With our Fort Myers family lawyer, you will benefit from:

  • Decades of legal experience on your side
  • One-on-one service from your attorney
  • Tireless, results-driven representation
  • A legal strategy tailored to your unique situation

At Your Advocates, we will not rest until we have helped you secure satisfactory results. We are ready to help you explore your legal options to achieve a stronger future. Discover how our experienced family law attorney can help you!

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Your Family Law Advocates

Our family law services in Fort Myers include and are not limited to:

Providing Peace of Mind for All Our Clients

Whether you are going to file for divorce, need to protect your child’s interests, or face a domestic violence case, we can help you face your family law matter with confidence. Whatever type of issue you face, you don’t have to face it alone.

When you work with Your Advocates, you get more than just a Fort Myers lawyer. You will get a reliable partner who can help you through a stormy time in your life. At Your Advocates, we want to provide personalized, caring attention to people throughout West Florida.

Call us today at (239) 970-6844 to learn more in a free consultation! We offer services in Spanish!

How We're Different:

  • Dedicated & caring service
  • Over 70 years' combined experience
  • One-on-one attention
  • Customized strategies
  • Accessible - 24 hour response time
  • El abogado habla español

Read What Our Past Clients
have to Say About Us:

  • ... he is a straight shooter, honest, fair, tough, understanding and above all loyal.

    “When seeking an attorney it is important to hire a professional that will be honest, winning is important but conducting ones self with honesty and integrity is more so. I hired Jorge Santana to represent me in a matter that was extremely important, my chi”

    Joe Canete

  • He takes his time to understand the big picture and how to find a the best solution for all parties involved.

    “I've worked with Richard Ricciardi personally for several years regarding protection with my own Real Estate assets and Entities. He takes his time to understand the big picture and how to find a the best solution for all parties involved. I have referred ”

    Jacklyn - JRG Storage LLC

  • Fantastic Job

    “This law firm took over the handling of my parent's estate and I was extremely satisfied. Another firm started the process, with very little progress. We changed to Your Advocates and what a difference. Everything moved along as it should have and we concluded the discharge of the estate just recently. I would highly recommend this firm.”

    Stephen Holleran

  • They go above and beyond to listen to your needs and to get you all that you need and deserve.

    “I highly recommend this law firm. Attorney Bill Powell and Noelle Gargano are AWESOME and AMAZING!! You guys were very supportive. They are patient and caring to their clients. Bill was meticulous and thorough in all aspects of our legal issue. They go above and beyond to listen to your needs and to get you all that you need and deserve. The experience I had with Bill was Outstanding! With his expertise and knowledge he helped to guide me in the decisions I needed. Thank you both for all your hard work and dedication, I was very blessed to have your legal representation.”

    Claudia

  • I appreciate her knowledge, thoroughness, effectiveness and accessibility.

    “Rita Jackman is the attorney my business uses for collection problems with a very good success rate. Also, she helped us develop a working contract that was specific to our type of business. I appreciate her knowledge, thoroughness, effectiveness and acces”

    Vic T

Meet Our Attorneys

  • William M. Powell, Esq.
    William M. Powell, Esq. Partner
  • Rita M. Jackman
    Rita M. Jackman Partner
  • Adam J. Stevens
    Adam J. Stevens Partner
  • Richard M. Ricciardi, Jr.
    Richard M. Ricciardi, Jr. Partner
  • Jorge Santana
    Jorge Santana Partner
  • William M. Powell, Esq. Partner
    William M. Powell, Esq.

    Although William M. Powell, Esq. is well-versed in a variety of legal matters and case types, he has built a strong reputation through his focus on personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Your Advocates are proud to have him as a member of our law firm. He shares our passion for helping people in need and prioritizes our clients’ needs. Read More

  • Rita M. Jackman Partner
    Rita M. Jackman

    Ms. Jackman’s unwavering ambition and leadership has provided clients and will provide her future clients a star in this profession. Ms. Jackman is a relentless researcher and preparer who handles her client tasks with a tremendous amount of preparation and thought. Ms. Jackman was born and raised in Cape Coral, Florida which has worked to benefits her practice and the clients that she serves. Read More

  • Adam J. Stevens Partner
    Adam J. Stevens

    Mr. Stevens has found his niche by becoming a litigation attorney and understands that communication between an attorney and client are paramount to obtaining favorable results. Mr. Stevens is known for taking on any and all types of cases no matter how difficult or routine they may be. Mr. Stevens is known as an aggressive attorney, though at the same time understands that some cases require a more patience to ensure a favorable result. Mr. Stevens does not shy away from challenging legal issues and has litigated complex matters against municipalities, international unions, large banking institutions, and several insurance companies. Read More

  • Richard M. Ricciardi, Jr. Partner
    Richard M. Ricciardi, Jr.

    His experience in litigation provides him the ability to identify and isolate potential areas of conflict and effectively counsel clients around potential pitfalls. Mr. Ricciardi believes that proper estate planning, real estate counsel, and business planning are areas of importance to everyone. Protecting and dispensing clients' various interests, assets, and lifetime earnings can make the difference between a comfortable retirement and wasting thousands of dollars in assets and earnings. Specialized knowledge, experience and attention to detail in these areas is therefore critically important. Read More

  • Jorge Santana Partner
    Jorge Santana

    Attorney Jorge J. Santana, Jr. is an American born Cuban-American, fluent in both English and Spanish. Jorge left Miami to join us here in beautiful and peaceful Fort Myers, Florida in March 2015. He has an extreme love for the law, which is only overshadowed by his desire to help all those in need. His reputation for fairness, hard work and honesty is respected by all his clients and attorneys. Read More