Family Law

Helping families through difficult times, together or apart. Parents & Relatives.

Pre-marital agreement, peaceful collaborative agreement, divorce, paternity, temporary custody, step-parent adoption, DCF, guardianship, accident, injury, breach of contract, etc.

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Discrimination Law

Exposing discrimination to advance social justice, equity, diversity, inclusion. Employment & Housing.

Race, color, nationality, religion, gender, sexual orientation, family status, pregnancy, age, income, disability, sickle cell, HIV, veteran, citizenship, retaliation, harassment, etc.

Representation

Representing you in negotiations and court based on your goals.

Empowerment

Empowering you to represent yourself with legal guidance.

Mediation

Counseling two parties to reach a mutual agreement in peace.

Community

Supporting community initiatives with general legal information.

Attorney Afrasan Adams

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Serving clients everywhere in Florida. This website is attorney advertisement without legal advice. No attorney-client relationship is established until written agreement is signed. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. No promises made. The hiring of an attorney should not be based solely on advertisements. Afrasan Law PLLC – Seeking Justice for Families – Lakeland, Florida

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Client Testimonials

“Mr. Afrasan Adams took the time to listen to my case and then respond with avenues that I could take in order to obtain the best possible outcome and this was just during the consult! He was the only attorney who was able to answer all my questions and concerns and thoroughly explain the whys and citing the legal ramifications as well. I am very pleased with his professionalism and knowledge and can tell he is passionate about what he does especially with finding a most peaceful resolution to civil matters. I wish there were more attorneys like him. So I glad I can highly recommend him to all my friends and family.” 

“Very happy with the way they handled my case. True professionals. Took on a big company and was a streamlined process. I recommend them to anyone needing a lawyer.”

“I was satisfied with my case. Attorney Afrasan did great in assisting my legal affairs.”

 “Mr. Adams walked through everything step by step day by day, any time I needed to get in contact with them. Mr. Adams is a very smart lawyer. Everything went very smooth and classic. They don’t just throw words out there, they are what they say they are. Thank you very much again and again keep up the good work and I’m glad I had you as my lawyer.” 

“Attorney Afrasan Adams is one of the smartest men that I have ever had the pleasure to do business with. He is a driven visionary for change and progress in our community. His work ethic is admirable. Attorney Adams has aligned himself to be a great warrior in the legal world – fighting battles for the people who need it most. I strongly recommend his services. I pray that strength and endurance be with him and his family.” 

“Attorney Afrasan Adams is very professional, personable and on top of that knows his craft! I was fortunate to have him handle an employment law situation with an unethical employer. He took the time to understand a complex situation, broke it down and furnished what became a solid legal argument. I couldn’t have picked a better attorney to handle everything for me! I highly recommend him and his practice.” 

“I really appreciate you so much!”

About You

  • Look for legal advice or conflict resolution.
  • Need help navigating the complicated and often unfair legal system.
  • Seek justice or peace of mind.
  • Prefer direct contact with the attorney, not an assistant.
  • Want an attorney who is passionate about a cause, not just a dollar.
  • Can pay my attorney upfront or in weekly payments.
  • Trust work as a team with the attorney who expects me to do my part.
  • Search for an attorney I feel comfortable with who meets my needs.
  • Understand I must identify and secure witnesses and documents.
  • Deserve individualized and focused representation.
  • Expect my attorney to be clear and direct with me.
  • Value honesty and integrity over aggression and money.
  • Know litigation is expensive and stressful without guarantees.
  • Will mediate and find a peaceful resolution to the conflict.
  • Willing to use email and video chat.

About Afrasan

  • Working for a Cause, Not just a Dollar.
  • Flat fee or hourly rate – discounts available for low-income clients.
  • Experience working for government, non-profit, and private law firms.
  • Former public defender for parents.
  • Former guardian ad litem attorney.
  • Former legal aid attorney.
  • Former financial analyst in corporate banking.
  • Former teacher in elementary, secondary, and adult education.
  • Family mediator
  • Graduated college and law school with magna cum laude honors.
  • Fluent in German and English.
  • Founder of the Human Rights, Public International Law, & Global Justice Committee at the Florida Bar International Law section.
  • Member of the American Bar Association – Civil Rights section.
  • Member of the Public Interest Law section of the Florida Bar.
  • Member of the George Edgecomb Bar Association.
  • Member of the NAACP.

Fee Examples – Discount Available

Divorce Representation
$1,500 flat – uncontested divorce – default by opposing party
$3,000 flat – negotiated settlement prior to mediation
$4,500 flat – mutual agreement reached at mediation
$9,000 flat – divorce terms decided by judge at trial

Mediation
$500 flat per parent – one day mediation
$1,000 flat per parent – two day mediation

Employment Discrimination Representation
$2,500 flat or $1,000 + 25% – settlement as per demand letter
$5,000 flat or $2,500 + 25% – negotiated settlement
$7,500 flat or $5,000 + 25% – agreement at mediation
$20,000 flat or $10,000 +25% – decision by judge or jury

Housing Discrimination Empowerment
$500 flat – advice on writing a demand letter
$1,000 flat – advice on HUD complaint and mediation

Discrimination Resources

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Family Resources

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Centuries of discrimination still cause harm: from health gap to wealth gap, from policing to pollution.
We need a constitution that prioritizes human rights and social equity over property rights – reparations and affirmative action!

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