The Byrd Law Firm

The Byrd Law Firm The Byrd Law Firm is located in Sarasota, FL and provides legal assistance with criminal defense, divorce and family law matters. The Byrd Law firm is located in Sarasota, Florida and has been providing legal services to residents of Sarasota, Bradenton & Venice for the past 16 years.
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Our Criminal Law & DUI attorneys, Derek Byrd & Drew Solnoki, are known for their aggressive and successful legal services. Derek and Drew strive to achieve the best possible outcome for their clients. If you are facing criminal or DUI charges you need an attorney with extensive experience. Derek Byrd and Drew Solnoki have such experience. Our Divorce & Family Law attorneys, Heather Byrd & Drew Solnoki, have been practicing trial law for the past 16 years. They have been extremely successful representing families in the Sarasota area. They have an aggressive nature in the court room when appropriate, while maintaining a compassionate nature with their clients. Heather’s and Drew’s clients gain someone they can depend upon during a very difficult time and they also gain attorneys who will achieve the results they need. The Byrd Law Firm offers the expertise, experience and caring nature you will need. Contact the Byrd Law Firm today and let us fight for your rights.

Mission: Provide legal services to clients in following areas: Criminal Trial Law, Drug Offenses, Sex Crimes, Assault/Battery, Theft/Burglary, Domestic Violence, Murder/Manslaughter, Probation Violations, Divorce and Family Law, Divorce, Child Custody, Alimony, Child Support, Modifications, Paternity Rights, Restraining Orders/Injunctions for Protection Against Domestic Violence, Separation Agreements, Personal Injury.

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The Byrd Law Firm P.A.2151 Main Street #201Sarasota, Florida 34237(941) 954-3400
12/17/2020

The Byrd Law Firm P.A.
2151 Main Street #201
Sarasota, Florida 34237
(941) 954-3400

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Heather Byrd, Esquire
12/17/2020

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Derek Byrd of The Byrd Law Firm shooting new informative videos for the website www.TheByrdLawFirm.com.   Not to be misu...
12/15/2020

Derek Byrd of The Byrd Law Firm shooting new informative videos for the website www.TheByrdLawFirm.com. Not to be misunderstood for legal advice, Derek, Heather and, Drew shot videos that help clients understand certain aspects of legal services. These videos are available on the website as well as here on Facebook.

From all of us at The Byrd Law Firm, we wish you a joyous and safe holiday season.
12/14/2020

From all of us at The Byrd Law Firm, we wish you a joyous and safe holiday season.

Congratulations to Heather Byrd for recently awarded the 2020 Judge John M. Scheb Professionalism Award!Judge John M. Sc...
05/12/2020
Heather Byrd Sarasota Attorney Awards And Accolades - Byrd Law Firm

Congratulations to Heather Byrd for recently awarded the 2020 Judge John M. Scheb Professionalism Award!

Judge John M. Scheb Professionalism Award is given annually to a Sarasota County attorney who exemplifies professionalism in his or her day-to-day practice.

https://thebyrdlawfirm.com/about-the-byrd-law-firm/heather-byrd-awards-and-accolades/

Heather Byrd Sarasota Florida Family Law Attorney - Awards and Accolades. Divorce Law, Collaborative law. The Byrd Law Firm

04/22/2020
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The Byrd Law Firm is a proud sponsor again this year.  Show your support and come out to the games!
02/10/2020

The Byrd Law Firm is a proud sponsor again this year. Show your support and come out to the games!

Shoutout to one of our long time team sponsors, The Byrd Law Firm! Thank you so much for your continued support!

We still have space for a couple more Team sponsors for this season! Message us or go to calripkensarasota.com for more info!

12/17/2019
The Byrd Law Firm was retained back in 2011 for the incident involving President Trump’s Defense Secretary Appointee Pat...
06/20/2019
Shanahan's son involved in 2011 Sarasota domestic incident

The Byrd Law Firm was retained back in 2011 for the incident involving President Trump’s Defense Secretary Appointee Patrick Shanahan. Attorney Derek Byrd was recently interviewed on his opinion of Shanahan withdrew his nomination

https://www.snntv.com/story/40682324/shanahans-son-involved-in-2011-sarasota-domestic-incident

SARASOTA- President Trump's Defense Secretary Appointee Patrick Shanahan withdrew his nomination as a series of violent domestic incidents among family members came to light, including a 2011 incident

Derek Byrd receives American Institute’s 10 Best Attorneys award for Florida in 2019An exclusive list of the “10 Best” A...
03/11/2019

Derek Byrd receives American Institute’s 10 Best Attorneys award for Florida in 2019

An exclusive list of the “10 Best” Attorneys for each State who must have attained the highest degree of professional achievement in his/her field of law and have an impeccable client satisfaction rating. This is a prestigious honor for Mr. Byrd as it confirms that he has achieved unparalleled success for the benefit of his clients.

The Byrd Law firm is located in Sarasota, Florida and has been providing legal services to residents of Sarasota, Bradenton & Venice for the past 16 years. Our Criminal Law & DUI attorneys, Derek Byrd & Drew Solnoki, are known for their aggressive and successful legal services. Derek and Drew strive to achieve the best possible outcome for their clients. If you are facing criminal or DUI charges you need an attorney with extensive experience. Derek Byrd and Drew Solnoki have such experience.

Our Divorce & Family Law attorneys, Heather Byrd & Drew Solnoki, have been practicing trial law for the past 16 years. They have been extremely successful in representing families in the Sarasota area. They have an aggressive nature in the courtroom when appropriate while maintaining a compassionate nature with their clients. Heather’s and Drew’s clients gain someone they can depend upon during a very difficult time and they also gain attorneys who will achieve the results they need.

12/11/2018
It's that time of year when the awards start coming in.  And another for Derek!American Institute’s 10 Best AttorneysAn ...
11/26/2018

It's that time of year when the awards start coming in. And another for Derek!

American Institute’s 10 Best Attorneys

An exclusive list of the “10 Best” Attorneys for each State who must have attained the highest degree of professional achievement in his/her field of law and have an impeccable client satisfaction rating. This is a prestigious honor for Mr. Byrd as it confirms that he has achieved unparalleled success for the benefit of his clients.

Congratulations to Derek Byrd of the Byrd Law Firm for yet another accolade in 2018AV Preeminent ® Rating by Martindale-...
11/08/2018

Congratulations to Derek Byrd of the Byrd Law Firm for yet another accolade in 2018
AV Preeminent ® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell ®

The AV Preeminent ® Rating is the pinnacle of professional excellence earned through a strenuous Peer Review Rating process that is managed and monitored by the world’s most trusted legal resource. This recognition is awarded to only those lawyers with the highest ethical standards and professional ability.

Congratulations to Attorney Derek Byrd of the Byrd Law Firm for receiving the 2018 Jim Slater Award!!The recipient of th...
10/30/2018

Congratulations to Attorney Derek Byrd of the Byrd Law Firm for receiving the 2018 Jim Slater Award!!

The recipient of the Jim Slater Award is for Professionalism in the practice of Criminal Law and is selected by the Judges of the 12th Judicial Circuit and is the only award presented by our local judiciary.

08/27/2018
The Byrd Law Firm - Sarasota Florida

The Byrd Law firm is located in Sarasota, Florida and has been providing legal services to residents of Sarasota, Bradenton & Venice for the past 16 years. Our Criminal Law & DUI attorneys, Derek Byrd & Drew Solnoki, are known for their aggressive and successful legal services. Derek and Drew strive to achieve the best possible outcome for their clients. If you are facing criminal or DUI charges you need an attorney with extensive experience. Derek Byrd and Drew Solnoki have such experience.

Our Divorce & Family Law attorneys, Heather Byrd & Drew Solnoki, have been practicing trial law for the past 20 years. They have been extremely successful representing families in the Sarasota area. They have an aggressive nature in the courtroom when appropriate while maintaining a compassionate nature with their clients. Heather’s and Drew’s clients gain someone they can depend upon during a very difficult time and they also gain attorneys who will achieve the results they need.

The Byrd Law Firm offers the expertise, experience and caring nature you will need. Contact the Byrd Law Firm today and let us fight for your rights.

The Byrd Law Firm Celebrates 20 Years of service to our clients in the Sarasota, Florida area today.  A major milestone ...
08/17/2018

The Byrd Law Firm Celebrates 20 Years of service to our clients in the Sarasota, Florida area today. A major milestone that we are proud to have reached.

The Byrd Law Firm practices Family & Divorce Law, Criminal Defense, DUI Representation. For more information, please visit our website at www.TheByrdLawFirm.com

Derek Byrd was recognized once again by Best LawyersRecognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review. Our me...
08/15/2018

Derek Byrd was recognized once again by Best Lawyers

Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review. Our methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.

Best Lawyers employs a sophisticated, conscientious, rational, and transparent survey process designed to elicit meaningful and substantive evaluations of the quality of legal services. Our belief has always been that the quality of a peer review survey is directly related to the quality of the voters.

New WEBSITE!  The Byrd Law Firm is proud to unveil our new website!  The site boasts a new cleaner look and more informa...
07/10/2018

New WEBSITE!
The Byrd Law Firm is proud to unveil our new website! The site boasts a new cleaner look and more information including a substantial video reference library. Take a look at www.TheByrdLawFirm.com

04/18/2018
What is an Arraignment?

A common question asked is "what is an arraignment". Attorney Derek Byrd explains the legal definition and the in and outs of arraignments and how they are handled.

All information contained herein is provided for the purpose of providing basic information only and should not be construed as formal legal advice. The Sarasota Attorneys disclaim any and all liability resulting from reliance upon such information.

You are strongly encouraged to seek professional legal advice before relying upon any of the information contained herein. Legal advice should be sought directly from a properly retained lawyer or attorney.

04/12/2018
Supervised Release (SPR)

Some who have been incarcerated can have a Supervised Release (SPR). Attorney Drew Solnoki of the Byrd Law Firm explains some of the details of SPR.

All information contained herein is provided for the purpose of providing basic information only and should not be construed as formal legal advice. The Sarasota Attorneys disclaim any and all liability resulting from reliance upon such information.

You are strongly encouraged to seek professional legal advice before relying upon any of the information contained herein. Legal advice should be sought directly from a properly retained lawyer or attorney.

04/06/2018
Right For Your Home To Not Be Searched

So the police knock on your door and tell you they need to search your home. Do they have that right? Attorney Derek Byrd gives a few thoughts on your rights for your home to NOT be searched.

All information contained herein is provided for the purpose of providing basic information only and should not be construed as formal legal advice. The Sarasota Attorneys disclaim any and all liability resulting from reliance upon such information.

You are strongly encouraged to seek professional legal advice before relying upon any of the information contained herein. Legal advice should be sought directly from a properly retained lawyer or attorney.

04/02/2018
Why PTI (Pre-Trial Intervention) is Commonly Requested by Clients

Pre-Trial Intervention or PTI can really benefit the defendant and can have benefits. Attorney Drew Solnoki of the Byrd Law Firm explains further in this video.

All information contained herein is provided for the purpose of providing basic information only and should not be construed as formal legal advice. The Sarasota Attorneys disclaim any and all liability resulting from reliance upon such information.

You are strongly encouraged to seek professional legal advice before relying upon any of the information contained herein. Legal advice should be sought directly from a properly retained lawyer or attorney.

03/26/2018
Child Caring and Time Sharing

Attorney Heather Byrd discusses child caring and time sharing upon a divorce. There are many factors that must be considered when a family goes through a divorce.

All information contained herein is provided for the purpose of providing basic information only and should not be construed as formal legal advice. The Sarasota Attorneys disclaim any and all liability resulting from reliance upon such information.

You are strongly encouraged to seek professional legal advice before relying upon any of the information contained herein. Legal advice should be sought directly from a properly retained lawyer or attorney.

03/19/2018
Your Right For Your Home To Not Be Searched

Attorney Derek Byrd explains that you have a right for your home to not be searched and explains your rights, and when it is legal for your home to be searched.

All information contained herein is provided for the purpose of providing basic information only and should not be construed as formal legal advice. The Sarasota Attorneys disclaim any and all liability resulting from reliance upon such information.

You are strongly encouraged to seek professional legal advice before relying upon any of the information contained herein. Legal advice should be sought directly from a properly retained lawyer or attorney.

03/12/2018
Can the victim drop the charges against you?

Can the victim drop the charges against you? Attorney Derek Byrd of the Byrd Law Firm gives some insight into this commonly asked question.

All information contained herein is provided for the purpose of providing basic information only and should not be construed as formal legal advice. The Sarasota Attorneys disclaim any and all liability resulting from reliance upon such information.

You are strongly encouraged to seek professional legal advice before relying upon any of the information contained herein. Legal advice should be sought directly from a properly retained lawyer or attorney.

03/06/2018
Your Right NOT To Be Searched

Your right NOT to be searched. So let's say you get pulled over by the police. An officer says they want to search your vehicle. Do you have an obligation to let them proceed with the search? Attorney Derek Byrd discusses your options.

All information contained herein is provided for the purpose of providing basic information only and should not be construed as formal legal advice. The Sarasota Attorneys disclaim any and all liability resulting from reliance upon such information.

You are strongly encouraged to seek professional legal advice before relying upon any of the information contained herein. Legal advice should be sought directly from a properly retained lawyer or attorney.

03/01/2018
What To do Upon An Arrest

It happens. And when it does, what should you do? Attorney Drew Solnoki of the Byrd Law Firm discusses what you should do if you happen to get arrested.

All information contained herein is provided for the purpose of providing basic information only and should not be construed as formal legal advice. The Sarasota Attorneys disclaim any and all liability resulting from reliance upon such information.

You are strongly encouraged to seek professional legal advice before relying upon any of the information contained herein. Legal advice should be sought directly from a properly retained lawyer or attorney.

02/26/2018
"You Have The Right To Remain Silent"

"You Have The Right To Remain Silent" Attorney Derek Byrd discusses your right to remain silent and why it may be a good idea.

All information contained herein is provided for the purpose of providing basic information only and should not be construed as formal legal advice. The Sarasota Attorneys disclaim any and all liability resulting from reliance upon such information.

You are strongly encouraged to seek professional legal advice before relying upon any of the information contained herein. Legal advice should be sought directly from a properly retained lawyer or attorney.

02/20/2018
Injunctions, Types and Ramifications

What is an injunction? Attorney Drew Solnoki of the Byrd Law Firm explains what an injunction is, what it means to the person who has an injunction against them, and other interesting facts about an injunction.

All information contained herein is provided for the purpose of providing basic information only and should not be construed as formal legal advice. The Sarasota Attorneys disclaim any and all liability resulting from reliance upon such information.

You are strongly encouraged to seek professional legal advice before relying upon any of the information contained herein. Legal advice should be sought directly from a properly retained lawyer or attorney.

02/14/2018
What is Collaborative Law

In certain divorce situations, litigation may not be necessary. An out of court settlement can be achieved which has many benefits. Attorney Heather Byrd explains how collaborative law can be a benefit for many.

All information contained herein is provided for the purpose of providing basic information only and should not be construed as formal legal advice. The Sarasota Attorneys disclaim any and all liability resulting from reliance upon such information.

You are strongly encouraged to seek professional legal advice before relying upon any of the information contained herein. Legal advice should be sought directly from a properly retained lawyer or attorney.

02/09/2018
Can I have my Record Erased (Expunged)?

Many people who have been convicted of a crime ask if they can have their record erased, or expunged as it is legally called. Keeping future employers, spouses or others from seeing a past criminal record. Attorney Derek Byrd explains a little more about the term and the process in the state of Florida.

All information contained herein is provided for the purpose of providing basic information only and should not be construed as formal legal advice. The Sarasota Attorneys disclaim any and all liability resulting from reliance upon such information.

You are strongly encouraged to seek professional legal advice before relying upon any of the information contained herein. Legal advice should be sought directly from a properly retained lawyer or attorney.

02/05/2018
How Florida Sentencing Guidelines Work. Byrd Law Firm

Florida's sentencing guidelines are very similar to the federal system of sentencing. Understanding these guidelines can be a bit difficult and confusing. Attorney Derek Byrd of the Byrd Law Firm gives a brief explanation of how the guidelines work.

All information contained herein is provided for the purpose of providing basic information only and should not be construed as formal legal advice. The Sarasota Attorneys disclaim any and all liability resulting from reliance upon such information.

You are strongly encouraged to seek professional legal advice before relying upon any of the information contained herein. Legal advice should be sought directly from a properly retained lawyer or attorney.

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2151 Main St, Ste 201
Sarasota, FL
34237

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

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(941) 315-6679

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The Byrd Law firm is located in Sarasota, Florida and has been providing legal services to residents of Sarasota, Bradenton & Venice for the past 16 years. Our Criminal Law & DUI attorneys, Derek Byrd & Drew Solnoki, are known for their aggressive and successful legal services. Derek and Drew strive to achieve the best possible outcome for their clients. If you are facing criminal or DUI charges you need an attorney with extensive experience. Derek Byrd and Drew Solnoki have such experience. Our Divorce & Family Law attorneys, Heather Byrd & Drew Solnoki, have been practicing trial law for the past 16 years. They have been extremely successful in representing families in the Sarasota area. They have an aggressive nature in the courtroom when appropriate while maintaining a compassionate nature with their clients. Heather’s and Drew’s clients gain someone they can depend upon during a very difficult time and they also gain attorneys who will achieve the results they need. The Byrd Law Firm offers the expertise, experience and caring nature you will need. Contact the Byrd Law Firm today and let us fight for your rights.

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