Statement of Client Rights - Tampa Bankruptcy Attorney Michael Barnett, PA


This firm is now able to have all meetings necessary to file a bankruptcy case by telephone or video chat via Skype or Zoom.  Documents can be signed electronically, and filed upon the electronic signature with the originals mailed to the office by postal mail later.  Court hearings before judges are almost always held by telephone until the emergency is over, and meetings of creditors set before April 10 are continued, ones set after April 10 are tentatively being scheduled but procedures may change to do these by video or telephone.


The firm remains open to serve your needs while keeping everyone safe.

813-870-3100 | 506 N. Armenia Ave. Tampa FL 33609

Michael Barnett, PA
506 N. Armenia Ave. Tampa FL 33609 | 813-870-3100


Statement of Client Rights:


1. To have the attorney understand and zealously seek lawful means toward the reasonable goals the client sets in the case, in an ethical and transparent manner.

2. To keep the client apprised of the status of the case, and to return any calls from the client within 1 business day.

3. To preserve confidences, secrets, or statements revealed in the course of our relationship.  To advise the client of issues that would waive such attorney client privilege.

4. To respect the wishes of the client, and to treat the client with courtesy and respect.

5. To only accept cases in which counsel can competently represent the client, and refer client to other competent counsel when necessary.

6. To thoroughly explain the fees and have a written contract setting for the provisions for such fees.

7. For any fees billed hourly, to honestly and conservatively bill for time spent on the matter.


Michael Barnett, Esq.
Michael Barnett, PA
506 N Armenia Ave.
Tampa, FL 33609-1703


Over 25 Years in Florida

Serving Hillsborough and Pasco County Florida for Over 25 Years!

Michael Barnett has provided his services in and around Tampa, Florida covering Hillsborough, Pasco and Polk County for over 20 years.

Board Certified

Mr. Barnett is board certified by the American Board of Certification in consumer bankruptcy law, and has been board certified since January 1993.

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