AREAS OF PRACTICE
Diane B. McWhirter is one of the Top 100 Bankruptcy Lawyers in the State of Florida, according to the American Society of Legal Advocates in 2013-2015. Also in 2014, she received the Client Satisfaction Award as one of the "10 Best" Bankruptcy Attorneys in Florida from the American Institute of Bankruptcy Attorneys. She currently handles consumer bankruptcy cases for individuals and couples, including Chapters 7 and 13.
As former Chair of the Orange County Bar Elder Law & Estate Guardianship and Trust Committee, Diane McWhirter consults with clients (individuals, children, families, or non-profit charities) in the following legal matters:
Elder Law & Durable Powers of Attorney
Wills, Trusts and Estates
Estate Planning & Document Drafting
Probate Administration and Litigation
Through her 30 year career the attorney has practiced before the probate courts in Orange, Seminole, Volusia, Lake, Brevard, Duval and Walton counties, Florida.
Her family law practice has taken her to Orange, Duval, Polk, Volusia, Seminole, Brevard, Lake, Pinellas, Hillsborough, and Indian River counties to represent familes, children, child caring facilities, spouses, and grandparents. She prepares, presents, drafts, defends, litigates and mediates:
Custody, Support, and Parenting Plans
Agreements - Before and After the Marriage
Temporary Alimony and Child Support
Juvenile Court - Delinquency or Dependency
Since 1991 Diane McWhirter has been a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law and County Law Mediator. She is Certified by the Florida Supreme Court in Circuit Civil Mediations including probate, guardianship and foreclosure mediation.