Michael Fayard

Attorney at Law
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Your Best Result is My Top Priority

My goal as your civil or defense attorney is getting you the best result in your case. I ensure each client gets professional, personal service throughout the handling of their matter. My Results are a product of my tireless fight for my clients through the civil and criminal justice system.  

Cases Handled

Criminal Cases Dismissed

Verdicts & Settlements

Practice Areas

Criminal Defense

I have successfully defended some of the most serious crime, included life-felonies and aggravated sex crimes. Together we can present your best criminal defense as we fight to clear your name.

Family Law

My extensive criminal and civil litigation experience includes representing clients in contested and uncontested divorces, custody and support, alimony, and adoptions. 

Sarasota Criminal Defense Lawyer

Whether you’re facing misdemeanor or felony charges, you can trust our legal team and our extensive legal experience as both prosecutor and criminal defense to represent your case to the fullest extent of my ability and provide you with sound legal advice.

Our Sarasota law office is available to help you avoid criminal conviction and prosecution.

Criminal Defense Against All Offenses

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Free Consultations

I offer free consultations on all cases, with affordable payment plans on criminal cases and family law matters.

Video Consultations Available

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About Me

Michael Fayard

Michael Fayard

I am a former Assistant State Attorney in, Sarasota Florida, and a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney in Maui, Hawaii. I have prosecuted and defended some of the most serious felonies in and out of court with great results.

I have successfully represented clients in jury trials in criminal cases, personal injury cases, car accidents, truck accidents, maritime accidents, general civil cases. 

In addition to my jury trial experience, I have also successfully represented clients in thousands of contested court hearings, bench trials, mediations, and arbitrations in many different areas of the law including contested divorces, custody matters, TROs and Injunctions.

My history as both prosecutor and criminal defense attorney means my law firm and I have the right knowledge and dedication to defend you against any type of Florida criminal charge, including DUI cases, drug possession, petit theft, fraud, violent crimes, and any other criminal offense in Sarasota, Bradenton, and the surrounding areas.

As your Sarasota criminal defense lawyer I am not afraid to fight or go to court on your case if necessary.

Areas Served

Our law firm provides legal advice and criminal defense to clients throughout Sarasota, Manatee, and Desoto Counties in Florida.