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Civil Litigation

For years, the Shipley Law Firm & Title Company has provided clients throughout Florida with quality, aggressive representation in civil litigation matters. Florida civil litigation attorney Christopher J. Shipley handles a variety of practice areas, including:

Business & Corporate Disputes

During the course of business, disagreements can often arise between other parties. The Shipley Law Firm & Title Company can help you with business and corporate disputes involving real estate, lease disputes, breach of contract, unfair competition, and more. We will represent you in mediation and also in court if necessary.

Our firm is dedicated to protecting your financial interests and helping you get the legal recourse you need.


During construction projects, there are a wide variety of disputes that can arise due to issues such as unsatisfactory performance, warranty problems, and construction defects. The Shipley Law Firm & Title Company stands ready to assist you with all types of construction litigation matters. We are available to answer any questions you may have and help you decide which course of action is best in your situation. If possible, we will use mediation or arbitration to resolve the dispute, or we will take the matter to trial if it is in your best interests to do so.

Our firm can also assist with drafting, negotiation, and review of construction contracts, so that you can prevent future disputes from arising and ensure that your interests are fully protected.


Probate is the process by which a person’s assets are distributed to creditors and heirs after their death. Sometimes during probate, conflicts arise about how the property should be distributed. For example, if there is no will, the heirs may need to be determined by Florida intestacy statutes. Or, a will may be contested by a family member who claims that there was undue influence, lack of testamentary capacity, or a mistake in the execution of the will that makes the will invalid. Other probate litigation matters include: breach of fiduciary duty claims against the trustee who administers the estate, financial elder abuse claims, and contested trusts.

If you are facing a probate litigation matter, let an experienced Florida probate attorney represent you and ensure that your best interests are protected.

Real Estate

Whether you are purchasing or selling real estate, or encountering property disputes, you need a knowledgeable attorney who can guide you through the process and aggressively represent you. The Shipley Law Firm & Title Company is pleased to assist clients with a wide variety of real estate matters, including:

  • Purchase or sale of real estate
  • Title searches and quiet title actions
  • Title insurance
  • Boundary disputes
  • Real estate closing
  • Easement issues
  • Landlord-tenant issues (e.g. eviction, breach of contract)

We offer legal services to assist our clients with all types of real estate matters and transactions. Call us for an initial consultation to discuss your legal options and the best course of action for you.

Will & Trust Contents

The Shipley Law Firm & Title Company provides expert assistance with drafting wills and trusts to give our clients and their loved ones the peace of mind they need. Our estate planning services help our clients achieve their objectives and distribute their property according to their wishes. In every wills and trusts matter, we are dedicated to meeting each client’s needs with personalized, detailed, and compassionate legal services.

Attorney Christopher J. Shipley has built a record of success representing Florida clients in a variety of civil litigation matters. To schedule a consultation with an experienced Florida civil litigation attorney, please call (352) 383-3397 or fill out and submit our online Contact Us page.

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