• Super Lawyers 2020
  • Super Lawyers 2019
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Sarasota Real Estate Litigation, Probate & Foreclosure Attorney

Comprehensive Real Estate Services in Sarasota

As a Board Certified specialist in real estate law, Sheryl A. Edwards has the expertise to help you, whether you need to guard your interests in refinance closings, residential real estate closings, or commercial real estate closings. Selected seven times for Super Lawyers®, our lead attorney uses her knowledge, experience and talent to protect each client’s interests in every step of the complex real estate closing process. Our experience and understanding will help to ensure a successful transaction, whether it’s for the purchase of a first home or for a million dollar beachfront estate.

Our firm is proud to represent people from all walks of life. We serve the best interest of buyers and sellers of real estate across the state of Florida. We represent landlords and the management of their properties and in the litigation of any disputes with their tenants. When our clients need help in the areas of short sale negotiations, foreclosure defense and other real estate disputes (including boundary disputes and title defects), we can be there for them, from beginning to end.

Our Clients Are Talking
See What They Have to Say!

  • Excellent team!

    “In the end, they completed the short sale and avoided foreclosure. I would highly recommend the Edwards Law Firm.”


  • Got our case dismissed & won back all of our legal fees.

    “We are so happy with our decision to hire Ms. Edwards and would absolutely hire her again for other real estate services.”


  • Found a very satisfactory resolution!

    “Sherry Edwards was instrumental in causing our unfortunate financial problems regarding our primary residence to be mitigated in a successful manner with our bank.”


  • Proved invaluable!

    “The whole process couldn't have gone better than it did.”


  • Extreme professionalism!

    “I would absolutely recommend Sherry and team to anyone looking for any kind of real estate help!”


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We Have Your Goals & Best Interests in Mind

Experienced Legal Guidance for Real Estate, Foreclosure, Estate Planning & Probate

Making the decision to begin an estate plan is a wise decision for most people to make. A proper estate plan will contain a clear set of instructions so that your wishes are identified and followed after you are gone. Our firm can help you draft comprehensive wills and trusts, and can help you through the process of probate. Our attorneys may even be able to help you avoid probate altogether by creating an effective estate plan that addresses each and every one of your assets. We will guide you through each step, explaining each element of your estate plan so that you can be confident that your wishes will be understood and carried out in the future.

Why The Edwards Law Firm, PL?

Big Firm Quality, Small Firm Dedication

Our aim is simple when serving our clients: we strive to achieve each client’s objectives in a timely manner. We recognize that there is no cookie-cutter way to handle every case and dispute. Every situation demands a thorough review of the circumstances, the client’s financial situation, the potential dangers and risks of a particular course of action, and the prospects for achieving a favorable result.

We strive to identify a strategy that best suits each client’s individual needs. When you choose The Edwards Law Firm, PL, you will get the attention you deserve. Our team of attorneys will create a personalized strategy for your real estate, foreclosure, estate planning, and/or probate matters.

When you enlist the services of The Edwards Law Firm, PL, you can expect to receive a high-quality level of service from people who truly care about our clients and our community. Our mission is to help you through your legal matters in the most efficient and effective way possible. Selected to the Lawyers of Distinction, a membership reserved only for the top 10% of attorneys in the United States, our firm will provide you with superior legal counsel.

  • Sheryl A. Edwards is a Board Certified Specialist in Real Estate Law
  • Over 23 Years
    of Experience
  • Selected for Super
    Lawyers 7 Times
  • Achieve Client Objectives
    in a Timely Manner
  • Personalized Attention
    & Case Strategy
  • Your Goals
    Always Come First

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