experience you can trust 

Having a clear understanding of your rights when it comes to bankruptcy and family law can make a big difference. Mr. Ellis has over 30 years of local experience practicing both fields of law. His practice is family-owned and operated, based on a personal and attentive relationship with his clients. A free initial consultation can be scheduled any day of the week for discussing matters related to:

  • Bankruptcy law
  • Divorce law
  • Child custody law
  • Child support law

Our clients generally live in Sarasota and Manatee counties. Mr. Ellis cares about strongly representing every one, giving sound guidance in each case based on his lifetime of experience. His goal is to make the legal process easy to understand and accomplish while relieving any stress clients might be experiencing.



Coping with debt isn’t easy, particularly when creditors are calling day and night. Mr. Ellis works diligently to stop the calls and protect clients' peace of mind throughout the whole bankruptcy process. When it comes to getting rid of debt in Sarasota and Manatee counties, he works hard to clarify clients' rights and recommend the best course of action for encouraging a stable financial future.


Legal issues involving a child and parenting time can be complex and emotionally charged. At this difficult time for the family, Mr. Ellis treats each client's case with compassion, skill and professionalism.


If you need a divorce attorney in Sarasota County or Manatee County, choose Mr. Ellis. A free initial consultation offers each potential client the opportunity to detail the specifics of the case, and we give each matter our personal attention. When appropriate, we provide local representation tailored to fit the parameters of the individual concerns brought to our attention.


Child-related legal matters can be devastating. That’s why Richard V. Ellis, P. A. does everything possible to bring about a positive resolution to your child support case while minimizing stress. Mr. Ellis pledges to handle your case with the utmost professionalism and compassion while working to protect your best interests.


You’ve built your life around your home and have come to regard it as a source of comfort and solace. So if you’re in danger of losing your home to foreclosure, then loan modification could be the solution you need.