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Maria Bates, P.A.

At the Law Offices of Maria T. Bates, P.A. we are dedicated to helping build and protect individuals, families and communities through competent and ethical legal services. We primarily work in the areas of adoption, family planning and nonprofit law, which includes adoption, guardianship, embryo donation, surrogacy, and other assisted reproductive technologies. We also provide services for family protection documents such as wills, health care surrogate, power of attorney, and nonprofit startup and ongoing compliance. We're here for you when your family needs our family. 

Karen Persis, P.A.

Karen Persis practices law because she enjoys solving problems and helping people. Her approach is open, honest, and creative. She provides comprehensive and practical legal representation to individuals for a variety of matters, including assisted reproductive technology law, family law, foreclosures, real property disputes, and short sales. Karen also serves as a third party neutral in family law matters in her role as a Mediator, Parenting Coordinator, or Guardian Ad Litem. Karen listens to her clients and combines their needs with her experience to create strategies that best represent her clients’ legal, financial, and long-term goals.

Karen serves Orange, Seminole, Volusia, Osceola, Lake, and Brevard counties for litigation. Karen assists intended parents, donors, and surrogates with Assisted Reproductive Technology law matters throughout Florida.