TIB Financial Center
599 Ninth St N Suite 300
Naples, FL 34102
TIB Financial Center
599 Ninth St N Suite 300
Naples, FL 34102

Areas of Practice



Marital & Family Law

Legal matters are never simple but they can be especially difficult when they involve such heart wrenching issues as the dissolution of marriage and children. You need a lawyer that you can trust to proactively look out for your best interests while you cope with the emotional fallout.

Marital and Family Law Services Include: 
Dissolution of Marriage
Parenting Issues
Child Support
Parenting Plans
Visitation
Alimony
Paternity
Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
Cohabitation Agreements
Property Settlement

Suzanne D. Lanier, Partner,  is a Board Certified Marital and Family Law attorney in Naples, FL by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education and is an AV Preeminent rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbard. Ms. Lanier graduated with her law degree from the University of Florida in 1983 and received her B.A. degree from Brandeis University 1981. She is a member of the Florida and Collier County Bar Association since 1984, and has been board certified by the Florida Bar Association in Marital and Family Law since 1998. She is a former Assistant District Attorney of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit, State of FL.

Holly Rice, Associate Attorney, represents clients in family matters and real estate litigation matters, including but not limited to children’s issues and complex financial matters, actions to quiet title, and other issues. A former prosecutor, she has extensive litigation experience, including jury trials, bench trials, and motion/hearing practice.

Litigation Specializing in Real estate And Business Issues
Commercial litigation is a broad area of law, encompassing business and real property litigation. As you consider whether proceeding with a lawsuit is a better option than attempting pre-suit mediation first or exploring binding or nonbinding arbitration, it is important to have a knowledgeable attorney you can trust to guide you through an often-complicated process.

Litigation Specializing in Real estate And Business Issues Include:

Civil Trial practice

Commercial litigation
—examples:
Contract disputes, including purchase and sale of business (damages for breach or specific performance)
Non- Compete Agreements, Restraint of Trade; Trade Secrets
Tortious Interference with Business Relationships
Fraud
Civil Theft

Real Estate Litigation

– examples:
Purchase and Sale Contract Disputes
Specific Performance
Forgeries
Community Association Litigation (Community Associations includes Condominiums, Home Owner Associations and Recreational Park Associations)
Representing Community Associations in Alternative Dispute Resolution/Mediation
Partition of Real and/or Personal Property (includes House disputes)
Boundary Disputes
Real Estate Broker/Commission disputes
Foreclosures
Equitable Liens
Landlord-Tenant disputes (commercial and residential)
Leases
Ejectment
Adverse Possession
Prescriptive Rights (driveways, easements, fences, etc.)
Quiet Title

Attorney Celia Deifik has more than 30 years of commercial litigation experience and has been board-certified in real property law for nearly 20 years. We have experience with real estate transactional work and understand the corresponding tax implications, allowing us to handle even the most complex litigation relating to real estate in Florida.