I have been a resident of Pinellas County FLorida since 1997. In addition to practicing law full time I also teach at St. Petersburg College. I enjoy playing tennis, running, and golf. I have been married since 1996. I also spend my spare time...
Practice areas & skills: General Practice, Family
Review: “Mr Betancourt represented me in my divorce and years later in an appeal which was filed in my child custody case. I now have custody of my two children. I could not be happier with the professionalism which he displayed w...
Practice areas & skills: General Practice, Family, Workers Compensation, Appeals
Review: “Referred by a friend who had a brother that had faced felony charges and he was able to get them dropped. Personally hired him for a traffic incident and he was fabulous and very knowledgeable.”
Practice areas & skills: General Practice, Administrative Law, Business, Family, Government
General practice attorneys perform a wide range of legal services but usually do not focus on a single area of the law. You will usually find a general practice lawyer in a small town, but big cities have them as well. You might consider a general practice lawyer as a “Jack of all Trades” who can give advice in many legal areas, represent you in common lawsuits and negotiations, and prepare everyday agreements and contracts. If you have a legal issue and aren't sure what type of lawyer should handle it, a general practice attorney is a good starting point. A general practice lawyer will refer you to an attorney who handles a specific practice area if necessary.