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Plant City Law Firm - Byrd & Barnhill

Plant City Attorneys, Experienced Lawyers

Auto Accidents | Family Law | Wills & Probate | DUI & Criminal | Business | Real Estate

Byrd & Barnhill - We are a general practice law firm located in historic downtown Plant City, Florida, just two blocks from the Plant City Courthouse. Our attorneys represent clients with cases in family law, probate, estate planning, DUI and criminal defense, domestic violence and business law. Our experienced and knowledgeable lawyers represent clients with cases throughout the State of Florida, including Hillsborough, Polk, Pasco, Pinellas, and Manatee Counties.

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Why Call Byrd & Barnhill?

Fair Legal Fees
Our Legal fees are affordable based on the legal work to be performed on your case.

Access to Your Lawyer
You will always be able to speak directly to your attorney - always.

Fast Work
Your lawyer will be forceful and move your case forward aggressively.

Experienced Lawyers
Our experienced lawyers will learn the facts and law of YOUR case, inside and out.

Check out our FAQ page for answers to frequently asked questions about the law.

Wills & Probate
Our Probate Website answers frequently asked questions about wills and probate.

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We'd rather you call, but you can send us a message through our Contact page.

Client Testimonials - Positive Reviews for Byrd & Barnhill

Mr. Byrd and Mr. Barnhill are both very knowledgable and professional. Prompt with communication. I have so many questions and they take the time to answer my them thoughtfully. It is comforting to know I have legal representation that I can put my faith in and trust that they will have my best interests and wishes in mind.
Johnnie Byrd handled my multiple child support and visitation modification proceedings over several years. He was always fair with his fees and provided me with realistic expectations. I felt he was very honest and truly wanted to help me. I have since referred multiple family members to him that shared the same experience. I would highly recommend him for any legal service.
Having known Attorney Byrd for a number of years, I have found him to be very personable and knowledgeable about the legal process. He has a well founded knowledge base and can relate your issue to previous cases and their outcomes. I have found his pricing to be in line with other law practices, and I highly recommend him.
Johnnie Byrd is the most knowledgeable and helpful lawyer I have ever dealt with. My Estate case is very complex and Johnnie has handled it with ease.
During our initial consultation, I knew Johnnie Byrd was the right choice to represent me and my business. He listened to my concerns, asked thoughtful questions and listed the potential outcomes, setting realistic expectations. Throughout the entire process, Johnnie was always available to answer questions and provide guidance. Whenever I need legal representation, he is my first and only call. If you are looking for assistance, I highly recommend Johnnie Byrd.
Johnnie Byrd handled our child support and visitation modification case and then our step parent adoption case 2 years later. He is honest, responds quickly and efficiently and keeps you well informed through out your case. He gave us real expections but went above and beyond. Highly recommended!

Disclaimer: Each legal case is unique and a prospective client may not obtain the same or similar results to those present and former clients who posted their opinions on Google Reviews as quoted above.

Law Offices of Byrd & Barnhill

Byrd & Barnhill Near Plant City Courthouse

206 North Collins Street
Plant City, Florida 33563
Telephone (813) 759-1224
Fax (813) 759-1101
Available 24 hours
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The Legal Services We Offer

Family Law

Experienced Attorneys

We are experienced in helping clients navigate the emotional legal struggles associated with family law matters, including contested divorce, uncontested dissolution of marriage, contested and uncontested paternity establishment, child support, custody and visitation, time sharing disputes, parenting plan disputes over time sharing with minor children, adoptions, contempt, modification, domestic violence cases and all other family law matters. Our goal is to assist our clients in reaching satisfaction with their particular family situation. Most family law issues are settled amicably by the parties, either through negotiation between the attorneys for the spouses or through mediation. However, our firm has years of experience handling contested family law matters in the courtroom. We are ready to help.

DUI & Criminal Defense

Flat Rate Fees for DUI and Traffic

Johnnie Byrd and David Barnhill are experienced criminal attorneys available to represent clients charged with all criminal charges, including DUI and felony and misdemeanor charges of every nature. Our criminal defense attorneys are well versed in the defense of domestic violence charges, as well as criminal and civil traffic infractions. Criminal charges are prosecuted by the State Attorney's office, and the case will move quickly through the criminal justice system. It is highly important for you to retain an experienced criminal lawyer early in the criminal prosecution, even prior to arrest if possible. There are important steps we can take on your behalf by obtaining evidence from the State and by negotiating your case with the State Attorney's Office. Act now!

Auto Accidents

We Offer Free Case Evaluation

Our Plant City personal injury lawyers counsel and negotiate for clients who have sustained personal injuries in automobile accidents due to the negligent, reckless or intentional conduct of others. If you have been hurt in a car accident, motorcycle wreck or commercial vehicle collision, call us for a free case evaluation. We pursue the recovery of damages for serious injuries for our clients through negotiations with the at fault party's liability insurance carrier. We are ready to counsel clients who have received injuries from car wrecks, motorcycle accidents, personal injury, wrongful death, slips and falls, and animal attacks. The goal of our injury attorneys is to assist you in receiving the compensation you and your loved ones deserve from both your own car insurance and the liability insurance of negligent parties.

Probate & Guardianship

For more information go to our Probate Webpage

The law firm of Byrd & Barnhill has the experience you need to handle contested probate and guardianship legal cases. Call now to set an appointment for a case evaluation and see how our attorneys can help you resolve your probate and guardianship matters. Many times disputes and disagreements arise in estates regarding the validity of wills or other estate planning documents. These disputes can lead to litigation, but pursuing your legal rights in a Florida estate must be done quickly as there are strict time limits on filing claims against estates or time in which to contest a will or trust. Do not hesitate - Call us now.

Real Estate Lawyers

All Real Estate Litigation

The law firm of Byrd & Barnhill has the experience you need to handle contested real estate matters. Our attorneys are knowledgeable in real estate law and handled suits involving disputed easements, deeds, contracts, and boundary line cases. We represent clients in land use and zoning enforcement proceedings to defend against alleged code enforcement violations. Protect your legal property rights by hiring an experienced real estate lawyer. Know that certain property rights can be lost by failing to stand up for your rights in a timely manner. Do not hesitate - Call us now.

Business and Construction

Experienced Business Attorneys

The lawyers at Byrd & Barnhill regularly pursue commercial litigation for business clients, including construction lien suits, commercial litigation, contract disputes, collections, real estate and probate litigation, and contested land use matters. We are available to set up corporations and LLCs, as well as draft contracts, non-compete agreements, confidentiality agreements, and other business related documents. We have experience in construction lien law and lawsuits to enforce or defend against construction liens. Sometimes there is no way to resolve a business dispute short of hiring a lawyer to make a demand on the other party or even filing a lawsuit.

Just 2 Blocks to the Plant City Courthouse

Plant City Courthouse
301 North Michigan Avenue
Plant City, Florida 33563
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Plant City Lawyers

Johnnie Byrd and David Barnhill

Johnnie and David have experience in family law, criminal defense, probate and guardianship, auto accident law and business and construction litigation. Read more about Johnnie Byrd and David Barnhill.

Personal Attention

You will work directly with the attorney handling your case and your calls and emails will be returned promptly so that you are always informed about the status of your case.

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Reasonable Fees

Our commitment is to charge you a fair and reasonable legal fee; however, we cannot quote an exact legal fee until we have evaluated your case. After a consultation by phone or in person, you will know where you stand legally and what it will cost to hire us.


Johnnie Byrd and David Barnhill have 50 years combined experience representing clients in Hillsborough, Polk, Pinellas, and Pasco Counties. We help clients resolve matters involving auto accidents, family law, probate, guardianship, DUI, criminal and business law.


As your lawyer, we will be dedicated to helping you find a solution to your legal problems - and above all, to having the peace of mind that your legal issue is being handled by an experienced and knowledgeable attorney at law.

Free Parking
Conveniently located just two blocks from the Plant City Courthouse
206 North Collins Street
Plant City, Florida 33563
Telephone (813) 759-1224
Fax (813) 759-1101