Florida Immigration, Estate Planning, Probate, Mediation & Arbitration Attorney
Claudette O. Batts, P.A.
Experience, dedication, honesty, knowledge and ethics. These are important qualities you should look for in an attorney if you are facing any type of legal matter, including one involving immigration, estate planning, wills or probate.
Claudette O. Batts has been an attorney for over 28 years and is fully dedicated to helping her clients resolve their matters involving immigration and estate planning here in the U.S., & Jamaica, from her offices in Miami-Dade, Florida, as well as in Jamaica W.I. Her experience and background in numerous fields of law and jurisdictions both nationally and internationally have given Attorney Batts a unique perspective on the legal issues her firm handles – immigration, estate planning and probate.
Attorney Batts is licensed and admitted to practice law in Jamaica, West Indies and in Florida and qualified to be admitted to the Bar in the English-speaking Caribbean. Attorney Batts is an immigrant to the United States herself and is intimately familiar with the problems and challenges that face a person in regards to immigration issues and estate planning matters, particular to immigrants.
Background and Experience
Attorney Batts' experience is diverse and this has made her extremely qualified to represent clients in all types of immigration law matters. Her background includes:
- Attorney, Jamaica W.I.
- Senior Legal Officer and Legal Counsel for the Ministry of Social Security and the Revenue Board of the Government of Jamaica
- District Adjudications Officer at the U.S. Department of Justice, INS (Immigration and Naturalization Service)
- Private Practice Attorney, Miami, Florida
Attorney Batts understands how to effectively deal with various legal issues in the United States and internationally.
Areas of Practice: Immigration and Estate Planning & Probate
The Law Office of Claudette Batts handles the following legal matters:
- Family Petitions
- Employment Visas
- Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas
- Business Visas
- Power of Attorney
- Advanced Directives Living Wills
- Testate & Intestate
- Small Estate Distribution
- Spousal Property Petitions
- Pay on Death Disputes
Mediation & Arbitration:
- Business Litigation
- Breach of Contract
- Wrongful Termination
- Family Law Mediation
Florida Circuit Civil Mediation Certification, May 2009
Qualified Court Appointed Arbitrator, May 2009
University of Miami School of Law , Juris Doctor – May 2001
Norman Manley Law School, CLE, Attorney at Law – October 1981
University of the West Indies, LLB, Bachelor of Laws (Honors) – September 1979
Bar Admission and Affiliations
United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
Jamaican Bar 1981
American Immigration Lawyers Association (A.I.L.A.)
Contact The Law Office of Claudette Batts regarding your legal matter today!