Dedicated To Achieving Results For Our Clients

Our principal attorneys, Thomas M. VanNess Jr. and Denise VanNess, established the law firm of VanNess & VanNess, P.A., in 1992 to serve clients in the surrounding community by providing skilled representation focused on obtaining the best possible results. Now a prominent law firm, the entire team at VanNess & VanNess, P.A., works effectively to continuously achieve the best possible outcomes for our valued clients, whether through strategic planning, jury verdicts, negotiations, settlements, estate planning opportunities, estate and trust administration, or personal fiduciary services. We are members of the Florida Bar Association, as well as the Citrus County Bar Association and Chamber of Commerce.

Over the years, we have provided legal services to a wide range of clients in our Citrus County community and beyond. When you have a problem that requires the skill of an experienced attorney, count on VanNess & VanNess, P.A., to employ our innovative resources to discover the best solution. This is true whether you are terminating a trust, recovering from a catastrophic injury or taking legal action after the wrongful death of a loved one. We understand that our clients regard their legal matters as the most pressing issues in their lives, and we focus our personal attention on meeting those expectations.

An Experienced Team On Your Side

VanNess & VanNess, P.A., combines the skills of a team of respected attorneys with more than 100 years of combined experience — each of whom brings his/her own personal and professional strengths to our clients' cases. Our principal attorneys are Thomas M. VanNess Jr., who leads our trusts and estates practice, and Denise VanNess, an accomplished trial attorney and experienced, successful litigator. Both are fifth-generation Floridians.

Montyce VanNess, a sixth-generation Floridian born and raised in Citrus County, is an integral part of the team and is the face of the next generation of legal professionals providing excellent service to our clients in the areas of estate planning and estate and trust administration. Our team of lawyers is enhanced by J. Stephen Pullum and Marybeth L. Pullum, accomplished and respected attorneys who bring their team approach and focus on achieving the best possible results for our clients in the areas of advanced estate planning, elder law, probate litigation, commercial transactions, real estate law and related matters. J. Stephen Pullum and Marybeth L. Pullum work primarily out of the Lake Mary, Florida, office and bring with them unparalleled experience and knowledge in all areas of law practiced at VanNess & VanNess, P.A., as well as the ever-important areas of state and federal tax law and real estate law.

This combination allows VanNess & VanNess, P.A., to remain current with changes in estate, probate and trust administration laws and to continue to cultivate the adversarial advantage needed to achieve success in wrongful death matters, serious personal injury law, probate and trust litigation, and modifications and terminations of trusts. Whether you require the services of an accomplished attorney to advise you about legacy questions or you find yourself facing the prospect of hiring an attorney for the life-changing circumstances of wrongful death or serious personal injury, VanNess & VanNess, P.A., has a highly qualified attorney ready and willing to assist you. Experience is the road map to success used by the attorneys at VanNess & VanNess, P.A., every day to provide unequaled representation for all our clients.

We take a team approach to each case so our clients benefit from the full breadth of our experience. The team approach used by VanNess & VanNess, P.A., ensures that more than one attorney and staff member are familiar with your case and will obtain the answers to your questions when you need them. It is always our pleasure to be of exemplary service to our clients.

Your Legal Resource In Citrus County

Our office in Crystal River, Citrus County, Florida, is easily found directly on Highway 44 (also known as Gulf to Lake Highway). We are just 90 minutes from Tampa and Orlando and only 45 minutes from Ocala. Our Citrus County office has ample parking and is handicapped-accessible. We are also in Lake Mary, Florida, just 20 minutes from downtown Orlando. Although many of our clients originate from central Florida, we routinely serve individuals throughout the state and will represent our clients in legal matters across the country when necessary.

To contact us regarding your legal concerns, call VanNess & VanNess, P.A., toll free at 866-697-6221 or locally at 352-436-4333. You may also complete our convenient online contact form.