Attorney Michael Fayard

Family Matters Are Complicated. Find Compassionate Representation

Family law is complicated. It’s easy to feel vulnerable during a divorce or struggle to see the light at the end of the tunnel when dealing with custody matters. When you need an experienced lawyer, you should call Michael Fayard, attorney at 941 Law Help in Sarasota.

Less Stress for Greater Effect

Michael Fayard is an accomplished trial lawyer. He understands that the outcome of your case will have a monumental impact on your life. Whether your ex is asking for more child support, or you are worried about your safety and need a restraining order, Michael is ready to hear your case and find the best outcome possible.

Family court is often the first experience someone has with the legal process. Tensions can run high when dealing with sensitive topics, especially if you’re going through a legal matter with an aggressive or toxic ex. By turning to Attorney Fayard, you can trust that your family’s issues are handled by someone with the experience necessary to make the process as smooth as possible.

Michael wants to remove your burden and secure the best possible outcome for your family. He starts by listening and providing sensible legal advice for your unique situation. Michael knows not every legal solution will fit everyone’s case. Some divorce cases need to go to court, while others might be settled without a lengthy trial. No matter what you’re going through, Attorney Fayard can gather the information to support your case, relieve your stress, and find a resolution.


Collaboration Drives Success

Attorney Fayard understands your need to stay informed about your family law issue and have your questions answered. He might not be available the instant you call, but Michael will do his best to return your call as soon as he can, within 24 hours.

Attorney Fayard realizes family legal matters need to be handled delicately, especially when dealing with sensitive subjects like divorce, child support, or custody. That doesn’t mean he isn’t prepared to deal with trials or appear in court. Instead, he’ll work to get on the best footing to ensure success. He’ll work with you to get the details necessary to secure your case.

Attorney Fayard can direct your case and guide you throughout the process. Whether your case heads to court or is settled, he’ll discuss your options and find the optimum solution you want for your case.

Experience You Can Trust

When you need a lawyer, you want one with experience. Attorney Fayard has been admitted to the state and federal bar in Hawaii, Colorado, Kentucky, and Florida.

Attorney Fayard is an experienced trial lawyer. Not only has he worked as a family lawyer, he’s also handled criminal defense and personal injury cases. He can handle a variety of family law matters, like divorce, paternity, child custody, child support, grandparents’ rights and visitations, adoption, guardianship, and restraining orders.

Protecting You is the Priority

Attorney Fayard is a proud veteran, serving as an enlisted soldier in the Active Duty Army, the Air Force Reserve, and the Army National Guard. He was also Commissioned as an Armor Officer in the Army, where he was assigned to JAG.

With his knowledge and experience, attorney Michael Fayard is prepared to represent you in whatever legal matter you face. He will protect your rights and ensure you are not taken advantage of.


Stetson University College of Law

LL.M. in International Law
(High Honors: International Litigation & Arbitration; Honors: International Law, Adv. Legal Analysis, and Adv. Legal Research)

Florida Coastal School of Law

J.D. with Honors

University of Cincinnati

B.A. Economics

Army ROTC Graduate


  • Maui County Bar
  • Denver County Bar
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
  • Colorado Criminal Defense Bar
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Louisville Bar
  • Sarasota County Bar

State Bar Admissions

  • Hawaii
  • Florida
  • Colorado
  • Kentucky

Federal Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for Hawaii
  • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Court of International Trade

Our Awards

The National Top 100 Trial Lawyers
2020 AV Preeminent
The National Top 40 Under 40