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Immigration Law Real Estate Law Estate Planning Business Law

We treat every client’s case with the care and dedication they deserve

Business Representation

The Law Office of Gian-Franco Melendez is a firm believer that small businesses are the back-bone of the Tampa Bay area. We work closely with active and prospective local area businesses to help grow and sustain their business. If you are planning on starting your own business, we can help you with coming up with a business plan, incorporating your idea into a real legal entity, and choose the right type of tax structure for your particular needs and circumstances. If you are an existing business, we can assist with drafting and enforcing contracts, handling collection matters, and dealing with governmental regulation issues. Being a Tampa native, Gian-Franco Melendez can also help connect you with the right contractor, supplier, CPA, etc., that you may require to run your business.

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Immigration laws can be very confusing, especially for those who are new to this country or have limited English-speaking skills. It is our goal at the Law Office of Gian-Franco Melendez, LLC to not only help our clients understand the immigration process, but to also passionately represent them in the immigration matter they require assistance in. We provide a wide range of immigration services, including, but not limited to: naturalization, DACA and Dreamers, adjustment of status, permanent residence, family-based immigration, employment-based immigration, nonimmigrant visa applications, waivers, and U-Visa applications.

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Legal Issues

Gian-Franco Melendez’ experience in various other areas of law allow him to assist you in additional legal concerns that you may have. His practice areas include, but are not limited to, Real EstateEstate PlanningImmigration LawBusiness Law and General Practice. Having lived and worked in the Tampa Bay area for over 25 years, he has an extensive local network that can not only help you with any legal need, but can also put you into contact with local professionals in a wide array of specialties and skill-sets. The Law Office of Gian-Franco Melendez, LLC truly is a full-service law firm.

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Our goal is to resolve our client’s concerns as quickly and efficiently as possible. If you have any legal concerns that you want addressed by a legal professional passionate to serve you, please do not hesitate to contact our office to schedule a consultation.

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“Gian-Franco Melendez is the best that there is. He works extremely hard for his clients, and anytime my wife or I had a question, he was always there for us. This has been a long process for me but Gian-Franco has truly changed my life. Thank you!”

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Interview with Gian-Franco

Gian-Franco Melendez had the privilege of being interviewed by Good Day Tampa Bay’s Russel Rhodes on Fox 13 regarding the supposed migrant caravan and asylum.