Redefining Possible

Issues involving the end of a marriage, child support, visitation, alimony and other family law issues are tough, emotionally-laced matters that require exceptional experience coupled with the ability to know when to be hyper-aggressive or just plain difficult -- and when to treat a situation with finesse or even engage in cooperative measures is critical to successfully achieving your goals.

A Full-Service Divorce, Bankruptcy and Civil Litigation Firm

When problems arise that affect your family or finances, you need a trusted resource and advisor. At The Associates, we provide the information, resources and guidance you need to successfully navigate through difficult legal processes. Our firm's founder, attorney David Lloyd Merrill, has more than 20 years of experience providing comprehensive divorce and bankruptcy representation to individuals and businesses in Palm Beach County and throughout the State of Florida..

Our team provides creative solutions to your legal issues.

At The Associates, we handle complex individual and business Chapter 7, 13 and 11 reorganizations, as well as Chapter 12 cases and adversary proceedings. As one of the few law firms in the state that regularly handles bankruptcy litigation and trials, we've earned a reputation among clients and peers for providing exceptional service and resolutions to the problems faced. In addition to representing individuals in bankruptcy proceedings, we represent businesses within the mining, oil and gas, manufacturing, construction, restaurant, hotel, health care, entertainment, boating and real estate sectors in complex filings.


Providing Bankruptcy Services For Individuals And Businesses

Debt struggles can lead to a host of other issues that negatively affect your life and livelihood. Personally, you could lose your home, your business or even your marriage. As a business owner, you can lose critical vendors, talent or even your entire business.

Protecting your rights in bankruptcy and divorce.


Devising Effective, Lasting Family Law And Divorce Solutions

We assist clients who are facing various types of family law issues including divorce, child custody, child support and alimony matters including modifications. When appropriate, we strive to help you avoid the considerable amounts of stress and cost associated with litigating your divorce or child custody dispute. When negotiation is not an option, our firm possesses the know-how and experience needed to work hard for the results you want and achieve your goals.

Experienced and Comprehensive Representation


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