Leveraging Our Experience

To Simplify Complex Legal Problems

Getting To Know Jeffrey P. Cario, P.A.

We can plan out our lives carefully, using reason and logic to envision and create our future. But life doesn’t always work that way.

At Jeffrey P. Cario, P.A., we are here to help. We understand that an unexpected curveball can wreak havoc. Attorneys Jeffrey P. Cario and Kimberly A. Scarano have extensive experience in family law and criminal defense and the areas where those two cross such as domestic violence and abuse.

A Highly-Rated And Experienced Team Of Attorneys

Jeffrey has over 30 years of successful legal practice. He is board-certified in marital and family law and is a certified mediator by the Supreme Court of Florida. He began his legal career as an assistant state attorney for the Fifth Judicial Circuit in Hernando County, Florida. There, he tried a variety of felonies, including several capital murder cases. He left the state attorney’s office in 1989 and now devotes his practice to family law and criminal defense.

Over the course of his career, Jeffrey has litigated complex family and matrimonial matters. He is committed to putting your needs and goals first. He has acquired impressive negotiation skills and is adept and at ease in a courtroom. His true talent, however, is discerning which cases require which path. He ensures that you remain educated regarding the potential outcomes and process, enabling you to understand the issues affecting fundamental aspects of your life.

Jeffrey is AV Preeminent peer-review rated* through Martindale-Hubbell, has been recognized as a Top Rated Lawyer in the Tampa Bay Area and as a SuperLawyer for more than five years. . He is an active member of the Hernando County community and respected by his peers and judiciaries.

Kimberly has worked extensively in criminal cases including misdemeanor, felony and juvenile delinquency cases. This is in addition to handling family law, dependency and appeals cases and more. She worked as a senior attorney for the Florida Department of Children and Families. Her work included termination of parental rights proceedings and cases of serious physical and sexual abuse. She also provided legal counsel to child protective investigators, case managers and adoptions case managers in her role as adoptions specialist. She joined the firm in 2015.

She was previously an assistant state attorney with the Sixth Judicial Circuit in Pasco County.

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We have over 45 years of combined experience before local, state and federal courts throughout west-central Florida. If you have questions, set up a consultation to find out what we can do for you. We can assist with many issues including drug and DUI, family law, Florida divorce, custody and related issues. We can also guide you through a personal injury case resulting from a vehicle accident, medical malpractice or wrongful death. We take these injury cases on a contingency fee basis, so you pay nothing unless we win a settlement or judgment on your behalf.

The Dedication Your Case Deserves

Call our office and speak to us about your issue in an initial consultation. You can reach us at 352-592-0040. Or, send us an email, and we will be in touch.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories — legal ability and general ethical standards.