Wilton Manors Personal Injury & Car Accident Attorneys
Wilton Manors is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of nearly 12,000 residents. Wilton Manors is part of the Miami–Fort Lauderdale–Pompano Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area. Although the city is very small geographically, portions of Wilton Manors are located in two separate U. S. congressional districts. Wilton Manors citizens are represented in Congress by Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Allen West.Wilton Manors, the “Island City”, was incorporated in 1947. It is bordered on the north by the North Fork of the Middle River and the city of Oakland Park; to the south, the boundaries include the South Fork of the Middle River and the city of Fort Lauderdale; the eastern terminus of the city limits extend to near Federal Highway; and the westernmost boundary reaches Interstate 95.Over recent years, Wilton Manors has experienced tremendous economic revitalization. Both commercial and residential property values continue to increase, giving proof to the Island City’s economic rejuvenation. Along Wilton Drive, the city’s Arts and Entertainment District features an array of shops, restaurants and entertainment venues situated along a pedestrian-friendly corridor.Wilton Manors is home to several recreational facilities, including Colohatchee Nature Park, a 9+ acre recreational facility complete with a boardwalk for nature observation, a dog park, and a boat ramp for watercraft entry.Areas throughout the city continue to gentrify and revitalize, making Wilton Manors one of South Florida’s most attractive communities in which to live and work. Wilton Manors is known as a gay friendly village, although its population is extremely diverse. Wilton Manors ranks 2nd in the U.S. for its percentage of gay residents as a proportion of total population, with approximately 140 gay residents per 1,000 residents. The Fort Lauderdale area ranks 4th in metro areas. Neighboring Oakland Park is ranked sixth on the list. Wilton Manors has approximately 1200% more gay men per capita than the national average.
In terms of the Judiciary, Wilton Manors is part of the 17th Judicial Circuit of Florida. The 17th Circuit is comprised of all the cities and municipalities in Broward County, including; Coconut Creek, Cooper City, Coral Springs, Dania Beach, Deerfield Beach, Hallandale Beach, Hollywood, Lauderdale Lakes, Lauderhill, Lighthouse Point, Margate, Miramar, North Lauderdale, Oakland Park, Parkland, Pembroke Pines, Plantation, Pompano Beach, Sunrise, Tamarac, West Park, and Weston. There are 4 Courthouses that serve the people of Broward County. The Main Broward County Judicial Center is the “Main” or “Downtown” Courthouse, located at 201 S.E. 6th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301. Most complex and serious civil and criminal cases in Broward County are handled at this Main Judicial Complex. All “circuit” civil matters as well as all felonies are handled at this location. In addition, there are 3 Regional or Satellite Courthouses; The North Regional Courthouse at 1600 West Hillsboro, Blvd., Deerfield Beach, Florida 33442, the South Regional Courthouse at 3550 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, Florida 33021, and the West Regional Courthouse at 100 North Pine Island Road, Plantation, Florida 33324. Many misdemeanors (depending on where they occurred) and some “county” civil cases are heard at the regional courthouses. Most traffic infractions and crimes are often heard at these courthouses as well. Jury Trials are not held at the satellite courthouses. If a jury trial is demanded, then the case is moved to the Main Courthouse, which accommodates jury trials.
The South Florida Personal Injury Law Practice of Berman & Tsombanakis LLC is located close to Wilton Manors, Florida. The Wilton Manors Personal Injury & Car Accident Attorneys at Berman & Tsombanakis are experienced at handling cases at all of the Judicial Complexes in South Florida, having handled numerous injury cases such as automobile accidents, motor cycle accidents, bicycle accidents, boating accidents, victim of drunk driving accidents or injuries, truck accidents, wrongful deaths, slip and falls, dog bites, negligent security cases, and many other types of injury or negligence cases.