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At Matanzas Law Group we pride ourselves on zealous advocacy. We vow to represent you with the compassion, determination, knowledge and skill you deserve.


​ “We Care…About You…Your Family…Your Business…Your Legacy” reflects the underlying mission of all legal work that Matanzas Law Group performs for our clients. We understand that consulting a lawyer is never easy, often intimidating and involves life changing events. Matanzas Law Group’s mission is not simply to provide outstanding legal services, but to insure that our clients have a complete understanding of the legal process. We will take the time to explain the process, answer your questions and hopefully calm your fears. Working together, we will address your legal, financial, personal and family needs beginning with your initial consultation to assess your specific case and legal options.


Your goals are our goals, and we will fight for you until we achieve them. Above all, Matanzas Law Group is committed to bringing the highest principals of ethics and a zeal for justice to you and your case.​

TANCE E. ROBERTS, Esquire


LL.M. in Taxation
Florida Bar Board Certified in Tax Law and Accredited Estate Planner

TANCE E. ROBERTS of Tance E. Roberts, PA dba Matanzas Law Group,  concentrates her practice in the areas of federal and state taxation, estate planning, estate and trust administration, guardianship, business and corporate law, tax planning and drafting, and tax and probate litigation.  In addition, she has extensive experience in formation, operation, reorganization, sale and dissolution of business entities and municipal and local government law.

Education


Florida State University, B.S., 1989
Florida State University College of Law, J.D. with honors, 1992
University of Florida College of Law, LL.M. in taxation, 1993

Professional Affiliations

Florida Bar Association:

Section Member of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law ▪ Tax Law ▪ Elder Law  ▪ General Practice Solo and Small Firm

Member 7th Circuit Judicial Nominating Committee Vice Chair      

                                                                                      2011 – Present
Reappointed by Governor on July 15, 2014

St. Augustine Professional Advisory Council  Chair    2008 – Present


Community Foundation of Northeast Florida

National Association of Estate Planners Council        2009 – Present

Accredited Estate Planner     

Republication National Lawyer’s Association             2000 – Present

St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce                  1999 – Present

Flagler County Chamber of Commerce                      1994 – Present

Putnam County Chamber of Commerce                    1993 – Present


Putnam ▪ St. Johns ▪  Flagler County Bar Associations                                                                                                                    1993 – Present
St. Johns County Legal Aid  - Pro Bono Honor Roll                       

Community Affiliations

Delta Delta Delta – St. Augustine Alumni Assoc. President ▪ First Presbyterian Church of Palatka ▪ Capital City Bank Community Board Member ▪ FSU Seminole Torchbearers Board of Directors (Former Chair) ▪ Seminole Boosters Inner Council Board of Directors ▪ Rotary Paul Harris Fellow ▪ Phi Delta Phi ▪ Omicron Delta Kappa Society