Volusia County, Florida Estate Planning Lawyers
Volusia County, FL Estate Planning Lawyer with 41 years experience
Volusia County, FL Estate Planning Lawyer with 34 years experience
As a judge on the family, civil, probate, dependency and juvenile benches I ruled on hundreds of matters. Those experiences give me a unique perspective not shared my many others attorneys to...
SERVING DELAND, JACKSONVILLE, ST. AUGUSTINE, ORLANDO, DAYTONA
BANKRUPTCY, FAMILY LAW, CORPORATE, CONTRACT LAW, WILLS, TRUSTS & ESTATES
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David C. Braun was born in Guam and raised in Winter Park, Florida. Mr. Braun graduated from University of South...
Her law practice caters to individuals with legal issues related to life transitions and caters to individuals who understand how important it is to resolve legal issues that threaten the security of their family, home, and business. Her knowledge and experience from serving as both judge and attorney gives her a unique perspective that enables her to project...
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Florida State University College of Law
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Planning your estate?
Estate planning arranges for the transfer of an individual's estate at the time of death. An estate consists of all property owned at death before it is distributed by will, trust, or intestacy laws. An estate may contain both real property and personal property. Estate planning allows an individual to decide exactly who will benefit from his or her estate, and to what extent. It can also reduce the taxes imposed on the transfer of assets at death.
An experienced estate planning lawyer can help minimize the amount of the estate surrendered to taxes as well as ensure that the management and distribution of the estate is carried out according to your plans. Particularly when your plans are complex and/or you have substantial property or assets, it is important to have an attorney who can ensure that your plan functions the way you intend. Depending on the complexity of your individual situation, your estate planning team may include attorneys, financial planners, bankers and insurance professionals. Some states certify attorneys as estate planning specialists, which means they have met certain requirements for experience, education, and testing in that field.
Fiduciary: A person or institution who manages money or property for another and who must exercise a standard care imposed by law, i.e., personal representative or executor of an estate, a trustee, etc.
Personal representative: The person who administers an estate. If named in a will, that person's title is an executor. If there is no valid will, that person's title is an administrator.
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