Sun City Center Wills and Trusts Attorney
Estate planning is a broad term that is often used to include a number of legal provisions related to end-of-life issues and/or health care issues during one’s lifetime. People who have meaningful family or business relationships often express a desire to protect the interests of others whose lives are connected to theirs through estate planning. Other people have favorite charitable causes that are an integral part of the legacy that they intend to leave behind after death.
When clients of the Law Office of Dale S. Brewster ask for guidance in estate planning, we often advise them of some of the primary goals often entailed in estate planning:
- Preparation for possible incapacity
- Preparation for transference of assets as efficiently as possible at the time of death, including real estate, bank accounts, household goods, life insurance benefits, 401(k) savings and other retirement assets
- Preparing to pass on your interest in a home to a husband or wife with minimal or no expense
- Provision through trusts for the financial legacy that you want to leave behind
Estate planning for clients of the Law Office of Dale S. Brewster goes beyond wills and trusts to include a comprehensive overview of assets and ultimate financial and personal goals related to assets and property.
An experienced estate planning lawyer can direct you to the legal tools that you can use to have the greatest control over your assets and health care preferences. I am Dale S. Brewster of the Law Office of Dale S. Brewster in Sun City Center. I welcome inquiries from Tampa Bay area residents or out-of-state relatives of people in this area regarding our estate planning services and related areas of the law:
- Pour-over wills
- Special needs trusts
- Generation-skipping trusts
- Educational trusts
- Charitable remainder trusts
- Powers of attorney
- Living wills
- Health care directives
- Medicaid planning
- Trust administration
Carefully designed powers of attorney and other estate planning provisions can help avoid the need for guardianship to be carried out by a complete stranger in the future. A durable power of attorney will give a designated representative the authority to handle your financial affairs as well, if this is ever needed. He or she will be able to sell property, pay bills from your bank account, file your income tax returns, handle your investments and, in general, manage your finances in accordance with your expressed desires. Talk to an attorney to ensure that your estate planning is done in accordance with your wishes.
Contact a Hillsborough County Estate Planning Lawyer
I am Dale S. Brewster, a dedicated and knowledgeable Sun City Center wills and trusts lawyer in the practice of law to help clients make decisions in support of their ultimate best interests. Whether you are about to write your first will or want to review existing estate planning documents with an experienced Florida attorney, contact the Law Office of Dale S. Brewster to request a free initial consultation.