Coral Gables Estate Planning:
Yanitza Schoonover is an experienced Coral Gables estate planning lawyer who focuses her practice on probate administration, probate litigation and Coral Gables estate planning matters.
It is never too early to make arrangements for your future. Many people go through life believing that they do not need to create an estate plan because we are too young or have no assets. An estate plan is important to have because we never know what tomorrow will bring and the goal would be to make sure our family or loved ones do not have to worry about the future. Creating an estate plan is a practical way to ensure that your wishes are honored. Without an estate plan, your healthcare and financial decisions during life might not be followed and your assets post death will be distributed according to Florida’s intestacy laws. When planning your estate, there are some key documents that will ensure your wishes for your estate to be honored.
There are several important documents that can be prepared to help an individual prepare for different life scenarios. One of those documents is the Durable power of attorney, this particular document allows someone to act on the principle’s behalf and is effective until the principle passes away or until they act to revoke the power they’ve granted to their agent. This particular document allows a third party, an agent to make financial and legal decisions on the principle’s behalf.
The Designation of Health Care Surrogate is another important document that should be considered in preparing for different life scenarios. This document gives an agent permission to make medical decisions for an individual when they are unable to make them for themselves. There are several other documents that should be discussed with an attorney to determine what is best for your individual plan.
Coral Gables Estate Planning Lawyer
Coral Gables is a city in Miami Dade County. The population in the city of Coral Gables is 49,248 as of the year 2020. Coral Gables is known for its community of homes that are part of a Mediterranean themed planned community. It is known for its historic and affluent character that is reinforced by strict zoning, popular landmarks, and tourist sights. Coral Gable is also the home to the major landmark of the Biltmore Hotel and Golf Course that has been around since 1926. Coral Gables holds several of the wealthiest zip codes and neighborhoods in the United States. Coral Gables is also the home to The University of Miami. The climate is classified as a tropical monsoon climate which is hot and wet in the summers and warm and dry in the winters. There is some beautiful landscaping within the city of Coral Gables. If you are a resident of Coral Gables and are in need for a probate they will be using the Miami Dade Probate Court for any of their probate matters. Miami’s probate court has many cases that go through the probate process regularly, however, as busy as the probate court system is in Miami their system is very user friendly to navigate through. They have several procedures that were put into place to allow the cases to be completed in a timely manner.
Contact an experienced Coral Gables estate planning lawyer today to discuss your situation and find out how we can help guide you through this process.
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