Miami Estate Planning:
Yanitza Schoonover is an experienced Miami estate planning lawyer who focuses her practice on probate administration, probate litigation and Miami 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.
Miami Estate Planning Lawyer
Miami is a major city and a coastal metropolis located in the county of Miami-Dade. Miami has a population of 442,241 as of the year 2020, it is the 44th most populous city in the nation with the third largest skyline in the united stated with over 300 high rises. Miami’s residents are composed of a melting pot of different cultures and ideas. Miami is a wonderful city to live in, as well as, to visit. The climate in Miami is classified as a tropical monsoon climate which is hot and wet in the summers and warm and dry in the winters. Miami residents are always aware of the yearly hurricane season which officially runs from June 1 through November 30. Many Miami residents family members end up having to go through the probate courts in order to complete their family members estates after their passing. 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 Miami estate planning lawyer today to discuss your situation and find out how we can help guide you through this process.
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