Plantation Estate Planning:
Yanitza Schoonover is an experienced Plantation estate planning lawyer who focuses her practice on probate administration, probate litigation and Plantation 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.
Plantation Estate Planning Lawyer
Plantation is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. As of the 2020 United States Census the population was 91,750. It is a principal city of the South Florida metropolitan area. The city's name comes from the previous part-owner of the land, the Everglades Plantation Company, and their unsuccessful attempts to establish a rice plantation in the area. Plantation was incorporated as a city on April 23, 1953, after many years of draining attempts. The climate in Plantation is tropical rainforest climate with August being its hottest month and January its coolest month. If you are a resident of Plantation would need to go to probate court, the matter would be handled in the Broward County Probate Court division. The Courthouse is located in downtown fort Lauderdale. The probate court in Broward County has a large number of cases, however, it 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 Plantation estate planning lawyer today to discuss your situation and find out how we can help guide you through this process.
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