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Florida Trusts and Estates Attorneys Helping You Plan

Whether you are planning the care or support of loved ones upon your death, or wrangling with the probate or trust administration process while mourning the loss of a family member, the attorneys at Foster & Fuchs, P.A. can help. We have more than 50 years of experience assisting with all aspects of trusts and estates issues, including:

  • Estate planning
  • Estate tax issues
  • Personal Representative and Trustee duties
  • Living wills
  • Ancillary Administration
  • Trusts
  • Probate
  • Probate and will disputes
  • Will and Trust drafting
  • Durable Powers of Attorney

Estate planning
You work hard for your family, so knowing that you have planned for their long-term well-being and financial security can bring you comfort. When devising an estate plan, we consider how best to protect your children, support your loved ones and contribute to the charitable causes that are special to you.

We thoroughly analyze your estate and develop a plan of transferring your assets, minimizing taxes, supporting your personal philanthropic causes and protecting your loved ones. We can draft a will that reflects your desires and establish trusts that serve your individual needs and your estate planning goals.

We understand that the process of probate follows a time of painful emotional loss. Our knowledgeable, meticulous probate attorneys can ease the stress of probating the estate.

We assist Personal Representative in all steps of the complex process of probating a will in Florida probate court, including:

•    Creating a plan of action to probate the estate fairly and expeditiously
•    Filing the will with the Florida probate court
•    Closing and opening bank accounts
•    Transferring assets from the deceased to the estate
•    Paying taxes and other debts
•    Locating beneficiaries
•    Hiring professionals and experts when necessary

Probate disputes
The stress of a probate dispute can compound the pain of losing a loved one. When disputes arise, our attorneys maintain a composed courtroom demeanor. This helps calm the emotionally-charged process of challenging an invalid will, or defending a valid will against erroneous claims made by unhappy beneficiaries. If you choose to preserve amiable family relationships, our attorneys can skillfully mediate disputes to reach just, equitable resolutions with your loved ones. When necessary, we assertively defend your beneficiary rights within the Florida probate court.

Contact estate planning lawyers you can trust at Foster & Fuchs, P.A.
Foster & Fuchs, P.A. serves clients throughout the entire state of Florida. Call us at 561-425-7543 or contact us online.


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