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Since 1977, the AV Preeminent probate and estate planning law firm of E. Steven Lauer, P.A. in Vero Beach, Florida, has provided a variety of estateplanning services, as well as offering legal counsel regarding probate and trustadministrations, tax preparation, real estate, and elder law.


            E. Steven Lauer is the only attorney in Indian River County who has passed the    C.P.A. exam and is Florida Board Certified in Wills, Trust, Estates and Taxation.  In addition, the office staff includes an accountant, who preparesfiduciary accountings and tax returns, and paralegals, who assist with probateand trust administrations and real estate transactions.  Finally, although the officewould be pleased to work with a corporate or family fiduciary to administer an estate or trust, Mr. Lauer has acted as an independent fiduciary on manyoccasions working hand in hand with the client’s trusted financial advisor.  As aresult, the office provides “one stop shopping” for the various needs of its clients.


             E. Steven Lauer, P.A. can also assist with resolving conflicts in Florida courts.These conflicts range in scope from academic and provisionary to highly emotional battles:



  • Judicial instructions on document interpretation

  • Undue influence

  • Lack of testamentary capacity

  • Tortuous interference



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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Trusts: 25%
    39 years
  2. Estate Planning: 20%
    39 years
  3. Tax: 20%
    39 years
  4. Probate: 20%
    39 years
  5. Other: 15%
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Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($350/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

3426 Ocean Dr
Vero Beach, FL, 329631682

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing197701/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Board Certified- Will, Trust and EstatesFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education1994
Board Certified - Tax LawFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education1983
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentE. Steven Lauer, P.A.1977 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Indian River County Bar AssociationPast President1986 - Present
Indian River County Estate Planning CouncilPast President1986 - Present
Florida BarN/A1977 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1977 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Michigan Tech Fund v. Century National Bank, 680 F. 2d 736 (11th Cir. 1982).affirmed
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Basic Estate Planning in FloridaIntroductionN/A
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duke University School of LawManagementBA - Bachelor of Arts1974
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Nuts and Bolts of Estate PlanningIntroductionN/A