I have practiced law for 31 years. My firm and myself are very well recognized in... more
I have practiced law for 31 years. My firm and myself are very well recognized in the community of professionals. In addition, I teach as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Florida. My class is centered on legal issues. I have been a member of the Florida Bar since 1982. During my years I joined the United States District Court of the Northern District of Florida Bar as a member. S... view profile
Our firm is devoted to providing clients with high quality, comprehensive estate... more
Our firm is devoted to providing clients with high quality, comprehensive estate planning and elder law services in a caring, personalized manner. Our primary focus is serving our clients through the design of sophisticated client-centered estate plans, including asset protection and Medicaid planning. This focus includes the design and preparation of wills, revocable trusts, irrevocable life i... view profile
I enjoy Gator sports, hiking, and spending time with my family. My favorite quote: "... more
I enjoy Gator sports, hiking, and spending time with my family. My favorite quote: "Always leave the campsite better than you found it!" I try to apply this to every project I am associated with. My favorite TV shows: Seinfeld reruns, American Pickers & Storage Wars.
My practice is almost exclusively limited to Florida Probate and Estate Planning. We... more
My practice is almost exclusively limited to Florida Probate and Estate Planning. We handle probate all over the State of Florida for clients nationwide. I enjoy the challenges of my practice areas. I try to keep my office as efficient as possible by using software and technology, both of which keep me focused and accessible to my clients (Im a closet computer nerd.) I prepare all legal plead... view profile
Our Law Office provides a wide range of quality legal services for individuals and... more
Our Law Office provides a wide range of quality legal services for individuals and businesses in Gainesville FL. Areas of law we specialize in: Family Law, Divorce, Business, Business Litigation, Estate Planning, Wills, Powers of Attorney, Probate, Appeals, Trademarks
Before ever beginning law school, Karen Yochim’s academic and employment endeavors... more
Before ever beginning law school, Karen Yochim’s academic and employment endeavors provided the perfect foundation for her eventual career as a Family Law and Estate Planning & Administration Attorney. Karen’s undergraduate degree, which combined Economics, with a concentration in psychology, was attained in 1997 from Furman University. Following graduation, Karen worked for several years as a ... view profile
"Estate" is the legal term used to define your property and money—basically, everything that belongs to you. Estate planning attorneys tell you different strategies you can use to transfer your belongings after you die. By planning your estate, you can maximize its value by minimizing taxes and eliminating court costs and interference. Estate planning attorneys also help you control and protect your estate during your lifetime, by writing documents that allow you to transfer property and money to children, charities, or others in a way you desire.