Attorney Elizabeth A. Durnell is an Associate Attorney in the statewide Elder Law... more
Attorney Elizabeth A. Durnell is an Associate Attorney in the statewide Elder Law practice of AlerStallings, where her areas of practice include nursing home planning and veteran's benefits. Attorney Durnell graduated from Xavier University earning an undergraduate degree in Finance as a University Scholar. Following her studies at Xavier, she attended Florida Coastal School of Law in Jack... 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.