I have been practicing in the Pensacola area since 1983. My practice is primarily in... more
I have been practicing in the Pensacola area since 1983. My practice is primarily in the areas of trusts, wills and probate which incorporates lilmited liability companies as part of the estate planning process. Additionally, a significant portion of my practice involves s.1031 transactions - tax free exchanges of real estate - where I act as the qualified intermediary and as the accomodation... view profile
In my practice, I focus on what I am passionate about...helping families enjoy peace... more
In my practice, I focus on what I am passionate about...helping families enjoy peace of mind. With the help of a qualified estate planning attorney, you can establish a comprehensive estate plan. With sch a plan in place, you will have someone to make financial and health care decisions for you when you are unable to speak for yourself. You will have written instructions for your family to foll... view profile
A trust is an arrangement whereby someone owns and manages money or property for another person's benefit. Like a guardianship, a trustee has decision-making authority over the trust property, but no court is involved in the trustee's action–the person who creates the trust defines the scope of the trustee's power. There are many different trust types, including probate trusts, income trusts, spendthrift trusts, and educational trusts. For example, a living trust allows you to manage your property while you are alive and to direct who will manage it if you become incapable of doing so. In essence, you choose your own “guardian” in advance and avoid having the court do it for you. A trust attorney reviews the many reasons for establishing a trust with you, and can ensure your trust will be legally valid.