Sarasota Trusts Attorneys — 41 found

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  1. Sarasota Trusts Attorney David Keith Cahoone

    David Cahoone

    David was born and raised in Southern New England. He has lived in Sarasota since 1991. He focuses his practice on helping individuals, families and business owners develop and... more
    Licensed for 30 years
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    10.0

  2. Sarasota Trusts Attorney Robert William Darnell

    Robert Darnell

    Client Review: We had our will reviewed and completed by Mr. Darnell a few years ago. He was so good we are upda...
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    Licensed for 29 years
    AVVO
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    6.8

  3. Sarasota Trusts Attorney Teresa Kay Bowman

    Teresa Bowman

    After spending 15 years as a public school teacher in Florida and Georgia, I realized a lifelong dream and wentto law school where I concentrated in the area ofelder law. My... more
    Licensed for 9 years - $250-$300/hour
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    9.9

  4. Sarasota Trusts Attorney John Thomas Griffin

    John Griffin

    John T. Griffin is board certified by The Florida Bar as an expert in Elder Law. Mr. Griffin is a partner in the law firm of Griffin Griffin. Mr. Griffin practices in the area of Elder... more
    Licensed for 12 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
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    10.0

  5. Sarasota Trusts Attorney Francis Gant McCloud

    Francis McCloud

    F. Gant McCloud is an experienced, Board Certified estate planning attorney and a shareholder of Kirk-Pinkerton, P.A., which has been serving the Sarasota community with distinction... more
    Licensed for 12 years
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    9.7

  6. Sarasota Trusts Attorney Donald J. Harrell

    Donald Harrell

    Sarasota, FL Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 37 years
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    6.5

  7. Sarasota Trusts Attorney Robert Averyt Kimbrough

    Robert Kimbrough

    Sarasota, FL Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 55 years
    Not yet reviewed
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    6.5

  8. Sarasota Trusts Attorney Katherine Lyia Smith

    Katherine Smith

    Sarasota, FL Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 17 years
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    6.5

  9. Sarasota Trusts Attorney Laurie Blythe Sams

    Laurie Sams

    Sarasota, FL Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 17 years
    Not yet reviewed
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    RATING

    6.6

  10. Sarasota Trusts Attorney Eugene Oliver George

    Eugene George

    Sarasota, FL Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 45 years
    Not yet reviewed
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    RATING

    6.9

Trusts

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.