Few activities are more important, yet more intimidating, than planning for your own long-term security and the continued well-being of your loved ones. The complexities of estate laws can lead many people to put off this crucial task until itâ€™s too late, but with competent legal help you can lay a solid foundation for protecting your life and preserving your future.
The primary objective in crafting an estate plan is to protect your lifetime assets, safeguard your wealth, and carefully plan to provide for your loved ones according to your wishes. My Firm, located in Fort Lauderdale, provides service to Broward, Palm Beach, and Miami-Dade counties in Southern Florida. I offer prompt personal service to individuals, life partners, traditional families, and small business owners in all aspects of estate planning and wealth preservation.
As an experienced Ft. Lauderdale Florida Estate Planning Attorney, I provide solid legal guidance in the following practice areas:
Having earned a Juris Doctorate of Law (J.D.) and an Executive Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A.), I have the requisite knowledge and experience to advise you on what alternatives will work best to accomplish your objectives.
I will work with you on a one-on-one basis to design an efficient and effective estate plan and will help you accomplish all of your goals in the most cost-efficient manner. I am accessible to my clients and maintain open communications with each client throughout the estate planning process. I am committed to prompt and professional service, and will work with you to maintain and update your estate plan as your life and legacy needs change.
Keep in mind that one size does not fit all when it comes to estate planning. To meet your specific goals, you should be represented by an estate planning lawyer who will be sensitive to your objectives and who is experienced in trusts, estates, taxation, contested wills, probate and guardianship cases. As a skilled Ft. Lauderdale Estate Planning Attorney, I utilize numerous tools to help clients meet their unique financial goals, including:
With new laws being passed on a regular basis, the guidance of an experienced Ft. Lauderdale Estate Planning Attorney is critical in assuring that your unique estate planning goals are understood and carried out. Proper estate planning can ensure that your invaluable legacy is not wasted, and that loved ones are cared for according to your wishes. Avoiding probate costs, expensive court proceedings and unnecessary taxes are important elements in preserving the integrity of your estate.
If you or someone you know in Florida needs the assistance of an experienced Ft. Lauderdale Estate Planning Attorney, call Shawn Newman today at 877-552-9385, on this site to schedule your free consultation.
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||2007||08/31/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Best Attorney 2013||SFGN Awards||2013|
|Probono Distinction||Widener University School of Law||2006|
|Attorney||Law Office of Shawn C. Newman, P.A.||2007 - Present|
|Patent Liaison||DuPont Company||2005 - 2007|
|Global Supply Chain Manager/Global Product Planning Manager||DuPont Company||1999 - 2005|
|Senior Area Specialist-Superintendent||DuPont Company||1995 - 1999|
|Market Development Technical Representative, EPDM Applications||Miles (Mobay) Incorporated, Polysar Rubber Division||1991 - 1995|
|Senior Technical Representative||DuPont Company||1991 - 1995|
|Senior Technical Service Representative||Polysar Incorporated Rubber Technical Center||1988 - 1991|
|Rubber Chemist / Sr. Rubber Chemist:||Dayco Products Rubber Technical Center||1984 - 1988|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Broward County Bar Association, Elder Law Section||N/A||2008 - 2008|
|Broward County Bar Association, Family Law Section||N/A||2008 - 2008|
|Broward County Bar Association, Probate and Trust Law Section||N/A||2008 - 2008|
|American Bar Association||N/A||2006 - 2008|
|Widener Law Review||Metadata: Reflection on an Attorney’s Professional Responsibility||2005|
|Widener University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2006|
|Kent State University||Management||Masters of Business Adminstration (M.B.A.) - Executive Program||1991|
|Southwest Missouri State University||Chemistry / Mathematics||BS - Bachelor of Science||1985|
|American Bar Association, Taxation Section, Estate and Gift Taxes Committee||Tax Planning||2013|
|Monthly Homeowner's Association||Estate Planning for Wealth Preservation||2008|