Plantation, FL Estate Planning Lawyer

Your Estate Planning And Probate Team In Plantation, FL

Plantation, FL, with a population of over 90,000 is home for many nationally recognized organizations including Magic Leap, Florida Power and Light, University of Miami Sylvester Cancer Center, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, DHL, National Beverage, Plantation General Hospital and Westside Regional Medical Center.

The City of Plantation’s public/private golf facility, Plantation Preserve Golf Course and Club, includes a challenging, 18-hole championship golf course, a beautiful clubhouse with stunning panoramic views, state of the art practice facilities including a private Member-only practice area, Everglades-inspired wetlands situated throughout the back nine, and a 55-acre, 1.1 mile linear multi-use trail that is one-of-a-kind in the country and safely bisects the front and back nines.

Our office is centrally located to Plantation, less than 4 miles away. The team at Andrea L. Jakob, PA looks forward to serving your estate planning and probate needs!

Plantation, FL Parks & Education

The city is also known for their park system, including two new signature parks: Plantation Woods, a forest themed park and water playground located in Plantation’s Historic District, and Camp Everglades, an Everglades-inspired park located Plantation Acres at Volunteer Park

There are ten public schools to educate elementary, middle and high school-aged children and numerous day care, charter and private schools. The City’s business districts – Plantation Gateway, Plantation Midtown and Plantation Technology Park – offer an alternative to the congestion and fast pace of a downtown.

In keeping with Frederick Peters’ original Master Plan, Plantation retains its original home town charm, and offers all the amenities of a large city, but with the safety and security of a smaller community. Community events, parades and holiday celebrations are highlights throughout the year, providing memories that last a lifetime and traditions passed down from generation to generation.

What Does A Plantation Estate Trusts and Estate Planning Attorney Do?

Simply put, we develop a plan to cover everything you and your family will need during your life and beyond.

We develop personalized Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney and Estate Plans to meet your individual needs and goals. We will help you develop the plan that best protects your assets and your family’s future; while maintaining family privacy and keeping control of your wishes.

Do I Need A Trust In Plantation, FL?

I hear clients ask “Why do I Need a Trust” every day.  Because each client is different, there are different types of Trusts or Trust Planning services that we can provide.  I like to say that “A Trust is a vehicle that is created to hold money or property in a way that survives your incapacity or lifetime.  It is contractual and agreed upon by those involved. A Revocable Living Trust is usually known as a way to avoid probate, but it is also a powerful tool to keep your Estate Plan a Private Family Matter and to protect you, your family and your assets during life and its challenges now and in the future.

Effective Trusts And Estate Planning Services For Plantation, FL

A trust may offer you a variety of advantages, such as:

  • Avoiding Probate
  • Protecting Adult Children from their Potential Mistakes
  • Minimizing or Avoiding Tax Consequences
  • Keeping Financial Information Private
  • Setting Money Aside for Your Children and Grand Children
  • Setting Aside Money for Potential Disability or Long-Term Care
  • Assisting with Supplemental Needs or Special Needs
  • Obtaining Medicaid for yourself or a loved one

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