Southwest Ranches, FL Estate Planning Lawyer
Southwest Ranches Estate Planning & Probate Services
Your Estate Planning And Probate Team In Southwest Ranches
Southwest Ranches, located on the eastern edge of the Everglades about 22 miles northwest of Miami, is known for its many horse ranches. Because of this and its location in the southwestern part of Broward County, residents chose "Southwest Ranches" over other potential town names.
The population at the 2020 census was 7,607. The town includes Country Estates, Green Meadow, Rolling Oaks, and Sunshine Ranches (as well as sub-neighborhoods Landmark Ranch Estates and Sterling Ranch Estates), all of which are now Southwest Ranches neighborhoods. To support its rural-equestrian lifestyle, the town has developed many equestrian trails.
Our office is centrally located to Southwest Ranches, less than 6 miles away. The team at Andrea L. Jakob, PA looks forward to serving your estate planning and probate needs!
What Does A Southwest Ranches 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 Southwest Ranches, 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 Southwest Ranches, 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