Sarasota Estate Planning Lawyers
When the thought of estate planning is brought up, many individuals are unsure of when they should consider it. Regardless of your age, estate planning is designed to put together a plan for your assets, potential guardianship, estate administration, and more. Estate planning is a way to protect future generations from having to worry about situations such as probate after an individual passes away and their property is distributed.
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At Band, Gates & Dramis, our Sarasota estate planning attorneys are dedicated to helping our clients get through the difficult process of estate planning smoothly and effectively. Many individuals are deterred from discussing an estate plan because they associate it with old age or death. The fact is, it can help you in a number of ways, including:
- Creation of a will and/or trust to determine how your assets will be divided
- Guardianship issues
- Naming a powers of attorney so financial and healthcare decisions can be made
- Avoiding unnecessary taxes
- Prevent unnecessary probate matters
- Customized Plans for Your Estate
It may not be pleasant to consider our own mortality, but such planning is crucial for the well-being of those we leave behind. Knowing your family will be provided for after you’re gone is one of the best ways to protect your peace of mind in the present. It is never too late or too early to start thinking about the future.
Our lawyers can discuss estate planning issues including:
- Estate taxes
- The division of assets
- Tax advantages related to your estate
- Gifts to charity
- Special needs care for disabled loved ones
At Band, Gates & Dramis, our Sarasota estate planning attorneys provide customized strategies, especially when dealing with taxation. There are a number of federal estate taxes of which you should be aware, and our firm can help. We understand the possible exemptions, portability options, and gift and estate tax rates. Our estate planning strategies will make sure that your estate plan falls in line with regulations and protects your loved ones.
Plan the Future of Your Estate Today – Call (941) 366-8010
No matter what your financial portfolio looks like, the most pressing reason to establish an estate plan is for the protection of your assets from needless taxation and assure that your wishes regarding the distribution of your assets are followed. To learn more about all the advantages of estate planning in Florida, contact Band, Gates & Dramis.