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Florida Trusts and Estates Attorneys Helping You Plan

Preserving your Family’s Wealth for Future Generations

Whether you’re planning the parameters of your future medical care or establishing support for loved ones upon your death, the experienced attorneys at Pearse & Stinson can help with all aspects of trusts and estates issues, including:

  • Estate Planning
  • Last Will & Testament
  • Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
  • Living Wills
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Health Care Surrogate Designations

Securing Your Legacy

You work hard for your family, so knowing that you have planned for their long term well-being and financial security can bring you comfort.  We thoroughly analyze your estate and strategize the best means of transferring your assets, minimizing taxes, establishing guardianship for your children, caring for your pets, supporting personal philanthropic causes and protecting your loved ones.

Draft your Living Will and Last Will and Testament

A will is essential at every stage of your life. Your living will sets the parameters for medical intervention should you become incapacitated. This assures that when you are most vulnerable, your wishes will be honored.

Your last will provides the opportunity to distribute your property, establish care for your children and otherwise express your wishes upon your death. A will is necessary if you intend to leave property to a person or entity other than a blood relative, such as a domestic partner, a friend or a charity. If you die without a will, your property may be distributed in a manner that does not reflect your desires.  We draft valid wills that ensure your intentions are honored.

Changing your Will

As your life changes, so might your estate plan. You may need to update your will throughout your life. We draft valid codicils that address changes in your financial situation, marital status, number of children, philanthropic interests and general lifestyle decisions.

Valuing and Managing the Estate

Our attorneys assist personal representatives with the arduous process of collecting, managing, valuing, protecting and liquidating the assets of the estate. Pearse & Stinson, P.A. has a team of experts available to assist in every aspect of probate. When appropriate, the firm calls upon accountants, financial advisors, real estate agents, property managers and other professionals to assist with executor duties. We can access expert opinions about unique assets such as antiques, rare books, automobiles and other collectables for accurate valuation, management and possible sale.

Contact Us Today

For estate planning services in Clearwater and throughout Pinellas and Pasco Counties, call Pearse & Stinson, P.A. at 727.462.9009 or contact us online to schedule an initial consultation.