Probate is one manner in which estate assets are transferred after death. Since probate can be a lengthy, costly and public process, many people choose to avoid it. Without proper probate avoidance planning, the state will require a probate court proceeding for state residents or those who owned assets in the state. During probate, assets are managed, debts are paid, tax returns are filed along with various court documents, and the estate assets are distributed.Learn More
In the absence of any planning to the contrary, your estate will be distributed according to Florida's laws of intestacy. This so-called "default" estate plan might not reflect your wishes. However, if you do plan in advance, you can have your estate administered according to your preferences. A comprehensive estate plan may include a Last Will and Testament, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Advance Directives and Health Care Documents, all supporting your legal, personal, investment and tax planning purposes.Learn More
As our population ages, more and more people will confront elder law-related issues. Elder law is an aspect of estate planning that focuses primarily on the changing needs of people as they age. Careful planning can help you avoid spending down your assets on long-term care. Issues include senior housing and home care, long-term care, or nursing home care, guardianships, health care documents, Medicare planning, and Medicaid planning.Learn More
The Law Office of Brian C. Perlin, P.A. has been providing legal services in South Florida for over 30 years. Our firm has helped thousands of people protect themselves and their loved ones from the devastating effects of creditor claims, illness, disability and death. We have championed the use of trusts to protect families from the expense and delays of probate and to minimize federal estate and gift tax liabilities. Additionally, by engaging in proactive and crisis planning, our office has enabled clients to receive Medicaid and Veterans Administration benefits.
The Law Office of Brian C. Perlin, P.A. will help you accomplish an estate plan according to your goals, ensuring that your loved ones will avoid unnecessary attorneys’ fees and/or government interference in settling your estate. More importantly, proper estate planning will give you the peace of mind that only comes with knowing that your legacy will be protected and your personal wishes fulfilled.
Brian C. Perlin is the principal of The Law Office of Brian C. Perlin, P.A. Mr. Perlin is Florida Bar Board Certified in Wills, Trusts & Estate Law as well as Florida Bar Board Certified in Elder Law; he is also a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Financial Planner™ Professional. He is a member of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar.
The Law Office of Brian C. Perlin, P.A. specialize in Estate Planning, Elder Law, Probate Administration, Long-Term Care, Medicaid Planning, Veterans Benefits, Charitable Planning & Trusts, Special Needs Planning, Estate Tax Planning, Business Succession and Asset Protection matters for clients located in Coral Gables, Miami and the entire South Florida area.
TSouth Florida Estate Planning Attorney Brian C. Perlin, assists clients with Estate Planning, Elder Law, Probate Court, Probate & Estate Administration, Long-Term Care, Medicaid Planning, Veterans Benefits, Charitable Planning, Special Needs Planning, Estate Tax Planning, Business Succession and Asset Protection, in the cities of Miami, Coral Gables, and Kendal, Florida, and the surrounding areas.
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