South Florida Lawyer Lisa Selinger
Call Us Today At: (561) 843-1116
South Florida Lawyer Lisa Selinger
Call Us Today At: (561) 843-1116

Wills, Trusts, & Probate

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South Florida Estate Lawyer Lisa Lullove Selinger

Adults of all ages can benefit from estate planning. While many people put off planning their estates, even college-age adults can benefit from creating basic estate planning documents. You also do not have to be wealthy to have an estate plan. South Florida attorney Lisa Lullove Selinger helps people write wills and trusts and handles probate matters for her clients in South Florida.

How an Estate Plan Can Help

A well-drafted estate plan can help you accomplish the following goals:

  • Give the authority to someone you trust to make health and financial decisions for you if you are incapacitated
  • Ensure your end-of-life care is what you wish
  • Protect your minor children if you die
  • Provide for your loved ones if you die
  • Reduce or avoid estate and gift taxes
  • Avoid probate
  • Maintain your family’s privacy
  • Provide for long-term care needs

Estate planning helps to remove uncertainty and ensure that your wishes will be followed.

Types of Estate Planning Documents

Attorney Selinger can speak with you and help you determine which types of estate planning documents you might need. She can help draft all of the following types of estate planning documents:

  • Last will and testament to ensure your assets will be distributed according to your wishes
  • Living will to choose the types of end-of-life care you want to receive or decline
  • Health care power of attorney to grant the authority to your surrogate to make decisions about your healthcare if you are incapacitated
  • Designation of a guardian to care for your minor children
  • HIPAA waiver to allow a trusted person to access your medical records in certain situations
  • Durable financial power of attorney to allow someone you trust to make financial decisions for you in the event you are incapacitated or otherwise unavailable
  • Beneficiary designations on your life insurance, IRA, and other accounts
  • Revocable or irrevocable trusts

Contacting a South Florida Estate Lawyer

Attorney Selinger can also help with probate matters, including administration, guardianship, will contests, and other legal issues. If you are in need of a South Florida estate lawyer, contact the Law Office of Lisa Selinger today at 561-843-1116.

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