Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning

Wills, trusts, and estate planning is the practice of law concerning all aspects of planning the disposition of your estate upon your death or incapacitation. This involves the preparation of legal instruments to effectuate estate plans for administering estates after death, litigating probate cases, and appointing fiduciaries to handle your assets and make healthcare and other decisions in the event you become incapacitated.

Trader Legal offers a Healthcare and Estate Planning Package which includes the following estate planning documents: Last Will and Testament, Living Will, Designation of Healthcare Surrogate, Designation of Preneed Guardian, and Durable Power of Attorney. Give us a call today at (321) 723-6731 for package pricing and more information.

Wills

A will is a written legal document that disposes of a person’s assets upon death. Learn More

Trusts

The revocable, or “living,” trust is often promoted as a means of avoiding probate and saving taxes at death. The revocable trust has certain advantages over a traditional will, but there are many factors to consider before you decide if a revocable trust is best suited to your overall estate plan. Learn More

Estate Planning and Advance Directives

Trader Legal offers a Healthcare and Estate Planning Package which includes the following estate planning documents: Last Will and Testament, Living Will, Designation of Healthcare Surrogate, Designation of Preneed Guardian, and Durable Power of Attorney. Give us a call today at (321) 723-6731 for package pricing and more information. Learn More

Durable Powers of Attorney

Under Florida law, any competent adult can create a written document known as a Durable Power of Attorney to assist in handling their property in the event he or she becomes incapacitated. Creating a Durable Power of Attorney can avoid the necessity of having to open a guardianship proceeding in court and the expense and aggravation of such a proceeding. Learn More

Living Wills

Every competent adult has the right to make a written declaration known as a “Living Will” to direct the provision, the withholding, or the withdrawal of life-prolonging procedures in the event one should have a terminal illness or be in an end-state condition or in a persistent vegetative state. Learn More

Designations of Healthcare Surrogate

Under Florida law, any competent adult may designate authority to a Health Care Surrogate to make all healthcare decisions during any period of incapacity. Learn More

Designations of Preneed Guardian

Under Florida law, any competent adult may designate a person to be appointed as his or her guardian should he or she ever become incapacitated and in need of a guardian. Additionally, any competent adult may designate a person to be appointed as the guardian of his or her child(ren) upon his or her subsequent incapacitation/ death. Learn More

FAMILY LAW MEDIATION

J. Rudi Trader is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator. He has practiced law as an attorney handling family law cases for over 30 years.  His extensive experience in handling family law cases makes him uniquely qualified to act as a family law mediator and help the parties get their case resolved without the expense, aggravation and uncertainty of a contested trial or hearing.  Rudi is available to mediate family lawcases prior to the case being filed with the court or after the case has already been filed.

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Juvenile Dependency

Juvenile dependency actions are filed when a parent has been accused of abuse, abandonment, or neglect of a minor child. Although dependency actions can be filed by certain individuals, they are usually filed by the Department of Children and Families (DCF) of the State of Florida. If you have been accused of abusing, abandoning, or neglecting a minor child in a dependency action, call Trader Legal at (321) 723-6731 for aggressive, experienced, and competent representation.

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