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Wills Attorney Lantana Florida

Are you a resident of the Town of Lantana Florida or Palm Beach County and need a Lantana Wills Attorney? The experienced and knowledgeable Lantana Wills Lawyers at the Law Office of Ryan S. Shipp, PLLC are here to assist with all of your Estate Planning needs.

A Florida Will is a legal document that sets forth your wishes and/or desires regarding the distribution of your property. Usually, a will distributes assets including individual gifts to family and friends and sets the parameters for the care of any minor children. Wills can come in several varieties, from the very simple to the more complex, which can include trusts. It is important to have a will because it gives the individual full discretion over the distribution of your assets. A will gives you peace of mind as it dictates the assets that specific family members receive and will reduce any tensions between survivors/descendants.  Many documents pass outside a will. For example, a life insurance policy, 401(k), IRA and pension all name beneficiaries in their individual policies. As such, those specific documents are not required to be listed in the will. Questions on your Florida Will? Call the Lantana Wills Attorneys.

Having a Florida Will drafted is one of the most important things you can do for yourself and your family. By having a proper Florida Will in place, you can legally protect your spouse, children, and assets, it can also point out exactly how you would like things to be handled after you have passed on. 

Pursuant to Chapter 732 of the Florida Probate Code, any person eighteen (18) or more years of age, or an emancipated minor, who is of sound mind may make a Florida Will.  For all intended purposes, "sound mind" means someone who has not been deemed incompetent in a prior legal proceeding.

Additionally, the Florida Will must be in writing, signed by the testator at the end, and by two witnesses.  If you're thinking about having your Florida Will drafted, call the Law Office of Ryan S. Shipp, PLLC today @ (561) 699-0399.  

We always reccomend hiring a competent Lantana Wills Attorney. The experienced and knowledgeable Wills Attorneys of The Law Office of Ryan S. Shipp, PLLC are here to assist with ALL aspects of Florida Estate Planning. We serve Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach

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Our Office is located in Lantana, Florida.  We serve South Florida.