ESTATE PLANNING, ESTATE ADMINISTRATION AND ASSET PRESERVATION – SARASOTA ESTATE PLANNING LAWYER
Norton Hammersley’s estate planning, estate administration and asset-preservation practice assists individuals in pre-death planning for the distribution of assets prior to and at death. We assist personal representatives and trustees in carrying out their duties to creditors and beneficiaries.
Our estate planning and administration services include preparation of last will and testaments, trusts, irrevocable trusts such as insurance and charitable trusts, powers of attorney and living wills; tax-planning services, including the analysis of methods for reducing income and estate taxes and preserving family assets; business succession planning and asset protection planning; legal services and counseling requested by personal representatives, trustees and family members in settling estates and in the administration and distribution of trusts; and tax services in connection with the preparation of federal estate-tax returns and representation during audit.
Other Practice Areas
Business & Tax Law
The business and tax law group assists business and individuals in the formation of their entities, contracts, purchases and mergers, taxation, intellectual property, and employment issues.
Real Estate Law
The real-estate group provides legal representation for corporate and individual clients in the acquisition, development and sale of residential and commercial real property, as well as leasing and financing.