If you are interested and need assistance with an estate planning issue, contact Lindsay Ruiz Bash, P.A. Contact the firm's office to arrange a free initial consultation with your Tampa Estate Planning Law attorney. Attorney Bash is also available to meet after hours by appointment only. We proudly serve the whole Tampa Bay area: Hillsborough County, Pasco County, New Tampa, Wesley Chapel, Dade City, Carrollwood, Temple Terrace, Zephyrhills, Brandon, Lutz, South Tampa, Plant City, Riverview, New Port Richey, Land O' Lakes and all the surrounding areas.
Health Care Surrogate- Is a document that specifies the type of medical and personal care a person would want if their ability to make and communicate their decision is lost.
Power Of Attorney- Is a legal document giving one person, the attorney-in-fact, the legal right to do certain things on behalf of the person granting the powers.
Last Will and Testament- Is a document whereby a person expresses his or her wishes concerning the disposition of any property after death. A will is used to designate a personal representative and designate the guardian of a decedent's minor children in the event there is no surviving parent.
Estate planning is nothing more than the process of establishing a plan in the event of death or disability. Creating an estate plan is the responsible thing to do. In the absence of any planning, your estate will distributed in accordance to Florida's laws of intestacy. This default estate plan, might not reflect your wishes because the assets will be distributed according to the laws of intestacy.