Wills, Probate

Trusts, Estate Planning

140 South Beach Street, Suite 310
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
(386) 257-3332

Personal Representative

My husband and I never made the time to have a Will prepared, but after his mother passed with all her affairs in perfect order, we knew we needed to do the same for our children. We went to see Heidi, who came highly recommended, to create our Wills. Heidi guided us through the process and educated us on the importance of other legal documents. She gave us the information we needed to help us make decisions that were best for our family, and she did it in a very professional and comfortable atmosphere. We were very appreciative of the time she took to address all of our questions and concerns. Having our Wills, Trust, Power of Attorney, Healthcare Proxy and other documents in place has given us great peace of mind. We can confidently recommend Heidi Webb, with all of her expertise, compassion and professionalism for your estate planning needs.

~ Dawn H

Gratitude and our deepest respect to Heidi Webb and her dedicated staff in bring our 12 year old Estate Plan with a Revocable Trust up to date. We really appreciated our time spent with Heidi in the review and final presentation of our Estate Plans. Again, Our THANKS to Heidi and her devoted Staff for a job well done.

~ Ray H

What happens in Florida if I die without an Estate Plan?

die without an estate plan

 

Quick answer, State law will dictate how your assets are distributed.   Assets that fall under the purview of the Probate Court without direct beneficiary designations will need to be probated and they will be distributed pursuant to the laws of intestacy.  This means that Florida law dictates who will inherit your probated assets without any other factual consideration and no concern for what your wishes may have been. This scenario can be particularly devastating when the people named under Florida law are not the people you want inheriting your estate.

Think of your Estate Plan as your instruction manual for the probate court —if you don’t have one, then Florida Statute becomes the instruction manual for your probate assets.

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