A Florida Law Firm Offering Premier Estate Planning, Probate And Trust Administration

Attorney Eric S. Kane focuses exclusively on legal matters arising under state and federal trust and estate law. A well-respected lawyer and lecturer, Mr. Kane provides distinguished legal advocacy for basic or sophisticated estate planning, wills, trusts, probate, trust administration, and charitable planning.

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Serving Clients Throughout Florida

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Estate planning

Estate Planning

Revocable living trusts, wills, durable general powers of attorney, designations of health care surrogate, living wills, pre-need guardianship designations, and more for estates of all sizes and legal needs

Florida probate administration

Florida Probate Administration

Formal administration, summary administration, and more

Ancillary probate

Ancillary Probate

Formal or abbreviated summary ancillary administration for out-of-state residents who pass away owning a second home, a vacation property, or vacant land in Florida

Probating a timeshare

Probating A Timeshare

Representation for family members who have inherited a Florida timeshare / vacation getaway who reside outside of Florida

Trust administration

Trust Administration

Administration and transfer of assets according to the instructions in a trust agreement including collection, management and investment of trust assets, distribution, annual accounting, and more

Estate Planning Has Never Been More Important

Preserving and protecting your assets for your chosen beneficiaries and reducing the amount of estate tax the government may collect are critical reasons to establish or update your estate plan.

Estate planning will involve assessing your family’s future needs, your assets and property, and the various forms of ownership and titles of your assets. Estate planning also addresses your own future needs in case you are suddenly unable to care for yourself. In addition, an estate plan will help you avoid the risk of family disputes, costly court expenses, or your assets being distributed according to state laws rather than your wishes.

Attorney Eric S. Kane provides personalized assistance as you focus on determining who you will choose to handle your financial affairs or make health care decisions if you suddenly become incapacitated while you are alive. Mr. Kane will also help you carefully tailor distribution of your assets and determine how best to manage providing for your family or other charitable groups of interest upon your death.

Probate And Trust Administration

There are several types of probate administration in Florida, depending on the nature of the decedent’s estate planning documents. If there are none, probate can be confusing for families. Not all assets are subject to the Florida probate process. Typically, property in a revocable trust, life insurance policies, and bank accounts with named beneficiaries or transfer on death (TOD) designation are not subject to probate. Speaking with an experienced attorney as soon as possible after the death of your loved one can make a world of difference in the time it takes to handle matters on their behalf. The law office of Eric S. Kane, P.L., provides probate representation for clients throughout the state of Florida.

Why Choose The Law Office Of Eric S. Kane, P.L.?

Florida has many excellent estate planning, probate, and trust administration lawyers from which to choose. Why choose the law firm of Eric S. Kane, P.L.? Attorney Eric S. Kane stands out for several reasons: his well-respected reputation, community accolades, and his commitment to helping his clients understand how vital estate planning is to their overall financial well-being. He understands how difficult it can be for clients following the incapacity or death of a loved one. He provides compassionate and experienced legal advocacy.

Distinguished By His Commitment To Excellence

Attorney Eric S. Kane is a highly skilled trust and estate lawyer who has represented countless clients with their estate planning or probate administration needs for more than a decade.

Eric S. Kane graduated cum laude with a Juris Doctor degree and Master of Laws degree from the University of Miami School of Law in Coral Gables, Florida. Mr. Kane frequently lectures on the topics of probate administration and estate planning. He was selected for inclusion in the 2022 Florida Super Lawyers list of top-rated estate planning and probate lawyers, an accolade reserved for no more than 5% of lawyers in the state. He has also been recognized by National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers list and has a 10.0 rating on Avvo. Mr. Kane has received a number of awards including as the American Cancer Society (ACS) National Professional Advisor of the Year (2019) for his services as a volunteer member of the ACS’s Nationwide Gift Planning Advisory Council.  He presently serves as the Council’s Chairperson. ​

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