The estate planning lawyers, Florida probate lawyers and elder law attorneys at The Coleman Law Firm, PLLC, are located in Jacksonville, Florida, with satellite offices in Palm Coast, Florida and Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. The Coleman Law Firm limits its law practice areas to estate planning, wills and trusts, asset protection, charitable planning, elder law, including Medicaid planning, special needs trusts, and qualified income trusts, and associated disciplines of probate and trust administration, probate and trust litigation, and the financial exploitation of the elderly.
As an integral part of its estate and asset protection planning, the firm helps our clients determine the most appropriate business entity selection selections to accomplish asset protection and both income taxation and estate tax planning. Our estate planning lawyers also assist our clients with structuring their business succession planning for small businesses, both for wealth preservation and asset protection planning. Many of our estate planning clients need or want charitable planning. Our probate lawyers also provide our clients with experienced counsel for Florida probate and estate administration, and trust administration. When necessary our elder law attorneys help our clients obtain a guardianship over the person or the property of incapacitated adult, or can establish a guardianship for the property of minor children.
Our 30+ years of experience as estate planning lawyers, probate lawyers, and elder law attorneys can help you achieve peace of mind that your estate planning is comprehensive, that it meets your goals and objectives, deals with your concerns, and will provide protection for you during your lifetime, and protection of your assets when transferred to your loved ones. We include in our planning those considerations that involve your and your family members potential incapacity, whether temporary or permanent. Our objective is to help you protect your assets for your own benefit, for the benefit of your loved ones, while minimizing the costs associated with the transfer of wealth from you to your beneficiaries, whoever they might be. We hope you will allow our estate planning lawyers, probate lawyers and elder law attorneys help you and your loved ones preserve and protect your assets and provide for the effective and efficient transfer of those assets as you direct.
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If you want a qualified experienced AV-Rated law firm as your estate planning lawyers, the assistance of probate attorneys for a probate estate anywhere in Florida, or an elder law attorneys to help you protect your assets and qualify for Medicaid benefits to help cover the cost of long term care in a skilled nursing home, or you need wills, trusts, or a guardianship of an elderly person or a minor child’s property, or asset protection planning, any place in Florida, we can help you. Just call us at 904-448-1969 today.
C. Randolph Coleman, the Jacksonville, Florida law firm’s founder, is an estate planning, probate, elder law attorney who entered private law practice in Miami, Florida, in 1978 as a member of The Florida Bar. He moved his practice to Jacksonville, Florida in 1991. The Florida law firm’s practice is limited to Florida estate planning law, Florida elder law and Medicaid planning, special needs trust planning, financial and tax planning, business succession planning including choice of business entity, wealth preservation and asset protection planning, Florida guardianship, Florida probate law and trust administration, Florida probate litigation and trust litigation.
Mr. Coleman is a frequent lecturer and nationally recognized speaker in the areas of estate planning, financial planning, financial exploitation of the elderly, and asset protection.
Mr. Coleman is the co-author of “Animal Trusts and Estate Planning,” The Florida Bar, continuing legal education program, 2008; “The New Florida Trust Code“, published by Lorman Professional Seminars in 2008; “Pets and Pet Trusts”, The Florida Bar, continuing legal education program, 2005; “Asset Protection Techniques in Florida“, published by the National Business Institute in 2004; the author of “Family Limited Partnerships in Florida” (Chapter entitled “Ethical Considerations”, published by the National Business Institute in 2002; “Key Issues in Estate Planning and Probate in Florida” (Chapter entitled “Protecting the Passage of Wealth”), published by the National Business Institute in 1997, and “Advanced Estate Planning Techniques in Florida” (Chapter entitled “The Use of Family Limited Partnership in Estate Planning”) published by the National Business Institute in 1995. Mr. Coleman is recognized in Top Lawyers of Jacksonville, Florida, for Estate Planning, Probate, Guardianship, Asset Protection, Small Business Law, Medicaid Planning.
He is a member of The Florida Bar (Real Property, Probate and Trust Section, Elder Law Section, Tax Section), the American Bar Association, the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys, the Florida Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Mr. Coleman is the former Director of Asset Protection Planning for The Florida Physicians Association (FPA) He also served as Chairman of the Planned Giving Committee for the Arthritis Foundation, Florida Chapter, Northeast Florida Region. A graduate of the University of Florida, Warrington College of Business (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, major in accounting, 1972) and the University of Florida Levin College of Law, with Honors, 1978, where Mr. Coleman received the American Jurisprudence Awards for academic achievement in Corporations Law and Commercial Paper Law, was a member of the leadership organizations Florida Blue Key and Omicron Delta Kappa; and was inducted into Phi Kappa Phi, the scholarship organization for those graduating in the top 10% of their class.. Mr. Coleman was a practicing CPA in Florida for six years prior to entering law practice.
Mr. Coleman and The Coleman Law Firm, PLLC, are “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the peer review rating service for lawyers and are listed in the Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Lawyers, which lists only those select lawyers and law firms who have earned the A-V® Rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory and have therefore been designated by their colleagues as pre-eminent in their field. He is rated 10.0 out of 10.0 by AVVO.