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Tampa Estate Planning & Probate Attorney

Assisting You With All Estate Planning & Probate Matters

Are you interested in putting together an estate plan to protect your assets? Are you worried about how health care decisions will be made when you can't speak for yourself?

At the law office of John Cullum, we will work closely with you to see that your needs are met. We believe in the importance of educating you and providing you with honest information about the estate planning process. You will understand all options. We will create an estate plan that makes sense to you.

Effective Estate Planning for Individuals and Families in Tampa

John Cullum understands that every estate is different. For that reason, our estate plans are customized based on your needs. We have the knowledge and flexibility to address highly complex matters, from incorporating oil company benefit packages to reducing estate taxes.

When drafting your last will and testament, we work closely with you to ensure your will truly meets your needs and the needs of your family. When necessary, we include provisions to establish testamentary trusts and address other issues important to you.

We can design wills and inter vivos trust agreements that include a variety of trusts, including:

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  • Wills
  • Bypass Trusts
  • QTIP Trusts
  • Marital Trusts
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Life Insurance Trusts
  • Testamentary Trusts
  • Inter Vivos Trusts

We can also develop collateral documents such as powers of attorney, living wills or other health care directives, and designations of guardians for minor children. John Cullum is also available to guide you through the probate and estate administration process following the passing of a loved one.

When You Need a Probate Attorney

As a Florida probate attorney, John Cullum focuses on efficient and effective resolution of the process and ensuring your loved one's wishes are followed.

Probate and Administration of Estates

  • Drafting and filing Will Probate in Court
  • Filing Estate Tax Disclosures
  • Contested Probate-Will Contests
  • Homestead Elections/Spousal Rights
  • Estate Administration without a Will
  • Simplified Probate

Frequenly asked questions about Estate Planning & Probate