ELDER LAW

End of Life Planning

Elder Abuse

Exploitation

Asset Protection

Government Benefits

Veteran Benefits

Medicaid Planning & Trusts

Special Needs Planning

Social Security Disability

Senior Citizen Issues

Abuse of Power of Attorney

Joint Bank Account Litigation


FLORIDA TRUST LAW

Trust Administration

Trust Litigation

Inheritance Disputes

Family Member Disputes

Representation of Beneficiaries Beneficiary Rights

Property Disposition

Representation of Trustees

Removal of Trustees

Breach of Fiduciary Duty

Locating Trust Assets

Locating Trust Beneficiaries

Breach of Trust 

I pride myself on the long term relationships developed with my clients (individuals and business owners). I strive to provide every Sarasota and Manatee County Florida client with personal attention, high quality legal services and my years of legal expertise. I have been representing sophisticated clients and businesses owners in Sarasota, Longboat Key, Siesta Key, Casey Key, Venice, Osprey, Englewood, Bradenton, University Park, River Club, Palm Aire, Anna Maria Island, Meadows, Holmes Beach, Parish, Ellenton and Lakewood Ranch, Florida since 1992. With offices in Sarasota and Lakewood Ranch, I am able to assist you in the following areas of Florida law:

CORPORATE LAW

Selection of Corporate Entity

Formation of Corporate Entity (Corporation, LLC, Partnership)

Representation of Officers, Directors, Shareholders & Members

Business Transactions

Corporate Agreements

Purchase & Sale of Businesses

Asset Purchase Transactions

Succession Planning

Employee Stock Ownership

ASSET PROTECTION

Prenuptial Agreement

Postnuptial Agreement

Creditor Protection Planning

Family Limited Partnerships

Creditor Protected Trusts

Domestic Asset Protection Trust

PROBATE LAW

Formal Administration

Summary Administration

Ancillary Administration

Estate Settlement

Probate Litigation

Will Contests

(undue influence, forgery, incapacity)

Representation of Beneficiaries

Representation of Estate Creditors

Removal of Personal Representative

Creditor Claims Litigation

Property Disposition

Inheritance Disputes

Family Member Disputes

Beneficiary Rights

Spouse Elective Share Claim

Homestead Determinations

Postmortem Planning

Locating Heirs of Estate

Locating Probate Assets

Missing or Lost Will

Equitable Distribution

Sarasota Florida Law Practice Areas

ESTATE PLANNING

Simple Will

Complex Will

Revocable Trust

Inter-Vivos Trust

Health Care Surrogate

Durable Power of Attorney

Pre-Need Guardianship Designation

Living Will

Pre-Marital Agreement

Post-Marital Agreeement

Federal Gift Tax Planning

Federal Estate Tax Planning

Inheritance Planning

Generation Skipping Tax Exclusion

Personal Residence Trust

Special Needs Trust

Asset Protection Trust

Grantor Retained Interest Trusts

Dynasty Trust

Qualified Domestic Trust

Grantor Retained Annuity Trust

Qualified Terminal Interest Trust (QTIP)

Qualified Domestic Trust

Charitable Remainder Trust

Charitable Lead Trust

Irrevocable Trust

Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust

Charitable Foundation

Business Succession Planning

Family Wealth Preservation

The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information about our qualifications and experience. Free initial consultation.

Marc J. Soss, Esq. | (941) 928-0310
​2070 Ringling Blvd., Sarasota, FL

GUARDIANSHIP LAW

Guardianship Administration

Guardian Disputes

Guardianship Litigation

Determination of Incapacity

Representation of Guardians

Representation of Family Members

Less Restrictive Alternatives

Representation of Alleged Incapacitated Individuals

Suggestion of Capacity

Annual Guardianship Plans