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Wills and Trusts Cape Coral

If you need assistance with wills and trusts in Cape Coral, Contact Brian J. Downey P.A. Wills and trusts are the foundation for all estate planning. It is important that with every estate plan, you also have a will and a trust. As mentioned under estate planning, effective estate planning is all about making a solid plan in advance to make sure that your wishes are carried out the way you and your family want them to be. Wills and Trusts are in place to help you do just that.  Brian J. Downey P.A. has been helping families and individuals with their wills and trusts in Cape Coral and surrounding areas.  While no one likes to think of death, preparing a will and trust and having your documents in place can help to give you peace of mind knowing that when the inevitable happens, your family is taken care of the way you want and not the way a court decides.

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The Difference Between a Will and a Trust

Many people have heard of a will and a trust, but do you really know what they are and what the difference is?  Below is a brief description of the two.

A Will, also referred to as a Last Will and Testament is the most important part of an estate plan.  With a Will you are able to choose who will inherit your assets, select who will have guardianship over your children and delegate a executor who will make sure that all of your wishes stated in your Will are carried out.

A Trust is a document which will allow you to set assets or money aside for family or charities and organizations.  These assets will not go through the long drawn out process of probate, and will be available to your loved ones faster and without much hassle.


What are the Benefits of a Living Trust?

A living trust provides you with lifetime and after-death property management. If a living trust is written and funded properly, it will allow you to:

  • Avoid probate on your assets
  • Plan ahead for the possibility of your own incapacity
  • Control what happens to your property after-death
  • Can be used for any size estate
  • Prevent your financial affairs from becoming a matter of the public

A Few Words From Our Clients



Brian helped my wife and I set up wills and trust for our family and gave us exactly what we were looking for. I felt secure in having him guide us to what fit our family best for now and for the future. I also own my own company and he was able to help in that area as well. Brian’s expertise in legal knowledge made me feel comfortable and I highly recommend.

Mark Maxim

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The time to plan for your loved ones is now. As your assets and finances continue to grow, a will, living trust, power of attorney, an advance directive for health care and/or guardianship of children are all essential to planning your estate. Call (239) 321-6690 and let Brian Downey, PA provide expert guidance to get your estate plan started today.

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