I chose to become a lawyer to help people.

Since I began to practice law in 1973, I have been dedicated to serving every client with compassion, patience, empathy and understanding. My goal is to educate clients to allow them to make informed decisions about the best course of legal action. Read More >

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Wills & Trusts
Do You Really Need A Revocable Living Trust?
Many clients mistakenly believe that a Revocable Living Trust is only for the wealthy. The most recent tax law passed by Congress provides $5,000,000.00 as a Federal Estate Tax exclusion as of January, 2013. Florida has a similar exclusion. Read More >

More Topics: What is Probate All About?  |   A Trust is Only as Good as What You Put in it  |   What Are the Differences Between a Will and a Revocable Living Trust?  |   Florida Trust also Works for Out of State Property

Will Your Car Insurance Fully Protect You If You Are Injured?
Most people who own a car believe they have “full coverage: for their car insurance; however, as a lawyer who handles personal injury claims, “full coverage” means something very different to me than it may mean to you. Read More >

More Topics: Are You Spending Your MoneyWisely on Car Insurance?  |   Do Not Drive Without Uninsured Motorist Coverage  |   What to Do if You Are Injured in a Car Accident  |   Why Medical Payments Coverage is a Bad Idea for Car Insurance  |   Motorcycles Can’t Be Added to Your Basic Car Insurance

Before Doing a Trust, Be Sure You Have Equity in Your Home
I have turned away several clients who were interested in doing a Revocable Living Trust to avoid probate on their condo or home when they passed away. In those cases where the client had a negative equity I recommended not doing a Revocable Living Trust Read More >

More Topics: Ways to Avoid Probate on Your Home  |   Do Not Attempt to Do Your Own Legal Documents  |   Put Your House In Order If Your Spouse Dies  |   Same Sex Marriage: Legal Issues in Florida

Protecting Yourself When You Are Elderly
Q. I am a 78 year old widow. I’m in good health. I walk every morning and I’m still all there mentally. But I’m worried about what might happen if I get into a serious accident or have a stroke or something. My daughter tells me I should see a lawyer to have some papers drawn up. What is she referring to? Read More >

More Topics: Information on Trusts, Powers of Attorney, and Health Care Surrogates  |   The New Florida Law on Durable Power of Attorney

First Edition
Published 1995

by Martin Zevin

Second Edition 
coming soon!

I was honored to be named Big Brother of the Year in 2008 by Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Palm Beach County.
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