Wills, Trusts & Probate

Cotton & Gates, Attorneys at Law, provides full-service estate planning for its valued clients throughout the Florida Panhandle. We handle all estate planning issues, including, but not limited to:

  • Wills and trusts
  • Contested wills or trusts
  • Probate
  • Estate administration
  • Guardianships
  • Power of attorney
  • Living wills
  • Health care designation

Experienced Estate Planning Lawyers in Northwest Florida

Our compassionate estate planning lawyers help our clients plan for the end of their lives and the smooth transfer of their assets. Comprehensive estate planning can help you ensure that your family members are not left to guess what your final wishes might have been. We look forward to helping you make sure your wishes are carried out, rather than letting the state determine the proper distribution of your estate.

Contact us online or call 850-855-4520 today to schedule a consultation with our experienced estate lawyers. We serve people throughout the Northwest Panhandle, including Fort Walton Beach, Destin and Pensacola.

We Can Help You Make Sense of a Complicated Process

Estate planning does not have to be a very complicated process. It can take a long time and be very costly if you do not plan ahead. The process begins by identifying your potential heirs as well as the state of your assets and financial standing. Based on the information we gather about your situation and needs, we will craft an estate plan to accomplish your estate planning goals in the most efficient way possible.

Probate is a common cause of confusion for our clients. It is a process that identifies assets, determines what debts need to be paid and how the remaining property will be distributed. We will work with you to avoid excessive debts, making sure the bulk of your estate goes to your heirs rather than government agencies and creditors.

Start the Planning Process Today

Call 850-855-4520 or contact us online today to schedule an initial consultation with our experienced estate planning attorneys. Our Shalimar, Florida, office is open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. We accept Visa and MasterCard.