Randy Coleman


About Randy Coleman

Randy Coleman has been a Florida lawyer for more than 30 years. His practice is restricted to estate planning, asset protection, small business law, and elder law. He is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Business and the University of Florida College of Law (with honors). Mr. Coleman is AV rated by Martindale (very high to preeminent), rated 10.0 (Superb) by AVVO, recognized as a Top Lawyer of Florida by The Legal Network, and was recongized as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Florida by the National Advocates.


It’s Not Just Death and Taxes: You Need an Incapacity Plan That Works When It’s Needed

Estate planning is not only about having a plan in place to deal with what happens at your death.   You need an incapacity plan that works to deal with what happens if you become mentally incapacitated.  In this issue you will learn: ·         What happens without an incapacity plan. […]


5 Tips for Estate Planning for the Non-Traditional Family (Which Probably Means Yours)

Is your family of the “Leave It to Beaver” variety — opposite-gender parents, the first marriage for each, one or more kids, all healthy and thriving? If so, your estate plan will probably be pretty straighforward. But if not, it’s not as simple and you have a lot of company, […]


Caregiver Contracts Should Be in Writing When Paying Relatives for Care

A growing number of people are entering into caregiver contracts with their family members.  These contracts, also called personal service or personal care agreements, have many benefits, including rewarding the family member for indispensable help.  But some fail to memorialize these caregiving arrangements in writing and instead keep them as […]


4 Tips for Avoiding a Will or Trust Contest 1

A will or trust contest can derail your final wishes, rapidly deplete your estate, and tear your loved ones apart.  Unfortunately, we have the opportunity to observe such contests on a regular basis, and even among families where no one expected there would be any controversy.  Avoiding a will or […]


Estate Planning Tip – Check the Privacy of Your Estate Plan

With the end of the year fast approaching, now is the time to fine tune your estate plan before you get caught up in the chaos of the holiday season. One area of planning that many people overlook is ensuring that their final wishes remain private. Will Your Final Wishes […]


Aligning Insurance Products With Estate Planning

We use a variety of insurance products to manage risk in different areas of our lives in order to protect our wealth from losses that can come from property damage, businesses we own, disability, retirement and death. Instead of considering these products as separate items, make them part of an […]


Asset Protection: Avoiding Losses from Liability Exposure

Understanding Losses: Liability Exposure We live in a litigious society. Lawsuits abound, whether deserved or not. If you own property or stock that was purchased at a low price and has had high appreciation, it is at risk to litigation and creditors—even if you are not in a high-risk profession. […]


Helping Families Deal With the Financial and Emotional Costs of Dementia

This post will discuss a debilitating condition that many Americans eventually face as they age:  dementia.  First, we will describe what dementia is and what it isn’t.  Then we will turn our focus to its costs to the individual, the family and our nation.  As Elder Law attorneys we are specially […]