Estate Planning and Elder Law

Brevard County Estate Planning & Elder Law

Brink Law Firm in Merritt Island, FL. Serving clients around the Cococa and Cocoa Beach area.

At the Brink Law Firm in Brevard County, we understand that planning saves time, money, hassle and worry. We attempt to guide you away from pitfalls and set you on a course to achieve your personal goals. Estate planning is a proactive course of planning to ensure your lifetime well-being and your long-lasting legacy. We can help you if you simply want to get your affairs in order because of an illness or impending travel, or if you or your loved ones have failed to plan and you are distraught with the consequences. Following are typical cases the firm handles regularly, representative documents you can expect us to produce competently for you, and reasons you may need to revisit your existing planning.

Representative Cases:

Advanced estate planning techniques

Planning to provide inheritances

Planning to protect children of blended families

Planning to protect inheritances, family legacies

Planning to protect minor children

Planning to protect in the event of incapacity, disability, death, or divorce

Planning to avoid probate

Planning to reduce or eliminate estate taxes

Planning for relocation to Florida and permanent residence

Premarital planning regarding divorce and inheritances

Post-marital planning regarding divorce and inheritances

Planned giving

Succession planning

Asset protection

Family meetings

Will and trust contests

Probate of wills

Administration of estates

Administration of trusts

Administration of guardianships

Administration of guardian advocacies

Administration of custodianships


Medicaid qualification

Elder law

Protecting the elderly from abuse

Second opinions

Probate Litigation

Guardianship Litigation

Representative documents:

Estate planning

wills, living trusts, powers of attorney, medical directives, health care surrogate designations, medical powers of attorney, living wills, designations of guardian, life insurance trusts, charitable trusts, special needs trusts, firearms trusts, land trusts, family limited partnerships, agreements to make wills, premarital agreements, postnuptial agreements, agreements to make wills and not revoke them.


probate documents, trust administration documents, guardianship documents, beneficiary designations

Events that may trigger the need for attorney services:

Change of residence

Change in financial situation

Change in value of assets

Change in form of assets

Creation of new business ventures

Receipt of inheritance from another

Subsequent births, adoptions, deaths, divorces and marriages

Failing health

Mental well being or stamina

Changed feelings toward the designated beneficiaries, heirs, personal representatives,

Trustees, guardians, agents, etc.

Ages of children

Children experiencing special needs and having acquired life controlling addictions.

Free consultations are available on certain cases, and consultation fees in other cases are applied to continuing work for the client.

Are you interested in hiring an attorney for your elder law needs? Fill out this quick form to talk to an attorney at Brink Law Firm about your case.

  • Brink Law Firm, P.A.

    200 W. Merritt Island Causeway
    Merritt Island, FL 32952


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    Office: (321) 252-9362

    Mon: 9:00AM-5:00PM
    Tue: 9:00AM-5:00PM
    Wed: 9:00AM-5:00PM
    Thu: 9:00AM-5:00PM
    Fri: 9:00AM-5:00PM
    Sat: Closed
    Sun: Closed

  • Mailing Address

    P.O. Box 540351
    Merritt Island, FL 32954


    Call Us
    Office: (321) 252-9362

    Mon: 9:00AM-5:00PM
    Tue: 9:00AM-5:00PM
    Wed: 9:00AM-5:00PM
    Thu: 9:00AM-5:00PM
    Fri: 9:00AM-5:00PM
    Sat: Closed
    Sun: Closed