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Fletcher is a board-certified specialist in wills, trusts, and estates

Fletcher represents clients and families in the design of wealth transfer plans, including lifetime and testamentary transfers, as well as the use of revocable and irrevocable trusts for the benefit of family members, friends, and charitable organizations. Personal representatives and trustees acting in a fiduciary capacity seek Fletcher’s counsel to help navigate the various complexities involved in the transfer of wealth. He also represents clients in preparing and filing federal estate and gift tax returns, providing recommendations to reduce transfer taxes, and post-mortem planning solutions.

MATTERS

  • Counsel to clients creating Last Wills, Revocable Trusts, Irrevocable Trusts, Powers of Attorney, and Health Care Advance Directives
  • Judicial and Non-Judicial Modification of Trusts
  • Counsel to Trustees, personal representatives, and beneficiaries in settlement of non-litigation disputes
  • Administration of Complex Estates and Trusts involving federal estate, gift, GST, and income tax issues
  • Settlement of disputed creditor claims in estates and trusts
  • Tax planning with retirement accounts
  • Federal estate and gift tax advice and counsel
  • Intrafamily planning with business interests

COMMUNITY

  • Library Foundation for Sarasota County, Board of Directors
  • Southwest Florida Estate Planning Council
  • Venice Estate Planning Council, Past Chair
  • Sarasota County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Charlotte County Bar Association
  • Charlotte Regional Business Alliance, Young Professionals, Leadership Charlotte Class of 2015

ACCOLADES

  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2017-2021
  • Book Award, Advanced Estate Planning
  • Florida Trend’s Legal Elite, Up and Comer