Asset Protection from Attorney Sherry Wood

Attorney Sherry Wood:
Florida Estate Planning Lawyer

With a proper Estate Plan, you may:

Avoid Probate
Avoid Taxes
Obtain Creditor Protection
Prevent Guardianship Proceedings
Protect your earned assets
Pass more of your assets on to your heirs
Obtain peace of mind
Attorney Sherry A. Wood has been practicing law since 1990, with vast experience in protecting clients assets and utilizing key strategies to avoid probate and taxes.

Attorney Wood is licensed in Florida and Massachusetts.

After witnessing clients incurring high legal costs and fees for legal proceedings that could have been avoided, many years ago I decided I would dedicate my practice to showing clients how to avoid going to court.

Since trials are not only time consuming and expensive, it is a smarter option to avoid the entire process, if possible. With proper Estate Planning, which includes tailored documentation that specifically reflects each client’s estate and financial position, I can assist them in avoiding such expensive procedures.

I examine the entire estate, and make recommendations with this very goal in mind. Utilizing a Revocable Trust with supplemental documentation is often the starting point. Other trusts and Estate Planning tools may be necessary depending on the goals of the client and the quality of estate assets. I strongly believe in educating my clients.

All too often, I meet with individuals that have old documents and have no idea what the purpose of the documents is, and/or what the substance of them is. I want to be sure my clients fully understand why and how they are protecting their estate.

One big misconception is that a will avoids probate – nothing can be further from the truth. Another misconception is that you must be wealthy to have proper estate planning done, as I have learned from the mistakes of others, this simply is not the case. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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