Nydia Menendez
Menendez Law Firm

2699 Stirling Road, B200
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
TEL: 954-963-7220

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About Menendez Law Firm

Menendez Law Firm is a firm focusing on estate planning, probate, trust administration and elder law issues. Based in Fort Lauderdale, FL, our mission is to provide residents of Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas with quality estate planning resources, such as assistance with Living Trusts, Wills (simple & complex), Probate, Trust Administration, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Irrevocable Trusts, Family Limited Partnerships, and Charitable Giving. When you visit or call our office, we want you to feel comfortable discussing such an important issue concerning both you and your family. We want to arm you with the information you need to make an informed decision about your family's future. Visit our online Estate Planning Information Center to obtain timely, quality information on estate planning and related issues, including complimentary issues of our Special Reports and Estate Planning News articles. Residents of Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas can register to attend our Estate Planning Seminars.

About Nydia Menendez

Nydia Menéndez obtained her Masters in Tax Law from Georgetown University. She is a former fellow of the Council on State Taxation (“COST”), the national think-tank of state and local tax issues. She obtained her Juris Doctorate from the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Law, a Masters from Fordham University, and her Bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She has been admitted to all Florida courts, the US Southern and Middle Districts of Florida Courts, and to the US Tax Court. She currently practices in the areas of tax, real estate, estate planning, trust administration, probate and corporate law. Ms. Menéndez’s career has evolved from various perspectives, including government, the private sector, academia, and as an industry advocate. These career roles enable Ms. Menéndez to assess the competing interests from the perspective of someone who has taken one position or the other at some point in time. Thus allowing her to settle most cases with favorable results for her clients, in an expeditious and cost-effective manner. The Menéndez Law Firm has established strong community ties through its participation and support of numerous voluntary bar associations and local community organizations.

About the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys

The Academy is a national organization dedicated to promoting excellence in estate planning by providing its exclusive membership of attorneys with up-to-date research on estate and tax planning, educational materials, and other important resources to empower them to provide superior estate planning services. The Academy expects members to have at least 36 hours of legal education each year specifically in estate, tax, probate and/or elder law subjects. To ensure this goal is met, the Academy provides over 40 hours of continuing legal education each year. Since 1993, the Academy has also been a highly-regarded and sought-after resource for attorneys and consumers alike, and has been recognized by Consumer Reports, Suze Orman in her book, 9 Steps to Financial Freedom and numerous times by Money Magazine.