William T. (Tom) Edwards, Jr.
The Edwards Law Firm
165 Wells Road, Suite 402
Orange Park, FL 32073
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The Edwards Law Firm
The Edwards Law Firm is a firm focusing on estate planning, probate, trust administration and elder law issues. Based in Orange Park, FL, our mission is to provide residents of Orange Park, Jacksonville, St. Augustine and Fernandina 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 Orange Park, Jacksonville, St. Augustine and Fernandina and surrounding areas can register to attend our Estate Planning Seminars.
About William T. (Tom) Edwards, Jr.
He has been assisting individuals, businesses and organizations with their legal management and legal service needs for over 25 years. His practice is primarily devoted to estate planning, trust administration, Medicaid planning, asset protection, guardianship and probate.
Mr. Edwards received his Juris Doctor degree from The Florida State University College of Law in 1980. He is a member of The Florida Bar, and the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section and the Elder Law Section of The Florida Bar; the American Bar Association, and the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the American Bar Association; the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys; the Jacksonville, Clay County and St. Johns County Bar Associations. From 2000 thru 2002 Mr. Edwards served on the Education Advisory Board of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys. He is an Executive member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys. He is admitted to practice before all Courts in the State of Florida, the United States Tax Court and the United States Claims Court. He has had his own law practice since 1982.
Mr. Edwards has had extensive experience in family law, civil & commercial litigation, business planning and real estate litigation; and has provided legal advice and representation to numerous individuals, businesses and organizations. He has taken this experience and currently uses the experience in assisting clients with special family or business needs when creating their estate plans.
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.