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    Who Needs an Estate Plan?
    Everyone has an estate plan. You must decide whether it is
    the plan you want…or the plan the State provides for you…
  • Family walking on beach
    Wealth Preservation
    for Complex Estates.
    It is imperative to develop a strategy to protect the wealth that you have earned
    during your lifetime and carry out your wishes long after you are gone…
  • Family walking on beach
    Should I Avoid Probate?
    Because of the many burdens involved with the probate administration process—
    cost, delay, public records—most people prefer to avoid it. Learn how we can help
    you achieve that goal through several different available techniques…
  • Family walking on beach
    Do Only the Rich Need a Trust?
    Trusts are vital instruments if you want to protect your child’s inheritance
    from a divorcing spouse, provide for your minor children in the event of your
    untimely death, or care for a family member who has special needs…
  • Family walking on beach
    What Is Elder Law?
    Elder Law has received a lot of attention as baby boomers begin to retire. It focuses
    on disability and estate planning, with emphasis on long-term care needs. Often,
    legal services are needed to qualify to receive Medicaid or Veterans’ benefits…
  • Family business succession planning
    Family Business Owner
    …Exit Strategy?
    Retirement, disability and death are the most common, and often unexpected,
    events that trigger the transfer of a business. Regrettably, most family businesses
    fail after the first generation because of no business succession plan…
  • Outside legal counsel
    Need a Chief Legal Officer
    for Your Company?
    We handle your corporate compliance, minutes, contracts, employee issues,
    entity formation, non-compete agreements, and more…all the benefits as if we’re
    your employee…however, without the payroll expense…

Everyone leaves a legacy, whether they want to or not. The question is, “What kind of legacy will you leave?”

—Dillon Burroughs

Hear What Our Clients are Saying

 
 
 
  • Best Estate Planning Lawyer Around

    "We hired Bill after interviewing 4 attorneys in town. We found Bill to be the most competent, compassionate, understanding and efficient. In addition to being an excellent estate counsel, he's also an excellent accountant and this combination is crucial for proper estate counsel. He's very accessible, anticipates issues before they arise. It was a complicated estate which he guided us through with ease. We were so pleased with his services that we hired him for our own estate preparation. Bill also employs a staff that match his high standards. Both his assistants and paralegals were excellent and very personable. I'd hire him again (and again) without hesitation. Thanks Bill!"

    Andrew, St. Pete Beach - January 5, 2017

  • Depth of Knowledge and Expertise

    "I've had the pleasure of working with Bill McQueen and his team on behalf of my client as a Family Office Manager. The quality of every interaction is consistent in the promptness of response, the depth of knowledge and expertise, and an immense satisfaction knowing that Bill has a tremendous understanding of my client's issues and concerns. His ability to preempt issues and be strategic in addressing these has helped us stay ahead of the curve ball. Katie and Nicole on his team are most personable and so very helpful! My client and I are delighted to be working with Bill McQueen."

    Pavita, St. Petersburg - May 18, 2017

  • The Best in the Industry

    "This experience and attention to detail has made me feel as though for the first time in my life that my estate is going to be handled with perfection. I highly reccommend getting your legacy protected by the BEST in the industry...Bill McQueen along with his support staff have exceeded our expectations! A wonderful group of true professionals! And we just love Katie H."

    Jillian, St. Petersburg - May 11, 2017

  • Truly My BFFs

    "When my husband died I had no clue what to do. The one thing he always told me when he passed was to call Bill McQueen immediately. My husband had been in business for over 40 years in St. Pete and I figured he knew what he was talking about. Legacy Protection Lawyers did everything they could, and more, to help me with every detail. They were so kind and attentive and were never to busy to talk me thru whatever I needed. I could never thank them enough for their kindness and patience. They are truly my BFF's.

    Mary-Louise, St. Petersburg - May 5, 2017

  • Smart, Thorough, Current, Extremely Responsive...and Compassionate

    "My family needed to re-do virtually all of my mother's legal documents, do substantial work on her finances, and apply for VA A&A, as my mother's health declined, and we had to move her into assisted living. Not only did Bill do an absolutely amazing job with all of this with incredible expertise and efficiency, he also was extremely responsive at every (and I mean EVERY) turn. Not a question, need, suddenly-pressing deadline, or otherwise came up that Bill did not jump on it - and with remarkable thoroughness. Bill has known what to do, how to do it, and where nuances have been necessary in each and every step of this 18-month journey. I feel so much more comfortable with my mother's legal documents and legal work overall, and - beyond that - following all the time and effort Bill and I put into applying for VA A&A for my mom, the benefits were awarded - saving my family more than $12,000 a year in paying for my mom's care. ...When one is the midst of doing all he can to help an aging parent in failing health, compassion and concern certainly help. I would recommend Bill to anyone who needs a lawyer - whether a specialist in elder law or otherwise. Thank you so very much, Bill - for what you have done as an attorney AND who you are as a human being."

    Wayne, New York City, NY - February 8, 2015

  • An AWESOME Team

    "Bill McQueen, Nicole Murphy, and Nicole Bell are an AWESOME team...professional, courteous, efficient, compassionate. Reviewing, learning, and planning the next steps during an extremely emotional time is a very difficult task. I'm grateful my mom found and trusted them so I too can know and trust them. What better endorsement than "mother knows best". I am grateful to this team for all they do and continue to do...and they are highly recommended by me!"

    Johnnie, Wesley Chaplel, Florida - July 15, 2017

  • Exceptional, Personal and Professional Attorney on All Levels

    "Bill McQueen was kind enough to handle my late brother's estate last year, and I can't say enough good things about his expertise and caring during this time of sorrow. I live in another state, and Bill kept me informed of what should be done every step of the way, through phone calls, emails and other documents. His attention to detail as well as knowledge in resolving issues gave me a great sense of comfort. Bill exemplifies the true professional in his trade, and I highly recommend his services. Bill is a true friend when you need someone the most."

    Sylvia, Suwanee, Georgia - April 26, 2014

  • Wonderful Experience with Legacy

    "Bill and his team did a great job with my wife and I's wills. They were very professional and had everything in order right away. We had a wonderful experience with Legacy!"

    Scott, St. Petersburg - June 17, 2017

  • Unique Multifaceted Experience

    "Bill handled my mother's estate closure including all fillings of the trust and obtaining a trust tax ID number. He advised on asset distribution with siblings. In general, he made a complicated procedure extremely smooth. His legal expertise, accounting knowledge, and funeral home experience make Bill unique in the field."

    Kern, St. Petersburg, Florida - July 13, 2013

  • The Most Professional and Outstanding Attorney

    "William McQueen was recommended to me by a friend who has worked in the legal field for several years. She advised he is outstanding and the best of the best. Mr. McQueen found and corrected many errors and omissions in my previously filed Will/Trust. He solved many problems and errors created by someone else who handled the will/trust. He is friendly, personable and stresses importance of contacting him for any questions or issues I may have. I have complete faith and trust in Mr. McQueen."

    Marjorie, St. Petersburg, Florida - July 11, 2013

  • Estate Planning Lawyer

    "Mr. Siddall was my Estate Planning lawyer. He is extremely knowledgeable on the law. He is prompt in returning calls and emails. He took the time to listen and understand our estate planning needs. At the end, he gave us a portfolio that took care of every contingency. Additionally, he kept in touch even when the assignment ended to see if we had any questions."

    Texas Client - April 11, 2017

  • Very Professional and Helpful

    "My husband and I needed a trust/will and Fidelity recommended David Siddall as one of many attorneys. David was very professional, had great follow-up and answered any questions we had. I would recommend him."

    Arizona Client - March 16, 2017

  • Demystifying a Trust

    "I expect an attorney to be knowledgeable and professional but David brings to a client insightful consultation. His questions are asked in an unobtrusive way to get us to really think about all the potential issues and concerns with setting up a trust and how to plan for changes. He was hands-on and took such care to explain complicated provisions and potential tax treatment. He was always responsive and met every deliverable. I have complete faith and trust in his legal acumen and his advice."

    Linda, a Texas Client - September 29, 2014

You Have Only One Chance to Get It Right…Your personal estate or family business, whether large or small, is something you’ve worked hard to build. Why not seek out a trusted advisor to help you preserve Your Legacy?

When Choices Matter, You Must Choose Wisely…Yes, it is possible to retain attorneys with advanced legal degrees in Estate Planning who have the skills and education of the big law firm attorneys…but when focusing their efforts on securing Your Legacy, they can do it with a personal touch.

Your Best Choice…Professionals who are accessible and responsive, exploit technology to deliver quality legal work efficiently, render practical and effective solutions, communicate clearly, and protect Your Legacy with honesty and integrity.

Legacy Protection Lawyers is a personal and business legacy law firm in your community. It’s just this simple. We know what we are doing. We love what we are doing. And we believe in what we are doing. We do things differently. We make the complex simple, initiate the uncomfortable but necessary conversations and our entrepreneurial spirit drives us to deliver results. Fascinated by innovation we strive to redefine the way we practice law everyday.
 
We welcome the opportunity to serve as your guide, counselor and confidante as you commence on this important journey of your lifetime.

Legacy Protection Law Partners David Siddall and Bill McQueen

Founding Attorneys—David Siddall and Bill McQueen

Florida Office
100 2nd Avenue South, #200n
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
T: 727.471.5868  F: 727.498.5696

E-mail Florida Office

Arizona Office
15849 North 71st Street, Suite 100
Scottsdale, Arizona 85254
T: 480.999.0237  F: 866.287.1442

E-mail Arizona Office

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OUR LEGAL SERVICES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Estate Planning

Estate Planning

Wealth Preservation

Wealth Preservation

Family Business Succession

Business Succession

Probate and Trust Administration

Probate & Trust Administration

Trust Planning

Trust Planning

Elder Law and Veterans Benefits

Elder Law & Veteran Benefits

Outside General Counsel

Outside General Counsel

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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Becoming a Client of Legacy Protection Lawyers

 
 
 
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    Introductory Call or Email

    When you contact our office we will gain a basic understanding of your particular situation.

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    Schedule Initial Consultation Meeting

    Once you have scheduled your initial Consultation, our law office will email you our Confidential Legacy Questionnaire and Welcome Package.

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    Gathering Needed Information

    It is important that we receive your completed Questionnaire prior to your initial Consultation, so that your attorney can focus on the best estate planning solution for you during your consultation rather than gathering personal information.

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    Legacy Plan Review

    Within 2 weeks following your initial Consultation, you will receive drafts of your personalized Legacy Plan for your review.

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    Legacy Plan Implementation

    Following your review, a Signing Ceremony at our office will be scheduled for execution and implementation of your Legacy Plan.

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Florida Office:

100 2nd Ave S #200n
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
(727) 471-5868

Arizona Office:

15849 N 71st St #100
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
(480) 999-0237
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