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Knowledgeable assistance for a range of complex elder and estate law issues

I help people in Sarasota and Manatee counties with several types of legal issues, including:

  • Elder law — For any type of elder law concern, I provide reliable advice on legal safeguards.
  • Estate planning — I provide comprehensive estate planning advice, including assistance with wills, trusts and advance medical directives.
  • Medicaid eligibility — Many Floridians would like to be able to rely on Medicaid but don’t understand the complex eligibility requirements. I explain how you can qualify while protecting important assets.
  • Special needs trusts — I create effective special needs trusts for clients who seek to provide financial support for disabled family members.
  • Long-term planning — Medical costs associated with a serious injury or illness can drain the assets you’ve accumulated over a lifetime. To protect you and your loved ones, I offer long-term planning services to make appropriate arrangements.
  • Probate — If you require assistance with probate or trust administration, I handle each legal requirement in a professional, cost-effective manner.

Whether you have an immediate concern or are looking to set a strong foundation for the future, I am determined to make a positive difference for you and the people you care about.

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    5.0/5.0

    Attorney Bowman and her entire staff were friendly and extremely professional. I was referred to her because I needed an attorney that was knowledgeable of establishing special needs trusts. She was able to guide me in establishing a will and a speci...

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    Robin Wiggins

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    5.0/5.0

    I received excellent service from this firm and staff via phone calls or email. Correspondence was always clear, all questions were answered and explained in detail. I would recommend this firm to others.

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    Client

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    5.0/5.0

    Rachel and the entire staff at Teresa K. Bowman P.A. firm provided friendly, professional, and quality estate planning for our family. Thank you.

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    LS Balloon

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    5.0/5.0

    She was very knowledgeable in preparing my will and trust documents. She was responsive and professional in her dealings with me. I would highly recommend her.

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    5.0/5.0

    Working with Rachel as my lawyer was all around a great experience. She is an expert in her field, highly professional, responsive in a timely manner, and most of all I trusted her with my case. I would highly recommend her as a lawyer and would use ...

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  • "The National Elder Law Foundation (NELF) – the only organization approved by the American Bar Association to offer certification in the area of elder law, has announced that Teresa K. Bowman, Esq., of Sarasota has successfully completed its examination leading to such certification."

  • "I am pleased to announce that I have joined the firm of McLin Burnsed, based in Leesburg and in The Villages Community, as an attorney of counsel. McLin Burnsed has maintained a presence in the Leesburg and Villages area for over 45 years and are expanding their practice to include Elder Law."

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