LGBTQ+ Estate Planning Attorney in St. Petersburg, FL
While the same estate planning documents are used for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people, these documents are not always used in the same manner because of the prejudice faced by LGBTQ+ people. There is also a heightened need for these documents for many LGBTQ+ people.
It is no secret that society favors heterosexual couples and that, unfortunately, not all people value a queer relationship, married or unmarried. Additionally, the law only considers blood family members and not a person’s chosen family or community. This could mean family that you are not particularly close with or even estranged from can have the power to intervene in your healthcare or inherit from you if the proper steps are not taken to prepare an estate plan.