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Lauren Nagel Richardson

Lauren Nagel Richardson

Lauren Richardson Law, PLLC
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  • Florida
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Lauren Richardson moved to Gainesville in 1993 to complete an LLM in Taxation at UF Law. Since then, she has focused her practice on protecting families and property through estate planning, guardianship, probate, special needs, and elder law. She also serves as co-counsel on wrongful death, personal injury and probate and trust litigation cases. Lauren's probate practice is Statewide. All other areas are throughout North Florida. Free phone consult. Reasonable fees.

Practice Areas
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Probate Administration
Elder Law
Nursing Home Abuse
Medical Malpractice
Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Family Law
Guardianship & Conservatorship, Prenups & Marital Agreements
  • Free Consultation
    Free phone consultation relating to Estate Planning, Probate, Guardianship, Trust Administration, Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect, Elder Law, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, and Wrongful Death cases.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Other forms of payment: Checks Cash Money Order
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French: Written
Professional Experience
Founding Attorney
Lauren Richardson Law, PLLC
- Current
Of Counsel to Bogin, Munns & Munns, P. A.
Continuing to provide affordable and compassionate legal services in estate planning, probate, guardianship and elder law in Gainesville and surrounding areas. Now with the support of a law firm with 12 offices in Central Florida and North Central Florida. Free phone consultations. Statewide Florida Probate. Flat fees for summary administration and some estate planning.
Founding Attorney
Lauren Richardson Law, PLLC
Serving North Florida in estate planning, probate, guardianship, elder law and some family law matters. Also probate administration Statewide. LLM in Taxation. 20 years experience. Welcoming and professional. I will meet you at your home, nursing home or hospital if you are unable to come to my office.
Knellinger, Jacobson & Associates
practicing probate administration Statewide and estate planning, probate, guardianship, wills, trusts, elder law, and some family law throughout North Florida.
University of Florida
LL.M. (1997) | Taxation
Tax Thesis: Private Inurement After the United Cancer Council Case
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Florida State University College of Law
J.D. (1993) | Law
Honors: Graduated Magna Cum Laude; Book Awards: Constitutional Law, Intellectual Property
Activities: President: National Association of Public Interest Lawyers
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Rollins College
B.A. (1990) | Philosophy
Honors: Bruce Wavell Philosophy Prize; NEH Younger Scholars Award
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Pro Bono Service Award
Three Rivers Legal Services
Pro Bono Service Award
Three Rivers Legal Services
Pro Bono Service Award
Three Rivers Legal Services
Pro Bono Service Award
Three Rivers Legal Services
Pro Bono Service Award
Three Rivers Legal Services/Southern Legal Counsel
Pro Bono Service Award
Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc.
Book Awards: Constitutional Law, Intellectual Property
Florida State University College of Law
Bruce Wavell Philosophy Prize
Rollins College
NEH Younger Scholars Award
National Endowment for the Humanities
research, writing and publication of paper, Russian Avant Garde Art and Relevant Scientific Theory
Professional Associations
The Florida Bar  # 0083119
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Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association
Board Member
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Websites & Blogs
Florida Estate Planning Attorney |Florida Probate| Lauren Richardson Law
Legal Answers
211 Questions Answered
Q. I need to assist my elderly Aunt in finding a lawyer that can write up a new will for her.
A: If you think that her income is such that she may qualify for pro bono legal services, you can contact Three Rivers Legal Services to see if she does in fact qualify, and if so, they will find a pro bono attorney who would be willing to prepare a will for her. If not, she can call our office in Gainesville for a quote.
Q. I am on the Warranty deed a and a quit claim deed in a revocable trust and the husband passes away do I have sole owner
A: You should definitely consult with an estate planning attorney to review the trust agreement and determine what your rights are and explain it to you. It sounds like you are a trust beneficiary for life, but there will be specific terms in the trust agreement that determine what rights you have as a beneficiary.
Q. Can a beneficiary (NOT a court-appointed PR) be reimbursed for estate related expenses?
A: I often have this conversation with clients after summary administration. In your situation, your last opportunity for reimbursement of estate related and real estate related expenses is at the time of the real estate closing. You are going to want to provide proof of payment of these expenses to the closing attorney/title agent and ask that you be reimbursed as a seller's cost. The other seller will have to approve of the closing statement with your costs listed on there, but if they don't, then your remedy is to hold up the closing--so hopefully you will be able to negotiate the payment of these expenses as a seller's cost and be paid off the top before the net amount to seller is divided 50/50. ... Read More
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Lauren Richardson Law, PLLC
4623 NW 53rd Ave
Suite 1
Gainesville, FL 32653
Telephone: (352) 204-2224
Monday: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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