As the NCAA basketball tournament takes it up a notch tonight with the first batch of Sweet 16 games, it’s important to remember another not-so-sweet number: 55. In 2013, the estate tax is scheduled to increase to 55 percent. Whether your estate is a 1-seed or just a Cinderella story, a comprehensive estate plan can assure that your beneficiares will be able to cut down the nets without the government taking half.

For more information on successful Florida estate planning and probate techniques, please contact the South Florida law firm of Wild Felice & Pardo, P.A. at 954-944-2855 or via email at to schedule your free consultation. It’s a Wild world. Are you protected?