Have peace of mind and protect those you love most.
Our experienced Vero Beach, FL Estate Planning Attorneys are committed to protecting your family, interests and assets.
The Abernethy Law Group
Estate planning, business law, and tax law attorneys serving Indian River, Martin, and St. Lucie Counties since 1993.
Bruce R. Abernethy, Jr. | Senior Attorney
Bruce Abernethy, Jr. is an Attorney and Counselor at Law, Board Certified in Wills, Trusts, and Estates. Abernethy holds the Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating, the highest peer review rating achievable. The AV Peer Review Rating is achieved by only 5% of attorneys. With over 32 years of experience, Abernethy delivers plan designs that are technically superior, comprehensive, and thorough – all while ensuring his clients navigate their estate and asset planning needs with ease. Abernethy is a Past Director of the Sunrise Theatre Foundation, Past President of the Rotary Club of Fort Pierce, and Fundraising Chair and General Coordinator of Kids Crossing.
Ryan C. Abernethy | Attorney
Ryan Abernethy is a University of Florida graduate with his Master’s Degree in Tax Law (LL.M. Taxation), a founding member of the Estate Planning and Elder Law Society at Florida State University College of Law and a member of the Real Property and Probate, Tax Law and Young Lawyers sections of the Florida Bar Association. His areas of practice include business planning, asset protection planning, estate, gift and generation skipping, tax minimization planning, charitable gift planning and trust and estate administration. Ryan is excited to join his father, Bruce, working to carry forward the same qualities and standards he’s established at their practice.
Experienced Estate Planning Lawyers
Strong legal representation, transparent upfront pricing and no surprise fees.
At The Abernethy Law Group, we’re here to make estate planning simple and cost-effective, so you can live comfortably knowing your affairs are in order, in case something unexpected happens.
Estate planning — In our trusts and estates practice, we help clients with family wealth transfers; designing and drafting of wills, trusts and powers of attorney and trust planning and asset protection while minimizing the impact of gift, estate and income taxes.
Trust and estate administration — We offer comprehensive trust administration and estate administration services to trustees and personal representatives & executors and work closely with the financial advisors and other professionals who serve them.
Business planning — We assist clients with every phase of business planning from start-up to business succession, including entity and jurisdiction selection, entity design and implementation, drafting of operating and shareholder agreements, buy-sell planning, reorganization planning and intrafamily business and asset sales.