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Serving Florida families through Adoption legal services, estate planning, probate, guardianship
and mediation

Areas of Practice


We assist women in crisis pregnancies choosing an adoption plan with selecting Christian families and help couples to make their adoption dreams become a reality with the following adoption services:

  1. Intermediary Adoptions
  2. Interstate Adoptions
  3. Intrastate Adoptions
  4. Stepparent Adoptions
  5. Relative Custody and Adoption
  6. Agency Adoptions and Finalization
  7. DCF Finalization
  8. Recertification of International Adoptions
  9. Citizenship Applications (for International Adoptions)


We also handle all areas of reproductive law, including:

  1. egg donation
  2. sperm donation
  3. pre-embryo donation
  4. pre-planned adoption agreements
  5. gestational surrogacy
  6. traditional surrogac

Estate Planning

Everyone should have a will, regardless of the size or amount of their assets.  A will is your way to name who receives your property at your death and will be named guardian of minor children, and reduces the costs of administration.  Call today to receive our Estate Planning Questionnaire or click here to download.


At the Law Office of Judi Setzer, P.A., we take pride in our strong and active practice in the areas of Florida probate and trust administration, and estates. We understand the intricacies of Florida probate law and are involved in all aspects of estate, probate and trust administration. We are dedicated to representing clients as their Florida probate attorney with personal attention and the utmost in professionalism and compassion.

Our concern for the wishes of decedents and trust grantors, together with our sensitivity to the needs of heirs and beneficiaries, is the cornerstone of our probate practice. We regularly handle probate cases throughout Florida and work with out-of-state personal representatives, beneficiaries and relatives to settle Florida estates.

We can assist you with the following:

  1. Florida Formal probate administration
  2. Florida Summary probate administration
  3. Florida Ancillary probate administration
  4. Asset distribution
  5. Beneficiary rights under a will or trust
  6. Complex postmortem estate planning
  7. Florida Estate Administration
  8. Florida Trust Administration
  9. Representation of Personal Representatives
  10. Representation of heirs and creditors
  11. Representing trustees in the administration of revocable and irrevocable trusts

The death of a loved one is a very difficult time.  We will guide you through the Florida probate process from start to finish, and will compassionately address any concerns or questions in a timely manner. We help collect assets, handle creditors and give notice to creditors, and distribute the decedent's assets. I can also help you understand your rights as an heir or beneficiary.

My law firm probates estates throughout Florida. We look forward to speaking with you about your probate, estate or inheritance matter.

Contact us to schedule a telephone or office appointment to discuss your probate matter.


If you perceive that your friend or family member can no longer manage his or her affairs, a guardianship may be appropriate.  You should contact qualified legal counsel immediately to explore your options before he or she does harm to herself or others or before he or she is taken advantage of.
Contact us today for a consultation.


Judi Setzer is a Florida Supreme Court certified circuit civil mediator with extensive experience in mediating foreclosure and other disputes.  She is a program mediator with the Jacksonville Bar Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program and has experience in mediation foreclosure as well as other disputes.  Click here to find out more about the program.