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Your Probate Advocates

Fort Myers Probate Attorney

Call (239) 970-6844 today for client-dedicated advocacy.

Probate or Trust Administration can be dismaying after the emotional upheaval surrounding the death of a loved one. If you are facing a legal issue regarding probate, you will want to secure the help of a skilled probate and trust attorney.

With more than 50 years of combined experience, we can:

  • Evaluate what probate process is best for the circumstances
  • Avoid delays in administration
  • Address and any risks to efficient administration
  • Communicate an effective plan to complete the process
  • Keep clients and beneficiaries informed throughout the process

At Powell, Jackman, Stevens & Ricciardi, P.A., we are dedicated to quality legal service that exceeds our clients' expectations, and we are proud of our many successes representing clients in probate and trust administration.

Contact Your Advocates today for a free consultation!

SERVICES OUR FORT MYERS PROBATE AND TRUST ATTORNEYS OFFER

We can help you in areas of probate including and not limited to:

Beginning the process of probate or trust administration after the death of a loved one can feel overwhelming. Let our attorneys simplify the process for you and give you peace of mind knowing that everything is in order and progressing

There are several different types of probate administration. Determining which type is necessary depends on several factors including the value of the decedent's estate, time since the decedent's death, and place of decedent's domicile.

Request a free consultation to learn more about your legal options.

We Can Simplify a Complex Probate Situation And Trust Issues for You

When you need legal representation to assist you with any matter surrounding probate or trust administration, our Fort Myers probate lawyers have the training and experience to handle your unique circumstances and know how to best approach your case. We pride ourselves on our ability to avoid unnecessary probate administration delays. Our success is your satisfaction.

Call (239) 970-6844 today for a free case evaluation!

How We're Different:

  • Dedicated & caring service
  • 65 years' combined experience
  • One-on-one attention
  • Customized strategies
  • Accessible - 24 hour response time
  • El abogado habla español

Read What Our Past Clients
have to Say About Us:

  • They are not just lawyers, they are great people who do business the right way.

    “In my business, my food purveyors along with the other contractors I utilize drive my business and are the ingredients for my continued success. Their knowledge and education is key. Our attorneys, Rita Jackman and Adam Stevens, are essential to our contin”

    Shannon Yates, Nevermind LLC

  • I have been so blessed to have found this firm to represent me.

    “I have been so blessed to have found this firm to represent me. I was dealing with the loss of my husband and his business. This company did the probate court documents and evicted the illegal tenant my husband had in his business. Fast and affordable.”

    Candice Marquina

  • Came to the rescue and there are not enough words.

    “A huuuuuuuge gigantic from the heart thank you to Rita Jackman, world's best Real Estate attorney for helping my client out above and beyond. Came to the rescue and there are not enough words.”

    Char Seuffer

  • He was truly a dedicated and capable advocate.

    “I recently was in need of an attorney to handle a divorce and luckily, my research led me to Mr. Jorge Santana. Mr. Santana guided me through a very difficult and painful experience with compassion, expertise and straight-forward honesty..These admirable c”

    Victoria J. Baker

  • Her knowledge of law and her leadership has made me feel confident with my legal challenges.

    “Rita Jackman is very personable and is always available. Her knowledge of law and her leadership has made me feel confident with my legal challenges. I would recommend this office to anyone needing a professional team that quickly and efficiently tackles y”

    Donovan Dungan

Meet Our Attorneys

  • William M. Powell, Esq.
    William M. Powell, Esq. Partner
  • Rita M. Jackman
    Rita M. Jackman Partner
  • Adam J. Stevens
    Adam J. Stevens Partner
  • Richard M. Ricciardi, Jr.
    Richard M. Ricciardi, Jr. Partner
  • Jorge Santana
    Jorge Santana Partner
  • William M. Powell, Esq. Partner
    William M. Powell, Esq.

    Although William M. Powell, Esq. is well-versed in a variety of legal matters and case types, he has built a strong reputation through his focus on personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Your Advocates are proud to have him as a member of our law firm. He shares our passion for helping people in need and prioritizes our clients’ needs. Read More

  • Rita M. Jackman Partner
    Rita M. Jackman

    Ms. Jackman’s unwavering ambition and leadership has provided clients and will provide her future clients a star in this profession. Ms. Jackman is a relentless researcher and preparer who handles her client tasks with a tremendous amount of preparation and thought. Ms. Jackman was born and raised in Cape Coral, Florida which has worked to benefits her practice and the clients that she serves. Read More

  • Adam J. Stevens Partner
    Adam J. Stevens

    Mr. Stevens has found his niche by becoming a litigation attorney and understands that communication between an attorney and client are paramount to obtaining favorable results. Mr. Stevens is known for taking on any and all types of cases no matter how difficult or routine they may be. Mr. Stevens is known as an aggressive attorney, though at the same time understands that some cases require a more patience to ensure a favorable result. Mr. Stevens does not shy away from challenging legal issues and has litigated complex matters against municipalities, international unions, large banking institutions, and several insurance companies. Read More

  • Richard M. Ricciardi, Jr. Partner
    Richard M. Ricciardi, Jr.

    His experience in litigation provides him the ability to identify and isolate potential areas of conflict and effectively counsel clients around potential pitfalls. Mr. Ricciardi believes that proper estate planning, real estate counsel, and business planning are areas of importance to everyone. Protecting and dispensing clients' various interests, assets, and lifetime earnings can make the difference between a comfortable retirement and wasting thousands of dollars in assets and earnings. Specialized knowledge, experience and attention to detail in these areas is therefore critically important. Read More

  • Jorge Santana Partner
    Jorge Santana

    Attorney Jorge J. Santana, Jr. is an American born Cuban-American, fluent in both English and Spanish. Jorge left Miami to join us here in beautiful and peaceful Fort Myers, Florida in March 2015. He has an extreme love for the law, which is only overshadowed by his desire to help all those in need. His reputation for fairness, hard work and honesty is respected by all his clients and attorneys. Read More