Sarah S. Butters
A Fellow of the prestigious American College of Trusts and Estates Counsel, Sarah Butters represents clients in sophisticated estate planning techniques, administration of probates and trusts, and related litigation. She is also called upon to testify on legislation impacting this area of law, and to serve as an expert witness in related high-stakes disputes.
Sarah Butters is a shareholder at Ausley McMullen and has extensive experience in estate, trust and related litigation; the preparation of wills, trusts and sophisticated estate planning techniques; and the administration of probates and trusts. She frequently serves as an expert witness and consultant on high stakes disputes.
Sarah represents personal representatives, trustees, corporate fiduciaries, beneficiaries and numerous national charities in all aspects of trust and estate administration. She has extensive litigation experience in elective shares, spousal rights, undue influence, incapacity and breach of fiduciary duty cases.
Sarah regularly testifies before the Florida House and Senate on legislation impacting the law of wills, trusts and guardianships.
Sarah is the Chair of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar and a Fellow of the American College of Trusts and Estates Counsel. She is an Adjunct Professor at Florida State University's College of Law where she teaches law of wills and trusts and is also a Past President of the Tallahassee Regional Estate Planning Council.