About Block & Scarpa Partner Samuel A. Block
Sam received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1969 from the University of Florida. He received his Juris Doctor from the Stetson University College of Law in 1972 and became a member of the Florida Bar in May 1973. Sam joined the firm of Vocelle and Gallagher in 1973 and remained with the firm in Vero Beach until 1979, when he began his own practice.
Sam has lived in Vero Beach since December 1945 and he graduated from Vero Beach High School in 1963. He has been involved in numerous activities including: Temple Beth Shalom, Dollars for Scholars, The Education Foundation, Vero Beach Museum of Art, Indian River County Bar Association (Past President) and 19th Circuit Grievance Committee.
Areas of Legal Expertise in Florida
An estate plan does not end at the signing of documents, but is something that continues after death. Block will ensure the proper probate and Trust Administration to receive the optimal benefit of a person planning efforts while minimizing potential taxes.
Probate and Trust Administration
Probate and Trust Administration is statute driven and an attorney is essential to ensure proper compliance with the law in carrying out the duties of trustees and personal representatives. Improper conformity to the law can cause legal liability and family conflict during already troubling times.
Sam helps helps his clients establish and maintain guardianships for disabled adults and minor children. These are a solution that ensures loved ones are properly protected both physically and financially. He will prepare all of the necessary documentation, forms and attend any and all hearings to secure guardianship.
Commercial and Residential Real Estate Transactions
Sam Block has extensive experience in commercial and residential real estate, helping clients with everything from purchase and sale agreements to establishing property and condominium associations.
Title insurance is extremely important in securing financial protections against defects in the property that you are not aware of when purchasing.
Sam has routinely prepared asset purchase and sale agreements, bills of sale, corporate resolutions and other related necessary documents to successfully complete the business transaction in a timely manner.