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Estate Planning

All families should have a properly set up estate plan. Even well prepared families who have their estate plan set up need to give their estate plan a “check up”. This article will discuss: How often should families give their estate plan a “check up”? To start, each and every person who owns assets has an Estate whether you know…Read More

Definition- Per-stirpes is Latin for “by roots,” and refers to every person down a family tree beginning from another person. Under this system, eeach branch of the family is to receive an equal share of an estate. If an heir in the first generation of a branch predeceases the decedent, the share will be distributed among that heir’s children in…Read More

Definition – intentionally drafting your estate plan so that someone who would otherwise inherit under the laws of intestacy, is specifically excluded from the ability to inherit from the estate.   What It Really Means to Disinherit Someone? The laws of intestacy are determined by each state, and indicate how an estate should be distributed if there is no will.…Read More

As life expectancy has increased in the United State and particularly in Florida, the common issues of elder law and incapacity are becoming ever more prevalent. We have two sets of clients when it comes to these situations, 1. Those that have an Estate Plan in Place and 2. Those who do not. This article we follow the potential paths…Read More

A “Trust” is a fairly common legal term that most people have heard, but don’t necessarily understand what it means. This article will discuss: What a Trust is and an overview of some of the protections that a trust offers. A Trust is a legal instrument whereby a person, called the grantor or settlor, gives property to another person, the…Read More

The term “Estate Plan” is a fairly common legal term that most people have heard, but don’t necessarily understand what it entails. This article will give quick overview of the five most important parts of an Estate Plan: The Will, a Power of Attorney, a Living Will, a Health Care Surrogate Designation, and a Trust. A will is a legal…Read More

Many people know they need to make an estate plan. They want to ensure their families are taken care of. However, when selecting an attorney they have know idea where to begin. This article will give quick overview of the kind of questions you should ask when hiring an estate planning attorney. If you ask these 4 questions of an…Read More

The term “Personal Representative”, commonly called a "PR" is a fairly common legal term that most people have heard, but don’t necessarily understand what they do or what they are for. This article will discuss: when a personal representative is necessary and what is required of the personal representative. There are two main types of probate, Summary Administration and Formal…Read More

One thing many often wonder regarding there homestead property in Florida when placing it into a trust is what are the implications on the creditor protections granted to that property by the homestead provisions of the Florida Constitution. The language outlining homestead in the Florida Constitution dictates that homestead must be owned by a “Natural Person”, this has led many…Read More

Many people are concerned about the possibility of their mortgage holder accelerating their mortgage when they transfer their property into their revocable living trust. Luckily that fear is unfounded, as Federal law prohibits Banks from accelerating a mortgage as the result of a transfer into a trust maintained for the benefit of the mortgage holder. The Garn-St. Germain Depository Institutions…Read More

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