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Estate Planning

What does it take to be an executor?

You may have had a loved one reach out to you when they created their will or trust. They may have asked you to take on the role of executor of their estate. There may not have been many details discussed but your loved one was convinced you were the right person for...

How can you avoid probate in Florida?

Whether you have an estate plan or not at the time of your demise, your estate will pass on to someone or some entity. If you die without an estate plan (intestate), Florida laws will dictate how your assets are distributed. However, if you have an estate plan, your...

Are trusts only for rich people?

Trusts are one of the most misunderstood aspects of estate planning. Many think their only use is for wealthy people to hide money from the IRS or their spouses. Or that they are a way for children of well-off parents to live a life of luxury without ever having to...

Where does your home fit into your estate plan?

The family home is most people’s singular most valuable asset, so it is not surprising that it's the one that is most likely to lead to inheritance disputes. As someone making about to make their estate plan, it is crucial to be clear about what happens to the home...

Is an online will good enough?

If you search online, you might assume that you can tick creating an estate plan off your to-do list for the low price of an online will. Yet this would be far from the truth.  The more you know about something, the more you realize that what is cheapest or appears...

What is deed fraud?

Your mother just passed away a few weeks ago, and you and your siblings have yet to begin the painful process of cleaning out the family home. You figure there’s plenty of time. Once you finally get around to the job, you find everything gone and someone else living...

Moving to Florida? Update your estate plan

If you have an estate plan but are planning to retire in Florida, the one thing that you should be ready to do is to update that plan when you move to the state. Estate planning documents are typically valid in the state where they were created and may transfer, but...

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