Month: October 2019

October Has Arrived!  So has Estate Planning Awareness Week.
October 3, 2019

October Has Arrived!  So has Estate Planning Awareness Week.

For many the month of October brings to mind Halloween or haunted theme park adventures, scary movies, fall weather and pumpkin spice everything.  Yet, what most don’t know is that one week in October has been designated by a House Resolution as National Estate Planning Awareness Week (starts October 21st).  Even Congress has recognized the […]

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October 7, 2019

Do I Need a Probate Lawyer?

The answer to this question, in almost all cases, is yes.  You may be able to get around hiring a Florida Probate Lawyer  if the decedent died leaving behind a very small estate without real property and this small estate qualifies for what is called disposition without administration.  Yet, even if you do qualify for this type of […]

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October 7, 2019

Common Misconceptions about a Power of Attorney

Having a valid and up-to-date power of attorney is an essential part of an estate plan. However, many people fail to draft a power of attorney, or they make errors when doing so because of some common misconceptions. Such misconceptions can include the following, and to discuss your specific situation, contact our Florida estate planning […]

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Different Types of Trusts
October 14, 2019

Different Types of Trusts

Trusts are legal tools that can serve many purposes, especially when it comes to asset protection and estate planning. However, there are many types of trusts available, each with its own requirements and benefits. The following is some brief information about different types of trusts that may help with your estate planning goals. Always discuss […]

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October 15, 2019

3 Common Estate Planning Myths

For many, the idea of discussing estate planning is emotional and the process may seem difficult.  This is understandable since making the decision to move forward with planning requires us to face the fact that we will not live forever.  Our own mortality tends to lead to many individuals avoiding the topic all together and […]

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October 17, 2019

3 Legal Documents Everyone Needs

Most people tend to think of wills or trusts when they hear or read about estate planning.  While a will or trust may be appropriate in achieving your specific goals, there are three other estate planning documents that everyone should consider including in their plan: A Living Will A Designation of Healthcare Surrogate (sometimes referred […]

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October 21, 2019

Help Prepare the Executor of Your Estate

When you draft a will, you need to designate a specific individual to serve as the executor (also known as the personal representative) of your estate. Since the executor has many duties during the probate process in order to wind up your estate, it’s a good idea to help them understand what is expected of […]

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