Category: Estate Planning Law

Using the Right of Survivorship in Your Estate Plan
You might have heard the term, but you have been afraid to ask the question “What does the right of survivorship mean?” Well, in this article, we are going to [...]
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What Must a Trustee Representative Do Under Florida Law?
“Trust takes years to build, seconds to break.” When a loved one creates a trust, he or she names a person to serve as “trustee” (sometimes called a “trust representative,” [...]
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Can You Change Beneficiaries in an Irrevocable Trust?
It’s in the name “irrevocable” trusts are, not surprisingly, irrevocable.  That is, they cannot be normally changed or amended.  So, when asking the question “can you change beneficiaries in an [...]
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Some Estate Planning New Year’s Resolutions For 2021
He was not old by any stretch.  He was only 55 years old.  Yet, because of a rare condition, he passed away unexpectedly.  When it came to estate planning, he [...]
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Is a Hand Written Will Valid in Florida?
As the year draws to a close, you might find yourself more focused on the future.  You might consider how you would like your assets to be distributed to your [...]
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What are the Various Types of Wills in Florida?
As the year draws to a close, you might be thinking that next year is the year that you will finally get your estate planning started.  While it is never [...]
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Wrapping Up the Year with Gifts . . . Estate Planning Strategies for Gifting this…
This time of the year is all about gift-giving.  So, it only makes sense that, as 2020 draws to a close, we think about how we can incorporate some gift-giving [...]
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How Will Possible Tax Policy Changes Impact Your Estate Planning?
While we are witnessing some residual legal wrangling in real-time, it appears all but certain that Joe Biden will take office on January 20, 2021, as the 46th President of [...]
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What is the Purpose of Estate Planning?
Sometimes it is a good idea to go back to fundamentals. Many people believe that if you have a will you avoid the probate court process. That is actually not [...]
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The Late Jimi Hendrix, a Cautionary Tale . . . for Estate Planning?
Known for his pioneering guitar prowess and electrifying performances, Jimi Hendrix changed the way we experienced the electric guitar.  Jimi Hendrix, only 27 when he died, influenced millions of guitar [...]
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