Category: Probate Law

Florida Irrevocable Trust Law – Know Your Legal Rights
Florida’s irrevocable trust often proves to be an invaluable tool in estate planning. In fact, it is used by many of the state’s best asset protection attorneys. Irrevocable trusts allow [...]
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What Has to Go Through Probate – Your Guide to the Process?
Probate is the required legal process supervised by the court to verify and manage personal assets following one’s death. The probate process differs in each state and is needed to [...]
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The Difference Between a Revocable and Irrevocable Trust
On the topic of estate planning, a lot of people are familiar with the term "trust". You may have even heard mention of terms like “revocable trusts” and “irrevocable trusts.” [...]
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How Much Does Probate Cost?
Probate is an important part of settling everything after a loved one has passed away. The process of probate is to ensure that the deceased person has all debts paid [...]
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What Has to Go Through Probate in Florida?
Losing a loved one is never easy, and you may now have to handle their estate. You may have questions as to what has to go through probate in the [...]
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How is a Mortgage Handled in Probate?
An important part of your estate planning strategy is ensuring that you make things as easy as possible for your loved ones after you pass away. One thing that’s important [...]
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How Many Different Types of Probate are There in Florida?
You may, at first blush, think that the probate process is the same for everyone and that the process simply takes into account differences in the value of different people’s [...]
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Let Us Answer Your Ancillary Probate FAQs
You may have heard the term “ancillary probate,” but don’t know what it means.  So, if you need an answer to the question, “what is ancillary probate?” this is the [...]
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So, Does Life Insurance Have to Go Through Probate?
“If you don’t know where you’re going, you’ll end up someplace else.” – Yogi Berra. Yogi Berra was not only a great ballplayer, but some of the most clever, confusing-yet-still-true [...]
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Back to Basics: We Answer Some of Your Florida Probate Questions
As experienced estate attorneys, we at Doane & Doane, PA., love to answer questions from our clients. Lots of times, as you can see in our weekly blog we handle [...]
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