Deciding whether to create a Will or a Trust depends on your individual circumstances and estate planning goals. Here you’ll find the factors to consider.
Lady bird deeds, also known as enhanced life estate deeds, have become increasingly popular in Florida in recent years. These deeds allow property owners to transfer their property to someone else upon death without going through probate. But what happens to the homestead status of the property when a lady bird deed is used? In […]
If you own a Florida home, you may wonder when you should file for homestead. Homestead is a legal status that provides homeowners certain protections and benefits, including reduced property taxes. This article will explore when you need to file for homestead in Florida and why it is essential. What is Homestead? Homestead is a […]
A Summary Administration probate in Florida is a phenomenal way of cutting down on the expensive cost and time of a typical, Formal Administration probate. A Summary Administration can be used when the decedent has been deceased for more than two years or when the estate is less than $75,000. A Summary Administration is typically […]
Entering a safe-deposit box after a loved one dies can be extremely difficult and frustrating. Many states seal the safe-deposit box after someone dies until a court order to open the box is produced. Florida does not seal safe-deposit boxes after someone dies, but the process can be complicated to enter the safe-deposit box after […]
Yes, you can be responsible for your husband or your wife’s nursing home bills unless you find a competent elder law pro to figure out a way to not make you responsible. It happens quite often that one spouse has to go to a nursing home and the spouse who will stay at home (“community […]
Once you or your business partners have figured out what type of business you would like to start, the first step in forming and filing your Florida LLC is to understand that there are two basic documents that must be drafted. How to Form your Florida LLC The first document is the Articles of Organization. […]