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How Ancillary Probate Affects Your Florida Property

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Many people use Florida as a second home–perhaps maintaining a vacation property in the Fort Myers area–while continuing to reside full-time in another state. So how do you dispose of your vacation home under Florida law? Is your out-of-state will valid here? Do you need to create a separate will? Are there special rules… Read More »

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Palm Beach Court Rejects Efforts to Sue Professional Guardian

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Florida guardianship practices continue to draw media and legal scrutiny. Recently a state court in Palm Beach brought an anticlimactic resolution to a long-running dispute over alleged guardianship fraud. The case reiterates the importance of careful estate planning to avoid the necessity for a guardianship in the event the worst happens to you. According… Read More »

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Preventing Elder Abuse in Florida Guardianships

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

Elder abuse is an all-too-common problem in Florida. The state’s most vulnerable residents are frequently the victims of unscrupulous strangers, caregivers, and even family members who take advantage of the person’s declining mental and physical condition. In theory, Florida law protects these individuals through the appointment of a guardian–either a close relative or a… Read More »

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Can Your Email Provider Refuse to Give Your Estate Access to Your Account?

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In 2016, the Florida legislature adopted the “Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act.” This law, for the first time, created a formal legal process in Florida whereby a person could authorize an agent (through his or her estate plan) to access their various online accounts, including their email and social media. Such legislation was… Read More »

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Will Congress Abolish “Stepped-up Basis” as Part of Tax Reform?

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Republican leaders in Congress recently released an outline of their massive tax reform proposal. As we discussed recently, such talk should not delay your own estate planning. But you still need to keep an eye on the political negotiations over tax reform, as many of the yet-to-be-decided details may force you to rethink some… Read More »

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How Do Virtual Currencies Fit Into Your Estate Plan?

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Estate planning is more than just writing up a will. It is important to take account of what assets you own and ensure the personal representative and beneficiaries named in your will be able to access and enjoy those assets after you die. This is not difficult when it comes to most types of… Read More »

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Resolving Florida Business Disputes Out Of Court

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Resolving Florida Business Disputes Out Of Court If your business were to fall on hard times, would it survive financially? What if that hard time was caused by a lawsuit? Small businesses operate on tight margins. A disagreement over a missed deadline, breached contract or unpaid invoice can quickly escalate into a legal dispute…. Read More »

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Undue Influence

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Undue Influence Has a loved one’s will been changed without your knowledge? Was your inheritance written out? Are you concerned that someone has been conspiring to get the inheritance for themselves? If so, it is possible that you might have a legal claim of Undue Influence and a chance to void the will. Undue… Read More »

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Avoiding Potential Pitfalls With Your Estate Plan

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Avoiding Potential Pitfalls With Your Estate Plan Have you thought through all the potential pitfalls about your future plans? Consider these scenarios while you review your estate plan. Good for you if you already have an estate plan. People of all ages and from all walks of life understand some of the vital aspects… Read More »

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5 Questions To Ask When Setting Up A Florida Business

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5 Questions To Ask When Setting Up A Florida Business Starting a new business venture can be exciting and nerve-racking at the same time. There are so many decisions to make and papers to shuffle as you deal with issues of registering with state agencies, licensing and permitting, financing, hiring employees and securing the… Read More »

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