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Category Archives: Estate Planning

Estate planning for same-sex couples presents unique issues

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

Despite the fact that the rights of same-sex couples have come a long way in recent years, same-sex couples in Florida and across the nation face issues in their daily lives that opposite-sex couples do not. For example, estate planning is important for all adults in our nation, but it presents complexities for same-sex… Read More »

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Even those without children should consider estate planning

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

For many very personal reasons, some people in Ft. Myers do not have any children. However, this doesn’t mean they do not need an estate plan. That being said, estate planning for those with no children can present certain unique complexities. For example, even though they may have no close relatives, they still should… Read More »

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There’s no time like the present to get that estate plan in order

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Memorial Day kicked off the unofficial start of summer, but what is more important is to remember America’s soldiers who were killed in the line of duty. Of course, not everyone has to be a service member to have an unexpected death. That is why it is important for people in Florida to be… Read More »

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Trust, prenup at issue following Alan Thicke’s death

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Florida residents may be interested to hear that a war may be brewing between the children of late actor Alan Thicke and his widow. In 1988, Thicke drafted a living trust. Later, when he married his now widow he entered into a prenuptial agreement with her in September 2004. The couple wed in May… Read More »

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Is there a difference between fair and equal in estate planning?

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

Parents of young children may strive to keep things fair between their children. For example, parents may set an age at which the child can have a later bedtime, watch certain movies or television shows or start dating. However, it is not always that easy to treat your children equally when the children grow… Read More »

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How does a ‘life estate’ factor into estate planning?

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The family home is where the heart is, but what will happen to your home when you die? Some people in Ft. Myers may have left their home to their children in their will, but that will still needs to go through probate, which could be a long and pricey process. Are there any… Read More »

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How can estate planning can address both life and death wishes?

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

Some people in Ft. Myers may have created a will, and then considered their estate plan is complete. Others may be so intimidated by the thought of estate planning that they haven’t started at all. However, a well-rounded estate plan encompasses more than just a will. It encompasses all the documents a person needs… Read More »

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Estate planning for the care of your furry friends

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Whether one owns a dog, a cat or any other furry companion, pets provide unconditional love in our lives. Floridians who have gone through the estate planning process may have given very careful and thorough thought to their family members’ needs after they pass away. However, Floridians should not neglect to address their pet’s… Read More »

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Is a special needs trust right for your loved one?

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

Estate planning can be a complicated thing, especially when you want to provide for an individual with special needs. Our country’s tax laws and government assistance programs often work against each other if careful plans are not made in advance. Leaving assets to someone with special needs can create a bit of a paradox… Read More »

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Estate planning can let one be prepared for the inevitable

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

As the old saying goes, “Nothing is certain but death and taxes.” While many people in Ft. Myers are currently facing the taxes portion of that adage head-on during this time of the year, many others are reluctant to plan for the other portion of the saying, death. Yet death will one day come… Read More »

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