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What You Need to Know About Cremation and Estate Planning

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Among the issues you should consider as part of your estate planning is the final burial or cremation of your remains. Many Florida residents prefer cremation, as it does not require securing a burial plot. If cremation is your preference, you should say so in your will and provide any necessary direction regarding the… Read More »

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How Bankruptcy Can Affect Your Florida Probate Estate

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In many ways, probate administration and bankruptcy are similar legal processes. Both involve creating a legal “estate” for an individual’s assets. These estates may have legal rights and interests that conflict with that of the individual. And both types of estates are subject to claims from the individual’s creditors. Florida Estate Liable for $133,000… Read More »

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Stories of Florida Guardianship Abuses Continue to Mount

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

An important consideration when making an estate plan is avoiding the potential need for a guardianship if you become incapable of managing your own affairs. Setting up a trust and other estate planning documents, such as a trust and a power of attorney, can go a long way towards protecting your rights. Unfortunately, even… Read More »

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How Florida Powers of Attorney Can Be Used to Financially Exploit the Elderly

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A power of attorney is a critical estate planning document that names an agent to act on your behalf if you become incapacitated. Indeed, once your agent has a power of attorney, he or she can legally do just about anything on your behalf, subject only to the limitations contained in the power itself…. Read More »

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What Is “Exempt Property,” and How Does It Affect My Florida Estate Planning?

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

There are a number of unusual legal terms you may come across when preparing your Florida estate plan. One of them is “exempt property.” This term appears in a specific Florida statute that is part of the state’s overall laws governing individual estates. So what does it mean? And is it something you need… Read More »

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How Should I Store My Florida Estate Planning Documents?

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Preparing a Florida will or trust, power of attorney, and other related documents is an important first step in the estate planning process. The next step is to make sure your documents are properly stored. After all, if your will is accidentally lost or destroyed–and thus cannot be located after your death–it has little… Read More »

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5 Social Media Tips For Florida Businesses

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5 Social Media Tips For Florida Businesses Social media is a powerful and necessary marketing tool for businesses in today’s market. Failing to maintain an active online presence can negatively affect your company’s bottom line. Word of mouth has been replaced by “likes” on Facebook and the buzz created by sharing online comments and… Read More »

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There are several reasons to update your estate plan

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Once you create an estate plan, you’ll feel like the weight of the world has been lifted from your shoulders. It’s not always easy to make your way through this process, so you should be proud of yourself. While you hope that your estate plan can remain the same for many years into the… Read More »

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Are you creating your first will? Answer these questions

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The process of creating a will can be every bit as stressful as it sounds. While there may be some roadblocks standing in your way, here’s something to remember: There is no challenge too big that it should stop you from moving forward in a timely manner. When creating your first will, here are… Read More »

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Why your living will and power of attorney matter

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Imagine getting hit by a car. You have a young family, so you take their advice and head to the emergency room. There, you passed out and woke up several hours later unable to speak or move. Injuries you weren’t aware of resulted in brain damage. You can’t talk to anyone, and it’s hard… Read More »

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