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4 points to know about a living will in Florida

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

Planning your estate is easy to put off, but doing so can leave your family with trouble if something happens to you. Your estate plan should contain more than just a list of who is going to get what. Don’t fall into the mode of thinking that you are too young to create an… Read More »

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Basic estate planning documents that can bring peace of mind

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Many Floridians know that the only certainty in life is uncertainty. But when it comes to estate planning, uncertainty can be a recipe for disaster. Failing to provide specific instructions for the distribution of one’s assets after death means the state will decide how to distribute them. But with a little effort, a person… Read More »

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What are the advantages of a living will?

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

Many of us have a beloved senior citizen in our lives, and they may live in Fort Myers or elsewhere here in Florida. They could be a parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle or special family friend. These people fill our lives with joy, and we treasure the special times we are able to share with… Read More »

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Some things women should keep in mind when estate planning

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A recent article published here in Fort Myers suggests that many women suffer from what one study terms “Bag Lady Syndrome.” As ominous as it may sound, the condition is nothing more than a fear of losing their financial independence. Of those suffering from Bag Lady Syndrome, over 60 percent were the primary earner… Read More »

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Florida residents can take a few steps to enact an estate plan

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Estate planning is often viewed as a myriad of confusing forms, trusts, regulations and difficult decisions. In reality, most estate planning can be done with a few, mostly painless, steps. By knocking out some of the more fundamental exposure areas, local Lee County residents can set up a plan that surpasses that of many… Read More »

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Should Fort Myers residents opt for a will or a trust?

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

Local residents want to know whether they should have a trust carry out their wishes after they are gone. They then want to know whether this step could do away with their wills. Despite the common nature of such questions, many Lee County residents are still wondering which direction is best for them. The… Read More »

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Proper execution of a will is not automatic in Florida

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

When someone dies, the distribution of their assets is determined by local laws. Here in Florida, the distribution of assets is first decided by the person’s will, also known as a last will and testament. In its most basic form, this document is nothing more than a recitation of a person’s desires when it… Read More »

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Estate planning documents that should not be neglected

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

It is an unfortunate reality that many Florida residents put off planning their estate or do so in a haphazard fashion. Neglecting this very important process can lead to unwanted consequences for both the estate planner and family members. In fact, a non-existent or poorly planned estate could result in higher estate taxes, family… Read More »

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