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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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Some basics about probate court in Florida

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Most Florida residents probably have a grasp on some of the more common aspects of estate planning. They know that a will is a document that will designate the distribution of assets to family members and friends upon the drafter’s death. They also probably know that, if they die without a will, the procedures… Read More »

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How “undue influence” can lead to probate litigation

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It can be difficult enough to see a loved one pass away without having to worry about the details of that person’s will and how the estate will be distributed to heirs and beneficiaries. Unfortunately, sometimes when the terms of a person’s will become known to those who thought they might have a share… Read More »

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Those facing probate litigation may want legal advice

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When a person in Florida loses a loved one they experience a wide range of emotions. Whether their loved one’s life was cut short at a young age, or whether their loved one lived well into their elder years, it is never easy when a loved one dies. Sadness can overwhelm a person during… Read More »

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Can a person in Florida disinherit their spouse or child?

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Family dynamics can be complicated, especially if a person in Florida tries to disinherit a relative. The reason for the disinheritance aside, it is important to know that there are some laws that override a person’s will. This may be the case for a decedent’s surviving spouse and children. If the decedent is survived… Read More »

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Planning for the unthinkable

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No one wants to consider their own death. The mere thought of it is frightening to many, and it is an inevitability that is almost always best left unspoken of. But the fact remains that, as of today, there is no way to cheat death, no way to beat it. As they say, when… Read More »

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How can I assure that my final health decisions are met?

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The death of a loved one can leave a family in shambles. This may be especially true if the person who passed away had significant assets. To avoid such potential issues and arguments between family members, it is often in a person’s best interest to create a will. A will can not only establish… Read More »

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Judge believes it will take time to settle rocker’s estate

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Most Florida residents know that not having a will can lead to big problems for potential heirs. Without the proper estate planning tools to guide them, a decedent’s family will not know how to correctly allocate assets from the estate. Worse, the heirs may begin to fight with one another over what asset belongs… Read More »

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What are some common reasons for challenging a will?

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A will is supposed to contain the final legal wishes of the testator and most people gathered at a will reading believe that this is probably the case. However, there are always situations where an heir believes that the testator’s will isn’t valid, but believing this to be so is just not enough. Someone… Read More »

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The importance of legal help in probate litigation in Florida

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One of the more difficult situations that families will face in Florida has to do with probate issues and the possibility of litigation. It might seem untoward to have to move forward with a legal filing based on these circumstances, but there are times when it is absolutely necessary to protect those involved with… Read More »

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