Let's say your former spouse, a parent or another loved one died and left you money...any amount of money in a will, a trust, a revocable or irrevocable trust or in some other fashion. After you take the appropriate amount of ... Read More
One of the most important concepts people need to understand about estate planning is the concept of "Elective Share" which is a body of state law that provides protections to a spouse that survives after the other spouse dies. In short, ... Read More
Here's the one thing that's absolutely certain about estate planning and probate:
If you don't plan properly, the attorneys make all the money!
Despite what most people think, attorneys don't make much money in the typical ... Read More
WHAT ALTERNATIVES TO FORMAL ADMINISTRATION ARE AVAILABLE?
Florida law provides for several alternate abbreviated probate procedures other than the formal administration process.
“Summary Administration” is generally available only if the value of the estate subject to probate in Florida (less property which is ... Read More