15Nov, 2020

How Can I Find Out If Probate Has Been Granted?

November 15th, 2020|Probate|

Losing a loved one is always a very challenging and emotional time. Grieving family members are dealing with their feelings of loss, and may not initially be thinking about what will happen with their family member’s assets. However, it is essential to stay on top of what is happening with the deceased’s estate. Probate matters are public record. In many cases, family members can […]

5Nov, 2020

What Is Better Guardianship or Custody?

November 5th, 2020|Divorce, Family Law, Guardianship|

Guardianship and parenting book and a gavel on the side.Family law can be very complicated, especially when it relates to the care and wellbeing of minor children. The legal definitions that courts use to describe an adult’s relationship with a child, and the responsibilities these relationships carry with them, can be overwhelming for those already dealing with what is understandably a very stressful and emotional process.

The […]

15Oct, 2020

What Parts of Your Estate Plan Should Be Reviewed?

October 15th, 2020|Estate Planning|

If you have an estate plan, you have taken an important step toward preserving your wealth and protecting your loved ones from needing to make difficult decisions without your guidance. Everyone should have an estate plan; and, by putting one together, you have provided yourself and your family with some much-needed certainty.

But, when it comes to estate planning, preparing your initial estate plan is not the […]

5Oct, 2020

What Does It Mean to Be a Co-Guardian?

October 5th, 2020|Estate Planning, Guardianship|

A paper family with a gavel at the back.When an individual cannot make important life decisions on their own, a court may appoint a guardian. A guardian is a person who is appointed by a judge for the purpose of making legal decisions on behalf of another person, who is referred to as the ward. While the court will occasionally appoint a guardian on its own, […]

15Sep, 2020

Which of Your Assets Are Subject to Probate?

September 15th, 2020|Estate Planning|

A gavel, money, key and probate sign.When preparing your estate plan, addressing the costs and risks associated with probate is an important part of the process. Although probate is a necessary part of estate administration in Florida, the scope of probate can be greatly reduced with careful planning, and this can save your loved ones significant time, costs, and stress as they wind up your final […]

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