3Jul, 2017

Worst Divorce Settlement Mistakes – and How to Correct Them

July 3rd, 2017|Family Law|

Experienced Attorneys in Jacksonville Helping with Divorce Settlements

Divorce Settlement MistakesA divorce settlement is all about the details.

All it takes is one minor oversight to cost you or your spouse thousands of dollars. Then, correcting these issues becomes even costlier, consumes more of your time, and draws out the divorce process.

To avoid such hassles, you should be aware of the worst divorce settlement mistakes out there. Then, ensure […]

26Jun, 2017

What is a Power of Attorney and When Do I Use it?

June 26th, 2017|Estate Planning|

Estate Planning Attorneys Helping Families across Florida with POA Documents

Power Of Attorney paperworkA power of attorney (POA) is a legal document that gives authority to one person from another. The individual making the POA is referred to as the “principal, ” and he or she grants an agent the right to make decisions on his or her behalf. The language in the POA determines the extent […]

19Jun, 2017

What is Probate Court and When Does an Estate Go Through it?

June 19th, 2017|Probate Proceedings|

Florida Estate Planning Attorneys Assisting Families with Probate Court Matters

wealth preservationProbate in the state of Florida is different from other states. In Florida, an estate goes through probate with and without a will. Furthermore, probate proceedings are broken into two categories. Some estates, depending on value, might qualify for the streamlined process known as summary administration.

The Formal Administration Process (Regular Probate Court)

An estate with higher value […]

12Jun, 2017

When is a Relationship Agreement Necessary?

June 12th, 2017|Family Law|

Florida Family Law Attorneys Helping Couples with Domestic Partnerships

relationship agreementA relationship agreement – often referred to as a domestic partnership agreement – is a legal document signed by same-sex and heterosexual couples. The relationship agreement creates a sound basis for the relationship and offers each partner security regarding finances, property, healthcare, and so forth. These agreements are by no means a one-size-fits-all solution. Therefore, unwed couples or […]

5Jun, 2017

What is a Stepparent Adoption?

June 5th, 2017|Family Law|

Family Law Lawyers Serving Step Families Throughout Florida

paper cutout of a familyStepparent adoptions allow a married stepparent to adopt a spouse’s child or children. Per Chapter 63 of the Florida statutes, stepparents can adopt their spouse’s child or children in specific situations.

The process of a stepparent adoption is complicated; therefore, it is best to consult with a Florida family law attorney from Beller & Bustamante, […]