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What Determines if Someone has Mental Capacity to Make a Will?

By |2018-08-01T12:19:58+00:00August 1st, 2018|estate lawyer, estate planning, estate planning attorney|

Estate Planning Attorney | It’s very important that people create a will long before their mind or body makes it impossible for them to make such choices. However, for one reason or another individual hold off on hiring an estate planning attorney and then their mental capacity may come under question. If you are a [...]

What is Probate Court?

By |2018-08-01T12:17:00+00:00August 1st, 2018|estate planning, estate planning attorney|

Estate Planning | Probate court essentially handles the legal matters surrounding the division of assets and settling debts associated with an estate. This process can be complicated or simple based on the specifics surrounding the particular situation. In the event the deceased had a will, then the probate process is often much more straightforward. The [...]

3 Reasons You Need an Estate Lawyer

By |2018-07-26T09:46:03+00:00July 29th, 2018|estate lawyer, estate planning, estate planning attorney|

Estate Lawyer | An estate lawyer offers numerous benefits to their clients with potentially the most important being peace of mind. There are a variety of reasons that an individual may believe that they can plan and prepare their estate on their own, but it’s incredibly important for people to consider the stress and complexity [...]

Updating Your Estate Plan

By |2018-07-26T02:04:28+00:00July 28th, 2018|elder law attorney, estate planning, estate planning attorney|

Estate Planning Attorney | You’ve made the conscious decision to plan your estate, and you’ve even hired the proper estate planning attorney to help you out. You feel like you’ve done your part to make sure that your assets are divided fairly, and now you have nothing else to worry about. Well, that’s may not [...]

What Should be Included in Your Will?

By |2018-07-26T01:28:15+00:00July 26th, 2018|estate planning, estate planning attorney|

Estate Planning | One of the most important parts of proper estate planning is creating a will. A will is essentially a document that outlines exactly what you want to happen with your estate in the event of your death. Having a will created ensures that your last wishes are upheld and that your estate [...]

How Rental Property Plays in to Estate Planning

By |2018-07-26T01:07:37+00:00June 27th, 2018|estate planning, estate planning attorney|

How Rental Property Plays into Estate Planning Estate Planning Attorney | Owning rental property plays a unique role in planning for your future, and should be handled with the care and attention of an estate planning attorney. In the state of Florida, owning rental property can complicate your estate plans. As a landlord, it’s important [...]

Kiddie Tax and IRA Accounts

By |2018-06-19T02:06:30+00:00June 25th, 2018|estate planning, estate planning attorney|

Kiddie Tax and IRA Accounts Estate Planning Attorney | While many grandparents are interested in leaving an IRA account to a grandchild, they should be aware of some tax penalties and rules that still apply to the grandchildren. Many people will assume that a minor will have to pay less taxes than the parents, but [...]

When Should You Take Social Security Benefit?

By |2018-06-12T16:43:48+00:00June 18th, 2018|estate planning, estate planning attorney|

Estate Planning Attorney | When should you take social security benefit? A common question for an estate planning attorney is when is the appropriate time to take social security benefits. While you are eligible to start collecting social security at 62, this is not the most ideal time to start collecting benefits. Social security is [...]