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Am I Too Young for Estate Planning?

It is not unusual for people who are in their 20s and 30s to put off estate planning. Not only is it a difficult subject that makes people uncomfortable, but many young people think they simply don’t need to think about it.

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Why Do I Need More than A Will in My Estate Plan?

Creating a will is an important step every person can take to protect their assets and document their wishes for distribution. However, too many people make the mistake of thinking that a will is all they need for a solid estate plan.

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Can Loved Ones Challenge the Executor of An Estate?

Naming the executor of an estate, or personal representative, is not a decision people should make lightly. This role comes with considerable responsibility and legal obligations, and it is not unusual for this person to be at odds with the other people affected by an estate plan.

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Virtual Currency Can Create Very Real Problems for Heirs

In a previous post on this blog, we discussed the importance of making a will accessible so that the process of administering an estate can be easier and faster. In that post, which can be read in full here, we note that lack of accessibility is one of the major obstacles to administering an estate in accordance with a person’s wishes.

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Legal Guidance Crucial when Boundary Disputes Cross the Line

People often say that good fences make good neighbors, meaning that clear, enforceable boundaries between neighbors can prevent a number of contentious disputes.

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3 Estate Planning Steps to Take if You Remarry

Divorce and remarriage is no longer an unusual occurrence. In fact, countless families across Florida are comprised of remarried parents who share children and stepchildren. For many people, this is the very picture of happiness.

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How Estate Planning and A Super Bowl Halftime Show Are Connected

Millions of people tuned in to watch the Super Bowl last weekend. Some watched for the commercials, others watched for the game. But many people watched just for the halftime show.

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3 Critical Roles an Attorney Can Fill During Probate

Consulting an attorney after the loss of a loved one may seem unnecessary, especially if the person left a will and had a traditional estate. However, securing legal counsel can make a big difference in the lives of those affected by the loss.

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Three Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Personal Representative

Many people understand the importance of having a comprehensive estate plan to address vital aspects of their lives. Individuals often realize that they need to create, for instance, a will or power of attorney to ensure their wishes are carried out when the time comes.

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What Can I Do About a Construction Lien on My Property?

Home repairs and renovations can be a major headache for homeowners. To make matters worse, you could wind up paying more than should or even losing your property if a supplier or subcontractor involved in the work places a lien against your home.

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