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A Guardianship Can Grant Legal Decision-Making Power

There are many positive things that come with age. Unfortunately, everyone eventually hits a point where faculties begin to fail and things get harder. This comes in many forms: for some it is in response to a medical procedure or treatment for disease, for others it may be a condition such as dementia or Alzheimer’s.

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Ensuring Others R.E.S.P.E.C.T. Your Wishes with An Estate Plan

Recently, legendary singer Aretha Franklin passed away. And almost as quickly as news of her death spread, reports that she died without a will or trust spread as well.

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4 Key Phrases You’ll Likely Hear During Probate Proceedings

After a loved one passes away, the probate process begins. This can be a highly complicated and emotionally-wrought experience, especially when people are still coping with grief and loss, so it is important to have a basic understanding of what to expect.

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What Is an Escalation Clause?

If you fall in love with a home and want to buy it, it is important to know that you could run into some competition from other potential buyers. As such, you want to make your offer as attractive as possible.

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What Should I Know About Powers of Attorney?

When people think about an estate plan, they typically think about wills and trusts. However, there are numerous other elements of a comprehensive estate plan, including powers of attorney.

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Thinking About an Unconventional Will? Why You Should Think Again

There are countless ways to connect and communicate with people today. We can send emails and texts, direct message someone on Facebook, send a letter through the mail or just pick up the phone and make a call.

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What Happens During Probate when A Person Didn’t Have a Will?

On this blog, we have talked about what happens during probate when a person passes away with a will in place. However, not everyone has a will.

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Use Caution when Signing Commercial Leases with These Provisions

Operating a business is demanding. Owners often have numerous responsibilities to juggle and goals to prioritize, and the fact is that few can do it alone. For instance, if you are looking for commercial property, you are likely focused on finding the space your business needs to be successful.

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How to Avoid Family Drama with Your Estate Plan

Family dynamics can be complicated. Perhaps you divorced and remarried, and you and your current spouse have children from former marriages. Or maybe you do not have children, and you plan to leave your estate to extended family. Even if you and your spouse have only been married to each other, relationships among siblings can be complex.

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Types of Guardianships in Florida

When you’re looking into guardianships in Florida, one thing you should know is that there are two different primary types: a voluntary guardianship as well as an involuntary guardianship. Voluntary guardianship is allowed for adults who are mentally competent but who may not be able to manage their own estates. These individuals can petition for the appointment of a guardian.

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