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Estate Tax Back in Effect in 2011 If Not Sooner
Two women, both heiresses years apart in age, share two things: The source or their fortunes, pharmaceuticals and estate issues after their respective deaths. Because of the changes in estate taxes, when they died is a big factor to their heirs. What Are Estate Taxes? Estate taxes, also called inheritance ... Read more

Looting a Loved One's Estate
Update 12/23/2009: Anthony Marshall  has been found guilty of 14 of the 15 counts against him. Marshall was convicted in October of the most serious charges - first-degree grand larceny and scheming to defraud. He faces a minimum of one to three years, or as much as eight to 25 years in state prison. ... Read more

You Can't Take Your Digital Assets with You
Millions of us have something in common: We use computers, smartphones and other electronic gadgets to access the internet. We do it a lot, and for all sorts of reasons. And while we may not realize it, practically all of us are making cyber-copies of ourselves and creating digital assets that will still ... Read more

Nebraska Estate Planning Help
Squirreling away money for retirement, planning for vacations or major purchases, setting up a college fund for the kids—chances are, you already have taken steps to plan ahead. But your future planning is not complete if it does not include arrangements for what will become of your estate after ... Read more

Learn About Estate Planning in Montana
With so many things to take into account, estate planning can seem like an intimidating endeavor. But having your affairs in order and documenting your preferences for how your property and responsibilities will be handled after your passing can give you peace of mind—and spare your loved ones ... Read more

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You'll have to sue to get an accouting of what was received in rent and what amounts you will be entitled to.  Furthermore, you should file a partition action requesting the court that the proper ...Read more

A trust avoids probate, which is expensive, time consuming, and a public proceeding.  If you own a home, then you will most likely be required to have a probate action when you die.

You may find an attorney who is willing to review and help you sign documents that the attorney didn't prepare, but honestly you will likely not be well-served by that course of action. In order to re ...Read more

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A Question I am asked often is "What is a Personal Representative and what does the Personal Representative do?"

The Florida Bar states: "The personal representative is the person, bank, or trust company appointed by the judge to be in charge of the administration of the decedent’s probate estate. In ... Read more

Cherry Hill Divorce Lawyers Discuss Rebuilding Finances after Divorce

Divorce in itself is difficult to navigate, but after all is said and done, there are still some things to be considered regarding finances. It is easy to think that if you do not have many assets to ... Read more

The Lesson Behind RObin WIlliams' Will

Karin Klein, a writer for the LA Times wrote the following interested article about Robin Williams' Will. "What does the legal spat between Robin Williams’ widow and his children show? Is i ... Read more

What Should Same-Sex Married Couples Think About During Tax Time?

Unless and until federal appellate courts rule differently, a federal judge’s August 2014ruling that Florida’s longstanding legal prohibitions against same sex marriage are unconstitutiona ... Read more

What is the Status of Same Sex Marriages in Florida?

On May 9, 2014, Hillsborough County Circuit Judge Laurel Lee refused to grant a divorce to two women who wanted to incorporate a collaborative law agreement resolving all of their alimony and support ... Read more

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