Your Estate Planning New Year’s Resolution

Have you made your 2018 resolutions? They may include losing weight, exercising more, eating healthier or quitting smoking. Why not consider kick starting 2018 with a resolution to review your existing estate planning documents?

Estate Planning for Your Business

When you own and operate a business, your Buy-Sell Agreement is probably the last thing on your mind. It’s something your business attorney drafted years ago and most likely you have not thought about it since. Or, maybe you don’t have one at all! Just like your personal estate planning, having an estate plan for your business is very important.

The Importance of Disability Planning

For many, the New Year comes with New Year’s resolutions. If you have not completed your estate planning, or have not updated your planning in some time, doing so would be a good resolution to have. You might be surprised to know, estate planning does not simply mean having a plan for what happens in the case of your death.

Five Fast Facts About Trusts

What is a trust? Anytime legal terms start to be used, it is easy to get confused, especially with words that have other meanings in our day to day conversations. In this instance, a trust is a legal entity, similar to a corporation, which can own assets like bank accounts and real estate.

How Should I Own My Florida Homestead Property?

A commonly asked question is, “Should I own my homestead in my trust?” Generally, the answer is, “No.” This is not because of your ad valorem homestead exemption or even your Constitutional protection from the claims of creditors. It is not because we don’t want you to avoid probate.