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Is the Gift Valid?
Is the Gift Valid? Thu, Jun 11, 2020 It is not uncommon for me to come across clients who claim that family members wrongfully received property from a loved one prior to their passing. This “gift” often contravenes provisions founds within a decedent’s Last Will and Testament. An exa... Read More

Fraudulent Marriages and Post-Death Challenges
Fraudulent Marriages and Post-Death Challenges Tue, Jan 28, 2020 Family members can become vulnerable. This can be hard to accept, but oftentimes those we love fall ill or otherwise reach an advanced age where their mental capacities are diminished. They do not recognize that they may be a target for someone who... Read More

Testing for Testamentary Capacity
Testing for Testamentary Capacity Wed, Dec 11, 2019 Florida law requires that a person be of “sound mind” in order to make a Will. This is also known as having “testamentary capacity.” Read More

Who Can Serve as Personal Representative?
Who Can Serve as Personal Representative? Wed, Jun 05, 2019 The personal representative, sometimes referred to as executor, is the person appointed by the court to be in charge of the administration of a deceased person’s probate estate. Read More

Valentine’s Day is a celebration of love and affection.
Valentine’s Day is a celebration of love and affection. Tue, Feb 13, 2018 Valentine’s Day is a celebration of love and affection. Many individuals show their love and affection by purchasing flowers, candy, or even a slab of beef pounded into the shape of a heart. Read More

When is the Right Time for Estate Planning?
When is the Right Time for Estate Planning? Thu, May 18, 2017 It may be an overused cliche, but there truly is no time like the present when it comes getting necessary estate planning documents in place. So often the typical client that seeks out an attorney for a Will, Trust, or other commonly utilized documen... Read More