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What Are Letters of Administration?

Letters of administration is an order that's entered by the court, after the probate is opened, after a personal representative is appointed. The letters of administration is the legal authority given to the personal representative to deal with third parties. To deal...

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What Does Medicaid Recovery Mean?

Here in the state of Florida, when somebody's on Medicaid, the state has a lifetime lien on that person, when they die. So, any moneys that Medicaid would have spent during the course of their lifetime, Medicaid now has a lien on their estate. The Medicaid Estate...

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What Does it Mean to Fund a Trust?

Funding a trust means to transfer or retitle the assets into the name of the trust. This is probably the most important part of the process. I don't care who drafts your trust document, it's not worth the paper it's printed on if the assets haven't been retitled into...

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What Happens If You Do Not Have a Will or Trust?

When a person passes away here in the state of Florida without a will or a trust, the state of Florida intestate succession statute will determine how your money and property will be distributed. Don't wait to head to our YouTube Channel to learn more. Contact our...

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What is a Durable Power of Attorney?

A durable power of attorney is the legal grant of authority that you give to another person to handle your financial affairs for you if you can't. Typically it would be a spouse or a child, and it allows them to deal with banks, financial institutions, write checks,...

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