What Types of Property Need to go Through Probate?

What Types of Property Need to go Through Probate?

When a person passes away here in Florida and you’re going to do a probate, the only assets that have to go through probate are what was individually owned by the decedent. So there was no joint ownership, there was no beneficiary designation on the account....
Why Would I Want to Make a Contract to Make a Will?

Why Would I Want to Make a Contract to Make a Will?

I think it’s an important estate planning tool especially in second and third marriages. Having a contract to make a will protects the first person that passes away. Learn more on our YouTube Channel. Don’t hesitate to contact our office with any questions...

Waiver of Spousal Rights

The rights of a surviving spouse to an elective share, intestate share, pretermitted share, homestead, exempt property, family allowance, and preference in appointment as personal representative of an intestate estate or any of those rights, may be waived, wholly or...

Waiver of Spousal Rights

The rights of a surviving spouse to an elective share, intestate share, pretermitted share, homestead, exempt property, family allowance, and preference in appointment as personal representative of an intestate estate or any of those rights, may be waived, wholly or...

Boomer Wealth Dented By Mortgages Poses Risk

Mortgage-burning parties in the U.S. may be going the way of home milk deliveries and polyester leisure suits. A growing number of homeowners are reaching retirement age still owing money on their houses. The share of Americans 65 and older with mortgage debt rose to...