Are you stumped on a Father’s Day gift? Consider thoughtful gifts that improve his daily routine or give him the gift of creating new memories with an experience that he’ll never forget. Not all dads are into self-care but we all know they could use a break. Here are a few ideas: Up his cool factor with a new gadget. Amazon Echo Dot, so he can get his jam on. Yeti Tumbler, good for hot and cold drinks anytime. Noise cancelling headphones, perfect for some much-needed quiet ti
When it comes to choosing a law firm, there is a plethora of options around Central Florida. People are often caught up in the idea that the “big firms” are better, but are they really? Here are just a few reasons you should hire a boutique law firm to represent your legal needs. We Know Your Name! Imagine you are a small fish swimming in the Pacific Ocean, so small that the other fish in the ocean only notice you when you pass by. That small fish is your case at a large law
Even if you die without a will, your estate will still be distributed to your heirs. How it is distributed, however, is entirely outside of your power. Dying without a will is called dying intestate. Each state has their own laws regarding intestate succession. It is generally a streamlined process that follows a set of checks prior to making distributions. If you have assets wrapped up in a living trust, or other non-probate tool, then those assets will follow the distributi
Joint Tenancy What is it?
Ownership of property can be held by multiple people at a time. Depending on how the ownership is set up, the disposition of the property at the time of death will vary. This is generally afforded to real property and bank accounts. Joint tenancy involves a right of survivorship. Put simply, this means that the portion of the property that is owned by one party will automatically vest equally in the other owners at that party’s time of death – avoidi
The impact of COVID-19 has far reaching and dramatic implications. The associated stress and anxiety are understandable. It is an uncertain time and our daily activities and the norms we take for granted as a society have been completely disrupted. Any increasing concern is whether our families are prepared for a pandemic, including whether there are potential impacts from not having an estate plan, will or powers of attorney in place. The vast majority of Americans do not ha