Estate Planning

Most people do not think about estate planning until they are in their 40s or 50s unless they have many assets. However, accidents and illnesses can happen at any age. And, you do not need millions in assets to create an estate. In fact, even if you rent your home and vehicle, you should still […]

Revocable Trusts vs. Irrevocable Living Trusts

With the many types of trusts available to help you manage your assets while you are living and after you pass, it can get confusing to know which trust best fits your circumstances. Many people have heard of living trusts. A revocable trust is another name for a living trust. In short, you can revoke […]

Why Estate Planning Matters When You’re Young

Estate planning is one of the most important things you can do for the people you love. It is, however, a task many of us dread and put off until later in life. If there is one thing we can recommend, it is to have a plan for your estate sooner than later. It is […]

Handling Your Will and Estate When Retiring

Once you retire, you might need to update your will and estate documents to reflect any changes in your life. In addition to changes because of retirement, you may have made changes to your assets, but never updated your estate documents. This is the time to review your entire estate to make changes to beneficiaries, […]

How Will My Taxes Change After A Divorce?

If you are planning on divorcing, you should look at two things before you even file a petition: taxes and your estate plan. Divorce changes how you file taxes, which could ultimately affect your estate plan. Additionally, divorce directly affects your estate plan. An estate planning attorney with a business law background will be able […]

How To Prepare For Financial Planning Month

October is not only time to start ramping up for the holiday season, but it is also financial planning month. If you do not have a financial plan, now is the time to create one. If you have a financial plan, you should look at it carefully and update it as needed. The business attorneys at France […]

Taxes After Marriage

When you get married, many things change. If you haven’t lived together prior to marriage, you’ll need to get used to living with your spouse. You may buy a house or get a larger apartment. You may even sell a house if you both had your own homes before you got married. You may have […]

What Should I Be Including In My Will?

Creating a will and other estate documents is something that should be done as soon as you are out on your own. Even if you are 20, you could be involved in an accident and could be incapacitated. With an estate plan, the person you want would be able to take care of your affairs. […]

How Your Will Plays A Role In Receiving An Inheritance

When you die intestate—without a will—Florida statutes dictate who gets your estate and inheritance. The best way to make sure your estate goes to who you want it to go to is to create an estate plan with at least a will, if not a will and a trust. An estate planning attorney will be […]

Write Your Will with Confidence . . . And a Lawyer

Having a Will in place is a fundamental act of kindness toward friends, family and loved ones. Such legal documents provide a detailed account of your wishes and help avoid speculation and disagreement. Despite the loving nature of thoughtfully crafted Wills, organizations such as AARP indicate that as many as 60 percent of Americans polled […]