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Florida Probate Litigation

Florida Probate Litigation

Covers corporate trustees, compensation disputes, contested guardianship proceedings, creditors' claims, homestead litigation, will construction litigation, and trust and estates litigation. By Juan C. Antunez.

http://www.flprobatelitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 22

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Jun 20

    8 Estate Planning Moves If You Are Getting Divorced

    8 Estate Planning Moves If You Are Getting Divorced
    Divorces can be messy They can be emotionally tiring with numerous decisions to be made. Before the divorce is finalized, your spouse still has several legal rights, but you would like to maintain as much control over your assets as...
  • Jun 20

    Article on Re-Thinking Old Age: Time for Ageivism

    Article on Re-Thinking Old Age: Time for Ageivism
    Isreal Issi Doron recently published an Article entitled, Re-Thinking Old Age: Time for Ageivism, Wills, Trusts, & Estates Law eJournal (2018). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: This article argues that time has come to move…
  • Jun 19

    Man Serving as Pallbearer Crushed to Death by Mother's Falling Coffin

    Man Serving as Pallbearer Crushed to Death by Mother's Falling Coffin
    Samen Kondorura, 40, of Indonesia was killed after his mother's coffin fell off the funeral tower during the service on the island of Sulawesi. The coffin was being carried by Kondorura and other pallbearers on a ladder up to an...
Rank this Week: 37

New York Probate & Estate…

New York Probate & Estate Litigation Blog

Covers probate news, procedures and resources. By Philip M. Bernstein.

http://www.nyprobatelitigation.com/
  • Jun 19

    Administrators Have To Behave

    Administrators Have To Behave
    Today’s New York Daily News reports the tale of a brawl with potentially  wide-reaching implications for the Administrator of a New York County Estate. The administrator of the 3.1 million dollar estate was arrested for a brawl…
  • Jun 19

    Administrators Have To Behave

    Administrators Have To Behave
    Today’s New York Daily News reports the tale of a brawl with potentially  wide-reaching implications for the Administrator of a New York County Estate. The administrator of the 3.1 million dollar estate was arrested for a brawl…
  • Jun 8

    Surrogate Upholds Trustee’s Discretion In Making Distribution

    Surrogate Upholds Trustee’s Discretion In Making Distribution
    In the Matter of Reuben Hoppenstein, No. 2015-2918/A (N.Y. Sur. Mar. 31, 2017) the New York County Surrogate ruled as appropriate the distribution of a life insurance policy to a new trust which eliminated certain beneficiaries of the…
Rank this Week: 32

Wills and Estate Administration…

Wills and Estate Administration Articles

Covers probate, elder law and litigation topics. By Kenneth Vercammen.

http://njwills.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 20

    Wills & Power of Attorney Seminar

    Wills & Power of Attorney Seminar
    Wills & Power of Attorney SeminarPiscataway Library Kennedy BranchOctober 11 at 7pm500 Hoes Lane Piscataway NJ 08854Piscataway J.F. Kennedy Memorial LibraryOpen to the public. You do not need to be a resident.SPEAKER: Kenneth Vercammen,…
  • Jun 19

    Wills & Power of Attorney Seminar - Perth Amboy Public Library

    Wills & Power of Attorney Seminar - Perth Amboy Public Library
    Wills & Power of Attorney Seminar - Perth Amboy Public Library July 10 at 6pmPerth Amboy Public Library 196 Jefferson St. Perth Amboy, NJ 08861 Open to the public. You do not need to be a resident.SPEAKER: Kenneth Vercammen, Esq. Edison,…
  • Jun 12

    Happy Hour & Networking Social

    Happy Hour & Networking Social
    Happy Hour & Networking SocialJuly 13, 2018    Professionals, Attorneys, Friends, Runners, Law Enforcement invited to Happy Hour & Networking SocialJuly 13, 2018   Fridayat Bar Anticipation 703 16th Ave.…
Rank this Week: 44

All About Estates

All About Estates

Covers estates, trusts, tax, litigation, guardianship and elder care.

http://www.allaboutestates.ca/
  • Jun 20

    Support, Shoes and Social Media

    Support, Shoes and Social Media
    How much interim dependant support is too much? When can interim legal fees be ordered? And can young people be stopped from posting on Instagram? Justice Pattillo had to consider these question in Zavet v. Herzog, 2018 ONSC 3398. The…
  • Jun 19

    Inheritances and Taxes – Be Careful Where you Step?

    Inheritances and Taxes – Be Careful Where you Step?
    Frequently, I am reminded how careful one has to be with making sure that tax-free inheritances generally maintain their status throughout all steps to liquidate and realize the proceeds. Here is a case in point. In Owen v The Queen (2018 TCC…
  • Jun 17

    Yesterday I watched the US Open and Thought About My Dad

    Yesterday I watched the US Open and Thought About My Dad
    This original post was from a few years ago. It does seem like only yesterday because, while time has not stood still, sometimes our sentiments don’t change. The event and message is the same. It is a few years later and there is a new…
Rank this Week: 65

Hook Law Center Blog

Hook Law Center Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning in Virginia.

https://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
  • Jun 18

    Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation, Part Three: What Can You Do?

    Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation, Part Three: What Can You Do?
    This is the third article in a three-part series discussing Elder Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation. In Part One, we discussed the definitions for elder abuse and the prevalence of it in our society. In Part Two, we discussed what to watch for…
  • Jun 7

    Executor or Trustee of a Family Member’s Estate or Trust? Be careful.

    Executor or Trustee of a Family Member’s Estate or Trust? Be careful.
    The role of an executor or trustee is often misunderstood by lay people who have never served as an executor or trustee. Beneficiaries of an estate often litigate or argue over who should serve as the executor, administrator or trustee.…
  • Jun 4

    Older Adults and Romance

    Older Adults and Romance
    It is no secret that American families come in all shapes and sizes.  Gone are the days when a family consisted of a husband and wife who have only been married once and their children from that marriage.  Much research has been…
Rank this Week: 174

California Probate Lawyer Blog

California Probate Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning and probate. By Mitchell A. Port.

http://www.californiaprobatelawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 13

    Los Angeles Superior Court’s Probate Filing Fee

    Los Angeles Superior Court’s Probate Filing Fee
    California probate, especially in Los Angeles, costs money.  Fees are payable for all kinds of things, including and certainly not limited to, filing a probate petition, filing objections, filing trust contests, and filing…
  • Jun 6

    Los Angeles Court’s Online Service

    Los Angeles Court’s Online Service
    E-filing is now required by the Los Angeles Superior Court for almost all documents.  There are many e-filing service providers to choose from when filing your documents with the Court.  The Court’s own website has a lot of…
  • May 30

    Vesting Title in California Real Property

    Vesting Title in California Real Property
    Vesting Title in Real Estate For investment property, perhaps one of the better ways of owning real property is in a limited liability company (LLC) created either in California or in another state with great asset protection laws and…
Rank this Week: 235

Berk & Moskowitz P.C. Blog

Berk & Moskowitz P.C. Blog

Features articles, news, tips and other information about Arizona probate law.

http://berkmoskowitz.com/blog/
  • May 24

    2018 Probate and Trust Legislation Update

    2018 Probate and Trust Legislation Update
    The process of transferring property from a deceased person to his or her beneficiaries is governed by Arizona statutes.  Although the general procedures in Arizona are similar to those in most other states because of the adoption of the…
  • May 11

    Can I have a witness?

    Can I have a witness?
    Arizona’s Revised Statutes (ARS) sets out the standards that must be met in order to create a last will and testament. Options include a handwritten or holographic will and a properly witnessed prepared will. ARS § 14-2502(A)(3)…
  • Jan 27

    Maricopa County Bar Association – February Probate Fundamental Continuing Legal Education Serie

    Maricopa County Bar Association – February Probate Fundamental Continuing Legal Education Serie
    The Maricopa County Bar Association Estate Planning Probate and Trust (EPPT) Section announced its February estate planning probate and trust fundamental continuing legal education series. This four-part series is a great introduction to…
Rank this Week: 258

Probate Legal Blog

Probate Legal Blog

By Clear Counsel.

http://www.clearcounsel.com/category/probate/
  • May 22

    Proving Undue Influence in a Will

    Proving Undue Influence in a Will
    When a will is admitted to the Court for probate, there are often parties who contest the will and attack its contents  These parties are generally the children or other family members of a decedent who would have inherited under the…
  • Apr 11

    Can I Sue My Sibling for Exploiting Our Elderly Mother? Standing Up Against Elder Abuse.

    Can I Sue My Sibling for Exploiting Our Elderly Mother? Standing Up Against Elder Abuse.
    Southern Nevada is a welcome retirement location for many elderly individuals. Census data shows that an estimated 12-15% of Clark County, Nevada, residents are 60 years old or older. Being aware of this significant elderly population, the…
  • Apr 11

    Can I Sue My Sibling for Exploiting Our Elderly Mother? Standing Up Against Elder Abuse.

    Can I Sue My Sibling for Exploiting Our Elderly Mother? Standing Up Against Elder Abuse.
    Southern Nevada is a welcome retirement location for many elderly individuals. Census data shows that an estimated 12-15% of Clark County, Nevada, residents are 60 years old or older. Being aware of this significant elderly population, the…
Rank this Week: 304

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer…

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning topics such as conservatorship, guardianship, health care and advanced directive, living trusts, and probate. By Law Office of Scott D. Soady, A Professional Corporation

http://www.sandiegoestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 8

    Is an Arbitration Agreement Enforceable After I Die?

    Is an Arbitration Agreement Enforceable After I Die?
    Legal agreements governing medical and nursing home care are an often overlooked estate planning issue. If you have a relative that requires 24-hour nursing care, you need to be aware of how certain actions may affect his or her legal rights.…
  • Jul 14

    How Different Powers of Attorney Can Affect Your Legal Right

    How Different Powers of Attorney Can Affect Your Legal Right
    There is an important distinction in estate planning between a power of attorney for financial affairs and an advance directive, also known as a power of attorney for health care. Both documents fulfill a similar purpose – appointing an…
  • Jul 13

    How California’s New “Digital Estate Planning” Law Affects You

    How California’s New “Digital Estate Planning” Law Affects You
    For previous generations, disposing of your property at death meant dealing with physical assets and intangible wealth such as cash or stocks. Today we also need to think about digital assets as part of our estate planning. Just think about…
Rank this Week: 165

Florida Probate Blog -…

Florida Probate Blog - WeProbateFlorida.com

Covers Florida probate administration. By Long H. Duong.

http://weprobateflorida.com
  • Jul 20

    Florida Probate Questions for the Month of July 2017

    Florida Probate Questions for the Month of July 2017
    Quick links: My husband of 3 years has passed he bought a trailer home before we ever met there is no will who gets the trailer? How long can I wait before filing probate? [ps2id id=’trailer-home-probate’ target=”/]…
  • Aug 5

    Real Estate Agents: A Primer on Florida Probate Property

    Real Estate Agents: A Primer on Florida Probate Property
    Download a PDF optimized copy of this article here. Off the top of my head, real estate assets make up about 75% of the estates we handle. With over 600 probate cases under our belt, that’s roughly 450 real estate transfers throughout…
  • Aug 5

    Real Estate Agents: A Primer on Florida Probate property

    Real Estate Agents: A Primer on Florida Probate property
    Off the top of my head, real estate assets make up about 75% of the estates we handle. With over 600 probate cases under our belt, that’s roughly 450 real estate transfers throughout the State of Florida. Many of these properties are…
Rank this Week: 243

Nordhaus Walpole, PLLC Blog

Nordhaus Walpole, PLLC Blog

Covers family law, estate planning and probate.

https://www.collincountyattorney.com/blog/
  • Dec 28

    What the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Means for Alimony

    What the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Means for Alimony
    When President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law on December 22, several aspects of the federal tax code changed significantly. For spouses contemplating divorce, one of the most sweeping changes is a reversal of the tax…
  • Dec 14

    7 Reasons (Besides Distributing Your Estate) to Have an Estate Plan

    7 Reasons (Besides Distributing Your Estate) to Have an Estate Plan
    Why should you have an estate plan? While having an estate plan is crucial to ensuring that your assets will be distributed according to your final wishes, this is only part of the equation. A comprehensive estate plan will serve a number of…
  • May 31

    Life Insurance and Estate Planning: Here’s What You Need to Know

    Life Insurance and Estate Planning: Here’s What You Need to Know
    Under the right circumstances, life insurance can be a valuable – and even cost-saving – addition to a comprehensive estate plan. But, like all estate planning tools, life insurance is not the best option for everyone. If you are…
Rank this Week: 1762

Learn About Law

Learn About Law

Covers bankruptcy, business law, family law, elder law, criminal law and estate planning. By Kevin O'Flaherty.

https://www.oflaherty-law.com/our-law-blog
  • Jun 20

    Who is Responsible for Paying Estate Taxes in Illinois?

    Who is Responsible for Paying Estate Taxes in Illinois?
    In this article, we explain who is responsible for paying estate taxes in Illinois, including “when is an estate required to file an estate tax return in Illinois?”, “which assets are subject to estate tax in…
  • Jun 18

    How is Probate Started in Illinois?

    How is Probate Started in Illinois?
    In this article, we explain how probate is started in Illinois, including filing a will with the county clerk, filing a petition to open a probate estate, and the additional documents that must accompany the probate petition in Illinois.
  • Jun 15

    What is the Difference Between a Conservator and a Guardian in Illinois?

    What is the Difference Between a Conservator and a Guardian in Illinois?
    We discuss the difference between a #conservator and a #guardian in Illinois, including “What are the Responsibilities of a Conservator in Illinois?”, “What are the Responsibilities of a Guardian in Illinois?” and…
Rank this Week: 1705

Murphy's Law Blog

Murphy's Law Blog

Covers elder law, estate planning and probate. By Noreen Murphy.

http://www.noreenmurphylaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 20

    Nursing Home Residents in Smaller Numbers but Sicker

    Nursing Home Residents in Smaller Numbers but Sicker
    A new study completed by Kaiser identifies what many operators in the nursing home industry already know. As residents’ conditions are getting worse, occupancy levels are decreasing. Investigators recently identified that half of the…
  • Jun 6

    The Quality of Nursing Facilities Could Impact Long-Term Care Transition

    The Quality of Nursing Facilities Could Impact Long-Term Care Transition
    Many people who are interested in learning about protecting their long-term care opportunities in the future are primarily concerned about the best way to protect their individual assets and to ultimately qualify for Medicaid. These are…
  • May 23

    Your Plan Must Be Updated and Discussed

    Your Plan Must Be Updated and Discussed
    A recent study completed by Wells Fargo found that one out of every six older Americans knew that their financial documents are out of date. Many individuals put off these tasks because they assume a lack of urgency and that it is not…
Rank this Week: 3458

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Jun 20

    Resisting Attempts to Control the “Hyper-Fertile”

    Resisting Attempts to Control the “Hyper-Fertile”
    Maya Manian, The Story of Madrigal v. Quilligan: Coerced Sterilization of Mexican-American Women, in Reproductive Rights and Justice Stories (forthcoming 2019), available at SSRN. Ruthann Robson The meaning of “success” in…
  • Jun 19

    Power-Lest it Should Be Forgotten

    Power-Lest it Should Be Forgotten
    Yik Chan Chin and Changfeng Chen, Internet Governance: Exploration of Power Relationship, 1 Chinese Law eJournal 34 (2018). Herbert Burkert There is a relatively new SSRN source I have found to be very useful: the Chinese Law…
  • Jun 19

    Power-Lest it Should Be Forgotten

    Power-Lest it Should Be Forgotten
    Yik Chan Chin and Changfeng Chen, Internet Governance: Exploration of Power Relationship, 1 Chinese Law eJournal 34 (2018). Herbert Burkert There is a relatively new SSRN source I have found to be very useful: the Chinese Law…
Rank this Week: 2710

Wealth Wars: Arkansas Estate,…

Wealth Wars: Arkansas Estate, Trust & Probate Litigation Blog

Covers estate and trust conflicts, inheritance battles, and will contests. By Matt House.

http://arkansaswealthwars.com
  • Jun 19

    "Are Millions Missing? Some Relatives Want To Know. Others Don't."

    "Are Millions Missing? Some Relatives Want To Know. Others Don't."
                One of the premises of this Blog is that estate and trust disputes will become more common over the coming years and decades, in large part due to the graying of America given…
  • Oct 16

    Avoiding Estate, Trust, Probate & Inheritance Litigation?

    Avoiding Estate, Trust, Probate & Inheritance Litigation?
    As one who largely makes his living assisting fiduciaries and beneficiaries in disputes arising out of the contested disposition of a deceased person's money and property, it is probably not in my personal economic interest to dispense advice…
  • Sep 23

    Petitions For Instructions And Declarations Of Rights---Not All Trust Litigation Is Necessarily Nasty

    Petitions For Instructions And Declarations Of Rights---Not All Trust Litigation Is Necessarily Nasty
    Frequently trust litigation stems from a heated dispute between trustees and beneficiaries, or co-trustees who cannot agree on the trust administration, or beneficiaries who cannot agree on their respective rights under a trust instrument, or…
Rank this Week: 4109

Law Office of Andrew M. Lamkin,…

Law Office of Andrew M. Lamkin, P.C. Blog

Covers elder law.

http://lamkinelderlaw.com/articles/
  • Jun 19

    What Assets Should You Put in a Trust?

    What Assets Should You Put in a Trust?
    Creating a trust is only half the battle. The most critical step to establishing a revocable trust is to fund that trust. Funding, in its simplest terms, means transferring assets from your name into the name of the trust – making the…
  • Jun 5

    The Steps to Creating a Solid Estate Plan for the Elderly

    The Steps to Creating a Solid Estate Plan for the Elderly
    No one sets out thinking about mortality. But eventually, you will come to the point where addressing your mortality is critical for yourself and your loved ones. Ideally, you should start estate planning in your 20s. Most experts would agree…
  • May 27

    Are Probate Records Public Records?

    Are Probate Records Public Records?
    Probate court is a legal process that follows a person’s death. It goes through various stages to help settle the estate, handle any outstanding debts, and distribute assets to named beneficiaries. Probate records are public records.…
Rank this Week: 1909

Hauptman and Hauptman, P.C. Blog

Hauptman and Hauptman, P.C. Blog

Covers guardianship, Medicaid, probate and estate administration.

http://www.hauptmanlaw.com/blog
  • Jun 17

    Counting on Inheritance to Pay for Retirement

    Counting on Inheritance to Pay for Retirement
           A recent study of affluent children between the ages of 18 and 22 caught my eye. The study reported that 63% of 1000 people surveyed in this age group said they believe their financial security in retirement will…
  • Jun 10

    Update on Social Security and Medicare

    Update on Social Security and Medicare
           The federal government has issued annual updates on the financial soundness of Social Security and Medicare, stating that each government benefit program will run out of money within the next 8 to 16 years or so.…
  • Jun 3

    A Family Story of a Different Sort

    A Family Story of a Different Sort
                    Most of the stories I write about involve parents helping out their adult children and how that might affect their own finances, especially when they…
Rank this Week: 2085

Lucas Law Blog

Lucas Law Blog

Covers personal injury and family law. By Joseph M. Lucas & Associates, L.L.C.

http://www.lucaslaw.com/barrington-lawyer
  • Jun 15

    Trucks Backing Up Can Cause Serious Construction Site Injurie

    Trucks Backing Up Can Cause Serious Construction Site Injurie
    A large truck is one of the most dangerous pieces of equipment that you will commonly find at a construction site. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that there were 962 fatalities at road construction sites from 2003 to 2010. Among…
  • May 15

    Four Misconceptions About Divorce Parenting Agreement

    Four Misconceptions About Divorce Parenting Agreement
    Entering a divorce with misconceptions about how the allocation of parental responsibilities will be settled is doing a disservice to yourself. Some misconceptions are myths, while others are based on antiquated ideas about parenting…
  • Apr 13

    Dram Shop Law Allows Drunk Driving Victims to Sue Alcohol Server

    Dram Shop Law Allows Drunk Driving Victims to Sue Alcohol Server
    Motor vehicle accidents involving intoxicated drivers can cause serious injuries and death. The victim in a drunk driving crash can sue the driver for personal injury compensation and the loss of a loved one. There is a third-party…
Rank this Week: 1383

Texas Wills and Trusts Law Online

Texas Wills and Trusts Law Online

Covers issues relating to wills, trusts, estate planning, and probate in Texas. By Rania Combs.

http://www.texaswillsandtrustslaw.com
  • Jun 15

    Can I Change My Will Before My Divorce is Final?

    Can I Change My Will Before My Divorce is Final?
    Couples who are happily married make different estate planning choices than couples who are separated and heading towards divorce. Happily married couples generally create Wills that protect and provide for their spouses, but in the midst of…
  • May 23

    Can My Husband Give His Children Our Homestead If He Owned It Before We Married?

    Can My Husband Give His Children Our Homestead If He Owned It Before We Married?
    I received a note from a concerned wife. Her husband had purchased the home in which they reside two years before they were married. Throughout their marriage, she contributed to paying the mortgage and paying bills associated with its…
  • May 16

    Why Should My Will Include a Self-Proving Affidavit?

    Why Should My Will Include a Self-Proving Affidavit?
    I received a note from someone last week who said he had gone to court for the purpose of probating his grandparents’ Wills. The Will was signed by his grandparents and two witnesses, but the Wills did not include a self-proving…
Rank this Week: 4219

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer…

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer Blog

Cover Florida probate litigation. By Chepenik & Trushin LLP.

http://www.floridaprobatelitigationlawyer.com/
  • Jun 15

    Arbitration and Estate Planning – Decisions made final

    Arbitration and Estate Planning – Decisions made final
    WILLS, TRUSTS, and ARBITRATION AGREEMENTS In previous blog posts, we have shown how wills and trusts are favored vehicles when protecting someone’s assets. Perhaps one of the purposes of a well-drafted will or trust is to avoid hearing…
  • May 29

    Will contests in probate court, a recent Florida law update

    Will contests in probate court, a recent Florida law update
    A Will can be challenged by Caveat or Functional equivalent On March 9, 2018, Florida’s Second District Court of Appeal held that the functional equivalent of a caveat may serve to properly contest a will.[1]  The court observed…
  • May 14

    Lack of Testamentary Capacity, know the expectations of undue influence

    Lack of Testamentary Capacity, know the expectations of undue influence
    Undue Influence For a Will to be valid, certain conditions must be met. The testator must have legal capacity, be at least eighteen years old, have testamentary intent, and the will must not be a product of undue influence or duress. The…
Rank this Week: 3713

Littman Krooks LLP Blog

Littman Krooks LLP Blog

Covers corporate, elder law, estate planning and special needs planning.

http://www.littmankrooks.com/blog/
  • Jun 14

    Wealth Alone Cannot Protect Vulnerable Elder

    Wealth Alone Cannot Protect Vulnerable Elder
    Wealth alone is no guarantee that older individuals will enjoy a safe and happy retirement. While Americans enjoy well-planned senior years, some older individuals live alone with no one to care for them. According to the U.S. Census Bureau,…
  • Jun 1

    Yonkers First Responders Disability Registry Aims to Provide Better Emergency Care for Special Needs Resident

    Yonkers First Responders Disability Registry Aims to Provide Better Emergency Care for Special Needs Resident
    ­Emergency first responders often possess little more than the information contained in a 911 call and a street address. While this might suffice for most situations, when the emergency involves a resident with special needs, customary…
  • May 29

    Key Considerations for a Medicaid Spend-down

    Key Considerations for a Medicaid Spend-down
    Annual nursing home costs in Westchester County are $149,136 on average, according to the most recent information published by the New York Department of Health. This is a significant expenditure, especially when multiplied for each year of…
Rank this Week: 1501

New York Probate Lawyer Blog

New York Probate Lawyer Blog

By Jules Martin Haas.

http://www.newyorkprobatelawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 13

    Useful Information Regarding New York Will Contest

    Useful Information Regarding New York Will Contest
    Most people prepare their estate plans and Last Wills and expect that the provisions and directions they set forth can be carried out after death. The rationale for planning an estate is to avoid intestacy which would leave to chance the…
  • Jun 6

    It Is Essential To Have A New York Last Will Executed In Accordance With The Estate Statute

    It Is Essential To Have A New York Last Will Executed In Accordance With The Estate Statute
    The execution of a New York Will must comply with the requirements of the estate statutes. It is important to follow these rules so that the Will be validated and admitted to probate. There have been numerous posts in the New York Probate…
  • May 30

    Helpful Information Regarding NYCERS Benefits and Estate Administration

    Helpful Information Regarding NYCERS Benefits and Estate Administration
    A decedent may leave many types of estate assets. Some of these items that are held in the decedent’s name alone will be payable to the executor or administrator as part of the administration estate. Other assets such as life insurance…
Rank this Week: 2807

Estate Planning and Elder Law Blog

Estate Planning and Elder Law Blog

Covers estate planning, elder law, and probate topics in New York. By the Law Offices of Roman Aminov.

http://www.aminovlaw.com
  • Jun 12

    Four Questions Estate Planning Lawyers Ask When Drafting A Will

    Four Questions Estate Planning Lawyers Ask When Drafting A Will
    When drafting a will for a client, it is important that an estate planning attorney remember that we are doing more than putting together a legal document – we are also offering peace of mind. With that goal in mind, it is important to…
  • Jun 11

    Is There a Time Limit to Probate a Will?

    Is There a Time Limit to Probate a Will?
    I speak with prospective clients who tell me that their loved one passed away many years ago, but for various reasons, they have not probated their will in Surrogate’s Court. They ask, is there is a time limit to probate will (aka…
  • Feb 13

    How Long Does Probate Take in New York?

    How Long Does Probate Take in New York?
    I am often asked, Roman, How Long Does It Take For A Will To Go Through Probate in NY? The answer always depends on the particular circumstance of the case. Variables such as whether the will is being contested by an interested party, the…
Rank this Week: 2058

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, probate, taxes, elder law, business law and employment law issues. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.floridaestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 11

    Child custody of a minor and guardianship of a minor

    Child custody of a minor and guardianship of a minor
    The difference between obtaining custody of a minor and guardianship of a minor in Jacksonville, Florida? Florida offers several solutions to provide for obtaining custody of a minor and guardianship of a minor children. Two of the best…
  • May 29

    How to stop exploitation of an elderly adult in Jacksonville, Florida?

    How to stop exploitation of an elderly adult in Jacksonville, Florida?
    Exploitation of an elderly adult in Jacksonville, Florida is an all too often occurrence as well as across the entire state of Florida. Until recently, there was not much a person could do to stop it quickly when they suspected their elderly…
  • May 14

    Responsibilities of a Court Appointed Guardian in Jacksonville, FL

    Responsibilities of a Court Appointed Guardian in Jacksonville, FL
    If you are a Court Appointed Guardian in  you may be concerned about the Responsibilities of a Court Appointed Guardian in Jacksonville, Fl. It is  important to understand the rights as well as the responsibilities when acting as a…
Rank this Week: 965

Probate Litigation Attorney Blog

Probate Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers wills & trusts, probate and conservatorships. By Ginzburg & Bronshteyn LLP.

http://www.losangelesprobatelitigationattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 9

    Attendance at State of the Probate Court by Judge Glen Reiser

    Attendance at State of the Probate Court by Judge Glen Reiser
    On April 26, 2018, firm Conservatorship and Trust Litigation Partner, Yasha Bronshteyn, was fortunate to attend the Ventura County Bar Association – Probate and Estate Planning Section annual program with Ventura County Presiding…
  • May 3

    Lunch With The Los Angeles County Probate Judges-2018

    Lunch With The Los Angeles County Probate Judges-2018
    On March 20, 2018, Judges of the Probate Court for Los Angeles County discussed the current state of the Probate Court and addressed issues and concerns affecting the Court, the courtroom transitions, modernizing the system to benefit…
  • Apr 23

    Welcoming Your Baby With Joy and Safety When You Have a Disability

    Welcoming Your Baby With Joy and Safety When You Have a Disability
    By Ashley Taylor of disabledparents.org The months and weeks that lead up to a baby’s delivery are filled with equal amounts of excitement and trepidation. All parents, from new ones to seasoned vets, fret over whether the home is ready…
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DeWitt Law Firm, PLLC Blog

DeWitt Law Firm, PLLC Blog

Covers estate planning, elder law, and probate.

http://www.dewittlawar.com/blog
  • Jun 9

    What Do You Have to Lose?

    What Do You Have to Lose?
    Every day you don’t have a plan is another day you risk: Losing Independence. Stay independent for as long as possible, even if you become unable to do things completely on your own. Losing Control. Take control and stay in control of…
  • May 20

    Why does probate in Arkansas take so long?

    Why does probate in Arkansas take so long?
    Probate, with or without a Last Will and Testament, will take a minimum of 6 months! Opening Probate Opening probate is done by filing a petition with the clerk.  In Arkansas, if nobody objects, a hearing can be done immediately. …
  • May 15

    A Will Alone Will Not Prevent…

    A Will Alone Will Not Prevent…
    A Last Will and Testament is a great starting point for a complete Estate Plan, but a Will alone will not prevent Probate Guardianship (Court intervention in your personal, legal, financial, and healthcare affairs) A Will alone does not help…
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New York Probate and Estate…

New York Probate and Estate Administration Blog

Published by Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.newyorkprobateestateadministration.com/
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Law Offices of Lauren E. Jackson

Law Offices of Lauren E. Jackson

An Illinois legal blog covering all things relating to estate planning, real estate, and probate issues.

http://laurenjacksonlaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 6

    Who pays for the survey when buying a house?

    Who pays for the survey when buying a house?
    In the state of Illinois, if you own a single family home or a townhouse with its own lot number, and you are selling your property, your real estate contract will require you to provide a survey to your buyer dated within the last six…
  • Apr 17

    What on your real estate inspection report can you ask a seller to fix?

    What on your real estate inspection report can you ask a seller to fix?
    If you are in the process of buying a home or piece of property, one thing I advise my clients to do as soon as the ink on the contract is dry is to set up an inspection of the property performed by a certified home inspector. A lot of…
  • Apr 17

    What on your real estate inspection report can you ask a seller to fix?

    What on your real estate inspection report can you ask a seller to fix?
    If you are in the process of buying a home or piece of property, one thing I advise my clients to do as soon as the ink on the contract is dry is to set up an inspection of the property performed by a certified home inspector. A lot of…
Rank this Week: 2146

Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Provides estate planning thoughts, news and planning ideas. By Gilfix & La Poll Associates LLP.

http://www.gilfix.com/blog/
  • May 31

    Hugh Hefner’s will forbids heirs from using drugs and alcohol

    Hugh Hefner’s will forbids heirs from using drugs and alcohol
    Hugh Hefner was vocal about his dislike of drugs and alcohol, as well as his concerns about substance abuse. It appears that the Playboy founder, who died in September 2017 at age 91, drafted his will to reflect those views. Hefner’s…
  • May 16

    Robot caregivers elicit mix of worry and enthusiasm among American

    Robot caregivers elicit mix of worry and enthusiasm among American
    A Pew Research Center survey conducted last year offers some interesting insights into how people feel about robot caregivers and automation in general. Some Americans view robots as a possible solution to the anticipated shortage in…
  • May 1

    Attorney Michael Gilfix featured as Great Giver in PACE newsletter

    Attorney Michael Gilfix featured as Great Giver in PACE newsletter
    Attorney Michael Gilfix was recently recognized for his generous support of the nonprofit Pacific Autism Center for Education (PACE). He was featured as a “Great Giver” in the Spring 2018 issue of the PACE Setter newsletter in…
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Florida Estate Planning and…

Florida Estate Planning and Probate Law Blog

By Marc Soss.

http://floridaestateplanningandprobatelaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 24

    2019 HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNT LIMITS

    2019 HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNT LIMITS
    On May 10, 2018, the IRS released Revenue Procedure 2018-30 which sets forth the dollar limitations for health savings accounts (HSAs) in 2019. HSAs are subject to annual aggregate contribution limits and participants age fifty-five (55) or…
  • Apr 30

    MEN THAT HAVE CHILDREN LATER IN LIFE ARE ELIGIBLE FOR AN EXTRA SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFIT?

    MEN THAT HAVE CHILDREN LATER IN LIFE ARE ELIGIBLE FOR AN EXTRA SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFIT?
    Under existing social security rules, men that have children later in life (it would be gender discrimination but biologically women can’t currently conceive a child after age 60) are eligible for an extra Social Security benefit. Under…
  • Apr 27

    STATES POSTURING TO CHANGE THEIR ESTATE TAX EXEMPTIONS

    STATES POSTURING TO CHANGE THEIR ESTATE TAX EXEMPTIONS
    Effective January 1, 2019, residents of the state of Maryland will see their state estate tax exemption increased from $4 million to $5 million. The law went into effect on April 5, 2018, and is not be indexed for inflation. The maximum…
Rank this Week: 2337

Estate Planning and Asset…

Estate Planning and Asset Protection

By Winblad Law PLLC. Addresses estate plans for Oklahoma residents.

http://winbladlaw.com/blog/
  • May 23

    Oklahoma County Clerk Land Record Search

    Oklahoma County Clerk Land Record Search
    Searching for Oklahoma Land Records for Probate, Quiet Title or Research? Here is a compilation of ways to search.  Some sites, like Oklahoma County are free to search and view.  Most sites allow free searches but require payment to…
  • May 21

    Why are my Oil & Gas Royalty Payments being Withheld in Suspense?

    Why are my Oil & Gas Royalty Payments being Withheld in Suspense?
    You signed an Oil and Gas Lease, you might have even been paid a bonus.  However, now that there is production the company won’t pay the royalties.  In “Suspense” means that your oil and gas mineral royalty…
  • May 21

    Why are my Oil & Gas Royalty Payments being Withheld? What is Suspense?

    Why are my Oil & Gas Royalty Payments being Withheld? What is Suspense?
    You signed an Oil and Gas Lease, you might have even been paid a bonus.  However, now that there is production the company won’t pay the royalties.  They say that the funds are being held in “Suspense”.  A…
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Palmetto Probate Blog

Palmetto Probate Blog

About probate law and related things in South Carolina. By Mike Polk.

http://palmettoprobate.info
  • May 9

    Social Security

    Social Security
    What do you have to do after someone passes away who received Social Security benefits? From the Social Security Website: Following the death of a Social Security recipient, the SSA will pay a…
  • Dec 5

    In South Carolina, does the probate court keep the original will if I file it?

    In South Carolina, does the probate court keep the original will if I file it?
      Some clients would like to keep the original will as a memento and file a copy of it with the probate court instead. Unfortunately, if you have the original will, in South Carolina it needs to be filed, and the probate court keeps the…
  • Nov 13

    How do I find information about the probate courts and probate judges around South Carolina?

    How do I find information about the probate courts and probate judges around South Carolina?
    Check out the South Carolina Judicial Department website here for basic information about the courts and about the judges. Most of the forms you need are on the site as well.   Advertisement
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New York Trusts & Estates…

New York Trusts & Estates Litigation Blog

Discusses recent cases and developments pertaining to New York trusts and estates law. By Farrell Fritz.

http://www.nyestatelitigationblog.com/
  • May 4

    Heart v. Head: A Judge’s Conundrum

    Heart v. Head: A Judge’s Conundrum
    Judicial oaths require that judges rule on the law, putting their personal feelings aside.  Indeed, judges’ personal opinions are presumed to be non-factors in judicial decision making as judges are charged to uphold the letter of…
  • Mar 12

    Waiver of Right of Election: Correction of Defective Acknowledgment

    Waiver of Right of Election: Correction of Defective Acknowledgment
    With a specific statute mandating that pre-nuptial agreements must be acknowledged, and with a specific statutory form of acknowledgment, it is surprising that there has been so much litigation over missing or defective acknowledgements and…
  • Dec 19

    An Update On A Fiduciary’s Access To The Digital Records Of A Decedent

    An Update On A Fiduciary’s Access To The Digital Records Of A Decedent
    A recent post to this blog titled You’ve Got (E-)Mail! Can Your Survivors Access It After Your Death?, discussed New York’s recently-enacted digital assets legislation, and Surrogate Mella’s decision in Matter of Serrano,…
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Estateography

Estateography

By Alvi Aggarwal.

http://www.estateography.com/
  • May 4

    Kim v. Kim and the "Benefit" Element of Presumed Undue Influence

    Kim v. Kim and the "Benefit" Element of Presumed Undue Influence
    In the recent case of Kim v. Kim, the Virginia Supreme Court addresses the "benefit" element of the test for presumed undue influence. The “benefit,” it seems, can be indirect; however, it must be “immediate,”…
  • Jan 17

    Irving v. DiVito: Clear Wishes, but Not A Codicil

    Irving v. DiVito: Clear Wishes, but Not A Codicil
    In Irving v. DiVito, the Virginia Supreme Court determined the circuit court did not err in refusing to admit to probate a writing offered as a holographic codicil. The writing at issue in Irving is clear about the intended dispositive…
  • Jan 17

    Irving v. DiVito: Clear Wishes, but Not A Codicil

    Irving v. DiVito: Clear Wishes, but Not A Codicil
    In Irving v. DiVito, the Virginia Supreme Court determined the circuit court did not err in refusing to admit to probate a writing offered as a holographic codicil. The writing at issue in Irving is clear about the intended dispositive…
Rank this Week: 3511

California Probate and Estate…

California Probate and Estate Planning Blog

Covers California probate and estate planning including law changes, legal strategies, and detailed descriptions of the options available. By Meissner, Joseph & Palley, Inc.

http://www.californiaprobate.info/blog
  • Apr 13

    How to Hold Title to Real Estate

    How to Hold Title to Real Estate
    I have been asked the questions many times how should people hold title to real estate in California. Let’s talk about the options. First and foremost, for anybody that owns real estate in California, the best method is in a California…
  • Apr 13

    How to Hold Title to Real Estate

    How to Hold Title to Real Estate
    I have been asked the questions many times how should people hold title to real estate in California. Let’s talk about the options. First and foremost, for anybody that owns real estate in California, the best method is in a California…
  • Apr 13

    How to Hold Title to Real Estate

    How to Hold Title to Real Estate
    I have been asked the questions many times how should people hold title to real estate in California. Let’s talk about the options. First and foremost, for anybody that owns real estate in California, the best method is in a California…
Rank this Week: 3317

North Carolina Trusts and Estates…

North Carolina Trusts and Estates Litigation

A discussion of trusts and estates litigation in North Carolina. By Evan Lohr.

https://ncestatelitigation.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 3

    Resulting Trusts in North Carolina

    Resulting Trusts in North Carolina
    A resulting trust arises “when a person becomes invested with the title to real property under circumstances which in equity obligate him to hold the title and to exercise his ownership for the benefit of another. A trust of this…
  • Jul 20

    Notice to Creditors in North Carolina Probate

    Notice to Creditors in North Carolina Probate
    Upon the appointment of the executor or administrator of a North Carolina probate estate, the personal representative or collector must notify all people or businesses having claims against the decedent to present them to the personal…
  • Aug 5

    The Dead Man’s Statute – NC Rule of Evidence 601(c)

    The Dead Man’s Statute – NC Rule of Evidence 601(c)
    Estate litigation poses significant challenges to parties and practitioners, not the least of which is that the person whose wishes should dictate the distribution of the property at issue in a dispute is dead. In many cases, parties seek to…
Rank this Week: 2369

Scott Law Group

Scott Law Group

Covers bankruptcy, probate estates, and general litigation.

http://scottlawgroup.com/
  • Mar 28

    5 Tips to Make Your 341 Creditors Meeting go Smoothly

    5 Tips to Make Your 341 Creditors Meeting go Smoothly
    The 341 Creditors Meeting will go smoothly if you follow these tips. For most of our clients the 341 Meeting of Creditors is the only time they go to court.  Whether you file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy or Chapter 13 Plan, you will have a…
  • Feb 8

    WHAT YOU SHOULD NOT DO BEFORE FILING FOR BANKRUPTCY

    WHAT YOU SHOULD NOT DO BEFORE FILING FOR BANKRUPTCY
    “Is there anything that I should NOT do before filing bankruptcy?” The answer to that question is YES. There are at least 5 things you shouldn’t do immediately before filing a bankruptcy case. Don't make matters worse. …
  • Oct 23

    How Will Filing Bankruptcy Help Me?

    How Will Filing Bankruptcy Help Me?
    I’m often asked, “How will filing bankruptcy help me?” Can you make creditors quit calling? Can you stop foreclosure of my home?I can do both by filing a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 case for you.
Rank this Week: 2856

Utah Estate Planning

Utah Estate Planning

Covers estate planning, probate, trusts and wills in Utah. By Jason C. Hunter.

http://www.utahestateplanning.typepad.com/
  • Mar 16

    Las Vegas Cop Arrested on Elder Abuse Charge

    Las Vegas Cop Arrested on Elder Abuse Charge
    “A Las Vegas police lieutenant, a guardian and two other people were indicted Wednesday on various theft and elderly-exploitation charges, after a joint investigation by the state attorney general and Clark County district attorney.”
  • Mar 15

    Elderly Houston Woman Falls Victim to Financial Abuse

    Elderly Houston Woman Falls Victim to Financial Abuse
    “An elderly Houston woman says an on-line coin seller, based in New York, took advantage of her loneliness to sell her $1.3 million in gold and silver coins at inflated prices.”
  • Mar 14

    Children of Entertainment Legends Fight for Right to Visit Aging Parent

    Children of Entertainment Legends Fight for Right to Visit Aging Parent
    “The adult children of entertainment legends Casey Kasem, Mickey Rooney and Glen Campbell tried Tuesday to convince Michigan legislators to pass a law, they say would protect aging parents by ensuring visitation rights for their loved…
Rank this Week: 2726

The Probate Lawyer Family Feud…

The Probate Lawyer Family Feud Blog

Covers celebrity and true case stories on probate litigation. By Andrew Mayoras.

http://www.probatelawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 15

    Richard Pryor & Marlon Brando Rumor Rekindles Bitter Feud Over Pryor's Estate

    Richard Pryor & Marlon Brando Rumor Rekindles Bitter Feud Over Pryor's Estate
    Would comedian Richard Pryor be laughing or rolling over in his grave? When Quincy Jones sat down for a recent interview with Vulture, he casually inferred that Marlon Brando slept with both Marvin Gaye and Richard Pryor. The comment quickly…
  • Jan 29

    Inside The Battle Raging Over The Estate of Charles Manson

    Inside The Battle Raging Over The Estate of Charles Manson
    Almost two months after his death, Charles Manson's body remains in limbo as an unusual legal battle heats up over control of — and the potential to profit from — his estate. This of course raises questions. Why would anyone…
  • Nov 20

    How Can Johnny Depp & Lisa Marie Presley Both Be Broke? New Court Fights Explore Who Is To Blame

    How Can Johnny Depp & Lisa Marie Presley Both Be Broke? New Court Fights Explore Who Is To Blame
    It's a growing Hollywood trend ... tens of millions of dollars gone? Sue the guy who handled your finances! But, legally, who should shoulder the blame -- and more critically, pay the price -- when a celebrity once worth hundreds of millions…
Rank this Week: 3610

Tennessee Wills and Estates

Tennessee Wills and Estates

Provides commentary on wills, probate law and estate planning. By Jason A. Lee

http://www.tennesseewillsandestates.com
  • Mar 11

    Living Wills Under Tennessee Law Are Very Important

    Living Wills Under Tennessee Law Are Very Important
    Tennessee law provides the authority to execute a "Living Will" according to the "Tennessee Right to Natural Death Act" which has been law since the mid-1980’s.  A Living Will allows you to make decisions related to end of life…
  • Jan 13

    Methods to Gain Access to a Safety Deposit Box After a Person Dies in Tennessee

    Methods to Gain Access to a Safety Deposit Box After a Person Dies in Tennessee
    A frequent question that is raised following someone death is how someone can get access to their safety deposit box post death in Tennessee.  This includes questions about who is entitled to this access the box in this…
  • Nov 26

    2018 IRS Contribution Limits for 401k, 403(b) and IRA Retirement Accounts.

    2018 IRS Contribution Limits for 401k, 403(b) and IRA Retirement Accounts.
    The IRS recently announced the new cost of living adjustments to the annual limits on retirement contributions for 2018.  These are the limits that identify the amount of money you can contribute to certain tax benefited retirement…
Rank this Week: 532

Mendel Law Firm Blog

Mendel Law Firm Blog

Covers estate planning.

http://www.mendellawfirm.com/blog/
  • Mar 5

    How to Pull off an Unbelievable Cloud Use

    How to Pull off an Unbelievable Cloud Use
    According to the newest studies, the regular situation uses approximately 1, 500 various cloud-based software plus applications, and many of these kinds of have not recently been tested as well as installed by just company’s THIS. Its…
  • Mar 1

    Happy greetings!

    Happy greetings!
    This is my first blog about useful things like youtube Thank
  • Mar 1

    Electronic Data Spaces: How towards Accurately usage Required research Place

    Electronic Data Spaces: How towards Accurately usage Required research Place
    Finishing expected diligence about the purchase or even sale of businesses or aspects of businesses is considered the main many time-intensive component to any sort of contract. Accurately assessing the main health as well as sustainability…
Rank this Week: 501

Sweatman Law Estate Litigation…

Sweatman Law Estate Litigation Blog

Covers estates and estate litigation.

http://www.sweatmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 22

    Motions of Abandoned Application

    Motions of Abandoned Application
    A New Direction on Setting Aside Motions of Abandoned Applications – Rule 38.08 In Eldridge […] The post Motions of Abandoned Applications appeared first on Sweatman Law Firm.
  • Feb 12

    Challenging a Will because of “Undue Influence”

    Challenging a Will because of “Undue Influence”
    The basic purpose of a Will is to allow individuals to set out their final […] The post Challenging a Will because of “Undue Influence” appeared first on Sweatman Law Firm.
  • Feb 2

    Over half of Canadians Still Do Not Have a Will

    Over half of Canadians Still Do Not Have a Will
    A recent poll by the Angus Reid Institute confirmed half of us Canadians (51%) still do […] The post Over half of Canadians Still Do Not Have a Will appeared first on Sweatman Law Firm.
Rank this Week: 1262

Law Office of Robert L. Boydstun…

Law Office of Robert L. Boydstun Blog

Covers estate planning, probate, guardianships, disability and elder law.

http://www.boydstunlaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 20

    Long-Term Care Insurer Cannot Be Sued for Elder Financial Abuse

    Long-Term Care Insurer Cannot Be Sued for Elder Financial Abuse
    Long-term care insurance policyholders were dealt a blow by the Oregon Supreme Court when it ruled that the state's elder financial abuse statute does not apply to their case. The post Long-Term Care Insurer Cannot Be Sued for Elder Financial…
  • Feb 12

    Report Finds Lack of Government Oversight of Assisted Living Facilitie

    Report Finds Lack of Government Oversight of Assisted Living Facilitie
    The government is spending billions to fund assisted living services through Medicaid, but government oversight and regulation of assisted living facilities is lacking, according to a new government report. The post Report Finds Lack of…
  • Feb 9

    A Guidebook to Planning for Old Age

    A Guidebook to Planning for Old Age
    Are you ready for old age? An essential and empowering book addresses the important issues and directs readers to a myriad of resources to help them plan for the realities of aging.   The post…
Rank this Week: 562

Florida Probate Lawyer Blog

Florida Probate Lawyer Blog

Covers estate, guardianship, probate and trust litigation. By Law Offices of Adrian Philip Thomas.

http://www.florida-probate-lawyer.com/probate
  • Feb 13

    Discovery of Trust Document

    Discovery of Trust Document
    Boren v. Rogers, et al, 43 Fla. L. Weekly D274c In 2014, Ann Boren filed a complaint seeking to invalidate two trusts, one executed in 2013 and the other executed in 2014, on the grounds of undue influence.  The allegations in the…
  • Jan 12

    Delayed Discovery Doctrine Applies to Undue Influence Claim

    Delayed Discovery Doctrine Applies to Undue Influence Claim
    Flanzer v. Kaplan, — So.3d — (2017 Wl 5759041) – Gloria and Louis Flanzer created a philanthropic trust in December 2005. By its terms, the trust became irrevocable at its creation. Louis died in June 2013 and…
  • Jan 11

    Premature Discharge of Personal Representative

    Premature Discharge of Personal Representative
    In re: Estate of Lillian L. Unanue (43 Fla.L.Weekly D70a) – On November 17, 2016, the co-personal representatives of the Estate of Lillian Unanue (“Estate”) filed a final accounting and petition for discharge.  The…
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