Tortious Interference in Florida Probate

Tortious Interference in Florida Probate Tortious interference with regards to inheritance law is one of the most important classifications to keep in your back pocket when enduring a FL probate case. It occurs if one party, by means of coercion, fraud, or underhand methods, circumvents an expected gift or inheritance. In other words, if someone [...]

2019-12-18T21:36:42+00:00Disputes, Estate Law|

Breach of Fiduciary Duty

What is a Breach of Fiduciary Duty? A fiduciary is basically an individual, bank, or organization that takes on the role of a trustee, representing the beneficiary’s interest while managing assets on their behalf. Additionally, Florida law describes fiduciary duty as financial or transactional decisions made under the full faith and confidence of another party. [...]

2019-12-18T21:49:16+00:00Estate Law, Probate|

Per Stirpes vs Per Capita Florida

Per Stirpes vs. Per Capita Meaning Two terms which are very commonly used in estate planning are per stirpes and per capita. Both of which are Latin terms that describe how property associated with an estate should be distributed among the beneficiaries of the estate. The difference between the two is quite significant, however, they [...]

2019-12-18T21:52:01+00:00Business Law, Estate Law|

Florida Power of Attorney

Florida Power of Attorney Sometimes circumstances arise that require you to get help from others in managing your affairs after a loved one passes away. This process can become additionally stressful and heart-wrenching as many of the legal processes must be initiated within 30 days of the person's death. Whether you're planning your own estate [...]

2019-12-18T21:52:17+00:00Estate Law, Probate|

Estate Taxes 101

Estate Taxes 101 It is the tax that kicks into effect upon the death of a person while handing down their estate (which could be money or property). However, it’s not always the case that the beneficiary of the property transfer has to pay an estate tax. If the value of the assets in question [...]

Transferring Property Upon Death in Florida

Transferring Property Upon Death in Florida Naturally, the laws on inheritance vary from one state to another. However, there are a few laws that remain commonplace across the board. Summary and Formal administration are the "standard" forms of probate administration. These govern deaths for residents of the entire state of Florida, although there are other [...]

Technology & the Changing Inheritance Laws

Technology and the Changing Inheritance Laws The procedures for dealing with a person's property after death differ based on your location, culture, and whether a legal Will is in place or not. For example, there is no inheritance law or ancestral property distribution or birth-rights in Islamic law. When it comes to inheritance law in [...]

2019-12-18T21:51:46+00:00Estate Law, Probate|