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What is the Uniform Anatomical Gift Act?
What is the Uniform Anatomical Gift Act? Originally established in 1968, the UAGA has undergone multiple revisions, more specifically, they were in 2006 and 1987. The law's implementation followed on the heels of a very sentimental scenario the year before. A successful heart transplant provided inspiration for the act. It [...]
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. [...]
Undue Influence and How it Occurs
Understanding Undue Influence and How it Occurs If there is an existing relationship between two people, and one of them uses that as leverage to influence the other’s decisions, then that is considered undue influence. It’s also typical in such scenarios that the party taking advantage is superior in some [...]
Tips for Settling Your Florida Estate (without the court system)
Tips for Settling Your Florida Estate Out of Court Court processes can not only be tricky but also drag on for weeks or even years. They can take a huge toll, financially and emotionally, on all parties involved. This gets specifically messy when it comes to probating an estate after [...]
Florida Last Will and Testament Requirements
Florida Last Will & Testament FAQ A will is a vital document that ensures those left behind are saved the trouble of financial hardships and uncertainties. A will prevents endless fighting over assets by outlining the deceased’s final wishes, primarily how he or she would have wanted to distribute their [...]
Florida Probate Rules & Property Disputes
Probate & Property Battles Upon Death When someone dies, it’s customary that his or her assets undergo a court-supervised process called probate. In probate court, the estate is verified and administered to be justly distributed among heirs. Here are a couple of standard Florida probate rules. They're important to keep [...]