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A Look into Florida Probate for Resident Aliens Irrespective of the location of a person or his immigration status, he can legally own property in the state of Florida. If he is the owner of a property in Florida at his time of death, it is a prerequisite that [...]
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 [...]
Investing Your Inheritance What should you do when a sizeable amount of money comes your way in the form of inheritance? Your first step should be meeting with an attorney who is also familiar with business and family law. Preferably, this attorney should already be working with your family. Whether [...]
What is a Trust? There are many kinds of trusts. Some trusts have very specific purposes for estate tax or income tax planning. Most of the trusts are included in this type. Other types of trusts are more exotic in nature and typically directed at preserving extreme wealth. For most [...]
Florida Homestead Exemption A Florida Homestead Exemption can save you a great deal of money in terms of property taxes. Successful applications attract a typical $25,000 cushion to add to further relief of a similar amount. This brings the total amount of relief to a tax exemption of up to [...]
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 [...]