DAVID A. SILVERSTONE

 

FLORIDA PROBATE AND ESTATES LAWYER.

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Florida Will Contests

A will contest or trust contest is a type of probate litigation where a person challenges the validity of a will.  Typically a person who is excluded from a will,  claims that the will is invalid.  They may want to rely on an earlier will or upon intestacy. 

There are several grounds to attack the validity of a will:

Probate for Resident Aliens

September 30th, 2019|

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 [...]

Per Stirpes vs Per Capita Florida

August 29th, 2019|

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 [...]

Investing Generational Wealth

August 24th, 2019|

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 [...]

5 Things To Know About Trusts

August 23rd, 2019|

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 [...]

Do You Qualify for the Florida Homestead Exemption?

August 20th, 2019|

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 [...]

Estate Taxes 101

August 19th, 2019|

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 [...]

Transferring Property Upon Death in Florida

August 18th, 2019|

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 [...]

Exploitation of the Elderly

August 18th, 2019|

What is Exploitation of the Elderly? I'm sure you've heard of countless examples of poor treatment in retirement homes, but it doesn't stop there. In probate law, we see the exploit of elderly individuals by [...]

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