Why you should review your will

Creating a will is one of the most important things you can do to ensure that your loved ones are cared for if something happens to you. Once you have everything written out, you might be tempted to ignore the plan; however, you will still need to review it...

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Points to know about guardianships

As your parents age, you might begin to worry about their ability to care for themselves. Sometimes, a person can suffer from a diminished capacity to make sound decisions. This is the point when you might have to worry about taking legal control over your parent’s...

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How to avoid probate

You spend a lot of time thinking about what will happen to your assets upon your death, among a variety of related details. For example, you may have concerns about the probate process and the impact on your estate and loved ones. Fortunately, there are strategies you...

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Why do-it-yourself wills go wrong

While Florida doesn’t recognize holographic (handwritten by the testator, but unwitnessed) wills, it is possible to write your own will. Computer programs and online samples make it easy. You just have to print the will out when you’re done, sign it in front of two or...

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