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Why Do I Need a Will?

In celebration of “Make a Will” month, this month we will feature blogs solely dedicated to Last Wills and Testaments. We hope this information will encourage you to finally get…

Parents in the Dark with 18 Year Olds

Turning eighteen is a special time in life.  High school graduation, new job, and possibly college.  While your son or daughter may still seem like a “child” to you, turning…

The Probate Process

The probate process varies state to state and even county to county, in terms of costs, money and the time it takes from start to finish. Usually, the estate must…

What is a DNR under Florida law

In reality, a “do not resuscitate” order finds its most useful application with a person suffering from a long-term illness. In that situation, one should clearly express their wishes in…

The Age of Digital Assets

Our generation has entered a new age of “digital assets.” We use our computers, websites and software quite often. And with such use comes the need for a “plan” for…

What is a LadyBird Deed?

Florida has a very cool way to devise property that you need to know about. In a ladybird deed, the grantor (property owner) deeds the property to the remaindermen (the…
An Estate Planning, Probate and Business attorney based out of Tampa, Florida, Lori is mom to a fantastic 5-year-old little boy. They love to go on adventures, travel and otherwise enjoy the gorgeous Tampa Bay Community. Lori enjoys reading classic novels, organic gardening, and studying languages. She considers herself well-versed in Seinfeld trivia! Click my name to find me on Facebook.

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