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The Many Benefits of a Trust

May 24, 2019
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If you have not consulted with an estate planning attorney about setting up a trust for your assets, now is a great time to contact one. You may be unsure of the benefits of a trust for your family. Significant wealth is not the only reason to consider a trust. It’s Easier on Your Beneficiaries…

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6 Life Changes That May Require an Update to Your Estate Plan

May 6, 2019
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estate plan change

An estate plan isn’t a “set it and forget it” arrangement. Major life changes may affect or even nullify some of the conditions in your plan, so it’s important to maintain it well. Any time you experience a major life change, it should be a signal to connect with your attorney to discuss updates. Here…

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Estate Planning is for Everyone

April 18, 2019
estate planning is for everyone

Although your net worth may not be millions of dollars, it is still advisable to work with an estate lawyer on your estate plan. A common misconception is that your estate is just what you own, however a good estate attorney will tell you that a properly executed estate plan includes so much more than…

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3 Things You Shouldn’t Include in Your Prenuptial Agreement

March 29, 2019
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Many couples consider prenuptial agreements prior to marriage. Prenuptial agreements can protect each person by defining how assets will be divided should the marriage end. While these agreements are valuable and necessary for many couples, they do not include provisions for all circumstances. There are some stipulations that do not belong in a prenuptial agreement.…

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Things to Consider Before You Say, “I Do.”

March 12, 2019
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prenup attorney

Although marriage is supposed to be a life long commitment, we hear from couples looking for a divorce attorney often. People divorce for many different reasons, and some of the most common reasons tend to be the following: Financial Disagreements Parenting Differences Incompatibility/Communication Issues If you don’t want to find yourself calling a divorce attorney…

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Do You Know if You Need a Divorce Modification?

March 1, 2019
divorce modification

While divorce modification is often necessary in the years following the dissolution of a marriage, there are still circumstances which do not warrant this legal change. Often when determining the need to reconsider the existing terms of the divorce, the courts will take a closer look at three things before moving forward:  Has there been…

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Can I Change My Divorce Agreement?

February 25, 2019
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change divorce agreement

Although there has to be a reason to change a divorce settlement or agreement, you can request what is officially referred to as a divorce modification. This should be done through a divorce attorney who understands the intricacies of divorce settlements. Although you can request a divorce modification to nearly any part of your agreement,…

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When “Happily Ever After” Doesn’t Last Forever

January 30, 2019
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During and after divorce, it can sometimes feel as though “happily ever after” will never be an option again. But this doesn’t have to be true. While divorce does mark the end of a marriage relationship, it does not mark the end of a thriving home and family life. When walking through a divorce, this…

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5 Things You Should Know if You’re Considering Divorce

January 16, 2019
Divorce in Florida

Coming to the conclusion that a divorce is in your future is never an easy decision, especially when children are involved. Before you try to go it alone or decide you want to share a divorce attorney, here are five things you should know about divorce in Florida. 1. Your Debts and Assets are Both…

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4 Things You Need to Know about Wills and Probate

December 27, 2018
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There are many misunderstandings about a last will and testament and the probate process. Some come from television, while other people just make assumptions about how it works. No matter where the incorrect information comes from, it can cause those you leave behind headaches. When you work with a law firm who handles trusts, wills…

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