Monthly Archives: July 2022
What Are My Children’s Inheritance Rights If I Die Without A Will?
Adult children have no right to be named as a beneficiary of their parent’s will or trust under Florida law. In other words, if you do have adult children, you do not have to leave them anything in your estate plan. You could also choose to favor one child over another. In the event… Read More »
Five Of The Most Common Estate Planning Mistakes
Making the decision to draft a will and create an estate plan is a very responsible one. Doing so will make sure that your loved ones are less stressed and taken care of during one of the worst times of their lives. Unfortunately, slapping together an estate plan is not enough to ensure your… Read More »
How Federal And State Courts Can Get Intertwined In Probate Disputes
Probate is traditionally a function of state law in the United States. This means that as a general rule, a federal court will not exercise jurisdiction over probate litigation. This principle is known as the “probate exception.” This exception is limited, however, and does not prevent federal courts from hearing cases that may indirectly… Read More »
What Happens To A Florida General Partnership Upon A Partner’s Death?
There are a number of ways that two or more people can go into business together. The simplest method is to form a general partnership. Indeed, in the absence of any legal agreement or forming another specific type entity, such as a corporation, any association of two or more people for the purposes of… Read More »