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Why You Need a Florida Premarital Agreement as Part of Your Estate Plan

By Legacy Protection, LLP |

For years, premarital agreements, more commonly known as prenuptial agreements or “prenups,” have been viewed rather negatively by most people. They’re portrayed on television and movies as a way to keep your spouse from getting any money or assets in a divorce, so it’s no wonder that countless people don’t want one or will… Read More »

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What You Need to Know About Estate Tax in Florida

By Legacy Protection, LLP |

Florida is an attractive state to live in for several reasons. It is only one of seven states that does not have an income tax. Also, Florida does not require inheritance and estate taxes. The Sunshine State is so popular that over 300,000 people move to Orlando every year. Every day, 906 new residents… Read More »

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How to Make Sure Your Beloved Pet Is Cared for After Your Death

By Legacy Protection, LLP |

For many people who are older and whose kids have long moved away, their pets become their most important companions. Loyal and kind, owning a pet offers people the benefit of companionship as well as health benefits. Most Americans own a pet. To be sure, according to the National Pet Owners Survey, as of… Read More »

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Seeking Help from a Florida Guardianship Attorney

By Legacy Protection, LLP |

Are you facing the difficult decision of attempting to appoint a guardian for a member of your family or a loved one? It is never easy to witness someone close to you lose their independence. While it is difficult, a Florida legal guardianship might be the best thing for your loved one or family… Read More »

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What Does Joint Tenancy Mean And Why Does It Matter To Florida Landowners?

By Legacy Protection, LLP |

Paying off a home mortgage is something many Americans work toward for many years. Those who can make that final payment do so with a sigh of relief. Whether or not you own your home outright, you can legally transfer your property interests to your spouse or another person after your death while avoiding… Read More »

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Tips for Estate Planning When You Or a Loved One Has a Chronic Illness

By Legacy Protection, LLP |

If you or a loved one has suffered from a chronic illness, you know how physically, emotionally, and financially draining life can become. Whether you are taking care of yourself or caring for a loved one, managing a chronic illness takes a lot of energy and time. Those with chronic diseases must manage visiting… Read More »

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Most Americans Do Not Have Adequate Retirement Savings

By Legacy Protection, LLP |

With our busy day to day lives, it’s easy for Americans to not think about long-term care planning in Florida. It’s human nature to believe that things will go on as they usually do. A recent study showed that 75% of Americans don’t have long-term care insurance. Over half of those without long-term health… Read More »

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Should My High School Graduate Have a Durable Power of Attorney?

By Legacy Protection, LLP |

Parents work incredibly hard. You’ve cared for, clothed, fed, protected, and encouraged your child who just graduated from high school. Perhaps your child is heading off to university far away, joining the military or staying at home to figure out what comes next. In any case, it is wise to consider what legal documents… Read More »

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Estate Planning for Small Business Owners

By Legacy Protection, LLP |

If you own a business, you know what it’s like to sacrifice your time and energy to build your company. You’ve worked hard to create an successful business and source of income for you and your family. What will happen to your Florida small business upon your death? Having a business estate plan can… Read More »

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What Is a Florida Revocable Trust and Do You Need One?

By Legacy Protection, LLP |

More than half of Americans do not have any estate planning documents in place. However, even if they have a Last Will & Testament as their primary estate planning document, their estate still will be subject to Florida probate courts. Entrusting your life savings and assets to a probate court comes with a host… Read More »

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