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What Happens If My Spouse Passes Away Before Updating Their Will?

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Losing the person you loved the most in the world, and that you shared a life and home with, may be the hardest thing you will ever have to experience. During the time that you are grieving the loss, you may feel additional stress if you learn that your spouse did not update their… Read More »

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Frequently Asked Questions About Last Will And Testaments

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A last will and testament, more commonly simply referred to as a will, is a legal document that expresses your wishes after you pass away. It tells the court and your loved ones what your final wishes are for your assets and other property. The directions within your will only become effective once you… Read More »

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Does Your New Will Invalidate Your Old One?

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As your life circumstances change, so should your estate plan. After a birth, divorce, or other major life event, you may want to update your will or create an entirely new one. While this is a very wise and responsible decision, creating a new will can create certain complications. Many people automatically assume that… Read More »

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How To Avoid A Contested Will In Florida

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Many people know that creating a will is one of the best ways to protect their loved ones in the event that they pass away. However, simply creating a will is not always enough. There are times when relatives, creditors, business partners, and even children can contest the will if they believe it is… Read More »

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The Danger Of Using DIY Estate Planning Forms

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It is easy enough today to conduct a Google search for last will and testaments and other estate planning forms. You may consider printing them, filling them out, and even having them notarized. Many people take these same steps in order to create an estate plan in an affordable and convenient manner. Unfortunately, there… Read More »

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Do You Need To Draft A New Will After Getting Married?

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Drafting a will while you are single is a very responsible and important thing to do. However, you may have created that will years ago and now you have gotten married. Congratulations are certainly in order, but you may also be wondering if this life change means you should draft a new will. As… Read More »

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Can A Will Alone Help Your Loved Ones Avoid Probate?

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Many people know the importance of creating a last will and testament. A will can outline your last wishes and indicate who you would like to receive your property when you pass away, and even include who you would like to assign as guardian of your children. Drafting a will is very important, and… Read More »

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A Review Of The Intestate Succession Laws In Florida

By Legacy Protection, LLP |

Perhaps the most important reason to draft a will is so that you can avoid the intestate succession laws of the state. When a person dies without a will, the State of Florida basically provides the deceased with a Will.  It is referred to as our intestacy laws. Basically, the estate will be divided… Read More »

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The Four Types Of Wills In Florida

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When thinking about creating an estate plan, writing a will is often one of the first things that comes to mind. This should come as no surprise, as wills are one of the most important aspects of any estate plan. However, there are many different types of wills in Florida and the one that… Read More »

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Two Ways To Disprove Undue Influence

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Wills and trusts are important form the basis of numerous estate plans. While they are important legal documents, they can also be challenged in probate court. If certain people can successfully challenge a will or trust, they may be able to receive part of the estate even if they are not named as beneficiaries…. Read More »

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