Estate Planning

Overview of Undue Influence Will Contests

The term “Undue Influence” is a legal cause of action that can be brought in court when it is believed that a deceased person’s Last Will and Testament (trust, deed, beneficiary designation, etc.) was the product of another person’s over-persuasion, duress, force, coercion… to such a degree that the person who signed the document did not use their own free will power in executing the document.

Is Your Minor Child Protected if Something Happens to You?

My wife and I had our first child in November of last year (Nina). Our first order of business, like many others, was to purchase more life insurance coverage.

What If A Deceased Person Owes You Money?

When a person owes you money and dies, all is not necessary lost and the funds can still be recovered at times from the deceased person’s probate estate if proper procedure is timely followed by you as the creditor.

Loved one is now deceased, what should we do?

As an estate planning and probate attorney, I often encounter the following question… What happens to my remains when I die?

Second Marriages and Your Estate Plan

Q. What if I don’t have a Will?

Pets and Estate Planning

When we think about estate planning, we generally focus on our family and friends, but what about our pets that may outlive us?

Attorney or Title Company to Handle a Closing

Q: The Personal Representative (Florida’s term for an Executor) of my father’s estate is selling my father’s home to a family member. What is the process for this transaction, and should the probate attorney or a title company handle the closing?