Probate & Estate Planning

An Overview of Probate Procedures

When someone dies, their estate will go into probate. Probate is a vital legal procedure that confirms a decedent's will and divides their possessions according to their wishes.In the United States, probate is a legal procedure where the estate of a departed person is administered....

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Inheritance Laws

Inheritance laws are identified on the state level. These laws come into effect when the individual who passed away left no will or his or her will is invalidated due to not following legal rules, being the item of undue influence or duress, the testator...

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The Will Reality Sheet

Everybody, who has attained the age of 18, needs his or her own will. There is typically some confusion about what a will can and can not do so we created this will reality sheet to guide our clients. We hope you discover it practical....

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Florida’s Elective Share Statute

In Florida, Chapter 732 of Part II of the Florida Statutes is the Florida Probate Code. Pursuant to Section 732.201, Florida law enables married spouses to receive elective shares of probate property. Spouses can not disinherit one another from receiving at least some of their...

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U.S. Capital Gains: An Introduction

An introduction to U.S. Capital Gains for international customers.I.Introduction to the U.S. Capital Gains System Economists define a capital gain as the difference between the cost received from offering a possession and the cost spent for that possession. A capital gains tax (CGT) is a...

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