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ESTATE PLANNING IN MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA, WHAT IF WE ARE MARRIED, BUT NOT REALLY TOGETHER?

Unless you have a legal separation in place, you are still legally married even if you are not really together. At the time I am writing this blog, all states except Florida, Delaware, Georgia, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, and Texas recognize legal ...

ESTATE PLANNING IN MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA, IS A SIMPLE WILL ENOUGH?

As an estate planning attorney in Miami Beach, Florida for over twenty-six years, I hear this often from new clients who think a simple will is all they need or want. Does a simple will really work? The short answer ...

ESTATE PLANNING IN MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA, MY CLIENT DIED, WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?

As an estate planning attorney in Miami Beach, Florida for over twenty-six years, I sometimes experience the death of a client. The death of a client is never easy. Each client is unique and special to me. I recently lost ...

ESTATE PLANNING IN MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA, MY HUSBAND AND I GOT DIVORCED, DO WE REVOKE OUR TRUSTS?

When a couple gets divorced, the best thing to do is to amend each separate trust. For example, A and B do an estate plan while married with separate assets leaving everything to each other and then to their children ...

ESTATE PLANNING IN MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA, ARE YOU MARRIED WITH SEPARATE ASSETS?

I received a call where a couple was legally married for twenty years with two homes, and various investments and no estate planning was done. None. Not even a will. No trust. Nothing. Now the grieving wife of 20 years ...

ESTATE PLANNING, MIAMI BEACH, FL, WHERE DO I START?

The first step to estate planning is calling an experienced estate planning attorney in Miami Beach, Florida and making that first appointment. This is the hardest part for most people. Once you make the appointment and put yourself first, you ...