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The Importance of Keeping your Estate Plan Up-to-Date

Your estate plan has one purpose: to make sure your welfare and your affairs are handled according to your wishes once you can no longer make decisions for yourself. But estate planning should not be a one-time occurrence. Your estate plan should cha… Read More
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How to End a Guardianship

Guardianships are seen as a last resort to make sure a loved one has the care and support they need when they can’t manage their own affairs. But what happens when a guardianship is no longer needed or a guardian isn’t doing a good job? How can y… Read More
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Categories: Guardianships
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Homestead Exemption if Your Spouse Dies First

Enforcing Your Spousal Elective Share It is generally assumed that when one spouse dies, the widow or widower would inherit the couple’s shared assets and would support the rest of the family. While this is often the case, every family is different… Read More
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How to Protect Your Legacy from Immature Financial Decisions

Sometimes the ones we love the most are also the ones we have to work the hardest to protect from themselves. Substance abuse, debt, and immature financial decisions can create trouble for your loved ones and threaten your ability to provide for them… Read More
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Categories: Trusts
Trustees Behaving Badly:…

Trustees Behaving Badly: What are Your Options?

Protecting Trust Assets and Beneficiaries When your family manages its money using a trust, your comfort and livelihoods may depend on the trustee doing their job well. Unfortunately, sometimes the people managing your money will not live up to the t… Read More
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Categories: Probate, Trusts
How Does the Florida Prob…

How Does the Florida Probate Court Decide on a Guardian?

What can you expect if a loved one’s physical or mental health has left them unable to handle their own care? What will you need to do to step in as their caregiver? How does the Florida probate court decide on a guardianship when family members di… Read More
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Categories: Guardianships, Probate
Who Takes Care of Your Ch…

Who Takes Care of Your Children After an Accident

Your children are the most important thing in your world. If you are a single parent, or even a married couple, the question of who takes care of your children after an accident can keep you up at night. Find out how proper estate planning can put th… Read More
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5 Reasons to File a Will…

5 Reasons to File a Will Challenge

The death of a loved one can strain relations with family members. When that loved one’s estate plan changed in their final years, or excludes close family members, it could raise concerns that the Will is invalid. Here are 5 reasons you may need t… Read More
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Categories: Probate
What the COVID-19 Outbrea…

What the COVID-19 Outbreak Means for Florida Probate and Estate Planning

With the uncertainty and fear surrounding COVID-19, we wanted to address some of the services that we offer and some of the documents that we recommend you have in place. We are also going to focus on what you can do without leaving your home to come… Read More
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Harrison Estate Law Welco…

Harrison Estate Law Welcomes Probate Trial Attorney Casey Harrison

Harrison Estate Law, P.A., is truly becoming a family business. Estate planning attorney and founder McCabe Harrison is welcoming his brother and probate trial attorney Casey Harrison to the team. With this addition, Harrison Estate Law is proud to b… Read More
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Categories: Probate