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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
Durable power of attorney document

5 Mistakes People Make in Using a Durable Power of Attorney

Many people know that a power of attorney is a useful tool in an estate plan. Unfortunately, there are many misconceptions around how and when to use a durable power of attorney. Find out what a DPOA does and doesn’t allow you to do as part of a lo… Read More
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Categories: Estate Planning
Premarital Agreements: Wh…

Premarital Agreements: Who Benefits from Them?

When you think of prenuptial agreements, your first thought may be about a high profile divorce between millionaires or celebrities. Controlling what happens when a marriage breaks down is only half of what prenups (called premarital agreements under… Read More
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Categories: Estate Planning
Who Will Take Care of You…

Who Will Take Care of Your Pets After You Pass Away?

For many Florida residents, their pets aren’t just companions, they are family. Yet far too often, when those people start their estate planning, their animals get forgotten. Before you finalize your Will or trust, be sure to ask who will take care… Read More
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Categories: Estate Planning
What to Do After Your Tru…

What to Do After Your Trust is Signed

For many families, a revocable or irrevocable trust is a key part to their estate plan. However, unlike a Will, which is complete as soon as it has been executed, there is still work to be done after your trust is signed. Find out what to do after yo… Read More
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Categories: Trusts