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Is a Trust Better Than a Transfer on Death Account?

For many families, estate planning is a balance between avoiding the time and expense of probate and making the most of their money. You might wonder if you need a trust or whether there are less expensive ways to skip the probate process. That could… Read More
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Revocable trust

Advantages v. Disadvantages of a Revocable Trust

When you are weighing your estate planning options, a revocable trust or living trust will likely be among the choices. Find out how to decide if you need a trust, and what the drawbacks and benefits of having a revocable living trust can be for you… Read More
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What is a Revocable Living Trust?

If you are considering the options available for your estate plan, you may have come across the idea of a revocable living trust. This alternative to a traditional estate plan gives you more control over what happens to your assets. It also reduces o… Read More
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5 Warning Signs a Will was Signed Under Undue Influence

When the death of a loved one comes with an unexpected surprise, you might find yourself wondering what happened in their final days. You may be left wondering how to sue for inheritance if you were unexpectedly excluded, and whether the new estate p… Read More
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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 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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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
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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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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Gifts under a Christmas tree –– Harrison Estate Law, P.A.

Should Holiday Gifts Be Part of Your Estate Plan?

When you are creating your holiday shopping list, estate planning probably isn’t on your radar. But if you have a larger estate or valuable heirlooms, maybe it should be. Learn how you can use holiday gifts to roll out your estate plan and help you… Read More
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