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What is the Difference Between a Trust and a Will in Florida?

Wills and trusts are among the basic building blocks of estate planning, and yet many people are unsure of what exactly the difference is between the two. Below, we go through the essential aspects of wills and trusts, and how both can be critical to furthering your Florida estate planning goals. What a Will Accomplishes […]

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Avoiding Personal Liability as a Corporate Shareholder in Florida

There are numerous benefits that come with choosing to conduct your business entity as a corporation, but one of the most prominent benefits is the protection against personal liability. Put another way, if a corporation racks up debts that it cannot pay – whether from unfulfilled contracts, liability in a personal injury lawsuit, or any […]

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Five Critical Steps in Creating Your Florida Not-For-Profit Corporation

Whether you are setting up a charity, religious institution, school, medical institution, or other nonprofit in Florida, there will be some legal requirements for you to fulfill to carry on the important work of your organization. Nonprofit organizations seeking to form pursuant to Florida’s Not-For-Profit Corporation Act (“FNPCA”) are encouraged to work with experienced corporate […]

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Can I Get My Marriage Annulled in Florida?

Most people know little to nothing about how divorce actually works until they get to the point when they themselves wants to obtain one (or their partner does), and a common question people have at the very beginning of thinking about divorce is whether or not they can get an annulment. This is an understandable […]

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Who Can Get a Divorce in Florida?

Few people get married with the idea that they will one day be thinking about divorce, and the first steps in figuring out how to actually go about obtaining a legal order granting you the divorce can be deeply confusing. One of the first questions people considering divorce in Florida have is about who is […]

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Defending Against a Constructive Eviction Action in Florida

Commercial and residential landlords in Florida obviously depend upon the incoming periodic rent payments as guaranteed by their leases with tenants. A favorite tactic of a tenant who longer wishes to abide by the terms of the lease is to stop paying rent by claiming that a constructive eviction has taken place.   A constructive […]

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How Long Does Alimony Last in Florida?

Alimony is a term most people know from popular culture, but many misconceptions about alimony abound. This is partly due to the fact that alimony laws are set by state law and can vary widely from state to state. Furthermore, judges have wide discretion in how they set the amount and duration of alimony, and […]

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When Can a Trust Be Revoked in Florida?

Trusts are often a critical component of estate planning, as they provide numerous benefits that go above and beyond what is available through a will. Among other things, a trust allows you to: 1) pass assets both during your lifetime and after; 2) avoid having your assets stuck in a probate court, litigated over by […]

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Giving Away Property Already Listed in a Florida Will

It is a common occurrence for a person who has listed property in a will to end up giving that property away (or selling or otherwise losing the property, for that matter) before their passing. This could occur for a wide variety of reasons, such as: You give the property away forgetting it was in […]

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