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Avoid probate by putting your Florida homestead in trust! Right?

July 24, 2017 by

We receive frequent requests to prepare a deed to transfer ownership of one’s Florida homestead to their revocable living trust. The reason for the request is always to avoid having one’s homestead involved in probate.

Before you make the ...

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“What an Outstanding Lecture Sabrina delivered this morning…”

May 11, 2017 by

Quality estate planning in Florida is more than just a matter of drafting legal documents. At Stross Law Firm, we want to be sure that you have the tools you need to make good decisions for your future.

One ...

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Published in Estate Planning

What Should the Surviving Spouse Do to Avoid Personally Paying Penalties and Interest to the IRS?

March 17, 2017 by

The headline above could have easily read “A surviving spouse is personally liable for payment to the unpaid creditors of her late spouse’s estate.” Here, the unpaid creditor is the IRS.

Federal and Florida laws include priority rules that ...

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Don’t Rely on Electronic Health Records in a Medical Emergency!

March 10, 2017 by

More particularly, your doctors will generally not have access to your advance directives, including your health care power of attorney and living will. The problem is your doctors need access to these documents.

Due to the inconsistency in the ...

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Published in Advance Directives