Estate Planning

“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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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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Here Comes Santa Claus’ Estate Plan

December 23, 2016 by

If Santa and Mrs. Claus were U.S. citizens, how would they create an estate plan? Although they may be great clients, their estate plans might include the pieces mentioned below.

Estate Tax Concerns. In 2017, the federal estate tax ...

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Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets – Florida’s Version

October 24, 2016 by

Action Step: Update your estate plan to reflect the new Florida digital assets law.

Effective July 1, 2016, Florida now regulates a Florida citizen’s digital assets following their death or incapacity. This new law addresses access to and disposition ...

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