Probate

Capital Gains Tax – Death Tax –Step Up in Basis

March 3, 2015 by

Death taxes are a thing of the past or just apply to the ultra-rich – right? Many believe paying estate tax or death tax, as it is often called, does not apply to them. Some have heard Florida has ...

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How Long Does Probate Take in Florida?

February 17, 2015 by

Many people come to their estate planning attorney and say that one of their goals is avoiding probate because they believe that it takes a long time. They are worried that the probate process will tie up their property ...

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Florida Probate Process: What is Probate and How Does it Work?

February 3, 2015 by

Many people have heard that avoiding probate is wise, but they don't know what probate is.

So, what is Probate?

At the most basic level, probate administration is the process of paying a deceased person's debts and then transferring ...

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Probate Costs in Florida

September 2, 2014 by

As a probate attorney, I am often asked how much probate costs. Florida does not have a state income tax, which is great. However, this means that our state collects money through fees so there can be quite a ...

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