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New Florida Law May Void Beneficiary Designations in Divorces: Florida Statute 732.703 and End of Life Planning for Divorced Couples and Those Thinking of Divorcing

There’s a new law here in Florida that people need to know about – especially if they are divorced or in the midst of getting themselves divorced here in Florida and that law is Florida Statute 732.703.  You can read the law as written on the books by the...

Florida’s New Power of Attorney Law and Epidemic of Family Members Exploiting Elders and Seniors: What Do You Need to Know?

The story that we covered about the new study showing rampant abuse of seniors by their own family members is getting lots of media attention, which is good.  National news coverage of the “epidemic” in America today, where elders and senior citizens are...

Writing Your Florida Last Will and Testament? 5 Things to Consider Before Using Online Will Services (Like RocketLawyer or LegalZoom) or Store-bought Will Forms

Last Update: 02/10/16 It is true that Florida probate lawyers compete with online will services and companies that publish generic forms for Last Wills and Testaments.  Some of those who will be reading this article will respond with a knee-jerk reaction that any...

Major Changes to Florida Laws Mean More Florida Probate Lawsuits Will Be Filed – You May Need to Review Your Will Documents Now.

The Florida Legislature has been very active this past year in passing all sorts of major changes to existing Florida probate laws. The law makers have been doing this in several areas; however, one area of major change that is going to impact almost every Floridian...