Estate

Why Florida Probate Can Be Difficult

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Why Florida Probate Can Be Difficult

When deciding whether or not to do a Will package or a Revocable Trust package, many of my Boca Raton, Florida clients will ask why choose one over the other.  Among the many benefits that a Revocable Trust has over a Will is the ability to minimize or even avoid probate.  This leads to the obvious question of: Why […]

Estate

Choosing an Executor, Trustee and Guardian

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choosing an executor trustee and guardian

Clients frequently ask me for advice on who they should name as Executor, Trustee or Guardian when creating their Last Will and Testament.  First, let me explain the difference between the three roles. The Executor  The Executor is the person who probates your Will, goes into your house and looks through all your things, safeguards […]

Copyright

Copyrights after Death of Author

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copyrights after death of author

If you are a writer, artist, musician, photographer or other professional who has created a copyrightable work, you should realize that you are creating an asset that should be carefully managed after you pass away. The first thing that you should know is that if you have created a work after January 1, 1978, the copyright will generally last […]