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What Happens to the Powers of an Estate Trustee without a Will

Do you need a will? The answer is a thousand times over yes! Estate planning is a crucial and important step that people tend to shy away from because of the nature of it. The fact is that you need to protect your family and your assets. So, sit down with your lawyer in Tampa [...]

By | 2018-03-14T19:47:16+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What Happens to the Powers of an Estate Trustee without a Will

What to Know When Fighting An IRS Bill

The IRS is probably the quintessential embodiment of bureaucracy. Therefore, don’t be surprised that when dealing with them you must play by their rules. It would be prudent to have your local Tampa lawyer assist you on the best course of action when fighting an IRS bill. Don’t forget to follow procedure and to closely [...]

By | 2018-01-17T15:16:42+00:00 December 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 Reasons You Need a Will

Ever wonder whether you need a will? The answer is yes! Here’s why. 1) Control A will allows you to be in control even after you’ve passed. It allows you to determine how you would like your estate to be distributed and it guarantees that your wishes are carried out. Wills also minimizes family feuds. [...]

By | 2017-12-26T17:58:31+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do officials have more rights to search my car if it’s near a U.S. border? By Janet Portman, Attorney

The government has a unique interest in policing its borders, and people have a lower reasonable expectation of privacy where borders are involved. So, in general, officials have more search-and-seizure leeway at and around the border. Broad Definition of "Border" Customs or immigration officials may conduct warrantless searches without probable cause not only at borders, but at [...]

By | 2016-07-12T14:58:05+00:00 July 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention

Online Registration ends June 3. Join your colleagues and friends during the 66th Annual Florida Bar Convention June 15-18, at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek. Our hotel room block is still open and based on availability. Currently, the night of June 16 is sold out. If you would like to be added to a wait [...]

By | 2016-06-06T14:30:54+00:00 June 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments