Monthly Archives: March 2016

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Costs to Prepare an Estate Plan

I am often asked what it costs to prepare an estate plan. Some things to think about in response: What will it cost if you don’t prepare an estate plan and your kids or heirs are forced into the probate system? Usually thousands, if not tens of thousands of dollars, more than the cost of [...]

By |2016-03-04T16:40:01+00:00March 25th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Changing trustees can be contentious, but there are ways for beneficiaries to ease the process.

Changing trustees can be contentious, but there are ways for beneficiaries to ease the process. By Juan C. Antúnez on October 2, 2014Posted in Trust and Estates Litigation In the News, Trustees In Hot Water “Choosing a trustee is hard — but getting rid of one is harder. Beneficiaries who choose to switch trustees can [...]

By |2016-03-04T16:37:58+00:00March 23rd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Google Updates Page Regarding a Deceased User’s Account

Google Updates Page Regarding a Deceased User’s Account Posted JUL 30 2015 by DAVID SHULMAN in DIGITAL ASSETS, ESTATE PLANNING It looks like Google recently updated the support page in which a person can request information regarding a deceased user’s account. Now the options are: Close the Account of a deceased user Submit a request for [...]

By |2016-03-04T16:28:59+00:00March 21st, 2016|Blog, News|0 Comments

How to Create a Living Will in Florida

How to Create a Living Will in Florida by David M. Goldman Life is full of instances where taking a decision seems to be extremely challenging. The task is even more difficult if the decision concerns the medical treatment for a loved one that is incapable of deciding for him or her self. Deciding health [...]

By |2016-03-04T16:43:12+00:00March 4th, 2016|Blog, News|0 Comments

Florida Legislature enacts, and governor signs “Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act”

Posted FEB 27 2016 by DAVID SHULMAN in DIGITAL ASSETS Edit 3/3/16:  Although the headline says that the governor signed the bill, he hasn’t yet. It’s been presented to him and everyone expects him to sign it. Unfortunately, I can’t change the headline because of internet-nerdy permalink reasons. Come on Governor, please sign the bill so [...]

By |2016-03-04T16:23:08+00:00March 4th, 2016|News|0 Comments