Community property means that all property acquired between spouses during a marriage will be presumed to be owned as an undividable 1/2 interest by each spouse. This is an important
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Many families have created Private Foundations during their lifetime or at the death of a family member to carry out the family’s charitable intentions for an extended period of time.
In 2016, Florida enacted Chapter 740, a new law which became known as the law of Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets. This new law outlines the rules and procedures to
In today’s world, it is almost impossible to not have some sort of digital trail. A digital trail may include music, emails, frequent flyer points, family photos, videos, movies, information
One of the reasons people try to avoid probate in Florida is because the probate process provides the deceased person’s creditors with an open forum to bring claims against the
A number of recent clients have expressed a concern about leaving their home to a child who has a judgement filed against them. The judgement could result from numerous places,
People move to Florida for an array of reasons. Whether to visit the beaches and the parks, to retire or just to escape the cold weather for a few months.
HELOCs and Home Equity Loans: The tax deduction may be curtailed. What does this mean for homeowners?
By Revis, Hervas & Goldberg P.A. On January 1, 2018, a new tax reform law became effective. It will affect the ability of many homeowners to deduct mortgage debt interest
By Revis, Hervas & Goldberg P.A. Our firm practices real estate law and we hear this question frequently. A title company can prepare some of the same documents a s
By Revis, Hervas & Goldberg P.A. Florida’s medical consent laws were designed to protect patients from receiving medical treatment they do not want, and to protect doctors and hospitals who
My family member died and had been leasing a safe-deposit box. How do I get whatever is in the safe-deposit box?
By Revis, Hervas & Goldberg P.A. A safe-deposit box can be a very useful tool. If you are someone who has expensive jewelry or collectibles, such as rare comic books,
By Revis, Hervas & Goldberg P.A. The good news is that most individuals do not die with a taxable estate, and therefore do not owe estate taxes to the federal
How can I easily provide for my beneficiaries upon my death, at no cost to me now, and avoid probate in the future?
By Revis, Hervas & Goldberg P.A. Individuals often ask us how they can transfer their assets to their families, quickly and easily, without the costs and hassles of going through
What is a good way to transfer my home to my children upon my death, without my children having to go through probate?
By Revis, Hervas & Goldberg P.A. Most recorded real estate deeds are irrevocable. There is, however, one kind of deed that is revocable – the enhanced life estate deed, or