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June 1, 2011

Florida Law Update: Governor Scott Approves Extension of Creditor Protection to Inherited IRAs

On May 31 2011, House Bill 469 was approved by Governor Rick Scott. House Bill 469 codifies the Florida Legislature’s efforts to statutorily protect inherited IRAs […]
June 16, 2011

When Should A Trust Be The Beneficiary Of A Qualified Retirement Account?

The revocable living trust is an increasingly popular tool in the estate planning attorney’s portfolio.  These trusts are useful for avoiding the cost and hassle of probate, as well as […]
June 21, 2011

Florida Pet Trust

If you are like me, your pet is part of your family. We rescued an English bulldog a few years ago and she has become very […]
July 15, 2011

Florida Documentary Stamp Tax And Conveyances Of Real Property To A Revocable Living Trust

As estate planning attorneys, one of the recurring issues we encounter is a lack of knowledge regarding Florida documentary stamp tax and its effect on the conveyance […]