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Dealing with difficulties as a fiduciary

Posted by Craig F. Snyder, Esq. | Jan 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

If someone has appointed you as a guardian or power of attorney should he or she become incapacitated or need that level of assistance in the future, you might find that it is more difficult than you imagined to transition into such a relationship. Even if someone has previously admitted he or sh...

4 duties of an executor

Posted by Craig F. Snyder, Esq. | Jan 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Being an executor for someone else's estate is a big responsibility, but it is also an honor. When someone names you as an executor, it means that the individual trusts you with his or her very last acts on this earth. The person believe you will honestly and lawfully abide by both the letter and...

Important steps when changing a will

Posted by Craig F. Snyder, Esq. | Jan 08, 2016 | 0 Comments

The status of your estate — and your relationship with various heirs and beneficiaries — changes over time. After creating a will, you might get married or divorced. You might have additional children or grandchildren. The ways in which your relationships can change are almost unlimited, as are t...

Protecting family legacies: Creative assets

Posted by Craig F. Snyder, Esq. | Dec 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Creative assets can be a valuable part of many estates. You don't have to be a famous author or actor to have creative assets. Someone who has published minor works, created trademarked designs for a business or invented something could own creative assets that generate some amount of income in a...

Heirs can face legal battles outside of probate

Posted by Craig F. Snyder, Esq. | Nov 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Depending on what you inherit from friends or family, your legal battles might include both probate and other matters. This is often true when you inherit real property, such as real estate, in conjunction with someone else. One case in another city in Florida involves two heirs who inherited a f...

Can you mess up your estate?

Posted by Craig F. Snyder, Esq. | Oct 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

We've talked a lot about why Florida residents need estate plans–those legal documents protect you and your heirs, and their benefits often begin during your lifetime. But estate planning documents such as trusts and wills can be complex. Can mistakes derail the progress and protection you think ...

What are digital assets?

Posted by Craig F. Snyder, Esq. | Sep 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Digital assets are anything of potential value that is stored online or in digital format. An obvious example would be an online bank account; a less obvious example might include someone's social media page or online brand. Digital assets are just coming into play as a major part of estate plans...

Benefits of an irrevocable life insurance trust

Posted by Craig F. Snyder, Esq. | Jul 09, 2015 | 0 Comments

By now, most of our readers know that planning for your final days and what will happen in the days and months following your death is of vital importance. If you have a life insurance policy, you probably already know that you shouldn't include that policy in you will because a beneficiary is li...

Challenging a will is difficult but possible

Posted by Craig F. Snyder, Esq. | May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Many wills pass through the probate process without having any problems. There are some wills, however, that will be challenged during the probate process. While it isn't very common, anyone who is going to have to deal with a will in the future should know some of the reasons why a will might be...

What are some different types of trusts?

Posted by Craig F. Snyder, Esq. | Apr 01, 2015 | 0 Comments

For a person who is dealing with any estate that has one or more trusts involved, knowing some specifics about trusts can often help them better understand what is going on. There are many different types of trusts that can be used to handle estate matters. Are all trusts made before a person pas...

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