Trusts Avoid Probate? We’re Debunking This Myth

If you’ve been researching estate planning in Florida, you might have encountered the notion that a Revocable Living Trust (RLT) is a guaranteed shield against probate. While RLTs offer numerous benefits, it’s crucial to dispel the misconception that they automatically safeguard your assets from probate proceedings. Here’s the truth: In Florida, a Revocable Living Trust…

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Ancillary Administration in Florida

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We understand that the Probate process can sometimes be confusing and difficult to navigate. There can be many facets involved in a Probate case, one being Ancillary Administration. To help you better understand what that is, we’re breaking it down here for you today. What is Ancillary Administration? To put things into the simplest of…

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What is Trust Administration?

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Trust administration refers to the duties and procedures in which a trustee carries out the terms of a trust document. A trustee has a legal duty to the trust beneficiaries that includes proper administration of trust assets. The Trustee can be liable for damages caused by incorrect handling of trust assets or improper administration of…

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Top 7 Reasons Why You Should Have a Will

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With August being Make-A-Will month, we thought there wasn’t a better time to continue sharing why it is so important for you to have a fully executed Last Will and Testament (“Will”). We’re breaking down in 7 reasons (even though there are certainly more) why today should be the day you get a Will drafted,…

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Breaking down Probate

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We often receive many questions on what probate is and why some estates have to go through it. Probate can be a difficult and confusing process to go through, but it doesn’t have to be. What is Probate? According to Floridabar.org, “Probate is a court-supervised process for identifying and gathering the assets of a deceased…

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