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Category: Estate Planning

Is It Necessary To Hire An Estate Lawyer?

One question that few people think about on a daily basis is, “How will I know when I need an estate lawyer?” As we get older, we may find ourselves dealing with the possessions of our deceased relatives. While some cases are fairly straightforward, the advice of an estate lawyer may come in handy. If…

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Estate Planning & COVID-19: Everything You Need To Know

As of July 13, 2020, there have been over 282,000 cases of COVID-19 resulting in more than 4,000 deaths in Florida alone! The continuing prominence and impact of the virus have made it increasingly common for people to begin questioning the order of their legal affairs. At the law offices of Gary I. Handin,P.A., we…

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What Is An Open Estate?

In my more than 30 years as a practicing attorney in Florida, I’ve answered a lot of questions from my clients in different areas of the law. Answering questions for people is actually an important part of my job. I enjoy speaking with people and helping them alleviate their problems. One of my primary reasons…

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Estate Planning – What’s Different About Florida Law?

As a practicing estate planning attorney in Florida for over 40 years, I’ve prepared a large number of estate plans on my clients’ behalf. Many of my clients were born and raised in Florida. Some of them were born and raised in other states. A number of them already had estate plans prepared for them…

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The Simple Questions You Should Be Asking Your Estate Lawyer

Let’s face it! There are some things in life that we just don’t want to think about or do; I run across it a lot as an estate lawyer. In order to avoid dealing with those unpleasant things, we have a tendency to procrastinate. After all, why do today what we can put off until…

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Ask A Probate Attorney: Is Probate Required If There Is No Will?

As an Estate Planning and Probate attorney, I can’t overemphasize the importance of having your Will in place when you die. A properly prepared Will is a blueprint for how you want your assets to be distributed and to whom. Being human, however, we tend to procrastinate. This is especially true when it comes to…

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Estate Planning: Separate Property vs. Community Property

Approximately 39% of marriages in the United States end in divorce. Florida currently has the seventh-highest divorce rate in the country. If you and your spouse are considering a divorce, it is important to understand the procedure – especially when it comes to property. Here we explain the differences between separate and community property and…

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Estate Planning For Stepchildren: What You Need To Know

Living life together as a blended family takes a lot of healthy communication to make things work. Part of that conversation should be how children from previous marriages will be financially supported in the event of either spouse passing away. Estate planning for stepchildren differs from biological children so it is important to discuss their…

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Estate Planning For Young Adults

Many people think that estate planning is only for the rich or elderly. It’s also easy to think that estate planning for young adults is a waste of time because of a perceived lack of assets, but chances are you have more financial assets than you know. In reality, estate planning is about so much…

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The Importance Of Estate Planning & Special Needs Children

Estate planning can be an emotional task for any family. It is, however, an important step for the future of your family, especially when your dependents have special needs. Don’t procrastinate. Part of estate planning is getting it done before it becomes necessary so that your loved ones aren’t burdened with handling this overwhelming task…

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