Challenging a will is a big decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. In addition to the time and money it takes to challenge a will, it can lead to a great deal of friction between the heirs. In an attempt to prevent challenges, many wills and trusts include a “no […]
Are “No Contest” Clauses Valid in Florida?
Fri Feb 28, 2020 | Wills | Share
What Can I Do if I’m Left Out of a Will?
Fri Feb 14, 2020 | Will Challenges | Share
Getting left out of a will can come as a tremendous shock. Not only is it hurtful, but it can raise questions as to whether the will is valid. Furthermore, important assets may now be at risk, causing substantial harm to your future security. If you’ve been unpleasantly surprised to […]
How to Dissolve an Irrevocable Trust
Tue Apr 30, 2019 | Trust Challenges | Share
There are two main types of trusts: revocable trusts and irrevocable trusts. By their title, one could be forgiven for assuming that a “revocable” trust, as its name would imply, is changeable, and that an “irrevocable” trust, also as its name would imply, cannot be changed. As with many legal […]
How to Protect Your Heirs With a Spendthrift Trust
Tue Apr 16, 2019 | Trusts | Share
For most individuals who create trusts, their primary concern is the support of their spouse, children, and any other family members who are to receive assets under the trust. However, not everyone is “good with money,” as it were, and trust settlors often worry about what their beneficiaries will do […]