Upcoming Changes to the Florida Probate Code

Under current s. 732.102(2) of the Florida Statutes , when a decedent passes away without a Last Will and Testament ("Will") their surviving spouse will inherit (i) the decedent's entire estate if there are no other descendants; (ii) the first $60,000 in property of the estate, plus one...

Florida Makes Power of Attorney Documents More Dangerous

With the recent changes to the Florida Statutes, it is even more dangerous to use Powers of Attorney documents created by online systems or found in forms books. Not only is there a big risk that they will not comply with the new Florida laws and be worthless, but if they are valid, you run a big risk...