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Community Property Trusts can save capital gains
Estate Planning
Frank

Community Property Trusts: More savings in Capital Gains Taxes

Florida adopts laws to authorize Community Property Trusts in Florida.   Just in 2021, the Florida Legislature passed a new statute allowing the creation in Florida of Community Property Trusts. How can a Community Property Trust save Capital Gains Taxes? Even without a Community Property Trust, after both spouses have

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A huge tsunami wave towers over a small sailboat -- Ruh Roh
Estate and Trust Litigation
Frank

Debts to now live on after death ?

There is a move afoot in Florida to cause debts to live on after someone dies.  The authors of the recent proposal would make debts into guided missiles that would have a life of their own, and act sort of like a guided missile to chase after family members or

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Estate Planning
Frank

Article on claims in probate

The procedure for creditor claims in probate is very different as compared to other lawsuits: Duties of the executor: An executor administering a probate case must run a probate legal notice.  The legal notice only needs to be published in one location, and not necessarily in the largest newspaper in

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