Recent Blog Posts
Not having a will seems to always top the list estate planning errors, but many people are already aware of the implications of dying without one. Florida probate code on intestate succession applies, which takes the handling of your estate out of your hands – so administration proceeds according to a set of strict… Read More »
We are proud to announce that attorney Laurie R. Chane was recently admitted to the Tampa Bay Academy of Collaborative Professionals. Tampa Bay Academy of Collaborative Professionals (TBACP) is a highly selective non-profit association of independent attorneys, neutral financials and neutral facilitators who specialize in and commit to collaborative divorce. Source: https://tbacp.org/
Though you may appreciate the importance of creating a will, many people overlook another key document in an estate plan: A Florida Designation of a Health Care Surrogate, sometimes referred to as a health care power of attorney. This document allows you to appoint a person to make health-related decisions on your behalf if… Read More »
In a divorce, there is the belief that both getting more assets and being held responsible for as little of the marital debt as possible is the best resolution. Both good things. While this is true for assets, there is more to consider when it comes to dividing debt. In fact, in some cases,… Read More »
In the movies, trials are often about surprises. One party surprises a witness with unexpected evidence, or shocks the other side with a surprise mystery witness that nobody knew even existed. In fact, in real trials, there should not be any . In criminal cases, an accused can elect to participate in discovery. In… Read More »
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