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What Happens If I Die Without An Estate Plan?

An estate plan determines how and to whom your property will pass after you die. An estate plan may consist of a will, a trust, beneficiary designations on insurance and investments account or a combination of these and other devices. Without a legally executed estate plan, state law determines how and to whom your property will pass.

In the state of Florida, if you die without a will or other legal estate plan, your surviving spouse and/or children will inherit your estate. If ALL your children are also your spouse’s children, your spouse inherits everything – UNLESS your spouse has children who were not your children, in which case your spouse inherits only one half of your estate and your children the other half. Or, if you have children with someone other than your surviving spouse, those your children have rights to one half of your estate.

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In-House Counsel Plans for Small Business

What is it worth to have an attorney who knows and cares about your business? What is it worth to have an attorney on call to answer your legal questions?

Small business owners often perceive the hiring of an attorney as a necessary evil only when faced with a lawsuit. For day-to-day operations they “wing it” on the legal issues from employment practices to customer relations.

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Licensed to practice law in all state courts of Florida and in federal court for the Middle District of Florida. Major Credit Cards Accepted