By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.August 8, 2019 Estate Planning business card on desk with files What to Expect During Your First Meeting with an Estate Planning Attorney Deciding to meet with an estate planning attorney is a big first step. Creating a comprehensive estate plan is the only...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.August 1, 2019 Estate tax proposal Bernie’s New Estate Tax Proposal and What It Would Mean “Tax-the-rich” proposals are seemingly being drawn up and put forth left and right by everyone sitting anywhere left of the political dial. The latest iteration comes from Bernie...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.July 18, 2019 Will Gene Elder's Departing Message to Other Artists: Write a Will There are many people who fear the topic of passing on from this life, and avoid conversations about it like the plague. This was not the case with Gene Elder. Gene Elder...

It Turns Out Aretha Franklin Had Three Wills By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.July 11, 2019 Last fall, we shared the news of how Aretha Franklin passed away with no known will. We also reported that, for the most part, the process of making estate decisions as a...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.July 4, 2019 Fascinating, High-Profile Will Disputes Despite the insulation fortune and fame can provide from real life, one thing is certain – even the rich and famous die. When they do, if they haven’t decided how their estate will be distributed, those...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.June 27, 2019 Questions to ask Hiring a Florida Estate Planning Attorney: Questions to Ask Creating an estate plan is rarely a simple process - this is why people turn to estate planning attorneys in the first place. But while an attorney can serve...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.June 20, 2019 Newlyweds Estate Planning Steps for Newlyweds So much planning goes into a wedding, it makes sense that newlyweds feel like they’re set once their vows have been spoken. After all, didn’t you sign on the dotted line of that marriage certificate?...

Barry E. Haimo, Esq.June 13, 2019 Estate Planning Estate Planning Tips for Unmarried Partners When life partners decide not to tie the knot right away – or ever – they limit their ability to enjoy every financial advantage that comes with being wed. Essentially, the law doesn’t recognize...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.June 6, 2019 A last will and testament form What You Shouldn’t or Can’t Add to Your Will Writing a last will and testament can sometimes feel like wielding power from the beyond – saying who will get what, if and when they do...