By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. February 2nd, 2016 Who Are the Parties to a Health Care Surrogate? We all fear that time at the end of our lives where we can no longer make our own healthcare decisions. There's also the possibility that something sudden happens when...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. January 24, 2019 3 Ways Charitable Giving Can Go Wrong Charitable gifts allow estate holders to build a legacy and support a cause that they hold dear. If planned correctly, they can help your estate pass on more money to the organizations and...

As an Heir, How Do I Stay Informed of What Is Happening in the Probate Case? By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. May 18, 2015 [BEGIN TRANSCRIPT] HAIMO: Generally beneficiaries—either designated by will or statute—will be notified and kept informed of the status of proceedings because most actions in probate require...

Probate - Notice to Creditors - Part 2   By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. March 12, 2014 Please read Notice to Creditors - Part 1 first if you have not already done so. You hopefully learned from prior posts that Probate is definitely something worth investing money to avoid; at...

[caption id="attachment_5240" align="alignleft" width="300"] Prince estate blunder.[/caption]             By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. June 22, 2016 Prince's Estate Planning Blunder, a Symbol of What NOT to Do - Part 2   Summary In the first post, we discussed that Prince allegedly died owning approximately $300 million dollars in assets consisting of real...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. January 17, 2019 What You Should Know about Charitable Trusts and the New Tax Law As another year winded down and we balanced spending time with loved ones and sending off final charitable donations, some are already gearing up for the new tax...

The Essence of Trusts Diana thought that she had learned her lesson when her husband, Benny, died without any kind of estate planning documents. The lengthy probate was made doubly difficult because they had a business together as well as a son with disabilities. With no...

  Living Will: "Brain Dead  But Kept Alive"   By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. December 29, 2014   A Living Will is a document that enables you to choose your preference for being kept alive artificially on life support in the event that you are in a persistent vegetative stage, terminally...

  April 29, 2013 By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. Beware of the Single-Member Limited Liability Company (LLC)   Limited Liability Company (LLC) interests are characterized as personal property under Florida Law. Everyone that forms a business entity to limit their personal liability does so to separate themselves from creditors of...

A Closer Look at Probate If you watch our videos and read the content on HaimoLaw.com, we guarantee you'll better understand wills, trusts, probate, business planning and asset protection; the basic positive and negatives about each area and why they are important to you, your family...