Barry E. Haimo, Esq.October 3, 2019 Prince Estate Remains in Limbo 3 Years Later Three years have passed since we bid farewell to pop icon Prince, and as we predicted then, his choice to forego planning has left his estate in limbo and its value dwindling. It...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.September 25, 2019 When to Give Your Children Their Inheritance There are countless ways to divvy up an estate among the children when a parent has passed, and each family’s legacy and methods for passing it down are unique. However, the factors that...

Cristin Gerczak, Esq.September 24, 2019 Can I Dictate What Happens to My Remains After I Die? Florida law states that the deceased person has priority in choosing the disposition of their remains after they pass away. This is accomplished by creating “written inter vivos authorizations and directions”.  What...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.September 19, 2019 Marlon Brando and the Importance of Putting Your Promises in Writing More than a decade has come and gone since the late, great Marlon Brando passed on. Still, those first tumultuous years of posthumous court battles are fresh on...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.September 12, 2019 How Single Parents Can Protect Their Children with Estate Planning Statistics show more than half of U.S. adults do not have a will. Census Data also reflects that after decades of lower birth rates, more women are choosing to bear...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.September 5, 2019 GST folder on lawyer table What Is a GST Trust? When assets over a certain value are passed from one generation to the next, an estate tax is placed upon those assets. For example, if Parent A leaves an inheritance to their...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.August 29, 2019 What You Need to Know about Receiving an Inheritance About one-third of American citizens can expect to receive a sizeable inheritance in their lives. If you are among these lucky individuals, congratulations! Inherited property, assets, or cash have many benefits...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.August 15, 2019 The Benefits of Creating a Tangible Personal Property List You might realize that you have a set of china that a good friend admires greatly. Or perhaps you have a painting that has caught your niece’s eye for years, while...

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...

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