Essentials of the Probate Process in Bradenton

Probate process in Bradenton is a legal process in which a decedent’s properties are transferred to heirs and his or her debts may be paid or settled. The properties should be in the name of the decedent only. If the decedent has a will and has property subject to probate, the initiation of the probate […]

Essentials of the Probate Process in Sarasota

Probate process in Sarasota is a legal process in which a decedent’s properties are transferred to heirs and his or her debts may be paid or settled. The properties should be in the name of the decedent only. If the decedent has a will and has property subject to probate, the initiation of the probate […]

Power of Attorney in Lakewood Ranch Made Simple

Power of Attorney in Lakewood Ranch Made Simple Adults whose parents are aging might have concerns about whether their elderly family members are capable of handling their personal and financial affairs. Even parents who maintain complete mental clarity may be dealing with physical challenges that limit them. Unfortunately, responsibilities do not go away when someone […]

Will Work for Food

You may not be aware, but many children in our area that rely on schools for food go without in the Summer months. Based on the concept “charity begins at home,” we have agreed to display a food collection box in our office for the All Faiths Food Bank. Of course, this doesn’t do any […]

Estate and Gift Tax Exemptions for 2016

  As of 2016, the following Estate and Gift tax exemptions are in effect: Estate Tax Exemption – $5,450,000 (U.S. Citizens and Residents) Annual Gift Tax Exemption – $14,000 (U.S. Citizens and Residents) Gifts Between Spouses – Unlimited (U.S. Citizens only) Nonresident Alien Estate Tax Exemption – $60,000 (may be subject to foreign treaty) Gifts to […]