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Discover the latest news, cases, and estate planning insights in Florida at Knudsen Law Blogs. Our dedicated Tampa estate planning attorneys delve into crucial legal topics to keep you well-informed and equipped to protect your assets and loved ones. Stay up-to-date with relevant information and make well-informed decisions for your future with our expert guidance.

Category Archives: Estate Planning

Understanding the Impending Changes to Estate and Gift Tax Exemptions

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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) brought significant changes to the realm of estate and gift taxation in the United States. One of the most notable provisions of this legislation was the doubling of the exemption for decedents who passed away or gifts made between December 31, 2017, and January 1,… Read More »

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What Does Per Stirpes Mean?

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When it comes to estate planning, there’s a multitude of legal jargon that can leave you feeling bewildered. One such term you might have come across is “per stirpes.” In this blog post, we’ll demystify this term and explain why it’s essential in the world of inheritance and estate distribution. What Does “Per Stirpes”… Read More »

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What’s the Importance of a Florida Durable Power of Attorney?

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When it comes to planning for your future in Florida, a durable power of attorney is a legal document that should not be overlooked. This powerful tool allows you to designate someone you trust to make important financial and legal decisions on your behalf if you become unable to do so. In this blog… Read More »

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Estate Planning and Probate: A Guide

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When it comes to planning for the future, many Floridians often overlook the significance of estate planning and the intricacies of Florida probate. Understanding the nuances of Florida probate is essential for ensuring a seamless transition of assets and property following one’s passing. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore the realm of Florida probate… Read More »

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The Importance of Revocable Living Trusts for Young Parents

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Parenthood is a joyous and life-changing experience, but it also comes with significant responsibilities. As young parents, you are not only nurturing and caring for your children’s present needs but also planning for their future. One essential tool in securing your family’s financial future is a revocable living trust. While many young parents may… Read More »

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The Sunshine State’s Safeguard: Understanding the Importance of Estate Planning in Florida

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Florida, often referred to as the Sunshine State, is known for its beautiful beaches, vibrant culture, and a thriving retirement community. But amidst the sun-soaked paradise, there lies a crucial aspect of life that often gets overlooked: estate planning. While it may not be the most exciting topic, estate planning is an essential part… Read More »

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Administering a Trust Estate: A Step-by-Step Guide

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1. Review Trust Documents Locate and review estate planning documents. Identify Successor Trustee and beneficiaries. Create a beneficiary list with their details. 2. Make Required Filings File the original Will with Probate Court. Record the Death Certificate for real property. Obtain a taxpayer ID for the trust. File a Notice of Trust with the… Read More »

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