Challenging a prenuptial agreement

When Floridians enter into second or third marriages, they are commonly advised to enter into a prenuptial agreement that governs how assets will be divided in the event they someday decide to get a divorce. Unfortunately, some individuals who follow this advice come...

How do I adopt my stepchild?

Deciding to adopt your stepchild allows you to become the child's legal parent, which entitles you to many benefits. The legal process for this type of adoption varies slightly from the normal adoption procedures. According to the Florida Courts, you must take...

What should I know about pour over wills?

Creating a trust to convey your assets to your beneficiaries is often not the end of the process. As time goes on, you may acquire more assets that you want placed into the trust. However, an unexpected event may cause your incapacitation or death, preventing you from...

Can you avoid estate taxes?

A great many questions will likely surface during the estate planning process; whether or not your estate will be subject to taxes may not be one of them. That is probably because you already assume the answer to that question to inevitably be "yes." But is it really?...