Blog Posts in January, 2018

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  • Beware: Is a Florida Foreclosure Surplus Trustee Really Only Taking 12%?
    Beware: Is a Florida Foreclosure Surplus Trustee Really Only Taking 12%?

    I recently had a Florida foreclosure surplus funds hearing in Pasco County. I represented one of the owners (former husband) of the property, while the other owner assigned away her rights to an ...

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  • The Final Florida Foreclosure Surplus Funds Court Hearing
    The Final Florida Foreclosure Surplus Funds Court Hearing

    The big day for foreclosure surplus funds occurs when the final hearing is set. Sometimes this hearing can last 30 seconds, other times this hearing can last up to 30 minutes. This is all dependent on ...

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  • Estate Representatives in Probate Cases Can Claim a 3% Commission
    Estate Representatives in Probate Cases Can Claim a 3% Commission

    Being selected as the estate administrator for a decedent’s estate entering probate can be a challenging prospect. There are plenty of nuances regarding wills and trusts , estate planning , and so ...

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  • What are the Usual Fees & Costs of Probate?
    What are the Usual Fees & Costs of Probate?

    Probate is the necessary legal process that begins after a person’s death in order to review their estate plan and will for discrepancies and instructions. By the time probate is concluded, remaining ...

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  • Homestead Protection for Foreclosure Surplus Funds in Florida
    Homestead Protection for Foreclosure Surplus Funds in Florida

    I recently had a case that involved a family who lost their home in foreclosure. To make matters worse, the reason they lost their home was because the husband / father died, and the family could no ...

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  • Understanding the Probate Process: A Helpful Step-by-Step Guide
    Understanding the Probate Process: A Helpful Step-by-Step Guide

    Despite the necessity of probate and how it relates to estate planning , most people will admit that they do not understand it, or even how it begins. In order to help shed some light on this ...

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