• Collecting Tax Deed Surplus as Inheritance in Florida Probate

      When a tax deed sale occurs in Florida, and a property is sold for more than what is owed in taxes, a surplus of funds remains available for the former owner to claim. However, this process becomes ...

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    • What Should I Do If My Life Insurance Claim is Denied?

      After you suffer the loss of a spouse, parent, or loved one, the last thing you should worry about is a denied life insurance claim. While dealing with the emotional difficulty that comes with loss, ...

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    • Will v. Trust: What is the Difference?

      Setting up an estate plan creates a roadmap for what happens to your estate assets and liabilities when you are gone. Two popular estate-planning options are wills and trusts . Both can be crucial ...

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    • CUSTODY MODIFICATIONS IN FLORIDA

      In Florida, the suggestive labels of "primary parent" and "secondary parent" have been abolished with the hope that custody battles and power struggles over who wins the title of "primary parent" ...

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    • Why Homeowners Should Hire a Florida Foreclosure Surplus Lawyer

      Recently, I was contacted by a former homeowner that had a foreclosure surplus case in Pinellas County. She was extremely informed as I could tell she had researched Florida Statute 45.031 and 45.032 ...

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    • Major Change to Florida Tax Deed Surplus Funds Law: The 120 Day Mandatory Timeline

      In Saulnier v. Bank of America , 187 So.3d 854 (Fla. 4 th DCA 2015) the Court held that Florida Administrative Code Rule 12D-13.065 did not stand for having to file a claim within 90 days of the ...

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    • Claiming Foreclosure Surplus Funds: The First Step

      Over the last three years, I have published over 55 blogs regarding Florida foreclosure surplus funds. Many of these blogs inform owners to avoid assigning away their surplus funds rights to a surplus ...

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    • Florida Foreclosure Surplus Funds: When does the 60-day time limit begin?

      When does the 60-day deadline start for a subordinate lien holder to make a claim for foreclosure surplus funds? The Florida Supreme Court recently decided. Watch the video to find out!

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    • Why Homeowners Should Hire a Florida Foreclosure Surplus Lawyer

      Recently, I was contacted by a former homeowner that had a foreclosure surplus case in Pinellas County. She was extremely informed as I could tell she had researched Florida Statute 45.031 and 45.032 ...

      Read More
    • Major Change to Florida Tax Deed Surplus Funds Law: The 120 Day Mandatory Timeline

      In Saulnier v. Bank of America , 187 So.3d 854 (Fla. 4 th DCA 2015) the Court held that Florida Administrative Code Rule 12D-13.065 did not stand for having to file a claim within 90 days of the ...

      Read More
    • 3 Reasons Why You Should Consider Modifying Your Mortgage

      Times are tough for many Floridians. With a practice focused on foreclosure defense, I often have people coming into my office describing how difficult their situation is, and how they have fallen ...

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    • The Three Keys of a Successful Orlando Loan Modification Lawyer: First Key

      First Key: Communication is King I give quite a few consultations regarding retention options. Most of the time, the only viable option available to homeowners is to apply for a loan modification . ...

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    • Collecting Tax Deed Surplus as Inheritance in Florida Probate

      When a tax deed sale occurs in Florida, and a property is sold for more than what is owed in taxes, a surplus of funds remains available for the former owner to claim. However, this process becomes ...

      Read More
    • 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?

      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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