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  • Collecting Tax Deed Surplus as Inheritance in Florida Probate
    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?
    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?
    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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  • Should I Fund my Living Trust?
    Should I Fund my Living Trust?

    The Florida Trust Code provides the requirements to create a valid trust in this state. Specifically, Section 736.0402, states that a trust is created when five requirements are met. The five ...

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  • Haynes & de Paz, P.A. announces firm updates, job opening
    Haynes & de Paz, P.A. announces firm updates, job opening

    The Orlando law firm of Haynes & de Paz, P.A. is pleased to announce the following: -Our facilities have been expanded and includes a luxurious lounge for clients to relax in while filling out ...

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  • Who Will Update Your Facebook Status When You Die?
    Who Will Update Your Facebook Status When You Die?

    What will happen to the virtual you when you die? Who will own your email, bank, social media and other online accounts? In probate lingo, these online accounts are known as Digital Assets, but the ...

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