Divorce and Estate Planning During the COVID-19 Pandemic By Jeffrey A. Baskies, Esq. and Brooke R. Eisensmith, Esq.
For some couples, quarantining with their spouse has been a blessing in disguise – a chance to deepen their bond and strengthen their relationship as a couple, and a chance to spend time with their children as a family. For...
New Tax Law in Our Future?
Plan Now: Gift, Estate and Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax Exemptions May be Reduced Next Year New Tax Law in Our Future?...
The Time Has Come to Implement Painless Giving: How to Gift One or More Residences Prior to the End of the Year Without “Feeling It” (PDF)
Some “Dos” and “Don’ts” If You are Planning with Your Clients’ Florida Homesteads in 2020 (PDF)
Recent Decision In Warner v. Quicken Loans, Inc. Provides That Certain Third Parties Have Standing To Challenge Invalid Homestead Orders” by Jeffrey A. Baskies, Esq. and Allison S. Neumann, Esq.
Practitioners who represent third parties and wish to challenge the jurisdiction of the probate court as it relates to an invalid homestead order after the probate proceedings have concluded often find themselves prevented...
A new Florida Statute made it easier to waive the Florida Homestead devise restrictions by joining in a deed; however, caution is warned as valuable rights may be lost and unintended consequences may ensue. PROCEED WITH...
Jeff Baskies – The Scottie Pippen Case is a Good Reminder that Florida Property Appraisers Enforce Homestead Laws, and There are Complex Issues with Trying to Own a Florida Homestead Anonymously (PDF)