Category: Florida Law Issues: Homestead, Change of Domicile and More
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)
Jeff Baskies on Ramos v. Motamed: Gym Records Blow Up Bogus Asset Protection Plan in a Novel Florida Homestead Exemption Case – Bad Facts Case Provides a Good Reminder that Effectively Changing Domicile Is Not a Game (PDF)
Jeff Baskies on Fiel v. Hoffman: Soap Opera/Probate Litigation Highlights the Limits of State Slayer Statutes and Poses Questions Regarding Public Policy Issues Which Should Be Explored in Many States
Ben Novack, Jr. was murdered in a particularly gruesome and sordid manner in July of 2009. Details of his torture and murder made national news. After Ben’s murder, a subsequent investigation into the prior death of his...
Change of domicile cases come in many shapes and sizes. For example, some clients sell their old homes, have no business or other ties to their former states, and move to Florida to live full-time. Those cases are easy, and...
Changes to Florida Trusts and Estates Practice 2015; It’s Time to Review and Revise your Florida Health Care Surrogate Forms
Jeff Baskies provides members with commentary that reviews a number of important legislative changes made to Florida’s trusts and estates laws in 2015. Jeff would like to extend a special acknowledgement and thank you to...
Jeff Baskies on Goodman v. Goodman: Florida’s 3rd District Court of Appeal Addresses Intriguing Adult Adoption Case, Was the Adoption of Goodman’s Girlfriend a Bright Idea or Bad Public Policy? Steve Leimberg’s Estate Planning Newsletter (PDF)
Baskies & Nash on Aronson II: Florida 3rd DCA Withdraws a Controversial Homestead Decision and Substitutes a New/Better Ruling (PDF)