Estate Planning for Healthcare Workers & Emergency Personnel (During COVID19)

Long H. Duong, Esq. Announcements

Over the last month, I’ve seen an appreciable uptick in estate planning clients during this uncertainty and concern caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. While I welcome all clients to explore their estate planning needs, I’ve decided to extend priority service to healthcare and emergency service personnel. From now until July 31st, 2020, we’re offering *no-fee estate planning consultations and courtesy …

Ladybird deed in Florida

Ladybird Deeds: Transfer Your Real Estate Easily

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The vast majority of Floridians (or Americans for that matter) only own one piece of real property (real estate) – a residential home. Though a home is not a “probate asset”, a probate may still be required to transfer that home to one’s heirs or beneficiaries after the record homeowner’s pass away. Luckily, you have options. The one tool that …

Last Will Drafting Tip: Why You Should NOT Require Your Homestead to Be Sold

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Though rare, we’ve seen a few self-prepared Wills in the last year that had critical problems aside from the occasional execution defects. Here’s a very simple but critical mistake that you should be careful to look out for if you choose to draft your own. “The personal representative shall sell my homestead residence and divide the proceeds amongst my children.” …

Should You Have a Living Trust?

Long H. Duong, Esq. Estate Planning

Living Trusts, also known as “Revocable Trusts” are estate planning tools that can be incredibly useful but are often misunderstood. If you don’t understand why you have a trust, that’s a problem. Consider talking to the attorney who drafted it or the LegalZoom representative who sold you one (just kidding). First, it should be clear that there are many, many …