Is Signing a Will a Formal Process?

Is Signing a Will a Formal Process?

Here in the State of Florida, signing a will is a formal process. You want to make sure you have two witnesses and a notary. You want to make sure that all of those people are not related to the person signing the document, and the will also needs to be self-proved....
Must The Personal Representative Post a Bond?

Must The Personal Representative Post a Bond?

Oftentimes, in most wills they’ll be a provision that says, “My personal representative does not have to post a bond.” However, many of the counties here in the state of Florida require the personal representative to post a bond. Personally, I think...
What Are Digital Assets?

What Are Digital Assets?

Digital assets are all being overlooked when doing estate planning. Digital assets are things like your email account, domain names, account registrations, Bitcoins, even your personal cloud. Everybody has their own personal cloud nowadays. These are all examples of...
What Does it Mean to Fund a Trust?

What Does it Mean to Fund a Trust?

Funding a trust means to transfer or retitle the assets into the name of the trust. This is probably the most important part of the process. I don’t care who drafts your trust document, it’s not worth the paper it’s printed on if the assets...