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Monthly Archives: November 2021

Benefits of a Power of Attorney

Benefits of a Power of Attorney

By Nici Law Firm, P.L. |

A power of attorney is an estate planning tool that grants one person, a designated agent, the right to act for another person known as the principal. In a power of attorney document, you can give your agent limited or broad authority to make decisions about your property, finances, investments, or medical care. It… Read More »

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Protecting Your Unmarried Partner in an Estate Plan

Protecting Your Unmarried Partner in an Estate Plan

By Nici Law Firm, P.L. |

While creating a comprehensive estate is beneficial for all Floridians, it is essential for unmarried couples. In Naples, if a married person dies without a will, their property will pass to their surviving spouse and children. Additionally, there are special laws to protect a surviving spouse, including the elective share and homestead allowance. In… Read More »

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Joint Tenancy to Avoid Probate

Joint Tenancy to Avoid Probate

By Nici Law Firm, P.L. |

In Florida, the type of property ownership can affect you in probate court. If the property is held in joint tenancy with the right of survivorship, it will pass to the surviving owner outside of probate. It can have a significant impact on the administration of your estate after your death. Joint tenancy with… Read More »

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Use of Pre and Post-Marital Agreements to Protect Assets

Use of Pre and Post-Marital Agreements to Protect Assets

By Nici Law Firm, P.L. |

Pre and post-marital agreements are important tools for Florida asset protection. A premarital agreement (also known as a prenuptial agreement or prenup) is a legal agreement made by prospective spouses that sets forth each party‚Äôs responsibilities and rights during marriage, in the event of divorce, and at death. The difference between a pre and… Read More »

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