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Real Estate Can Be Put in a Trust

By Nici Law Firm, P.L. |

Trusts are valuable estate planning tools that have many different uses. Without the help of a attorney well versed in trusts, it can be difficult to know when to use a trust, what type of trust to create, and what property to transfer into the trust. One question that often arises is whether you… Read More »

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Updating My Will

By Nici Law Firm, P.L. |

One of the most common estate planning mistakes is forgetting about updating your will. Estate planning is an ongoing process that should reflect your current life circumstances. An outdated will can cause more harm than good. If you need to make changes to your will, contact Nici Law Firm. When Should You Update Your… Read More »

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When is Probate Required in Florida?

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Probate is the court process of administering a deceased person’s estate. In Florida, you may need a probate attorney to help get through this process. If your estate does have to be probated, it is not unusual that the tasks required for probate are confusing or overwhelming. Most of the tasks required in probate… Read More »

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Why Choose Florida as Your Residence

By Nici Law Firm, P.L. |

There are many reasons why you might choose Florida as your residence. The sunny weather is a big draw of course but there are legal advantages when it comes to your estate plan to consider Florida. Below are four benefits of choosing Florida as your residence. 1. Florida Has No Income Tax. One of… Read More »

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What is a Charitable Remainder Trust?

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A charitable remainder trust (CRT) is a type of irrevocable trust that creates an income stream to a named beneficiary (yourself or other named beneficiaries) for a specified term of up to 20 years or the life of one or more beneficiaries. At the end of that period, the remaining assets in the trust… Read More »

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Add a Trust to Your Estate Plan

By Nici Law Firm, P.L. |

The first thing that comes to mind when most people think of estate planning is the Last Will and Testament. But there are an estate plan estate planning tools that you should consider, including a trust. A trust is a legal vehicle that allows a third party (the trustee) to hold and manage assets… Read More »

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Helping Aging Parents with Estate Planning

By Nici Law Firm, P.L. |

Discussing estate planning with your aging parents is challenging but necessary. There will come a time to help your parents create a comprehensive estate plan that will include some tools that will ensure that you can step in and take care of them if they become incapacitated, whether due to a sudden illness, injury,… Read More »

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Can I Object to Probate Proceedings?

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During probate, a deceased individual’s property is distributed to the parties with a legal right to the property. However, there is a process to file objections if you believe that a loved one’s estate is not probated properly. Read below for more information about objecting to probate proceedings in Naples, Florida. Who Can Object… Read More »

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What Are 4 More Things You Need to Know About Estate Planning

By Nici Law Firm, P.L. |

Below are four more things you need to know about estate planning in Naples, Florida from top estate planning attorney James Nici. Do I Need to Update My Estate Plan After Moving to Florida? If you move to Naples, you should have an attorney licensed in Florida review your estate plan and update the… Read More »

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How Pickleball Champion James Nici Prepares to Win – On and Off the Court

By Nici Law Firm, P.L. |

Not only is James Nici a top estate planning attorney in Naples, Florida, but he is also a U.S. Open Pickleball Champion. Nici credits his recent success on the pickleball court to the same three traits that helped him become one of the best Naples estate planning attorneys: preparation, practice, and knowledge. Preparation Nici… Read More »

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