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Qualities You Want In Your Executor

By Nici Law Firm, P.L. |

An Executor’s Qualities Matter so Choose Wisely Whether you’re just now writing your will or you’re revamping your estate plan, you’ll need to choose someone to be an executor. Better—once you choose, consider naming an alternate executor in case the first one can’t fulfill the job. If you’re thinking about a family member for… Read More »

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What Assets Will Go to Probate?

By Nici Law Firm, P.L. |

It’s important to understand the probate process can occur with or without a will and assets can go into the probate process without proper planning. Some assets have to be addressed in your estate plan to avoid probate. Failure to do so can stop the beneficiaries from legally obtaining ownership of the asset or… Read More »

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Revising Your Estate Plan After a Divorce

By Nici Law Firm, P.L. |

Your Naples estate plan must be reviewed and revised after any significant life event, especially a divorce. This update needs to include more than just a new will. Below are five issues that must be addressed when estate planning after a divorce in Naples, Florida. 1. Create a New Will If you were like… Read More »

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Estate Planning Spurred by the Pandemic

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By most estimates, the majority of Americans do not have an estate plan in place. Topics like death and sickness are easier to avoid than deal with so estate planning often gets pushed to the backburner. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us that you never know what the future holds and that the… Read More »

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Estate Planning for the Single Person

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It is a common misconception that single individuals do not need an estate plan. This harmful myth could not be farther from the truth. Everyone can benefit from a comprehensive estate plan, especially singles without obvious heirs. Below are five of the most important things that singles living in Naples, Florida should remember about… Read More »

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Second Marriage and Estate Planning

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Individuals who have remarried face unique estate planning challenges in Naples, Florida. People entering their second marriage usually do so later in life when they have more property and children from previous marriages. Because of this, many of the planning strategies that work well for first marriages are inappropriate for remarried individuals. Will My… Read More »

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Snowbirds May Want to Become Florida Residents

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Every year thousands of people escape the snow and ice and move to Florida for the winter. If you are a snowbird, you may want to consider becoming a Florida resident. An experienced attorney can help you decide whether to make this change and guide you through the process of establishing Florida residency. What… Read More »

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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

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’s 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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