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If I Successfully Bring A Will Contest Case, Does The Estate Pay Attorney’s Fees?

Attorney Jeffrey P. Coleman answers a common question about a will contest case and whether the estate pays for the attorney’s fees. https://www.youtube.com/embed/FAzWDwiTjB4 Video Transcript: If you are successful in setting aside a will, you have, in essence, provided a benefit to that estate and a benefit to the court …

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Who Should Be A Trustee?

Attorney Jeffrey P. Coleman answers a common question about choosing a successor trustee to handle your affairs when you are no longer able to manage your assets.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5yoDLRfDRpEVideo Transcript: In choosing your successor trustee, that is, the person that takes over after you are no longer able to assist or no …

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How Long Does It Take To Resolve A Will Contest Case?

Attorney Jeffrey P. Coleman answers a common question about will contest cases and how they can be very time consuming for the estate process.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvmEOJkH5PYVideo Transcript: Will contest cases can be very, very time-consuming and involved.  It is always preferable that when members in a will contest can get together and …

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Homestead Protection in Florida

Attorney Jeffrey P. Coleman answers a common question about homestead and how you can protect your home from creditors.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIySOSVY9-4Video Transcript: In Florida, your house, that is the home that you’ve lived in, is fairly well protected under Florida law. The way to protect it is to make sure you pay your …

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Is a Living Trust document (like a Will) ever made public?

Attorney Jeffrey P. Coleman answers a common question about the difference between a Living Trust and Last Will and Testament. https://www.youtube.com/embed/JccQ2dzS1m8 Video Transcript: A Living Trust document does have an additional benefit that a Will may not necessarily have.  In order for the Probate of a Will, a Will is …

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Who Should Be Your Trustee?

Attorney Jeffrey P. Coleman answers a common question about who you should consider when choosing your Trustee.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5yoDLRfDRpE

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Will Is Declared Invalid Or Void In A Will Contest Case

Attorney Jeffrey P. Coleman answers a common question about what happens when a Will is declared invalid by the Probate Court.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3tKpUWXNKQk Video Transcript: In a will contest, if the will is declared to be invalid or void, the court will then look at a prior executed will. This can even …

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What is the Power of Attorney’s Effect in a Will Contest Case?

Attorney Jeffrey P. Coleman discusses the Power of Attorney legal document and how it may influence a will contest case.  https://www.youtube.com/embed/xzFUNtXA0QQ Video Transcript: The power of attorney might be important evidence in a will contest case. For instance, if someone who would not normally be an appropriate person to have …

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Knock, Knock…Home Solicitation Laws

Author: Connie E. McCarthy, J.D. – Law Clerk at the Coleman Law Firm   Are you tired of the pesky salespeople knocking on your door at home? It is a salesperson’s job to try to sell you their product. Do not feel obligated to make a purchase, even if the …

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Health Care Advanced Directives

While much of estate planning involves the distribution of certain assets, a Dunedin estate planning attorney can discuss the importance of healthcare documents. These documents can have a significant impact on your future and well-being. General Information on Advanced DirectivesYour Dunedin estate planning attorney can explain that an advanced directive …

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