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If I Move To Florida, Do I Need To Redo My Estate Planning From Another State?

Attorney Jeffrey P. Coleman explains why a move to Florida should encourage a review of your estate planning documents. Video Transcript: If you have all of your estate planning work done in another state, it is important for you to have those documents reviewed by a Florida Attorney. The rules …

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How Can I Protect My House In Florida?

Attorney Jeffrey P. Coleman details the methods of how to maximize the protection of your home under Florida law. Video 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 …

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Would A Revocable Living Trust Provide Protection For My Assets?

Attorney Jeffrey P. Coleman answers if a trust provides any protection to assets that are within it.   Video Transcript: A revocable living trust (because by its nature can immediately be undone by you) is not something that provide asset protection. It may provide one small hurdle over which a …

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Does A Revocable Living Trust Protect My Property From Creditors?

Attorney Jeffrey P. Coleman answers whether or not assets are protected from creditors when they are placed into your trust. Video Transcript: A revocable living trust does not necessarily protect your assets from creditors. The revocable living trust (because you can affect changes to the trust) is still considered your …

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Is A Revocable Living Trust Available To The Public Like A Will?

Attorney Jeffrey P. Coleman explains the degree of public availability of a revocable living trust under Florida law.  Video Transcript: A revocable living trust has an additional benefit that wills might not necessarily afford. That is the benefit of privacy. That means that although the public may become aware of …

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Will I Still Have Control Over My Property If I Have A Revocable Living Trust?

Attorney Jeffrey P. Coleman clarifies if someone can continue to control their property if that property is in a revocable living trust. Video Transcript: If you have a revocable living trust and you are acting as your own trustee, then it is absolutely certain that you will have control over …

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Why Should I Consider Creating A Revocable Living Trust?

Attorney Jeffrey P. Coleman list a few situations when having a living revocable trust already set up can prove to be useful. Video Transcript: A revocable living trust has a number a different positive benefits. It can assist in the avoidance of probate. It can also be there should it …

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What Is A Revocable Living Trust?

Attorney Jeffrey P. Coleman explains the relationship between someone and their revocable living trust. Video Transcript: A revocable living trust is the document that is created. It is a contract with yourself, if you will, and you are establishing yourself typically as your own trustee. You then transfer assets into …

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What Is A Trustee?

Attorney Jeffrey P. Coleman defines what a trustee is and points out the most important factor when choosing a trustee. Video Transcript: A trustee is that person designated, under your trust, to take care of things. In the beginning in a living trust, the trustee will frequently be yourself. When …

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Who Should Be My Executor (Personal Representative) Or Trustee?

Attorney Jeffrey P. Coleman describes what to consider when choosing an executor, a personal representative or trustee when creating a trust.  Video Transcript: In the situation of selection of executor or personal representative, we recommend frequently that there be a family member identified in that position. In some circumstances it …

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