Florida Elder Law & Estate Planning Blog

3 Items Your Florida Estate Plan Should Include If You And Your Partner Are Not Married
February 12, 2022

Florida law does not provide unmarried couples with the inheritance protections and automatic decision-making authority it provides to married couples. Even if you are in a longstanding, devoted relationship, from a legal perspective you and your companion might as well…

Impact on spouse of new Florida homestead law
October 26, 2010

Florida’s homestead property law, FL Statute 732.401, was amended effective October 1, 2010.┬áIf you are the sole owner of homestead property and wish to leave the home outright to your spouse, you may still do so. The law does NOT…