Florida Elder Law & Estate Planning Blog


inheritance trust
An Inheritance Trust Can Keep Your Assets In Your Family
July 30, 2020

Do you have married children? Are you thinking about your estate planning? If the answer to both is yes, one of your goals is probably making sure your hard-earned assets end up with your own grandchildren should your child get…

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Panel Disucssion for Older Women, January 12
Panel Disucssion for Older Women, January 12
December 19, 2019

Hear Attorney Adele Harris of The Karp Law Firm and other panelists discuss issues of importance to older women at this January 12 event presented by the National Organization for Women.

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Panel Discussion for Older Women, January 12
Panel Discussion for Older Women, January 12
December 19, 2018

Hear Attorney Adele Harris of The Karp Law Firm and other panelists discuss issues of importance to older women at this January 12 event presented by the National Organization for Women.                  …

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newlyweds
Newlyweds, tend to these important plans
May 31, 2016

At this time of year, thousands of eager couples, young and perhaps not-so-young, are busy with preparations for a June wedding. Guest lists, flowers and bridesmaids’ dresses take center stage right now. But after the honeymoon, newly married couples should…

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Marriage
Getting remarried? Be sure to protect your children from your prior marriage
March 21, 2016

If you’re remarrying later in life, you may gain more than a new spouse. You may also gain a new, bigger family: your spouse’s children. You may have your own grown children, too. Hopefully, everyone will get along beautifully. But…

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Martin Zelman
Can someone with dementia sue for divorce? Palm Beach County Court says no
January 6, 2016

Estate planning is as much about planning for life’s curve balls as it is about what happens when you are gone. A recent Florida case demonstrates how failing to anticipate those curve balls can plunge a family into chaos.The key…

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Unmarried Couple
Is there common law marriage in Florida?
November 6, 2015

In my estate planning practice, I advise many clients who have been living together for a long time, sometimes for decades. They are committed to one another, take care of one another, and often refer to each other as spouses….

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