Estate Planning FAQ Videos

Estate Planning
1. Can I prevent a daughter-in-law or son-in-law from benefiting from my child’s inheritance if they get a divorce?

2. Can I appoint the same person as executor (personal representative), trustee, and guardian? 

3. What is estate planning?

4. What happens if you do not have a will or trust?

5.  What is intestate?

6. Can I leave directions about my final ceremonies and the disposition of my body in my will?

7. What does tenancy by the entirety mean?

8. Do I need a living will, health care power of attorney, or financial power of attorney?

9. Do I need to appoint the same person as my agent in my health care power of attorney and financial power of attorney?

10. Who needs estate planning?

11. What does a proper estate plan include?

12. When should an estate plan be reviewed?

13.  What traits are important in finding an estate planning attorney?

14. What is the attorney’s role in the probate process in Florida?

15. How can I find a competent estate planning attorney if I move to a new city or state?

16. What is a will?

17. Does a will control all of my property?

18. Can someone challenge my will after I die?

19.  Can a beneficiary also be a witness to my will?

20. What is an executor (personal representative) and what do they do?

21. Who should be my executor (personal representative) or trustee?

22. Does an executor (personal representative) get paid?

23. Must an executor (personal representative) hire an attorney? 

24. What does it mean to fund a trust?

25.  Why should I consider creating a revocable living trust?

26. What is included in my estate for tax purposes?

27.  Are there any lifetime planning options available to me to reduce my exposure to estate taxes?

28. How can I leave my estate to my spouse free of estate taxes?

29. Should I consider life insurance during the estate planning process?

30. Should I consider long term care insurance during the estate planning process? 

31. What does joint tenancy with right of survivorship mean?

32. What is a durable power of attorney?

33. Who should I appoint as my agent in my power of attorney?

34. Can a power of attorney be used for estate planning?

35. What is a living will?

36. What is a health care proxy?

37. How do attorneys charge for legal services rendered in connection with probate and estate administration?

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