How to Decant to a Special Needs Trust

How to Decant to a Special Needs Trust

In 2018, Florida revised the ability to more easily modify existing trusts.  Basically, now there are three separate ways that a trustee may engage in a decanting, a general term used to describe the trustee of an existing trust creating a new, second trust, and...
What is Probate and When is it Required?

What is Probate and When is it Required?

The article is co-authored with Estate Planning & Probate attorney Paige Hammond Wolpert. What is Probate? Probate is a court supervised process whereby the validity of a decedent’s Last Will and Testament is proven, a legal representative is appointed to the...
Ten Practice Points Every New Attorney Should Consider

Ten Practice Points Every New Attorney Should Consider

As a seasoned attorney, I have recently felt compelled to share some personal reflections on the practice of law. It’s well understood that all lawyers must follow a code of professional ethics and obey the rules established under law. But beyond that,...