Changing Your Residency From New York to Florida

Are you considering becoming a Florida resident?  There are many factors to consider. Most people want to give up their residency in New York and change to Florida in order to avoid income taxes and the New York State estate tax.   People also make the change in order to qualify for the homestead exemption and...

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An Overview of Probate in Florida

Probate is the court-supervised process of administering a deceased person’s will. Although probate sometimes leads to litigation, the majority of probate cases are purely administrative.  In other words, in most cases, the court simply supervises the probate process to ensure that the law is followed and that the wishes of the...

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