Minors and Homestead…Don’t Mix Well!

Last week in my blog,  I discussed minors as beneficiaries of retirement plans, life insurance and other assets in an individual’s name. I used the example of Sheila and Joe dying together in a car crash and their minor children, Amanda and Dakota, receiving assets. If assets are distributed outright…

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Save Our Home Cap… Are you Saving Anything?

Most people understand the savings of their homestead tax exemption because the “exemption” is printed on the real estate tax bill but do you understand how the Save Our Home (“SOH”) cap works? Chapter 196 of the Florida Statutes allows each person who has legal or beneficial title in equity…

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