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The primary issue that arises when a person dies owning foreign property is how the property is taxed and whether the property will have to go through the probate process of the country in which it is situated. The tax and estate laws of European countries differ widely from each other and from those of the United States. For example, trusts, which are a common estate planning vehicle in the United States, do not necessarily exist in the same form in other countries.[1] Also, if similar estate planning vehicles do…Read More

One of the first questions most estate planning attorneys get from folks beginning to set up their estate plans is: Do I need a Will or a Trust? Or both? Or neither? And of course, this answer is going to be highly specific to your family and the surrounding circumstances. A Will (AKA “Last Will” or “Last Will and Testament”) is not a substitute for a Trust -and a Trust is not a substitute for a Will. Rather, they work independently to help with proper planning, and are sometimes used…Read More

Recently, the May/June edition of The Florida Bar Journal had a very well thought-out piece examining issues related to influence over an aging parent or spouse -- titled “Where the Presumption of Undue Influence Should Not Apply: Consider the ‘Dutiful Son’ and the ‘Dutiful Daughter’ Exceptions”[1]. Or, stated in terms perhaps easier to understand for most folks, “When do we have to be aware of our parents being taken advantage of in their old age, when it comes to how they decide to leave their assets”. The article in the…Read More

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