Storing Estate Planning Documents

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Family Immigration

ESTATE PLANNING DOCUMENTS Now that you have your Will Package: Will, Living Will, Designation of Health Care Surrogate, Declaration of Pre-Need Guardian, HIPAA Release, and your Durable Power of Attorney signed, witnessed, and notarized, it needs to be kept in a safe place. Not because they could be stolen, but to make sure they are not lost. The first thought for … Read More

Naturalization

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Naturalization process

What is Naturalization?NaturalizationNaturalization is the process that an individual from a foreign country goes through to become a US citizen. In most cases, the individual has held a green card for the stipulated amount of time before becoming eligible to apply for Naturalization. For someone who is married to a US citizen, the time is three (3) years, but in … Read More

Advance Directives

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Powers of Personal Representative

When Should I revise my Advance Directives and Will?If you have a major life change, you should consider revising or updating your will and other estate planning documents, including your Advance Directives.Consider reviewing and possibly revising your will, advance directives , and other estate planning documents.Review your Will if any of the following occur: You get married. You have children or … Read More

Immigrant and Nonimmigrant

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Tampa Selective Service

Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Many people call anyone from another country who comes to the United States an immigrant. In the realm of Immigration Law, there is a distinction between an immigrant and a nonimmigrant.ImmigrantAn immigrant is an individual, who is foreign-born, but has ties to the United States, in that they have become a Permanent Resident and possess a green … Read More

Income Tax Tampa

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Charitable Organization

Death of a loved one and Income Taxes We are in the middle of “tax season” and many people are anticipating a tax refund. What happens if a loved one dies and a tax refund check in their name arrives? In certain cases, Florida probate law covers such an issue. Probate lawyer in TampaTaxesIf the person that is to receive a … Read More

File for a Divorce

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File for a Divorce

I WANT TO File For a Divorce, in Florida? My spouse and I both want to get divorced and we agree on everything:This is an uncontested divorce, which can be filed in the county where you and your spouse last lived as husband and wife. Or, if you and your spouse are in agreement, then the paperwork may be filed … Read More