Advance Directive

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Advance Directive One must plan for the unknown and inevitable in life. If you become incapacitated and cannot make decisions for yourself, you need to make sure that what you want is known and can be followed by those who are treating you. The only way that can happen is if you have your decisions in writing. Here in Florida, … Read More

Mediation for Divorce in a Family Law Case

Lizbeth Potts, P.A.Family Laws, Lizbeth Potts, P.A. Tampa Attorney Legal Articles

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DIVORCE MEDIATION IN A FAMILY LAW CASEIf the parties are not able to work out a mediated settlement, then and only then may the parties and their attorneys tell the court they must set the case for trial and present the contested issues to the court. Then the court will be the decision maker in the matter. If the parties … Read More

Replace Permanent Resident Card

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Replace Permanent Resident Card In Florida If your green card needs to replaced, because it has been lost or it has expired, destroyed or may have errors, you must fill out the proper application and provide the proper paperwork to immigration services- United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS). Renewing a Replace Permanent Resident Card that is about to expire When you … Read More

What is Probate Law

Lizbeth Potts, P.A.Probate Laws, Wills and Trusts

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WHAT IS PROBATE LAWProbate Law is the administration of the estate of a person who has passed away. We call this person the decedent. Probate administration distributes the decedent’s property to the beneficiaries or heirs and resolves any claims against the estate.There are different types of probate LawSummary Administration for estates that total less than $75,000.00 and Formal Administration for … Read More

Ways to Avoid Probate

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Avoid ProbateWhen someone dies and leaves real (house, land) and/or personal property, it must be legally transferred to the individual’s heirs or beneficiaries. This is called probate. In some cases, probate can be avoided, regardless of whether someone dies with or without a will. If you die with a will, the individuals named in your will are beneficiaries. These people … Read More

How to become a citizen of the United States

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Citizen of the United States?In order to determine whether you are eligible for citizenship, you have to be able to answer some questions and be willing to follow through with certain requirements to uphold and defend the United States. Are you at least 18 years old?  In order to apply for citizenship, one must be an adult.  If you are … Read More