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Rockstar Chris Cornell Dies at Only 52 Years Old

Uncategorized May 19, 2017
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On May 18, 2017, The New York Times reported that Rockstar Chris Cornell had passed away. He was best known for his lead role in the famous band, Soundgarden. He was only 52 years old when he passed away unexpectedly from a suspected suicide. Did he have a will or a proper estate plan in place? Which probate litigation law firm will handle the probate process for his estate?

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Rockstar Chris Cornell Tragically Passes Away

Uncategorized May 19, 2017
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The New York Times reported on May 18, 2017 that Chris Cornell, best known as the lead rocker in Soundgarden, had passed away. The article states that it is believed that the Rockstar committed suicide by hanging himself. He was only 52 years old at the time of his death. Did he have a will?

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How to Choose a Florida Estate Attorney

Uncategorized May 16, 2017
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There are many great estate lawyers in Florida. Palm Beach estate attorneys can help you get through the probate process in Florida, in a timely way. They can advise you not only on your inheritance rights, but on your fiduciary duties. You should be willing and ready to communicate with the estate attorney you choose and they should keep you informed. How do I choose the best trust and estates lawyer? What factors should I consider? How do I choose a Florida estate attorney? What questions should I ask when I interview probate law firms?

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5 Questions to ask if You’re Hiring a Florida Estate Lawyer

Uncategorized May 16, 2017
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Five questions to ask if you’re hiring a Florida estate lawyer. If you just lost a loved one in Florida and were appointed the personal representative, or the executive, under the Florida will, Florida law says that you need a lawyer. Your estate lawyer will help you to run the estate. If you are thinking about hiring a Florida probate lawyer, here are five questions you need to ask them.

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When Fees for a Florida Guardian or Attorney are submitted to the Court for Determination, What Criteria Shall the Court Consider?

Uncategorized May 16, 2017
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How do guardianship lawyers in Florida get paid? How does a probate judge determine whether the fees requested by a guardianship attorney are reasonable or not? What happens if the probate judge deems requested attorneys fees unreasonable? What is Florida Statute 744.108? Are there certain criteria that a guardianship court must consider when awarding fees for Palm Beach guardians or lawyers?You may want to check out this May 10,2017 Fourth District Court of Appeal ( DCA) opinion, Meyer v. Watras, regarding Florida guardianships and attorneys fees.

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Attorneys Fees and Palm Beach Guardianships

Uncategorized May 16, 2017
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One of the hot topics for West Palm Beach attorneys and judges right now is attorneys fees. Are you involved in guardianship litigation in Florida? If you are, you shouldn’t assume that the court will permit all of the attorneys fees to be paid from the ward’s assets.That doesn’t always happen. The ward is the person who is deemed incapacitated and in need of a guardian.

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Greed, Murder, and Inheritances

Uncategorized May 15, 2017
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It is shocking what some people will do for money. As John Pankauski states in Pankauski’s Probate Litigation Guide: Top 10 Probate Mistakes Revealed, “your family is going to fight over your wealth: when you’re gone and – perhaps – while you’re still alive.” On May 3, 2017, the Daily News reported about a man who murdered his boyfriend.  Did his boyfriend have a proper estate plan in place? Did he even inherit under the boyfriend’s will? Does he still inherit now that he has been found guilty of murder?

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Attorneys Fees in Florida Guardianship Matters

Uncategorized May 12, 2017
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Pursuant to Palm Beach guardianship law, who is an interested person? Can I participate in a Florida guardianship proceeding for my spouse, mom, dad, or aunt? Can I participate in a guardianship proceeding of just anyone? Who has the ability to go into a probate court in West Palm Beach and have a say in someone’s guardianship proceeding? If I am an interested person in a guardianship proceeding in Florida, who will pay attorneys fees? Will the ward have to pay all of the attorneys fees for everyone involved in a guardianship matter? What is a ward?

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