Category Archives: Estate Planning

Estate Planning

Estate Planning During a Pandemic

By Robin Bresky |

By Jennifer L. Fox, J.D., LL.M. Due to the current pandemic, many of us have been thinking about our mortality. As a result, pushing off one’s estate plan is no longer an option. During these unpredictable times, individuals are motivated to quickly create or update their estate plans. The issue becomes how to effectively… Read More »

Jennifer Fulton

Preparing Your College Child to Return During COVID

By Robin Bresky |

By Jennifer Fulton Those of you sending your children off to college may be surprised and frustrated by the barriers that suddenly exist to receiving information about your fledgling adult making their way in the world. Now that they are 18, your little darling is considered an adult (here in Florida, and in many… Read More »

Divorce

During or After Your Divorce, It’s Time to Update Your Estate Plan

By Robin Bresky |

By Jennifer L. Fulton, Esquire If you are going through a divorce, consider your estate plan. Most people want someone other than the spouse they are divorcing to make their health care decisions for them.  You may also want to change the fiduciaries named in your documents and change the beneficiaries. The rules are… Read More »

Jennifer L. Fulton, ESQ.

Hand Sanitizer, Toilet Paper and… An Estate Plan?

By Robin Bresky |

By Jennifer L. Fulton, Esquire The recent coronavirus pandemic has all of us making our emergency preparedness list:  hand sanitizer, toilet paper, sanitizing wipes, etc.  But perhaps you haven’t thought of another important measure that should be in place, to protect you and your family:  a basic estate plan.  This can be done with… Read More »

Jennifer L. Fulton, ESQ.

What Is a Power of Attorney and Why Would I Want One?

By Robin Bresky |

We live in uncertain times.  Our GPS re-routes us for accidents during our commute.  There are rumors of epidemics that may impact our health.  According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another dementia.  It is uncomfortable to think about moving from being healthy and in control of your… Read More »

Jonathan Mann

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Assists Estate in Obtaining Per Curiam Affirmance of Order Sanctioning Plaintiffs and Plaintiffs’ Attorneys

By Robin Bresky |

The Law Offices of Robin Bresky recently assisted a defendant’s estate in defending the propriety of a sanctions order in an appeal by the plaintiff. The plaintiff sued the defendant after the defendant stopped payment on a check for goods to be purchased from the plaintiff. The defendant filed a motion for sanctions pursuant… Read More »

Jennifer Fulton

Home Sweet Florida Home: Establishing Your Domicile in Florida

By Robin Bresky |

By Jennifer L. Fulton, Esquire   There’s no place like home . . . and from an estate and tax planning perspective, there is no place to call home like Florida.  In addition to all that sunshine, Florida has no state income, fiduciary, estate or inheritance tax, and offers strong constitutional homestead creditor protection,… Read More »

Jennifer Fulton

What’s All the Fuss about Trusts?

By Robin Bresky |

By Jennifer L. Fulton, Esquire A revocable living trust is part of a complete basic estate plan.  Once drafted, it also has to be funded. Why would anyone want to go to all that work?  The reason many attorneys favor including a revocable living trust is because, together with the other tools in a… Read More »

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Estate Planning for the Digital Age

By Robin Bresky |

By Jennifer L. Fulton, Esquire   While often overlooked, most people today have “digital” assets that should be reviewed upon death.  These digital assets could include email and social media accounts, online photo storage, online portals to health and financial information, frequent flyer miles and credit card points, streaming services, and even cryptocurrency. But… Read More »

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Raise a Glass: To the Health of Your Estate Plan

By Robin Bresky |

By Jennifer L. Fulton, Esquire   Happy New Year!  As we ring in 2020, most of us set goals for living intentionally in the new year.  If you don’t have an estate plan, make it a New Year’s resolution to take care of it for yourself and your family this year.  If you have… Read More »