Florida Homestead Property in Trust

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15th Oct 2017

By: Wyon F. Wiegratz Homestead status in Florida has three attributes.  One is its exemptions and lower assessment for real estate tax purposes.  Two is protection from creditor’s claims.  Three is its status that allows a surviving spouse and children … more

GOP TAX REFORM PROPOSAL

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4th Oct 2017

By Matthew D. Brehmer The GOP has released its “Unified Framework for Fixing Our Broken Tax Code”.  Unfortunately, the framework is heavy on generalities and light on specifics, so there is still a long way to go.  Nonetheless, I wanted … more

How to Deed Florida Property

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1st Oct 2017

By: Wyon F. Wiegratz As a licensed attorney in both Florida (FL) & Wisconsin (WI), I am often retained by other WI law firms to assist with estate planning for their clients who have property in FL, are actual FL … more

Decedent’s Reverse Mortgage Exceeds Value of Estate

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19th Sep 2017

By: Wyon F. Wiegratz Increasingly, we are seeing estates where the decedent has run up a significant reverse mortgage such that it exceeds the value of the home and the few other assets that remain. We had such a situation … more