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What You Must Know Before Choosing Your Executor

In Florida, choosing a personal representative (commonly called “executor”) to be in charge of your estate is a very personal More»


The Florida Health Care Surrogate: name the person who will make your health care decisions if you cannot.

Your right to self-determination and to make ethical decisions about your own medical treatment are protected under Florida law. What More»


A Family’s Guide to Florida Probate

What is Probate? Probate is the court supervised process that begins after a person’s death (“decedent”) and is done for More»


Without a will, you may be surprised who will get your property under Florida law.

In Florida, what property is inherited by your family if you die without a will (“intestate”) depends on what type More»


A To-Do List for Estate Planning in St Johns County, Florida

At the Preddy Law Firm, P.A. our goal is to help families in St. Johns County, Florida and the Jacksonville More»


New to Florida? Are Your Estate Plan Documents Still Good?

Many people move to Florida. Some move here for the sunshine, warm weather, and the beaches. Others come for new More»


Project Mexico

One home. One family. One week. This summer, my two teenage children and I traveled to Rosarito, Mexico as volunteers More»


Second Marriages and Trust Litigation

In the case of a second marriage, the parent of adult children usually want their children to maintain a relationship More»


Durable Power of Attorney Increasingly Important for Aging Parents

As we see the aging of our parents, we are grateful for so many advances in caring for the physical More»


Probate Is Not Always Required After the Death of a Loved One

Many have heard of the term “probate” as a court process required after someone dies. Probate may be necessary to More»