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Essential Estate Planning During the Pandemic

July 24, 2020

This may sound morbid, but there is no time like the present to start estate planning. Even if you are at low risk of complications of COVID-19, it is still a good idea to make estate planning documents in Miami, FL a priority, because the overall risk of death and disability is higher during pandemics. It is best to be prepared rather than throw your family for another loop. Here are four essential tasks to complete for estate planning now: Check your will: If you have a will, check and make sure it is current. This is especially essential if... View Article

Determining Liability in a Rear-End Collision

July 24, 2020

Rear-end collisions are one of the most common types of car accidents, but determining who is at fault isn’t as easy as it might seem. While sometimes it’s pretty clear who is at fault, having a skilled attorney on hand to help you (and the court) determine fault in a rear-end collision in Miami, FL is incredibly helpful. How to tell who is at fault in a rear-end collision In Florida, it’s presumed that the driver of the following car is responsible for the accident. However, that presumption can be rebutted in several specific ways: The car in front unexpectedly... View Article

When Is a Good Time to Create a Will?

July 10, 2020

Are you ever too young to write a will in Miami, FL? No. Once you’re over 18 years old and own any property, you should have a will. No one likes to think of themselves dying, but death is an unfortunate fact of life, and having a legal will written will help your surviving loved ones carry out your final wishes. You can create a will yourself or with the help of an attorney, but bear in mind that if you do it yourself, you may leave instructions that can’t be legally upheld. If you have important property dispositions in... View Article

Mergers vs. Acquisitions: What’s the Difference?

June 5, 2020

Mergers and acquisitions are often mentioned together in corporate law in Miami, FL, and laypeople often assume the terms are interchangeable. However, they refer to completely different legal processes. Even if you do not run a company, chances are you work for one or buy products from them. That makes it important to know the difference—you will know what to expect if you discover your employer or favorite producer of consumer goods faces a merger or acquisition. Here are the differences. Acquisitions Mergers and acquisitions have the same goal: to make a business more profitable. Both of these options support... View Article

Five Estate Planning Documents You Need Today

May 22, 2020

Even if you lack the pre-existing conditions that would make COVID-19 instantly deadly, this is still a good time to accept the fact that nothing is guaranteed and you need estate planning documents in Miami, FL. Families with incapacitated loved ones face further confusion when no one is appointed to make medical decisions on your behalf, or even access your bank account to pay utility bills. You can reduce stress and infighting in your family with the right estate plan in place. Here are five documents you need today: Healthcare power of attorney: If disease or injury results in incapacitation... View Article