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Contingent Beneficiaries

By Eric Millhorn |

Insurance policies provide a good opportunity for a person to leave some money to his heirs after death. Unlike other bequests, life insurance proceeds are paid directly to the named beneficiaries without going through probate. This means that the beneficiaries can receive the life insurance proceeds faster and tax free. In designating a life… Read More »

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Ways to Avoid Probate

By Eric Millhorn |

After someone dies and they have a will, it must pass through probate. Probate is the process where the will gets submitted to the court by the executor of the will, and then the court supervises the executor throughout the probate process. The probate process involves gathering the assets of the deceased person and… Read More »

How To Avoid Probate in Florida

By Eric Millhorn |

In a previous blog post, we discussed what probate is and a brief overview of the probate process. Whether you are planning your own estate or are the executor – or “personal representative” as it is called in Florida – of a loved one’s estate, most people want to minimize the assets that pass… Read More »

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