Coverage through the federal Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP) ends December 31, 2013. PCIP will not pay for any medical services after December 31, 2013. You must enroll for new [...]
Question: What happens to real estate in Florida if the owner is an out-of-state resident who dies without a will? Answer: When someone dies without a will or ‘intestate’, there is no will [...]
Question: How do I know if I have an authenticated copy of a foreign will? Answer: Florida law allows for ancillary administration for a resident of another state that dies leaving assets [...]
Effective August 2013, the CARES department within the Department of Elder Affairs is no longer accepting referral calls to place a loved one on the long term care Medicaid programs for those at [...]
Question: Can I reduce my taxes if I do not develop my land? Answer: Policy makers at the federal and state level have enacted tax incentives to encourage landowners to conserve [...]
Is Ancillary Administration Always Necessary for an Out-Of-State Resident Who Dies Owning Florida Real Estate?
Question: Does Florida Real Estate Owned by an Out-of-State Resident Always Have to Go Through the Florida Probate Process? Answer: An “ancillary administration” of the estate is usually [...]