As the headline says, I wrote an article on Florida’s Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act, and it was published in the Barrister, which is the magazine of the Broward County Bar. A copy of the article is linked below. Florida Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act
On September 1, 2016, the Florida Supreme Court approved changes to the Probate Rules. The Probate Rules include both Probate and Guardianship. While there were multiple changes to throughout (many being minor), in this post I am going to focus on a major change to the Guardianship Accounting rules. What is a Guardianship In (very)… Read More
Here is my monthly appearance on the Ask the Experts Radio Show, where we discuss estate planning, probate, guardianship, powers of attorney, and related matters.
It’s an awful thing when you are unable to manage your own affairs. Usually, it happens to the very elderly. Due to senile dementia, Alzheimers, or other diseases, they can not manage their own finances, or make informed decisions about their health care. If you have proper estate planning in place, a durable power of… Read More
The biggest enemy of proper estate planning is procrastination. As the world knows, Prince died last week. Today we find out that he died intestate, which is a fancy word that lawyers use for dying without a will. When you die intestate, the state determines how your property is distributed. Prince was not married and… Read More
I appear monthly on the Ask the Experts Radio Show on 1470 AM in South Florida.
Going forward, I’ll be appearing monthly on the “Ask the Experts” radio show to discuss estate planning, probate, guardianships, elder law, and other related issues. Yesterday, I got there in the nick of time. If it wasn’t for a major accident on I-95, I would have been a 1/2 hour early. But when I got… Read More
Edit #2 3/11/2016: The governor signed the bill on March 10. Edit 3/3/16: Although the headline says that the governor signed the bill, he hasn’t yet. It’s been presented to him and everyone expects him to sign it. Unfortunately, I can’t change the headline because of internet-nerdy permalink reasons. Come on Governor, please sign the… Read More
Here is my appearance on the “Ask the Experts” Radio Show on WWNN Radio / 1470 AM in South Florida. This was on February 11, 2016.
The Uniform Law Commission is a non-profit organization that drafts “model” or “uniform” laws that can be adopted by state legislatures. Individual legislatures can then adopt the act as is, or can tweak it as they see fit. I have previously written about the Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. The American Bar Association appointed me to… Read More