The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 increased the standard deduction in 2019 to $12,200.00 for individuals and to $24,400.00 for those married filing jointly. This means that less…Read More...
by Rachel Drude-Tomori on April 22nd, 2019 in Estate Planning Law
Tags: IRA, Save Taxes
by Rachel Drude-Tomori on July 3rd, 2018 in Estate Planning Law
Recently I’ve come across several “durable powers of attorney” prepared by lawyers who do not regularly practice in estate planning or elder law. In some instances, the power of attorney does not allow the agent to perform certain acts that the principal intended; in others, improper execution renders the document entirely invalid. Presumably, this is because the preparer of the power of attorney is not familiar with the major overhaul Chapter 709 of the Florida Statutes underwent in 2011.Read More...
by Rachel Drude-Tomori on March 10th, 2016 in Estate Planning Law
Tags: Pinellas County, St Petersburg
The ultimate goal of funding a Revocable Living Trust is to ensure that the Settlor’s property is governed by the terms of the Trust Agreement.Read More...
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