What is a Quiet Title Action in Real Estate Law?

How Quiet Title Action’s Apply to Tax Deed Sales and Auctions? When real property is purchased at a tax deed sale auction, many times a Quiet Title Action will be filed next. The reason why a Quiet Title Action will be filed next is because the new owner may have title to the property but […]

Florida Domicile Benefits and Steps

The Sunshine State, especially Naples, Florida, is sought after by many retirees to enjoy the vast recreational benefits such as the beautiful beaches, great restaurants, fishing (inshore and offshore) and golfing to name just a few. What many retirees do not understand is that Florida comes with more benefits besides the ones named above such […]

The Florida Land Trust

Let’s be honest, here in Naples, Florida, real estate is a big deal. People love the area, the homes, the land and everything it has to offer, so naturally as an Estate Planning lawyer I commonly receive the question from clients and potential clients of, “What is a Land Trust?” The Land Trust is actually […]

Responsibilities of a Trustee

Whether your Trust is a Revocable Trust or an Irrevocable Trust, there are certain responsibilities that the appointed Trustee will be bound to and must uphold. Serving as Trustee can be time consuming and complex but it does not have to be. Having a great Attorney, C.P.A. and Financial Advisor surrounding you is an asset […]

Filing a Homestead Exemption in Collier County

Filing a Homestead Exemption in Naples, Florida. When do I have to file for the Florida Homestead Exemption in Naples, Florida? Florida grants homeowner’s a minimum of $25,000.00 exemption on the assessed taxable value of a person’s primary principal residence also known as your Homestead. In order to qualify for this Homestead Exemption you must […]

Devise of Homestead with Spouse and Minor Children in Florida

Devise of Homestead in Florida with Spouse According to Florida Statute 732.4015 “Devise of homestead”, “…as provided by the Florida Constitution. The homestead shall not be subject to devise if the owner is survived by a spouse or a minor child or minor children, except that the homestead may be devised to the owner’s spouse […]