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Back To School Estate Planning with Overstreet Law

For many families, the month of August signifies summer coming to an end and the kids going back return to school. Checklists are made for open house, school clothes shopping, school supplies, and physicals. One item that is often overlooked, but equally important, is making sure to have the proper paperwork on hand to receive […]

Should I have a Trust in my Estate Plan?

Living (Revocable) trusts are useful estate planning tools, and they have an important place in many people’s estate plans. If you find any one of the following benefits appealing, then a living trust may be appropriate for you. Benefit #1: No Probate. When a person dies, most properties pass either under a person’s Will or […]

Qué esperar durante el proceso de cierre de la casa

Por Lic. Jennifer Bondy Kissimmee, FL – Cuando esté listo para comprar su primera (segunda o tercera) casa, es importante que sepa qué esperar durante el proceso de cierre de la casa, y cómo trabajar con un abogado de bienes raíces con experiencia ayuda a mantener el proceso funcionando sin problemas y protege sus derechos […]

Problemas con testamentos en línea

Por: Lic. Timothy Finkenbinder Puede encontrar casi cualquier cosa en línea en estos días y que incluya testamentos y documentos de planificación patrimonial. Puede ser muy tentador crear su testamento en línea. Es un proceso rápido, puede hacerlo desde la comodidad de su hogar, sigue siendo completamente privado y cuesta menos que consultar a un […]

Protección de activos para parejas casadas: Inquilinos por totalidad

Muchos estados tienen inquilinos por protección total, aunque los tipos de propiedad cubiertos y las relaciones elegibles entre los inquilinos varían de estado a estado. En la Florida, los inquilinos en su totalidad deben ser parejas casadas (ninguna otra relación califica), y la propiedad que puede protegerse incluye tanto bienes inmuebles como otros bienes personales […]

Recent Changes To Florida Impact Fee Law

In July 2019, House Bill 207 became an effective state law in Florida, and it now provides important protections to property owners and developers, with regard to impact fees. The law is designed to create state-wide consistency for determining and exacting impact fees from property owners and developers who are seeking to start new residential […]

Employee Spotlight: Michelle Rivera

The strength of our firm is in our people and we want you to get to know them. Our Employee Spotlight series will highlight one employee a month. This month we’re highlighting Michelle L. Rivera, who is an Associate Attorney at Overstreet Law, P.A.   Let’s meet Michelle! Tell us a bit about what you […]

What’s Eminent Domain And How Does It Work Under Florida Law?

Eminent Domain is a legal concept that gives government entities the right to buy property or to create easements on private property, for the purpose of building or expanding public projects. Within Florida, state, county, and municipal government agencies may exercise eminent domain, as can certain utilities, school districts, and other agencies. Examples of such […]