Entries by Overstreet Law

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 […]

Consideraciones importantes para elegir una entidad comercial

Por: Lic. Jennifer Bondy Cuando comienza un nuevo negocio, o a veces, cuando su negocio existente crece, o sus activos personales cambian significativamente, es hora de evaluar o reevaluar el tipo de entidad comercial bajo la cual opera su compañía. Muchas pequeñas empresas comienzan como empresas unipersonales debido a la facilidad de establecer y administrar […]

What To Expect During The Home Closing Process

When you are ready to buy your first (or second, or third) home, it’s important that you know what to expect throughout the home closing process, and how working with an experienced real estate attorney helps keep the process running smoothly and protects your rights and interests at every turn. Contingency Considerations Most times, when […]

Asset Protection For Married Couples: Tenants By Entireties

Many states have tenants by entireties protection, though the types of property covered and the eligible relationships between tenants vary from state to state. In Florida, tenants by entireties must be married couples (no other relationships qualify), and the property that can be protected includes both real property (real estate) and other tangible or intangible […]


If I Don’t Have Any Assets, Why Do I Need A Will?

Estate planning may sound like something wealthy people do to make sure their businesses, mansions, and money go to the people they wish after they die. In fact, it goes far beyond making a will, and it’s something every adult, at every stage of life, ought to do, whether or not they have financially significant […]

La interminable estafa de inmigración: Fraude del notario

El fraude del notario ha sido un problema durante décadas. Este tipo de fraude ocurre cuando los individuos se presentan a sí mismos como profesionales legales, pero en realidad no están admitidos para ejercer el derecho en una jurisdicción en los Estados Unidos. En Florida, al igual que en otros estados, es un delito mayor […]


Why Millennials Need Wills, Too

The Millennial Generation is at the beginning of its adult life, and many Millennials are far more concerned about starting careers, buying homes, paying off college, and starting families than they are about planning their estates. Many believe that it’s too soon to start thinking about estate planning because they are young and healthy. At […]


Estate Planning Is Twice As Important In A Second Marriage

Preparing a will is important for Florida residents of all ages. When you’re planning to enter into a second marriage, or you’re already married for the second or subsequent time, thorough estate planning goes well beyond leaving a simple will, and it’s a critical step in ensuring that your assets are ultimately distributed as you […]