Category: Family and Wealth Planning

Have you Done Your Spring Cleaning Yet?

The rain season is here, officially since Sunday! Miami has been showered (well needed). April is almost over. That means that a quarter of the year is almost up. Have you cleaned up that closet? Did you organize the pantry and remove all expired…

Have you Done your Spring Cleaning Yet?

The rain season is here, officially since Sunday! Miami has been showered (well needed). April is almost over. That means that a quarter of the year is almost up. Have you cleaned up that closet? Did you organize the pantry and remove all expired…

Easter – Happy Bunny!

I meant, Happy Easter, Bunny! 🙂 This Sunday easter was quiet and the temperature was just right. It was warm but a cool breeze helped cope with it. It felt peaceful. This morning we woke up to get ready for a birthday party. It…

Cyber-Fraud / Email Fraud

Important! Please be very cautious when you are handling big money transactions with information transferred online! This just happened: Person was purchasing a property cash. As in prior transactions, he received wiring instructions from the title company to transfer almost $200,000.  He went to…

Paying back or paying forward?

I was in Court yesterday morning and I genuinely had the opportunity to introduce two professionals. I met my client’s daughter who is a psychologist involved with dependency cases. I also met my opposing counsel who is a Board Certified Juvenile attorney dealing with…

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Is Valentine’s Day a day of Roses and Chocolate and expensive gifts? Is it a day of dining out (and making lines for that matter)? It is for many. To me, Valentine’s day is a reminder of the power of Love in the whole…

My dog is a piece of property!

I know it sounds horrible. My dog is like my child and she is treated as such. Besi, my seven-year-old chihuahua has never thought herself a dog. She feels human. She does not fetch or do doggy things. She sits and cuddles and loves…

Hurricane Irma, the Aftermath!

Dear friends, How was your experience with Hurricane Irma. I hope for you to share with us. As we all know Irma hit the Keys very hard, and although Miami-Dade and Broward only got a small part of Irma, almost a million were without electricity…

Hurricane Irma and Legal Documents

We are under imminent threat of being under the damaging forces of Hurrican Irma.  What do you do with important legal documents during these circumstances? Some tips to follow: If you are going to a shelter, make sure to take the most important legal…

Question: What happens if I leave real estate property or money to an underage child?

Answer:  As a minor, the child will need a guardian of the property if he or she receives any property to his or her name. In Florida, if the child is under 18, then the parent or guardian of the child will need court…