Protecting Ourselves and Others from Theft and Exploitation

If I Am Married, Do I Need A Will?

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I would like to answer this question as – “yes.  Trust me on this, you need a will even if you are married.”  However, most people don’t trust lawyers, so I will explain why you need a will even if you are married. This post would be longer than anyone…

Criminals Steal $37 Billion a Year From Americas Elderly

Criminals Steal 37 Billion a Year From Americas Elderly
Every year, around 5 million older Americans are financially exploited  by scammers and criminals. Additionally the elderly are susceptible to deceit by greedy or desperate family members. Sadly, this total number of victims only continues to grow.   One financial estimate states that seniors lose as much as $36.5 billion…

Forming an LLC for Real Estate Investments

Forming an LLC for Real Estate Investments
Pros and Cons of Forming an LLC Over the last decade, limited liability companies (LLCs) have become one of the most preferred forms of business entities through which to hold title to investment real estate properties. Prior to LLCs, real estate investors seeking limited liability protection were largely limited to…

What is Probate?

What is Probate BlackBurn Law Firm St. Pete
The legal process of transferring of property upon a person's death is known as "probate." Although probate customs and laws have changed over time, the purpose has remained much the same: people formalize their intentions as to the transfer of their property at the time of their death (typically in…