Monthly Archives: September 2022
In the world of estate planning, a durable power of attorney can be a valuable thing to have. Although on the surface it may seem concerning, it can, in some cases, avoid the necessity of a guardianship. Powers of Attorney A durable power of attorney turns over all decision-making power to the person or… Read More »
You may know that avoiding probate is often a good idea and that there are many ways to do it through estate planning. But what happens if you have no estate plan—that is, no will, no trusts or other documents that say who gets your things and assets? Florida’s Intestate Laws This is known… Read More »
It is a fact of life that family does not often agree with each other when it comes to major life decisions. The same is true when a family member is incapacitated, made a ward, and a guardian is appointed to carry on the ward’s affairs. Disagreements and Standing Regardless of whether the guardian… Read More »
If there’s one product in real estate that tends to get a lot of publicity, it’s a reverse mortgage. Mortgage companies often hire celebrities to tout the virtues of a reverse mortgage. But what are the pros and cons of a reverse mortgage and is it right for you? What is a Reverse Mortgage? … Read More »
Managing Partner Michelle Garcia Gilbert contributed to the whitepaper Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (Regulation F) published in DS News. The whitepaper is a review of the 2021 amendments to the federal debt collection rule (Regulation F) and insight for the mortgage servicing industry.