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DIVORCING? HERE’S WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT HOW IT MAY AFFECT YOUR TRUST

By Kira Doyle Law |

Trusts vary in their structure, funding, and terms, so it’s hard to know how divorce will impact your trust without review. It’s safe to say, without question, your trust (and really your entire estate plan) should be reviewed during your divorce to prevent unforeseen negative outcomes. The impact of a divorce on your trust… Read More »

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TEN COMMON MONEY PITS EVEN BRILLIANT ENTREPRENEURS FALL INTO

By Kira Doyle Law |

If you’re relying on your top line to grow your wealth, you could be missing out on easy opportunities to save money and improve profits, independent of your revenue. Many entrepreneurs waste precious time and money by falling prey to these common mistakes. However, there is no need to sacrifice, work harder, or take… Read More »

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WHY YOU SHOULD NEVER BUY YOUR WILL FROM LIVING SOCIAL OR GROUPON

By Kira Doyle Law |

Of the handful of major life events that require your serious consideration, few are as emotionally charged as how to leave your assets for loved ones at the time of your death. This often complex process is accomplished via testamentary documents, such as Wills and Trusts, which have recently become available for purchase online… Read More »

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AVOID BUSINESS LITIGATION WITH THESE SIX STEPS

By Kira Doyle Law |

Business litigation is an expensive use of both time and money and should be avoided whenever possible. Even the most favorable of settlements can cost a business months—if not years—of productivity and focus. To help avoid the high costs of litigation, we recommend following these six preventive steps: Don’t skimp on contracts. Instead of… Read More »

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Homestead Exemptions to Know When Purchasing a Home in Florida

By Kira Doyle Law |

There are many types of real estate property tax exemptions to look for when buying a home. With Florida being one of the more generous states when it comes to homestead exemptions, it’s no surprise that we have 14 different types of exemptions. Homestead Exemption Florida residents who have legal or beneficial title in… Read More »

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WHY STARTUPS NEED LAWYERS, NOT LEGAL TEMPLATES

By Kira Doyle Law |

When growth and funding are top priorities, it is wise to not let legal soundness fall to the wayside. Not surprisingly, 1 in 10 startups fails due to overlooked legal issues. Without a lawyer looking out for your best interests, it’s easy to miss common legal mishaps that pose a threat to any startup…. Read More »

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HOW CAN I AVOID BUSINESS IDENTITY THEFT?

By Kira Doyle Law |

It seems like major retailers report breaches of their customer’s private data almost weekly. But businesses themselves are also subject to identity theft, and unfortunately, they are more apt to not discover the theft until much later in the game, after significant damage has been done. Businesses identities can be stolen in various ways…. Read More »

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COMMIT TO YOUR ESTATE PLAN BEFORE COMMITTING TO A TRIP AWAY FROM HOME

By Kira Doyle Law |

If you are planning a vacation, you probably have a lot to prepare for before you leave on your trip. Between structuring your itinerary, securing plane tickets or train reservations, and booking hotels, creating an estate plan is probably not something you thought to add to your to-do list. However, think again and consider… Read More »

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HOW CAN I PLAN FOR A STRATEGIC RETIREMENT?

By Kira Doyle Law |

Are you approaching retirement? Not sure how you can ensure a smooth transition from working life to retired life?  Walking away from regular paychecks and employer-provided benefits can feel a little nerve-wracking. Minimize the impact of these major life changes by planning accordingly. Time It Right Get your timing right. Review and understand your… Read More »

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HOW (AND WHY) TO DISINHERIT A CHILD OR GRANDCHILD

By Kira Doyle Law |

Completely disinheriting a child or grandchild should be reserved for extreme circumstances.  And, if those circumstances exist in your family, it’s critical to ensure that you have taken the proper planning steps so that you are not leaving your loved ones with a guaranteed lawsuit or other conflict after you are gone. If you… Read More »