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Estate Planning for Teens: What Parents Can Learn From The Sutton Family Tragedy

By Kira Doyle Law |

On December 13th, eighteen-year-old Alec Sutton was taken to Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa, Arizona after suffering a brain injury in a tragic car accident. Friends and family were praying for a miracle and trying to get a second opinion when doctors refused their pleas and Alec was removed from life support the following week. Alec’s parents… Read More »

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What To Do When A Spouse Suddenly Passes

By Kira Doyle Law |

In the first weeks following a spouse’s death, you will be faced with dozens of decisions – some minor and some with long-lasting impacts. It will be essential to remain organized and to move carefully through each decision to make sure that nothing gets left unaddressed. Keep a list and ask for help where… Read More »

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Four Warning Signs Your Elderly Relative May Be The Victim Of Financial Abuse

By Kira Doyle Law |

Some of the most disturbing crimes against the elderly involve financial exploitation. While physical abuse is often easy to spot, financial abuse can be more difficult to detect, as victims often have no idea they’re being swindled until their money suddenly vanishes. Most victims are more than 70 or 80 years old, and involve… Read More »

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Flood Insurance & Florida Real Estate Sales

By Kira Doyle Law |

When purchasing Florida real estate one must always be mindful of the need for proper insurance. As the recent hurricane season reminded us all, Florida is prone to flooding. Indeed, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) considers the entire State of Florida a “flood zone.” And most homeowners insurance policies do not cover flood… Read More »

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Want To Be An Awesome Parent?

By Kira Doyle Law |

All parents have undoubtedly felt guilty at some point for not spending enough time with their children, especially right after the new year when times tend to be hectic.  A large part of this guilt comes from our culture. American parents are pressured to dedicate superhuman levels of time and energy to caring for… Read More »

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Business Owners May See Potential Windfall From New Tax Bill

By Kira Doyle Law |

Due to its highly touted “business friendly” nature, the new Republican tax bill, which recently passed both the House and Senate, has been highly anticipated by many business owners. This bill is known as the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” both the House and Senate versions reduce tax rates, adjust tax structures, and revamp… Read More »

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How Restrictive Covenants Can Limit Your Rights As A Property Buyer

By Kira Doyle Law |

Florida real estate transactions are often complicated by a myriad of legal factors, not the least of which are zoning and development restrictions. Before you purchase any residential or commercial property in the Florida, you need to be aware of any covenants or local ordinances that may affect your use of the property. And… Read More »

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PROMOTING YOUR BUSINESS ON SOCIAL MEDIA? HERE’S HOW TO PROTECT YOUR REPUTATION ONLINE

By Kira Doyle Law |

Social media as a marketing tool can be a blessing and a curse when it comes to building your business reputation. Friends, followers, and likes on social media platforms such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram can help your business gain raving fans with a tap or a click. Not only can you easily… Read More »

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HOW TO ENSURE YOUR PETS ARE PROTECTED AND WELL CARED FOR IN THE EVENT OF YOUR DEATH OR INCAPACITY

By Kira Doyle Law |

If you have pets, you probably want to make sure they are well taken care of if anything happens to you. Unfortunately, wishing for their good fortune is not enough. Too many animals are abandoned when their owners die and face rehoming, life in an animal shelter, or worse. To make sure your furry… Read More »

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HOW DOES A “RESULTING TRUST” WORK IN FLORIDA REAL ESTATE?

By Kira Doyle Law |

There is a reason that real estate contracts are in writing. Oral contracts are generally unenforceable when it comes to buying or selling real property in Florida. And even where oral agreements affecting property title may be valid, they are often quite messy to deal with. For example, Florida courts recognize that in certain… Read More »