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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 »

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YOUR RIGHTS AS THE PARENT OF A YOUNG ADULT – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW WHEN A MEDICAL CRISIS HITS

By Kira Doyle Law |

As a parent, you are most likely quite accustomed to managing the legal and medical affairs of your children, as circumstances require. If your child requires urgent medical attention while away from you, a simple phone call authorizing care usually can do the trick. But what happens when those “children” turn 18, and are… Read More »

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PLANNING TO PROTECT YOUR ASSETS

By Kira Doyle Law |

Asset protection planning is a crucial step to take in safeguarding your hard-earned assets from being lost, inadvertently, because you overlooked something important. The most foundational level of asset protection is to plan for what will happen to your assets in the event of your incapacity or death because, at some point, you are… Read More »

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ESTATE PLANNING TIPS FOR THE OWNER-DEPENDENT BUSINESS

By Kira Doyle Law |

Operating a business dependent upon your skills and expertise makes you a very valuable person to your business, but could leave your income (and your family’s well-being) at risk if and when something happens to you. Maybe you have not considered how important estate planning is because you’ve just accepted the fact that your… Read More »

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FINANCIAL & LEGAL PLANNING FOR UNMARRIED COUPLES: SHOULD YOU LEGALLY MARRY OR NOT?

By Kira Doyle Law |

While the Supreme Court issued a landmark decision to legalize same-sex marriage in the U.S. making it possible for people of all sexual orientations to marry, many modern couples (of all genders and sexual orientation) still choose against marriage. If you are in the inquiry around whether to legally get married, be sure to… Read More »

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COMMON FORMS OF PROPERTY OWNERSHIP IN FLORIDA

By Kira Doyle Law |

In reviewing or establishing title to real estate, it is helpful to understand the various options for property ownership in Florida. If you are purchasing a residential or commercial property with someone else, such as a spouse or business partner, you need to make sure that the form of ownership you select is reflected… Read More »

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AVOID THESE 5 COMMON START-UP LEGAL MISTAKES

By Kira Doyle Law |

It seems that everywhere you look a new start-up is trying to make it big with a game-changing idea. But it’s only the ones that can turn that idea into reality that reach business success. Too many start-ups fail to make the transition from idea to execution or encounter major setbacks along the way…. Read More »

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HOW TO BE SUCCESSFUL AT BUSINESS SUCCESSION

By Kira Doyle Law |

Entrepreneurship is not for everyone. Only a certain type of person has the particular set of skills, is willing to take calculated risks and work tirelessly to build a successful business from scratch. One risk you should never take is leaving the future of your business to chance. As you grow your company, consider… Read More »

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TAX LESSONS TO BE LEARNED FROM CELEBRITY ESTATE PLANS

By Kira Doyle Law |

A celebrity’s image and likeness can continue to produce considerable income after death. This type of intellectual property is considered part of your estate, and the IRS can tax its value. In the case of pop star Michael Jackson’s estate, that recently met an IRS bill to the tune of $64.5 million, years after… Read More »

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WOMEN LEADERS IN BUSINESS: THE BOTTOM LINE

By Kira Doyle Law |

Do women have it tougher than men in the corporate world? Many signs point to yes, but a 2015 report released by New York analytics firm MSCI suggests companies with strong female leadership show greater returns on equity than those without. The report found companies with strong female leadership held a 2.7% return on… Read More »